Outsourcing to Asia: The American Demand for Consumer Goods

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Description: The purpose of this lesson is to help students understand the changes in manufacturing that have occurred in the United States in recent years, as well as analyze the impact of "outsourcing" to Asian countries of components and parts of products previously made in the United States.  Students will also have the opportunity to consider possible economic reforms that could improve production, quality, and availability of goods worldwide.

Grade level(s): Middle                          Standards: OAS, GFL   Produced By: Heather Braucher