Agricultural Revolutions Teacher Resources
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Quantifying Land Changes Over Time in Areas of Deforestation and Urbanization
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Is qualitative or quantitative research more convincing when it comes to climate change? In the eighth lesson during this 21-part series, scholars begin by performing a quantitative analysis of deforestation and urbanization. Then, they...
Inside the Svalbard Seed Vault
9 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
One of the most important deposits humankind can make isn't money. Explore the depths of the Svalbard Seed Vault using a video from the Veritasium playlist. The narrator and his guide examine the sealed cartons of seeds from nations...
Human Evolution: Crash Course Big History #6
16 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Humans did not evolve from monkeys or chimpanzees—so what does our evolution look like? A video explains the evolution of humans from a common ancestor to homo sapiens. It describes the many branches on our family tree as well as the...
Why Early Globalization Matters: Crash Course Big History #206
12 mins 9th - Higher Ed
What do potatoes, printing, and plague have to do with the global distribution of humans? An informative video explores globalization from the earliest migration of humans to today with a focus on these three common elements that prompt...
The Great North American Locust Plague
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The largest locust swarm recorded in North America measured 110 miles wide and 1,800 miles long, making it roughly twice the size of Colorado. A video begins with what locusts are and where they came from then explains the damage they...
Great Civilizations Develop around Rivers
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewIf you lived in prehistoric times, what kinds of choices could your family make to increase their chance of survival? By making similar decisions in a simulation game, participants discover how specialization creates both opportunity and...
The Economic System of Medieval Europe
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewHow are economics and politics intertwined? Societies in the Medieval period used feudalism for both economic and military reasons. The arrangement provided safety and met other needs. Using the included simulation, individuals...
Christianity from Judaism to Constantine
11 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How did the religion of Christianity begin, gain prominence, and flourish to become the world's largest religion? The narrator explores the origins and historical context of Christianity, beginning by reviewing Judaism and the covenant...