Changing Economic World 8

Introduction – Today’s learning is continuing to think about strategies to reduce uneven development and the gap that exists globally – watch the video first as it includes some important definitions for today’s learning

Task 1 – AID – Read the information on the left to complete the activities

➀ Read the information above and complete the worksheet on the right
➁ Watch the videos about different aid examples and complete the table

Watch the first 2 minutes as the strategy is explained – or all of it if you have time!
One Laptop Per Child

Task 2 – INTERMEDIATE TECHNOLOGY

➂ Read the information about Intermediate Technology and the case study Appropriate Technology Asia
➃ Add a 3rd column to your table and complete the information

Task 3 – FREE and FAIR TRADE

EXTENSION

Problems with Free Trade ☟

➄ Read the summary of what free trade is above
➅ Use the information sheets below to learn about Fairtrade
➆ Complete the questions on Fairtrade

ANSWERS TO FAIRTRADE QUESTIONS

Use these sentence starters to summarise your learning

Aid helps a country to develop by… however…
Intermediate technology is an important part of aid strategies because…
“Fairtrade is better for a country’s development than free trade” I agree/disagree with this statement…

OPPORTUNITIES TO TAKE THIS LEARNING FURTHER…

China is a big player in African nations in the 21st Century. Watch the video on the right, then read about how it is investing and what this means for those countries:
https://www.forbes.com/sites/wadeshepard/2019/10/03/what-china-is-really-up-to-in-africa/
https://thediplomat.com/2020/06/covid-19-the-impact-on-china-africa-debt/

Some content taken from AQA GCSE (9-1) Geography, Hodder Education, John Widdowson, Rebecca Blackshaw, Merly King, Simon Oakes, Sarah Wheeler, Michael Witherick. With thanks to @Geo_Jo26 and The Geographical Association for resources