Geography Now! Guinea

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 diamonds. A video showcases the African nation's complicated history and unexploited areas. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Offer the video as resource to discuss the legacies of French colonialism
  • Use the video for research on a country profile project
Classroom Considerations
  • Video is number 70 in the Countries A-Z playlist
  • Incorporates racial analogies into humor
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
Pros
  • Pictures and map graphics demonstrate geographical concepts
  • Narrator is engaging and humorous
Cons
  • Ad interrupts viewing