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Plato’s Allegory of the Cave

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
What is reality, knowledge, and the meaning of life? Discover Plato's response to these bold questions in his "Allegory of the Cave" and explore this famous historical thinker's vision of an ideal society as he saw it within the context...
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Greeks and Persians

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Considering the evolution of democracy and civilization to this day, is there any reason to believe the Persians should have defeated the Greeks in the Persian War? Why could the legacy of Ancient Greece be considered "profoundly...
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Correction Calendar Notation

For Students 7th - 10th
Salman Khan corrects an incorrect calculation from the previous video. It was wrong due to the fact that there was no actual year zero. He discusses how to correctly determine the year based on the common AD, BC, or BCE abbreviations.
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Argument in an Athenian Jail: Socrates and the Law

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students read and discuss Socrates's "Crito" and examine the arguments he made supporting his own death penalty. They consider the still-relevant debate between the rights of the individual and the rule of law.
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Ancient Greek Culture and Plato Quiz

For Teachers 6th
While your students are at their desks with a sheet of paper and pencil, you can project these PowerPoint quiz questions on the overhead screen. There are a total of eight slides and 15 short-answer questions about ancient Greece and...
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The Medieval Islamicate World: Crash Course History of Science #7

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The Medieval Islamicate World was truly a world of wonders! Clocks with gears, armillary spheres ... and robots that played music? Journey to ancient Baghdad, the center of science and math with the seventh video in a History of Science...
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Plato and Aristotle: Crash Course History of Science #3

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Biology, cosmology, philosophy ... Plato and Aristotle had theories about them all! How did these ancient scholars shape the science of today? The third video in the History of Science series compares and contrasts the ideas of the famed...
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The Presocratics: Crash Course History of Science #2

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How did early scientists arrive at the notion that everything was made of atoms? Meet the Presocratics during the second installment in an engaging History of Science series. Viewers discover how these pioneers developed a model for...
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An Introduction to Aristotle's Metaphysics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Metaphysics explores concepts of reality and being. A video summary provides an introduction to Aristotle's Metaphysics. Clear narration and creative animation help viewers understand the deep concepts presented in the text.
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The Philosophy of Stoicism

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
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.
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Philosophy - The Stoics

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
All you need to get through the difficult is hope. Not so, according to the Stoics. An explanatory video explains the mentality and worldview of Stoicism, including the ways that hope can hinder one's understanding, and how, despite the...
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An Introduction to Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Discover Aristotle's view of happiness, or eudaimonia, with a short video that analyzes the Greek philosopher's Nicomachean Ethics. An applicable example of finding the golden mean when pursuing happiness connects ancient Greek...
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Philosophy - Aristotle

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How easy is it to change your virtues? High schoolers learn about Aristotle and his philosophical views with a short analysis video. It links the value of art, particularly drama, to one's virtues, values, friendships, and social...
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Philosophy - Epicurus

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Imagine teaching at a school that focused on the study of happiness! A short video analysis discusses Epicurus and his philosophy of seeking true happiness, including the importance of friends, the value of helping others, and the...
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Plato On: The Allegory of the Cave

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
What would you say if someone told you that your dreams and goals are merely phantoms in your own mind? A video analysis of Plato's "Allegory of the Cave" from The Republic takes high schoolers through the famous metaphor, which likens...
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An Introduction to Plato's The Republic

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Introduce The Republic with a short, animated video that focuses on Plato's idea of the need for just, philosopher kings. 
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Why Socrates Hated Democracy

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
What would our country look like if only the educated could vote? Modern democracy is not an intellectual democracy, but a democracy by birthright — much to the chagrin of Socrates. An informative video briefly discusses the...
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An Introduction to Aristotle's Politics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Are politics a necessary and natural part of society? High schoolers view a brief explanation of Aristotle's Politics to learn more about the ways Greek society — and modern society — form the political world to help citizens improve...
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Plato On: The Forms

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
A life without forms would be chaotic and unwieldy! Plato asserts the importance of using forms to guide one's life, as well as the value of working toward an ideal life, in the centerpiece of his philosophy. 
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Philosophy - Plato

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Some of the best advice for society, relationships, and personal growth was written nearly 3,000 years ago. High schoolers learn more about Plato's four ideas for reaching eudaimonia, or "fulfillment," in an explanatory video. 
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An Introduction to Plato's Symposium

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Introduce young philosophers to the ideas in a short video that introduces them to Plato's Symposium. A great introduction to a text that poses questions about humanity and the pursuit of love.
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Plato’s Best (and worst) Ideas

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
The Noble Lie, the featherless bird, and the womb as a live animal are a few of Plato' less-than-noble ideas explored in a short video about one of the world's greatest philosophers.
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Who Am I? A Philosophical Inquiry

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The narrator of this short, animated video uses Plutarch's "Ship of Theseus" to launch an exploration of the philosophical question, "Who Am I?"
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Plato's Allegory of the Cave

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
If you are studying Plato's allegory of the cave in The Republic, be sure to check out this accumulation of text-based and discussion questions designed by students. You can use the questions in your own instruction, or ask learners to...