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What is a workday like?
Watch A Day in the Life of a Worker (5:15 – Career Forward, Module 2, Launch the
Program, Frame it Up, Resources, Video is on Page 1)

Answer the following questions:

   1. In this video there are a number of ways you could find yourself working in the
      future. List four.
          a.
          b.
          c.
          d.

   2. In your own words, describe what a judge’s job may be like.




   3. What is the job of a registered sanitarian like?




   4. How would you explain what a certified public accountant is responsible for?



   5. What would you do as a stonemason, if you chose to go into that profession?



   6. What responsibilities does a public relations specialist have?



   7. After viewing the different roles and responsibilities, which profession most
      reflects your interests? How would you like to work – inside or outside; alone or
      in a team; or directly with the public? What hours would you work?
How is the world of work changing?
Watch Where Does This Stuff Come From (1:30 Career Forward, Module 2, Launch the
Program, Frame it Up, Resources, Video is on Page 3)

Answer the following questions:

   1. This video addresses where all of the “stuff” we use comes from. Identify 3-4 of
      the countries and the articles that are produced in those countries.

                Country                                  Articles Produced




   2. Explore the classroom.
         a. Make a list of 4-5 things in the classroom
                  i.
                 ii.
                iii.
                iv.
                 v.
         b. Identify where the things were made (use the Internet)


          c. How many different countries are represented?

          d. Why were these items manufactured in these places?



Watch What Do We Export? (2:30 Career Forward, Module 2, Launch the Program,
Frame it Up, Resources, Video is on Page 3)

Answer the following questions:

   1. List some of the items that Michigan exports to other states and countries:
          a.
          b.
          c.
          d.
          e.

   2. How much of money is made in Michigan exports?
   3. What do the colors on the map of the world stand for?

          a.   Red:
          b.   Green:
          c.   Blue:
          d.   Pink:

   4. What else does Michigan export?



   5. Why do people in other countries want to buy our products?




Watch How Has the Economy Become Global (3:15 Career Forward, Module 2,
Launch the Program, Frame it Up, Resources, Video is on Page 3)

Answer the following questions:
   1. Mr. Friedman’s book “The World is Flat” helps us understand the connection that
      each country has to the other.
          a. In what ways has our world become global?

          b. How has the world economy changed since 1990?

          c. How have people become more mobile since 1960?

   2. How mobile has your family been?
        a. Have you moved a lot?

          b. Do you vacation in places other than Michigan very often?

          c. Would you say that your family reflects the ideas in this video? Why or
             why not?



Watch The Global Workforce: One Story (2:45 Career Forward, Module 2, Launch the
Program, Frame it Up, Resources, Video is on Page 4)


Answer the following questions:
   1. What did the global workforce look like 100 years ago?
   2. How does that compare to today’s global workforce?


   3. What was Herbert Hoovers world like?


   4. What is Yao Ming’s world like?




Watch Tim Bender, LeapFrog Enterprises (2:45 Career Forward, Module 2, Launch the
Program, Frame it Up, Resources, Video is on Page 4)

Answer the following questions:

   1. What does Mr. Benders group, LeapFrog Enterprises do in the global market?


   2. What products does LeapFrog Enterprises sell or move?



   3. How would you describe their work place? How do their teams work together?


   4. What type of information does LeapFrog Enterprises gather about their
      consumers?


   5. How do they move into new markets?


   6. What value do NEW people bring to a work place?

				
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