Social Studies - 2019-20
WG.15 b - Human Migration and Cultural Diffusion Influence on Current Human Characteristics of Places and Regions
The student will apply social science skills to analyze past and present trends in human migration and cultural diffusion by
b) determining how human migration and cultural diffusion influence the current human characteristics of places and regions.
Themes: Migration & Diffusion
Why do humans move?
What are the side effects of human migration?
UNDERSTANDING THE STANDARD
Various technological and digital platforms increase the capacity for cultural diffusion and global interactions to occur.
Evidence of cultural interaction
- Diffusion of United States culture to other regions
- Popularization of other cultural traditions in the United States
- Refugee crises around the world due to conflict or oppression