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TeachEngineering: Digital Mapping and Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
A multidisciplinary unit has young engineers explore Geographic Information Systems (GIS), an essential tool in planning any engineering projects. The lessons and activities in Part 1 of the unit look at GIS in general. Part 2 focuses on...
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On the Verge of Displacement

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
By having scholars tackle this interdisciplinary instructional activity, 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...
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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! 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! Mozambique

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Mozambique may be one of the best beach countries no one considers. Its rich biodiversity and geography have made it home to a low-volume, but high-quality luxury tourist industry.  However, a video resource shows how it is still...
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Geography Now! Eswatini

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
It's know as Swaziland no more—welcome, Estwatini! The African nation, while home to stunning geographical diversity, is one of the continent's smallest. It also has its challenges, with roughly a quarter of the adult population infected...
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Geography Now! Madagascar

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Madagascar may have infiltrated the popular culture with a recent cartoon movie, but its roots are ancient. The island country is populated with a mix of southeast Asian and African peoples. A video resource profiles the lush and diverse...
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Geography Now! Mauritius

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Mark Twain once said heaven was modeled after Mauritius. The home to the now-extinct dodo bird also features lush and fascinating geographical features. A video resource highlights the complex island African nation. 
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Geography Now! Mauritania

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Mauritania is about 90 percent desert and may be one of the least visited places in the world, but the country is not dry when it comes to its culture and history. Its African and Arab blend helps the country stand out from the rest....
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Geography Now! Mali

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Mali is home to an ancient, wealthy empire that included one of the richest men to ever live, Mansa Musa, and the legendary city of Timbuktu. Today, it is home to civil struggles, and some of the instability makes these ancient sites...
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Geography Now! Malawi

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Malawi is one of the poorest countries in the world. While poverty has led to challenges like a high rate of child marriages, it also has created a spirit of ingenuity. A video resource profiles the intricacies of the nation known as the...
10:42
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Geography Now! Libya

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Libya is an African country, but it is home to Italian-influenced Arab people. The complex state has been at the heart of some controversies, including dictator Muammar Gaddafi. A video resource profiles the ancient history of the modern...
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Geography Now! Liberia

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Liberia could be considered a relative of the United States, as it was part of an idea to resettle newly freed African Americans. Now, it's home to gorgeous beaches and few tourists, making it a great place to visit. An interesting video...
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Geography Now! Lesotho

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Lesotho is known as Africa's refrigerator thanks to its elevation. While it has stunning views and is known for its diamond mines, it also has challenges, such as high HIV infection rate. A video resource profiles the land-locked African...
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Geography Now! Ivory Coast (Côte D'ivoire)

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Ivory Coast is home to the Paris of Africa—and it's not surprising, as the African state maintains strong ties to France. Despite a historic struggle with dictators and civil war, the West African nation is home to one of the region's...
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Geography Now! Guinea

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
It's one of the rainiest places on Earth, and it's also one of the least visited. Guinea is home to lush jungles and coastal regions. It also supplies at least seven other nations their water supply and is the source of minerals and...
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Geography Now! Ghana

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Ghana is located in a region once known as the Gold Coast, thanks to the bounty of metal. Now, it is an economic powerhouse. The country transitioned from colonialism to independence first among its peers, and it kept much of its...
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Geography Now! The Gambia

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
It's mainland Africa's smallest country, and it forms a unique shape between two rivers. The Gambia, known as the Smiling Coast of Africa, has had complicated interactions with its neighbors and other countries, thanks to the legacy of...
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Geography Now! Guinea Bissau

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Its most exported crop is cashews, and it's home to diverse wildlife, including the West African elephant and salt water hippos. Guinea Bissau—a former Portuguese colony—has had its share of troubles, however. With a high rate of poverty...
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Geography Now! Eritrea

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Eritrea has a deep, ancient history, as it is home to Axum archeological sites. The nation, however, has a troubled present, as it's alienated from most neighbors despite being along one of the hottest trade routes on the Horn of Africa....
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Geography Now! Djibouti

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
It may be small, but it's mighty. Djibouti's location on the Horn of Africa makes it home to a number of international military bases. The cash from these investments is helping Djibouti develop as a country. A video resource showcases...
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Geography Now! Egypt

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
There's more to Egypt than just pyramids—it is the crossroads between North Africa and the Middle East. Egypt is the world's largest Arab country, and it is the center of Arab cinema and publishing. A video resource explores these...
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Geography Now! Equatorial Guinea

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Spanish speaking Africans? Viewers learn the answer as they explore Equatorial Guinea, a former Spanish colony, using an engaging and informative video. Despite its name, the nation is not actually on the equator. It is, however, home to...