Tracing Human Life
Young scholars explore the world of paleoanthropology and how scientists trace the origins, migrations and lifestyle of prehistoric humans.
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Human PreHistory 101: Epilogue
How did today's melting pot of culture and race occur? Take a look at this very short clip to explore the answer. This is the last of nine videos about the tree of life and human history. It does not stand well on its own. However, it...
3 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Life Cycle of a T-Shirt
Did you know that 2,700 liters of water are required to produce just one t-shirt? Or that cotton uses more insecticides and pesticides than any other crop? An engaging video traces the cycle of t-shirt production from cotton bolls to the...
6 mins 3rd - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
What Really Happens to the Plastic You Throw Away
Inspire environmentally conscious young minds with an exceptional video, which traces the life cycles of three different plastic bottles after they are thrown away and move through the earth with different journeys through a landfill, an...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Is There a Difference Between Art and Craft?
How do we come to view objects and artifacts as art? What terms and ideas do we associate with craft instead? The distinction between art and craft may be subtle, but has profound roots in art history and the development of western...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Life on the Great Plains
Students trace the characteristics and history of the Great Plains as portrayed in literature and art from the time of the Conquistadors through the early 20th century. They write letters exploring the viewpoints of Native Americans and...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Philosophy of Stoicism
An insightful video traces the influence of Stoicism throughout history, from the philosophers of ancient Greece to the prison cell of Nelson Mandela, and how its four tenets guide everyday heroes and importance historical figures.
6 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable