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The Victor's Virtue: A Cultural History of Sport
Students research the role and value of sports in modern high schools which resemble the ancient Greek education. In this sports history lesson, students explore the meaning of aretê and evaluate an academic essay. Students find evidence in ancient Greek primary sources for and against the essay.
10th - Higher Ed Physical Education 9 Views 20 Downloads
Charity throughout History
Ever stop to think about why charities exist and when they started? Take a second to look through history and discover that giving has been apart of human society since ancient Rome. Jump to the US to uncover facts about our first charitable organizations such as the YMCA, The Red Cross, The United Way, and Live Aide.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Russia, the Kievan Rus, and the Mongols
How did the Russia we know today come to take shape? How did the Mongols make a lasting impact on the evolution of Russia? John Green discusses this history, including the nation's early separation from the Byzantine Empire and the reign of Ivan the Terrible in an engaging presentation.
11 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Listening to History
Students consider the insight to the past that oral histories can provide. They, in groups, analyze oral histories, prepare to interview a family member on their recollections of a historical event and then write a historical narrative.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 12 Views 46 Downloads
International Commerce, Snorkeling Camels, and the Indian Ocean Trade
Economic principles and world history are beautifully woven together in this history presentation on medieval Indian Ocean trading. The narrator discusses the unprecedented self-regulation executed by merchants along the Indian Ocean trade routes, as well as reviews the importance of monsoon winds and the spread of products, ideas, and the religion of Islam.
10 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
Buddha and Ashoka
For such a complex and lengthy topic, Mr. Green does a great job of introducing and/or quickly summarizing the major tenets of Indian cultural and religious history, as well as the origins of Buddhism. Topics covered in this episode include the Vedas, caste system, Dharma, the Bhagavad Gita, Siddhartha Guatama, and the Eightfold Path.
12 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History 12 Views 10 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Globalization II - Good or Bad?
"To understand the present, we have to imagine the future." In his final video in the series, the narrator discusses an array of considerations tied to globalization, such as the implications of individualism, our impact on the environment and unsustainable use of the planet's resources, and the world's recent dramatic ideological shift in a turn toward democracy.
13 mins 9th - 12th Science 18 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Marshall Plan for Rebuilding Western Europe
Students examine the aftermath of World War II. In this Marshall Plan lesson, students listen to their instructor present a lecture regarding the plan to rebuild Western Europe and its outcome. Students respond to discussion questions regarding the lecture.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 34 Downloads