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.

Adopted: 2015

BIG IDEAS

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.

ESSENTIALS

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

KEY VOCABULARY

Updated: Jun 13, 2018