Geography Now! Moldova

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Moldova may be one of the least-visited places in Europe, but the overlooked nation is a fascinating mash-up of local culture and old Soviet influence. A video resource profiles the Eastern European country and its historical roots in Latin and Russian culture. Highlights include the world's largest wine collection, housed in an underground city. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use the video as research into former Soviet states
  • Offer the resource to stimulate discussion on Eastern European cultures
Classroom Considerations

  • Video is included as the 116th of the expansive Countries A-Z playlist
Pros

  • Narrator is engaging and humorous
  • Maps and graphics illustrate geographic concepts
  • Resource profiles a lesser-known country to enhance instruction
Cons

  • Ad interrupts video
  • Audio quality is lower than previous episodes