Material World

Take twenty minutes & browse through 1999’s fascinating Material World and fill in the chart and answer the questions below.

Country
Page
Write Down Three Adjectives About This Country
Rank: 1= "best"
Mali
14

Mongolia
40

Japan
48

China
57

India
64

Bhutan
72

Cuba
106

USA
136

Mexico
144

Haiti
155


1. Explain the reason for your top and lowest country ranking in the chart above.


2. What family has the most stuff?


3. What family appears to be the happiest?


4. What family seems to be suffering the most?


5. Look at the pages 176 & 177. Explain the connection between wealth and food.


6. Look at the picture of toilets of the world on pages 224-225. What’s up?


7. Explain the cause of the huge gap in material wealth in the world.

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