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How Computers Work: What Makes a Computer, a Computer? Video
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The Circulatory System Part 1: The Heart Video
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Human Feet Are Strange

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Feet are neat! So, if you've already walked the path of examining animal footprints with your class, put them in the shoes of early humans! A well-designed lesson incorporates video, discussion, and hands-on learning to demonstrate how...
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On the Verge of Displacement

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
By having scholars tackle this interdisciplinary lesson, they'll see how social studies and environmental science are related as they explore the impact that the construction of a dam will have on the population and ecosystem of the Omo...
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Hotel Rwanda Teacher's Guide

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Here is the comprehensive, official educator's guide for presenting Hotel Rwanda and the story of the Rwandan genocide in 1994 to a classroom environment. It includes a range of exceptional hands-on or discussion activities, as well as a...
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Mapping the Spread of HIV/AIDS

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Where is HIV/AIDS most prevalent and what are the current trends regarding HIV? Have groups work together to map the world's HIV/AIDS rates, then create a class map with all the data. Lesson includes cross-disciplinary concepts including...
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Lives of Lions

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Lions, unlike most cats, hang out together in prides. Your class can learn more about the lives of lions in this awesome clip by NatGeo. Did you know a lion's roar can be heard up to five miles away?
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Grow a Musical Instrument

For Teachers K - 6th
Music, culture, social studies, and plant growth all in one! Kids explore the various type of traditional African instruments that are made out of gourds. They then grow their own gourds and use them to create a wide variety of African...
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The Achievements and Challenges of Zimbabwe

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Here is an excellent set of five short lessons and activities intended to help learners not only gain an understand of current issues in Africa, but build critical thinking, synthesis, analysis, expository writing, research, and...
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Who Do You Trust When Your Life Is at Stake?

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Gabriel and Aluel fled their village, which was under attack. Now they must make a series of decisions to survive: Who should they trust? Where should they go? Scholars consider their options and apply them to the larger problems facing...
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Geography Now! Oman

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Oman is considered a traditional Arabian country, but it links the Persian Gulf nation to the rest of the world. An insightful video resource shows how Oman has maintained its traditional cultural roots, all while maintaining...
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Geography Now! Niger

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Niger was created by the arbitrary boundaries set by French colonialism. The interesting country is home to one of the fastest-growing populations in the world, and its people are seeking to carve their identity out of the desert. A...
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Geography Now! Namibia

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Namibia is an example of the cultural blend that sometimes happens as a legacy of colonialism. The African nation is home to four major people groups, including the one that speaks the language used in the Black Panther movie. A video...
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Geography Now! Nigeria

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Use a video resource to explore the powerhouse that is Africa. Nigeria is the continent's most populous country and one of its most wealthy thanks to its petroleum reserves. It is diverse, comprised of more than 500 language groups and a...
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Geography Now! Ivory Coast (Côte D'ivoire)

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Ivory Coast is home to the Paris of Africa—and it's not surprising, as the African state maintains strong ties to France. Despite a historic struggle with dictators and civil war, the West African nation is home to one of the region's...
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Geography Now! Guinea

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
It's one of the rainiest places on Earth, and it's also one of the least visited. Guinea is home to lush jungles and coastal regions. It also supplies at least seven other nations their water supply and is the source of minerals and...
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Geography Now! Equatorial Guinea

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Spanish speaking Africans? Viewers learn the answer as they explore Equatorial Guinea, a former Spanish colony, using an engaging and informative video. Despite its name, the nation is not actually on the equator. It is, however, home to...
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2014 AP® Human Geography Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
How is the sale and marketing of coffee indicative of globalism? Learners clarify complicated dynamics using practice prompts from the College Board Exam. Other practice topics include colonialism in Africa and economic growth theories. 
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Geography Now! Botswana

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Botswana sits on buried treasure. It's home to the largest diamond mines, leading to a recent economic rise for the African nation. A video profile shows the economic, political, physical, and cultural features of the interesting country. 
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The Columbian Exchange

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
What did you have for dinner last night? Many scholars ask that question without considering the history behind the foods they eat. Using a simulation, scholars investigate how the foods they eat are the product of the Columbian...
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Out of Africa: Why Early Humans Settled around the World

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Why would someone want to leave home? The age-old question is at the center of a thought-provoking activity. Scholars consider why humans move around the world both during pre-historical times and today using a PowerPoint, reading on...
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Unit 17: Fighting Tropical Disease - Cleanliness Counts

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
While learners in the developed world take for granted basic sanitation, such as clean water, these challenges are part of the public health crisis in poorer nations. Authentic sanitation lesson materials show how diseases spread and how...
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Unit 18: Fighting Tropical Disease - What Ails You?

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
A woman, frequently bitten by mosquitoes, comes to you for medical treatment. She has a fever, swollen ankle, and hard, elephant-like skin. What could be wrong? These questions facing aid workers around the world. A simulation activity...
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Unit 16: The Carter Center - Fighting Disease

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
An eye infection can be a nuisance in the developed world; in some places in Africa and South America, these infections cause blindness. While aid workers have drugs and preventative solutions, they are sometimes stopped from delivering...
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The Lion of Africa - Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
While African colonial holdings were supposed to be neutral during the Great War, German military leader Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck used them as a pawn in World War I. Initially seen as a German hero, historians are reconsidering von...
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How Africa is Becoming China's China

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Is it possible for a nation to buy an ally? Scholars research the growing relationship between African nations and one of the largest superpowers on the planet, China. Viewing a short video, they discuss how different nations in Africa...