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184 resources with the concept asia

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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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WWII: The Pacific 1939-45 – Iwo Jima

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Of the images that have permeated history to define American courage, perseverance, and patriotism, the 1945 photograph of United States Marines raising the flag at Iwo Jima is one of the most well known. After researching the pivotal...
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WWII: The Pacific 1939-45 – Pearl Harbor

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Though December 7th, 1941 was a day "which would live in infamy," World War II had provided many infamous days, events, battles, and atrocities in the years before. So why were American forces so surprised when Japan attacked Pearl...
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WWII: Asia 1939-45 – Singapore

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The fall of Singapore in World War II was shocking news for the Allied forces—but why? High schoolers explore primary source documents and videos to determine why February 15, 1942 was a wake-up call to the British Empire and its allies...
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Geography Now! Kyrgyzstan

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Which country is known both for its dance moves and its potential for green-oriented investors? Kyrgyztan may be the next hot environmentally friendly investment zone thanks to its sunshine and windy mountainous areas. A video resource...
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The Great Wall of China

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
The Great Wall of China is a wonder of the world. Learners explore the history and construction of the incredible feat using both non-fiction and fictional works. The resource includes multi-day lesson plans that contains ideas for...
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Geography Now! Maldives

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
The Maldives is the world's lowest country—at least when it comes to elevation—but it's home to some of the highest-priced resorts. The atolls aren't all inhabited with luxury bungalows, and some of the island nation's more genuine spots...
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WWII: Asia 1939-45 – Burma

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Because World War II encompassed most of the globe in one way or another, many pivotal battles and events are not as visible in the history books, leaving veterans of these conflicts feeling overlooked by more famous skirmishes. High...
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Geography Now! Kazakhstan

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
While your learners may know Kazakhstan from the Borat movies, the country is full of rich history and culture. A video resource profiles the Central Asian nation that functions as a bridge between Europe and East Asia. It's home to...
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Geography Now! South Korea (ROK)

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Its brother to the north may get most of the attention in the news, but South Korea is considered one of the Asian tiger nations. The country is home to numerous World Heritage sites, a booming tech industry, and is the fifth largest...
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Geography Now! Iran

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
It's the world's second largest producer of oil, the largest producer of caviar, and home to numerous ancient and sacred landmarks. Iran—once the hotbed of Islamic conservatism—is also undergoing a cultural shift with a younger...
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Geography Now! Georgia

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
The country of Georgia is relatively unknown, but the land of the wolves has a fascinating cultural and political profile. While technically located in Asia, it is more European in culture. An interesting video explores the fascinating...
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Simulation on Peacekeeping in Kashmir: An American Choice

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Will the United States take a stand in the Kashmir conflict? A mock meeting of the minds examines a peace proposal between China, Pakistan, and India to determine if the United States should deploy troops to the area. Individuals take on...
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What Happened to the World's Greatest Ape?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Gigantopithecus was the greatest of the great apes! Whatever became of them? Take a journey to Asia and explore the forests and grasslands that were once home to the large primate using a video from an extentsive biology playlist....
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Pangolins

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Whether you call it a walking artichoke, or a pinecone anteater, pangolins are pretty cool! The narrator of a video from a larger playlist exploring mammals introduces young zoologists to the pangolin from the specimen room of the Field...
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Know Your Globe

For Students K - 5th Standards
What are the green and blue things on a globe? Water and land—the two main features on Earth. Watch a video that distinguishes items on the globe from continents to countries and water to oceans and freshwater. Quiz the class after to...
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The Seven Continents Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 1st - 4th Standards
Who doesn't enjoy an engaging scavenger hunt? Here, scholars listen to, and discuss, the informative text, Where is my Continent? by Robin Nelson. They then explore the seven continents and four major oceans using Google Earth.  
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Epic Story Scrolls

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Discover one of the best known Asian epics in the Hindu story of Ramayana. Your class members will analyze scenes from the epic scroll, learn about creative methods of narration used in Asian art, and design a scroll illustrating key...
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World War Two : Asia and the Pacific 1941 - 1945 Map

For Teachers 9th - 12th
On a Monday in August, 1945, the first atomic bomb was dropped on the city of Hiroshima. Watch the allies gain control over the surrounding islands before deciding to drop the atomic bomb. Use this video to spark a debate: was dropping...
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Act it Out: Dramatizing Asian American Stories

For Teachers K - 12th
Read and act out folktales, fairy tales, or myths from various Asian American cultures with your class. Each group reads a story aloud and then works together to create a short play or skit about the story. Suggestions for stories are...
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Build Listening Skills With Asian Folktales

For Teachers K - 8th
Students read five folktales. After each folktale is read students use a map to find the location of the country of the tale's origin. Next, students answer comprehension questions related to each folktale.
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Elephant Ears-African Or Asian

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students investigate the concept of African and Asian elephants. They conduct research while comparing and contrasting the two different types of elephants. The lesson plan has some background information for the teacher to use. Students...
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Korea: An Introduction to the Land of Morning Calm

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students explore the culture of South Korea. In this South Korea lesson plan, students read several Korean folk tales. Students conduct research to create travel brochures that feature South Korea and its culture. Students then perform...
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Forest Loss Slows as Asian Nations Plant

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students survey the loss of forests around the world. In this environmental lesson, students read an article that outlines how forests are being lost and government interaction which encourages forests to be rebuilt.  Activities to...