This is a hands on student research activity about culture and cultural diffusion, perfect for World Cultures or a middle school Social Studies class.
Students are divided into groups to research different cultural traits of assigned countries. After time to research (or you could provide research for them if technology is limited) they will participate in a cultural diffusion activity with task cards that have them gain or lose aspects of culture based on travel, trade, war, or technology.
The activity concluded with students completed a cultural diffusion summary where they define some vocabulary and relate this back to their own lives.
This product includes:
-Activity Task Cards
-Student cultural traits chart for research and activity
-Student summary worksheet
It is also a Microsoft Word Document so it is editable to fit your needs.