The Eastern Mediterranean
In this Eastern Mediterranean worksheet, students make generalizations about various religious places, the history of unrest, and modernizing economies. Students also describe the variety of cultures in Lebanon and Israel.
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The Geography of Europe
What is the European Union? Where is it? Why is it? To begin a study of the EU, class members examine the physical geography of Europe and the size and population density of 28-member countries in comparison to non-member countries like...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Geography & Peoples of Europe
Extremely throrough and informative, this presentation details many aspects of European geography and demographics, including natural resources, climate, topography, and population distribution. This slideshow would be an excellent...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Crusades - Pilgrimage or Holy War?
Walk your learners through the progression of the Crusades, discovering the political and religious motivations along the way, learning about such famous figures as Saladin and Richard the Lionheart, and considering the real historical...
11 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Byzantine Empire - Part 6
This final clip in a series on the Byzantine Empire recounts the greatness of the empire at its height, and what ultimately led to its downfall. Venetians conquered Constantinople in 1204 AD, afterward dominating the eastern...
8 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Tillya Tepe Gold Ornaments and Accessories
Children of all ages consider the cultural, social, and economic implications of artifacts found along the Silk Road. They'll examine and discuss a Tillya Tepe ornament made in ancient Afghanistan. After fully analyzing the ornament's...
K - 12th Social Studies & History
It's a Church. It's a Mosque. It's Hagia Sophia
The artistic intricacies of the Hagia Sophia are highlighted and creatively woven together with illustrations of its rich history in this engaging, animated video. Viewers will take a close look at highlights of the engineering marvel,...
5 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable