Images of the Goddess in India
Students recognize several Indian goddesses, identify the symbols representing aspects of divinity in India, and appreciate how the goddess represents both creative and destructive forms of power.
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Dharma and Duty
Trying to comprehend the values and beliefs of different cultures can be a challenge, especially when there are no words that adequately translate a concept into English. Dharam is such a word and such a concept. To gain insight into one...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
New Review Japan in the Heian Period and Cultural History: Crash Course World History 227
When your class thinks of medieval history, they probably think of European castles and knights. But they may not know that the Heian period in Japan, which coincided with the Middle Ages in Europe, saw a significant development in...
14 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
India Celebrates Janmashtami
Students use the Internet to research the festival of Janmashtami. As a class, they discover the importance of Krishna in the Hindu religion and read poems commemorating her on the Internet. To end the lesson, they use colored pencils to...
4th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
To increase awareness and launch a discussion of consumerism, class members view What Would It Look Like, a 25 minute film of images that capture the global effects of the consumption of goods. Viewers make a list of the images that they...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Goddess Worship in a Modern Perspective
Students consider gender roles and religion. For this gender equality lesson, students compare and contrast the idea of patriarchal and matriarchal religious practices and how they impacted society. Students will pose questions and...
11th - 12th Social Studies & History