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2012 AP® Human Geography Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Why do countries create boundaries? Scholars explore similar ideas using prompts from the 2012 AP Human Geography test. Pupils also test their acumen with questions on agriculture and the growth of Islam. 
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Christopher Columbus, Entrepreneur? Queen Isabella, Venture Capitalist?

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
What did it take to embark on a journey to unknown lands? Perhaps ambition, but also money! Christopher Columbus had to approach more than one European monarch for financing before he could sail the ocean blue. A read-along play and...
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Unit 11: Two White Houses - The Iran Hostage Crisis

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
What should a president do when enemies take Americans hostage in a foreign revolution? Learners take a look at the dilemma through the eyes of Jimmy Carter during the Iran hostage crisis. Primary sources, analysis worksheets, and...
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Close Reading World Religions: Islam

For Students 6th - 8th
As part of a close reading activity, individuals respond to three questions and craft two short essays based on a passage about Islam, one of the world most widespread religion.
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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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An Introduction to Albert Hourani's A History of the Arab Peoples

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The Middle East is known for its unique culture and often divisive cultural boundaries. A video summary, part of the an intriguing playlist about the world's greatest ideas, discusses how Arab civilization and culture has developed over...
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An Introduction to Saba Mahmood’s Politics of Piety

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Do traditional customs of Islam contradict western feminism? Explore this and more using a video summary of Saba Mahmood's Politics of Piety, part of an extensive playlist about the world's greatest ideas. It addresses a common...
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Iran's Revolutions: Crash Course World History 226

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The 1979 Iranian Revolution changed the identity of Iran, and in many ways, the Middle East as a whole. High schoolers learn more about the Persian region, history, and government in a brief but explanatory video from Crash Course World...
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Conflict in Israel and Palestine: Crash Course World History 223

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The pupils in your class have never known a time without constant conflict between the countries in the Middle East. An informative video from Crash Course World History covers the history of the Israeli/Palestine situation, the battle...
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Islam and Politics: Crash Course World History 216

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Islamism, not to be mistaken for the religion of Islam itself, defines a government that uses Islam as its basis. A Crash Course World History video discusses the historical spread of Islam in context with the political presence of...
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Arabia: Educator's Resource and Activity Guide

For Teachers 7th - 12th
MacGillivray Freeman's film Arabia presents viewers with remarkable images and insights into this ancient and mysterious land. An educator's guide is designed to provided teachers with the materials they need to support a showing of the...
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Festivals: Learning for Life and Work

For Students K - 12th
How do different communities celebrate special occasions? After researching celebrations in their countries, class members investigate other festivals like those associated with Ramadan, Diwali, Chinese New Year, Halloween, Easter,...
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Arts of the Islamic World

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learn more about the history and five pillars of Islam with an extensive resource that focuses on the religion's connection to art. Focusing on calligraphy, textiles, and architecture, the packet illustrates the beauty of the artistic...
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Learning World Religions

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
How much do high schoolers know about the five major world religions? Enhance their religious literacy with a technological lesson that discusses the histories and beliefs of Islam, Buddhism, Christianity, Judaism, and Hinduism. 
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World History and Geography to 1500 A.D.

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Here's a great resource for your curriculum library. The 240-page packet, organized into units by topics, includes sample lesson plans, links to primary and secondary source documents, worksheets, activities, and sample assessments.
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What the New Ms. Marvel Means for Muslims in Comics

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Gene Demby interviews three Muslim comic book fans to get their response to Marvel's newly re-imagined superheroine, Kamala Khan, a Muslim-American teenager.
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Islamic Art

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Did you know that the English word paradise comes from the Persian word pairidiz which means an enclosed park? This 76-slide PowerPoint introduces viewers to Islamic art, architecture, and religious beliefs. Designed to prepare learners...
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What IS the Difference Between Sunni and Shi'ite Muslims?

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
The distinction between Shiite and Sunni Muslims is an often misunderstood concept, yet very important for its implications in global affairs and for a more comprehensive understanding of the religion of Islam.
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Forbidden Faces: Effects of Taliban Rule on Women in Afghanistan

For Teachers 9th Standards
The rule of the Taliban and America's war on terror are major issues in today's international affairs. Help acquaint your learners with the Taliban and its rise to power, dispel common misconceptions, and study the effects of their rule...
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AP Human Geography Comparative World Religions Project

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
The guidelines and graphic organizer of this resource are great tools for beginning a comparative religions project with your class! After completing an information sheet comparing six major world religions (Judaism, Confucianism,...
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World Religions Project

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
This is a very well-designed comparative world religions project that offers clear guidelines, expectations, and supplemental materials to support learners in their research process. Class members are divided into groups and must then...
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International Commerce, Snorkeling Camels, and the Indian Ocean Trade

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Economic principles and world history are beautifully woven together in this history presentation on medieval Indian Ocean trading. The narrator discusses the unprecedented self-regulation executed by merchants along the Indian Ocean...
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Mansa Musa and Islam in Africa

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Delve into the world of Malian ruler Mansa Musa, the development and culture of African kingdoms such as the Swahili civilization, the use of oral tradition, and the spread of Islam across trade routes. The narrator does an excellent job...
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Comparative Religion Investigation: What Happens When We Die?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How do different religions offer explanations for what happens when we die? Invite your learners to consider the variance and complexity of religious beliefs, and to research and compare/contrast the concept of death and afterlife...