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A Card Game with the Gapminder World Map

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Title:

A Card Game with the Gapminder World Map

URL:

https://www.gapminder.org/tag/exercise/

Content Source:

Other
Gapminder
Type: Interactive/Game

Overview:

Students are given a number of “country cards.” They are asked to group/arrange the cards in a way that they think reflects the gaps in the world today. Afterward, they compare their arrangement with the “Gapminder World Map” graph.

This exercise helps students think about the gaps in the world today and helps challenge preconceived ideas about how the contemporary world looks. The exercise can also be used to stimulate an interest in using statistics to understand the world.

Content Standard(s):
Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 10-12
World Health
WH.1.1) Research the history of disease in the world.

a. Identify causes of major outbreaks and epidemics in the history of the world.

b. List major breakthroughs in the prevention and cure of disease.

c. Assess the effects of current health issues on world populations.

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 10-12
World Health
WH.5.3) Predict the potential short- and long-term impacts of poor decision-making on world health issues.

Examples: rising cost of medical care

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 10-12
World Health
WH.7.2) Compare healthy practices and behaviors of people from various world-wide locations.

Examples: immunizations, wellness checkups

Tags: global health, health issues, health programs, world health
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Author: Ginger Aaron-Brush