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An Introduction to Friedrich Nietzsche’s On the Genealogy of Morality
3 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Where does our sense of morality come from? Friedrich Nietsche's On the Genealogy of Morality is the focus of a short explanatory video. Clarifying the difference between the concepts of good and bad based on one's societal framework,...
African American History: Climbing the Wall
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Imagine the challenge of trying to trace your family genealogy if no records were kept of births and deaths. Where would you look for information? What types of documents could provide you with the information you seek? History...
Why Human Ancestry Matters: Crash Course Big History #205
10 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Genetic variation makes for stronger species, but for a mammalian species, humans are disturbingly closely related. Help your class explore human ancestry and genealogy using the 15th video in a 16-part series. It describes how we became...
Reading Questions: Alex Haley's "My Furthest Back Person: The African"
8th - 12th
Based on Alex Haley's moving essay "My Furthest Back Person: The African," these 11 questions support comprehension and prepare readers for discussion of the text. Use this tool, and the essay, as a nonfiction addition to units on...