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363 resources with the concept world geography

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Navigating with the Kamal

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
Historians have proven that as early as 1497 skilled navigators were using a kamal to sail across oceans. Scholars learn about navigation tools and astronomy before building their own kamals. They then learn how to use it to determine...
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A Collapsing City Skyline

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Have your high schoolers learn about the modern history of Myanmar by close-reading an article about the city and people of the city Yangon. As they'll learn, the country is going through some dramatic transitions. After reading the...
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On the Verge of Displacement

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
By having scholars tackle this interdisciplinary lesson, they'll see how social studies and environmental science are related as they explore the impact that the construction of a dam will have on the population and ecosystem of the Omo...
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Egypt

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
This six-week unit encompasses all subjects with a focus study on world history and the development of ancient civilizations. As gifted and talented students dive into the interesting yet challenging topic of Egypt, they think critically...
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The Dutch, French, and Italian Empires, and the Results of Imperialism

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Consider the results of imperialism by taking a critical look at the Dutch, French, and Italian empires. An outline of geography and a timeline of major events are presented for each of the countries. Pros and cons lists relating the...
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Global History and Geography Examination: January 2011

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Using primary and secondary sources—including classics such as the Communist Manifesto—class members consider the effects of these ideas on the course of history. Another essay prompt explores geography and history, while multiple-choice...
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Global History and Geography Examination: August 2011

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The Mongols, Spanish, and Ottomans all rewrote history with their conquest and control of empires. Yet, each made its mark differently. Using a variety of secondary and primary sources, pupils consider the similarities and differences...
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Global History and Geography Examination: June 2011

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
People in Ukraine, Rwanda, and Cambodia have all faced challenges to their human rights and even genocide. Using primary and secondary sources, scholars evaluate these challenges and the international community's role in them. The...
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Global History and Geography Examination: August 2010

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Three major faith traditions have shaped world history: Christianity, Islam, and Buddhism. Using secondary sources from textbooks, as well as primary source documents, such as Aztec legends, pupils explore the interplay of these...
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Global History and Geography Examination: June 2010

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Using a set of primary source documents, such as descriptions of climate phenomena and images of weather events, pupils consider how climate shapes history. A second essay prompt and multiple-choice questions with documents engage...
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Global History and Geography Examination: January 2010

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Agriculture was more revolutionary than some might think. Using a primary source set—including photos of artifacts from Mesopotamia and an amusing comic—learners consider the impacts of the neolithic, agricultural, and green revolutions....
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Geography Now! Jamaica

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Jamaica is iconic, thanks to Bob Marley and its gorgeous beaches. A video resource uncovers some of its lesser-known natural treasures, such as the Blue Lagoon, as well as its colonial history. Learners also discuss the importance...
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Geography Now! Norway

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
When people think about Norway, they often think about Vikings, trolls, fjords ... and heavy metal and tacos? A video resource profiles the fourth Nordic sister, including its fascinating geography carved out of the arctic, and...
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Geography Now! Bulgaria

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Harry Potter fans may recognize Bulgaria as the home of Victor Krum, but the Balkan country is so much more. A video resource explores its bats, caves, and nutritious yogurt. After learning about the former Eastern bloc country, pupils...
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Geography Now! Pakistan

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
An interesting video resource profiles Pakistan, a country with a modern history and an ancient past. Partitioned from India in the middle of the 20th century, it now has the most militarized border in the world. The complicated country...
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Geography Now! Oman

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Oman is considered a traditional Arabian country, but it links the Persian Gulf nation to the rest of the world. An insightful video resource shows how Oman has maintained its traditional cultural roots, all while maintaining...
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Geography Now! Nicaragua

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
The volcano is perhaps the best symbol for the country of Nicaragua. It's beautiful, but a bit unstable. A video resource profiles the Central American nation, which is the second poorest in the Western Hemisphere. Highlights include...
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Geography Now! Niger

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Niger was created by the arbitrary boundaries set by French colonialism. The interesting country is home to one of the fastest-growing populations in the world, and its people are seeking to carve their identity out of the desert. A...
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Geography Now! Nepal

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Without a doubt, the mountainous country of Nepal is best known for Mt. Everest. As seen in a video resource, the mountainous country is also home to more than 120 ethno-linguistic people groups and is considered the birthplace of...
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Geography Now! Namibia

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Namibia is an example of the cultural blend that sometimes happens as a legacy of colonialism. The African nation is home to four major people groups, including the one that speaks the language used in the Black Panther movie. A video...
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Geography Now! Nigeria

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Use a video resource to explore the powerhouse that is Africa. Nigeria is the continent's most populous country and one of its most wealthy thanks to its petroleum reserves. It is diverse, comprised of more than 500 language groups and a...
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Geography Now! New Zealand (Aotearoa)

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
New Zealand is a country of natural wonders, and many blockbuster movies use it as an eye-catching setting. It's also one of the last areas of the world to be populated by humans, starting with the Maori peoples sometime in the 1200s....
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Geography Now! Netherlands

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
The Netherlands is the lowest-level nation in Europe, reclaiming about a fifth of its land back from the sea with engineering ingenuity. It's also, on average, one of the tallest countries and usually ranks within the world's top 20...
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Geography Now! Nauru

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Nauru is the smallest country in Oceania and is one of the least-visited countries in the world. Its 12-mile perimeter surrounds only about 11,300 people. While it once was home to phosphate mines as a result of the guano deposits on the...