ERIC Number: ED419745
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Pacific Rim: A Simulation of a Race through the Western Pacific Rim Countries, Developing Awareness of Their Lands, Peoples, and Customs.
Plantz, Connie; Callis, Janette M.
This simulation allows students to learn about the lands and customs of the people living in the countries found along the western rim of the Pacific Ocean. The class is divided into eight teams. The phases of the unit include: (1) research; (2) activities; (3) race; and (4) summing up and festival. Each stage of play involves completion of tasks related to the topic. Students compete against each other in teams gaining as many points as possible and visiting each of the countries of the Pacific Rim. Suggestions are included for modifying the unit for shorter periods of time. (Includes a student guide.) (EH)
Descriptors: Asian Studies, Cooperative Learning, Decision Making, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Geography, Learning Strategies, Non Western Civilization, Simulation, Social Studies, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods
Interaction Publishers, Inc., DBA Interact, 1825 Gillespie Way, 101, El Cajon, CA 92020, telephone: 619-448-1474 ($35).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
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