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2014 AP® Human Geography Free-Response Questions
10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewHow is the sale and marketing of coffee indicative of globalism? Learners clarify complicated dynamics using practice prompts from the College Board Exam. Other practice topics include colonialism in Africa and economic growth theories.
Geography Now! Botswana
11 mins 8th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewBotswana sits on buried treasure. It's home to the largest diamond mines, leading to a recent economic rise for the African nation. A video profile shows the economic, political, physical, and cultural features of the interesting country.
Out of Africa: Why Early Humans Settled around the World
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewWhy would someone want to leave home? The age-old question is at the center of a thought-provoking activity. Scholars consider why humans move around the world both during pre-historical times and today using a PowerPoint, reading on...
Unit 17: Fighting Tropical Disease - Cleanliness Counts
4th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewWhile learners in the developed world take for granted basic sanitation, such as clean water, these challenges are part of the public health crisis in poorer nations. Authentic sanitation lesson materials show how diseases spread and how...
Unit 15: Launching Liberty - Democracy in Liberia
2nd - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewWhile Liberia is named after "liberty," the nation has struggled with political turmoil. It was founded by free African Americans in the 1820s, but has been plagued by civil war and violence in recent decades. Various activities,...
Unit 18: Fighting Tropical Disease - What Ails You?
5th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewA woman, frequently bitten by mosquitoes, comes to you for medical treatment. She has a fever, swollen ankle, and hard, elephant-like skin. What could be wrong? These questions facing aid workers around the world. A simulation activity...
Unit 16: The Carter Center - Fighting Disease
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewAn eye infection can be a nuisance in the developed world; in some places in Africa and South America, these infections cause blindness. While aid workers have drugs and preventative solutions, they are sometimes stopped from delivering...
The Lion of Africa - Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck
7 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewWhile African colonial holdings were supposed to be neutral during the Great War, German military leader Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck used them as a pawn in World War I. Initially seen as a German hero, historians are reconsidering von...
How Africa is Becoming China's China
11 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewIs it possible for a nation to buy an ally? Scholars research the growing relationship between African nations and one of the largest superpowers on the planet, China. Viewing a short video, they discuss how different nations in Africa...
Episode 1.7: Birth of a Social Enterprise
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
All's well that ends well! The final episode in a seven-part series shows the outcome of the Global Problem Solver's quest to fix Malawi's aging water wells. The team sees the impact of their efforts firsthand and receives recognition...
Episode 1.5: The Business Plan
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Will the Global Problem Solvers be able to upgrade Malawi's outdated water wells? The fifth of seven episodes finds the team struggling with a technology upgrade. Scholars observe the power of perseverance and an entrepreneurial spirit...
First Come the Zebra Teacher’s Guide
1st - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Accompany a reading of First Come the Zebra written and illustrated by Lynne Barasch with a teacher's guide equipped with before reading, vocabulary, and after reading activities. Additional social studies, science, music, art, math, and...
Simulation on Conflict Prevention in the Greater Horn of Africa
9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Is containing a conflict possible in the Horn of Africa? Young peacekeepers engage in a simulation that examines the multi-faceted conflict that exists between the countries of Ethiopia and Eritrea. Representatives from ten countries in...