Human Geography Teacher Resources

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Geography Now! Bhutan

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
You may never have heard of it, but Bhutan is the land of the thunder dragon. Want to go there? Be prepared to pay a $250-per-day tariff. A video profile describes the interesting characteristics of the little-known Himalayan nation sure...
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Geography Now! Benin

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
What West African nation has French, Portuguese, and voodoo influences? Enter Benin, a country that has had ties to both European powers, but also has retained its own cultural identity. An informative video profile explores the...
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Geography Now! Belize

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Belize is an adorable anomaly, being the only Latin American country with English as its official language. It's also home to thousands of Mennonites and is the gateway to the Caribbean, despite sitting on the Latin American land mass. A...
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Geography Now! Croatia

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Although it has a violent legacy of civil war, Croatia has become a top tourist destination. Thanks to its gorgeous beaches and breathtaking caves, adventurers from around the world take in its beauty. The land and geopolitical features...
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Geography Now! Congo (Democratic Republic)

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Many know this country as Zaire, but the Democratic Republic of Congo's new name reflects its violent history. While it has an estimated 25 trillion dollars' worth of minerals and ores, the current political situation is the legacy of...
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Geography Now! Comoros

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
The East African island group has a complicated political history, with 20 coups since declaring independence. The people groups of Comoros are just as complex, reflecting ancestry from Bantu peoples, Asian groups, and Europeans. A video...
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Geography Now! Congo (Republic)

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
It's more heavily urbanized than its immediate neighbors, but then the Republic of Congo has a different political history. Oil wealth helped create a different destiny for the African nation. Viewers learn interesting facts and discover...
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Geography Now! Cameroon!

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Cameroon is the crossroads or hinge of Africa, and it's considered a resource goldmine. However, it's struggled with political stability and is still developing its infrastructure. Cameroon—with its treasures and problems—comes to life...
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Geography Now! Cambodia

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
It's known best for its sacred site—Angkor Wat—and has been judged by experts to have the best rice in the world. Cambodia, however, is still dealing with the legacy of its violent genocide of the 1970s. An engaging video profile...
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Geography Now! Belgium

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
What happens when a guy named Flanders and a guy named Wallonia decide to become roommates? That's the country of Belgium ... sort of. A video humorously teaches the complicated geography and political dynamics of the European nation...
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Geography Now! Afghanistan

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
While Afghanistan may be known for its role in international politics, the lush farming country's other attributes are sometimes overlooked. For example, the country grows a large amount of pomegranates, apricots, and almonds for export....
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Geography Now! Georgia

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
The country of Georgia is relatively unknown, but the land of the wolves has a fascinating cultural and political profile. While technically located in Asia, it is more European in culture. An interesting video explores the fascinating...
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Geography Now! Rep. of Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M)

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
What's in a name? Ask the people of the Republic of Macedonia, and they will say "Plenty!" The former Yugoslav territory claims Alexander the Great as its own—despite Greek objections. An engaging video explores the complex history of...
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Geography Now! Estonia

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Estonia won its independence from the Soviet Union using mass gatherings in the streets singing forbidden national songs. Since then, Estonia has been working to create ties with Nordic countries and find its place in world affairs....
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Geography Now! Egypt

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
There's more to Egypt than just pyramids—it is the crossroads between North Africa and the Middle East. Egypt is the world's largest Arab country, and it is the center of Arab cinema and publishing. A video resource explores these...
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Geography Now! El Salvador!

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
El Salvador's culture and politics may mimic its landscape—tough and beautiful. With every major city near a volcano and the legacy of a violent civil war, El Salvador grapples with its past. A video resource explores the Central...
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Geography Now! Ecuador

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
The name Ecuador literally translates to The Republic of the Equator. It is home to the world's largest concentration of volcanoes, as well as the famous Galapagos Islands, where penguins may try to cuddle visitors. A colorful video...
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Geography Now! Dominican Republic

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
The lush Dominican Republic was home to the Taino people, but it also claims to be the first colonial outpost of the Spanish. Its indigenous influences give the DR a unique culture, and yet, it also claims to be the final resting place...
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Geography Now! Costa Rica

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Its name means rich coast, and Costa Rica is a showcase of the resources Latin America has to offer. From its jungles to its carbon neutral environmental policy, the Central American country has managed to carve out a stable democracy...
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Geography Now! Belarus

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
They speak Russian, but don't you dare say they are Russian! Belarus is its own nation, complete with a complex lingual, cultural, and political identity. A humorous and irreverent video unravels these threads with a geographical profile...
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Geography Now! Barbados

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
While many people think Barbados is in the Caribbean, the small island nation is just out of its reach. It's also out of the reach of many hurricanes, allowing it to develop as a hub of tourism and banking. A humorous video profile...
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Geography Now! Bahrain

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Difficult to pronounce and lesser known than some of its counterparts, Bahrain has the fastest growing economy in the Arab world. A video profile unravels the complex cultural, religious, and geographical characteristics of the rising...
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Geography Now! Bangladesh

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Bangladesh is an ecological gem with its fertile soil, but it's also particularly vulnerable to ecological disasters, such as massive storms. An informative video profile highlights the delicate balance of beauty and danger. Learners...
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Geography Now! Austria

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
They speak German, but they are decidedly not: Austrians have their own fierce sense of national identity. A video profile features Austria's majestic mountains, connections to the Hapsburg dynasty, and cultural pride. Learners develop...