Grade Level: 9 Length of Study: One Year
The study of different cultures which are now part of our ever increasing interdependent world. By focusing upon the development of the cultures which exist in Latin America, Africa, Asia, South Asia, and East Asia, we can come to a better understanding of these cultures in general. This should encourage cooperation among cultures as the world becomes more interdependent. Areas of focus center on a cultures' development from a traditional society to one which reaches full modernization. This also includes a full understanding of the steps to this modernization and the effects upon the culture.