Lao-tzu Riding On An Ox
High schoolers discuss expressions of Daoism in Chinese art in this lesson for the high school Social Studies, Humanities, or Asian Studies classroom. The philisophical elements of Daoism are emphasized.
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Ancient and Medieval China
This is a thorough lesson on Chinese history that includes readings from primary and secondary sources, guided reading questions, videos, and a take-home final assessment. While it indicates an audience from 9th through 12th grade, it...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
Culture Connect: Experience the Culture of the World
Approach multiculturalism with this rich series of activities that will introduce your learners to the concept of culture by closely examining the behaviors, practices, and art of three distinct peoples—the Highland Maya of Guatemala,...
5th - 9th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Who am I? What is happiness? In the beginning, was there something or nothing? You'll love the ideas in a reference app devoted to philosophy. Scroll through the thoughts of a particular thinker, see what a variety of philosophers have...
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
This presentation reviews the ins and outs of nineteenth century imperialism. The narrator discusses the colonization of Africa in great detail, and delves into the effects of industrialization, superior technology, and widespread...
13 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Hidden Meanings of Yin and Yang
The yin-yang is a familiar symbol that is deeply rooted in the Chinese religion and philosophy of Daoism. Your young historians will learn about the true significance of the yin, which is the dark swirl, and the light swirl of the yang,...
4 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Chinese New Year
Dancing dragons, fireworks, red envelopes, and loud music are the familiar images of Chinese New Year celebrations. The holiday, also know as Lunar New Year and/or the Spring festival is also a religious holiday that combines aspects of...
3 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable