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Social Studies
 
  Grade Level:   12  
  EALR:   4. HISTORY The student understands and applies knowledge of historical thinking, chronology, eras, turning points, major ideas, individuals, and themes in local, Washington State, tribal, United States, and world history in order to evaluate how history shapes the present and future.  
  Component:   4.2 Understands and analyzes causal factors that have shaped major events in history.  
  Grade Level Expectation:   4.2.3 Evaluates the ethics of current and future uses of technology based on how technology has shaped history.  
 
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Examples
-Critiques an environmental policy based on the effects of human energy consumption on the global climate.
-Critiques the actions of the World Trade Organization based on the effects of globalization on developing economies.
Suggested Unit
  • CWP—Environmental Issues