Made In Southern/Southeastern Asia…

4149787-made-in-china-labelOver the next several weeks, students in Honors Social Studies will be collecting data to determine the influence of Southern and Southeastern Asia on the United States.  Homes and major retailers will be our focus.

Exactly what percentage of the items in a students home is Made In Southern or Southeastern Asia?  Is it any different in K-Mart, Wal-Mart, Target, or Kohl’s?

Use the links below to access paperwork for the project.

Links to Paperwork
Checklist – MADE IN SOUTHEASTERN ASIA
Made In Rubric
Data Tables
Type 2 – SOUTHEASTERN ASIA
Create-A-Graph
Made In Video G.O.

Due Dates

  1. Complete the “Home” Data Table by Wednesday, April 18
  2. Complete the “Store” Data Table  by Monday, April 23
  3. Create 2 Pie Charts using the Create A Graph web site – Title/Data/Legend/Source – Due Wednesday, April 25
  4. Written Type 2 – Due Friday, May 4
  5. Project Due Date: Tuesday, May 8

Articles
How Much of Wal-Mart Is Really Made In America?
How to Shop Made In America For The Holidays
Knowing Which Products Are Truly Made In America

Videos For Research

Made In America – ABC News

Investigation Into Fake American Products – ABC News

Made In America: The Clothing Challenge? – ABC News