Canadian and World Issues
with David Spencer

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Summative Evaluation Outline
Your final summative assessment is 1 hour long. It contains the following sections:

Part A: Multiple Choice
Part B: Terms and Definitions
Part C: Short Answer
Part D: Long Answer

Final Summative Assessment Review
In order to prepare and study for the final summative assessment, you should review the following:

Bring your textbook "Global Connections: Canadian and World Issues" to the final summative assessment. There will be some final summative assessment questions about specific pages in your textbook.

Terms: Define each term and explain the significance to the study of world issues.

acute malnutrition
anthrax attack in the U.S.A.
axis of evil
birth rate
causes of war
chemical terrorist attack in Tokyo in 1995
chronic undernutrition
Craig Kielburger
cultural conflicts
CU Log sheet
death rate
debate communication skills
developed nation
developing nation
doubling time
Earth proportions- handout page
Ebola Virus
embedded citation
emigration rate
fair trade
family planning
fertilizer impact
five year letter
free trade
freshwater protection
global village
Gulf War Conflict
green revolution
hunger causes
hunters and gatherers
immigration rate
Indigenous people

left wing political views
letter to the editor
life expectancy
logical fallacies concept
low fertility
mad cow disease
Malthus' views on population growth
micronutrient deficiencies
Millennium Declaration
motivations for terrorism
natural increase rate
NGO- Non Governmental Organization
obstacles to women working in government
preventing a pandemic
quality of life
religious conflicts
replacement rate
right wing political views
Ryan's Well
Semmelweis' germ theory of disease
smallpox and the former Soviet Union
soil degradation
state-sponsored terrorism
steel production and the affects on agriculture
subsistence agriculture
sustainable development
terrorism-four (4) objectives
terrorism- role of the media
terrorism- three (3) motivations
terrorists and atomic bombs
thesis statement
total fertility rate
TransFair certification logo
transnational corporation
water availability issues
West Nile virus
video- Child Sex trade
video- Evening the Odds: The Story of the Girl Child
video- No More Hunger
weapons of mass destruction
West Nile Disaster virus
world hunger
World Vision Canada-30 Hour Famine-Global Education-International Programs






Understand the purpose, countries involved and the head office location of the following organizations:

TransFair Canada
APEC- Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation
ASEAN- Association of Southeast Asian Nations
EU- European Union
International Fund on Globalization
IMF- International Monetary Fund
NAFTA- North America Free Trade Agreement
OECD- Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development
The World Bank
United Nations
WTO- World Trade Organization
World Vision Canada



1. Agricultural revolution and world population.
2. China's one child policy.
3. Conflicts examined in class and lessons
4. dealing with illegal immigrants.
5. Freshwater protection- political and military responsibility. How the multinationals are taking control of water?
6. How can the tourist industry and government prevent a pandemic?
7. How should governments reduce the child sex trade?
8. How should governments reduce the infanticide and abuse of female children?
9. Is wealth, food, education,resources, and technology evenly distributed in the world? How does this affect relations?
10. Describe the relationship between the natural increase and the world's population since 1850.
11. How did working women's goals and desires affect birth rates?
12. Why must society know where population is heading? Explain.
13. How should developed countries help solve the International debt crisis?
14. How should AIDS be dealt with in Africa, Middle East and North America? Why are the healing drugs to help AIDS patients so expensive?
15. Outline the concerns with the Free Trade Association of America.


Course Material

1. Describe what you learned from doing the CU.
2. If you were a government official, which world issue would you focus time and money to help reduce or solve this issue? How would you do this? Explain.
3. Outline some strategies to help a developing country deal with a AIDS, SARS or bioterrorism.
4. How will your five year letter affect you in 2011?
5. Should governments enforce and monitor birth control? Explain.
6. Do many conflicts in the world seem to stem from disagreements over oil, real estate or religion? Review your essay.
7. Describe the skills required for correctly identifying yourself in an e-mail message.
8. How do map projections misrepresent the surface of the earth? Explain.
9. What is the effect on people's attitudes as they get older?
10. Outline the eleven (11) skills required to participate in an effective debate.
11. Review Urban Problems in Developing Countries from Lesson #10.
12. What has did the United Nations write to protect the rights of the child?
13. How does the European Union differ from NAFTA?
14. Review your questions and the World Hunger Handout Sheets.
15. Make sure that you read through all of your assignments and tests from the course.
16. What is the problem with globalization?
17. What is the aim of environmental accounting?
18. How can developing countries better take advantage of the benefits of globalization while managing the risks? Explain.

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