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205 resources with the concept physical geography

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Geography Now! Moldova

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Moldova may be one of the least-visited places in Europe, but the overlooked nation is a fascinating mash-up of local culture and old Soviet influence. A video resource profiles the Eastern European country and its historical roots in...
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Geography Now! Monaco

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Monaco, the glitzy Western European micro state, takes up only two square kilometers in land, but much more in the public's imagination. The country is home to super stars like Bono and Grace Kelly, and one-third of its people are...
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Geography Now! Micronesia (Federated States)

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
The Federated State of Micronesia may cover 217 square miles, but the country's landmass only covers a fraction of that. The 600 islands are home to a diverse indigenous culture, and the marks of colonialism, including English and...
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Geography Now! Marshall Islands

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
The Marshall Islands are best known as the site of the United States' largest atmospheric nuclear test. However, the country—composed of atoll islands—has its own culture and history apart from the Americans'. A video resource highlights...
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Geography Now! Eswatini

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
It's know as Swaziland no more—welcome, Estwatini! The African nation, while home to stunning geographical diversity, is one of the continent's smallest. It also has its challenges, with roughly a quarter of the adult population infected...
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Geography Now! Malaysia

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Malaysia's geography makes it both beautiful and sheltered from the natural disasters that plague other southeast Asian neighbors. It's home to a booming economy and is a large exporter of electronics. A video resource showcases the...
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Geography Now! Madagascar

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Madagascar may have infiltrated the popular culture with a recent cartoon movie, but its roots are ancient. The island country is populated with a mix of southeast Asian and African peoples. A video resource profiles the lush and diverse...
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Geography Now! Lebanon

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Lebanon has 18 people groups, each with its own history. The geography of the country mirrors this diversity, as one can ski in the morning and be on the beach by the afternoon. A video resource profiles the nation's complex history and...
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Geography Now! Kyrgyzstan

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Which country is known both for its dance moves and its potential for green-oriented investors? Kyrgyztan may be the next hot environmentally friendly investment zone thanks to its sunshine and windy mountainous areas. A video resource...
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Geography Now! Mexico

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
While Mexico often gets bad press for its drug cartels, the video is a limited version of the multi-faceted country. It's ranked by the UN as one of the hardest-working countries in the world based on hours and is home to bountiful...
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Geography Now! Mauritius

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Mark Twain once said heaven was modeled after Mauritius. The home to the now-extinct dodo bird also features lush and fascinating geographical features. A video resource highlights the complex island African nation. 
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Geography Now! Mauritania

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Mauritania is about 90 percent desert and may be one of the least visited places in the world, but the country is not dry when it comes to its culture and history. Its African and Arab blend helps the country stand out from the rest....
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Geography Now! Malta

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
It's Catholic, Arabic, French and Italian—in short, Malta's identity is a complex amalgamation of its historical influences. The island archipelago off the coast of Italy is so scenic, it's regularly used for filming television shows and...
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Geography Now! Mali

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Mali is home to an ancient, wealthy empire that included one of the richest men to ever live, Mansa Musa, and the legendary city of Timbuktu. Today, it is home to civil struggles, and some of the instability makes these ancient sites...
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Geography Now! Maldives

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
The Maldives is the world's lowest country—at least when it comes to elevation—but it's home to some of the highest-priced resorts. The atolls aren't all inhabited with luxury bungalows, and some of the island nation's more genuine spots...
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Geography Now! Malawi

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Malawi is one of the poorest countries in the world. While poverty has led to challenges like a high rate of child marriages, it also has created a spirit of ingenuity. A video resource profiles the intricacies of the nation known as the...
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Geography Now! Lithuania

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Lithuania is a fascinating mixture of dark culture and modernity. For example, it has both a Hill of Crosses and Hill of Witches. It was known as the Jerusalem of the North, but its Jewish population was wiped out during the Holocaust. A...
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Geography Now! Libya

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Libya is an African country, but it is home to Italian-influenced Arab people. The complex state has been at the heart of some controversies, including dictator Muammar Gaddafi. A video resource profiles the ancient history of the modern...
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Geography Now! Lesotho

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Lesotho is known as Africa's refrigerator thanks to its elevation. While it has stunning views and is known for its diamond mines, it also has challenges, such as high HIV infection rate. A video resource profiles the land-locked African...
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Geography Now! Kuwait

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Kuwait is the third largest oil producer in the world, but it is a global leader in water processing. The surprising characteristic is a result of the nation's desalination efforts, which started in the 1950s. A video resource showcases...
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Geography Now! Liechtenstein

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Little Liechtenstein is often overlooked; even Adolf Hitler left it alone, and it remained neutral during World War II. However, the small nation, a former state of the Holy Roman Empire that never got absorbed into another country, is...
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Geography Now! Latvia

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Latvia is a country of contrasts. While evidence of the Soviet era is ingrained in the landscape—including ghost towns—the Baltic state has embraced its history. A video resource showcases its culture, which includes its darker past, and...
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Geography Now! Kazakhstan

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
While your learners may know Kazakhstan from the Borat movies, the country is full of rich history and culture. A video resource profiles the Central Asian nation that functions as a bridge between Europe and East Asia. It's home to...
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Geography Now! Indonesia

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Thanks to its gorgeous beaches, many view Indonesia as the Hawaii of the Muslim world. It is the largest archipelago nation, with anywhere between 13,500 to 18,300 islands. A video resource profiles the complex country and its diverse...