Education About Asia

Online Links for “Mapping ‘Made in China'”

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Data Sources

Information on water pollution in China and the United States’ harmonized tariff schedule:


“China Pollution Map Database,” Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs, last modified February 2, 2014, http://tinyurl.com/kvznrlx.


“About the Harmonized Tariff Schedule,” US International Trade Commission, accessed February 26, 2014, http://tinyurl.com/7jtvor9.


Working with Google Earth

Instructions for the creation of a narrated tour in Google Earth and other ways you may incorporate the service into your classroom:


“Creating a Narrated Tour in Google Earth,” Google Earth Outreach, accessed February 27, 2014, http://tinyurl.com/lpqvy9r.


“Twenty-Three Interesting Ways to Use Google Earth in the Classroom,” Slideshare, accessed February 27, 2014, http://tinyurl.com/kn3x8ko.


Differing Perspectives

Background on China’s industrial factories and their workers, as well as information about the environmental and social performance of Chinese companies:


Leslie Chang, “The Voices of China’s Workers,” TED.com, last modified September 2012, http://tinyurl.com/8fgu2nr.


Mike Daisey, “The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs (Release 2.0),” MikeDaisey. com, last modified September 21, 2012, http://tinyurl.com/pqkuw8v.


Annie Leonard, “The Story of Change,” StoryofStuff.org, last modified June 2012, http://tinyurl.com/lk77hnd.


Dara O’Rourke, “Welcome to GoodGuide,” GoodGuide, accessed February 27, 2014, http://www.goodguide.com/about.