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83 resources with the concept world cultures

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The European Union

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What is the European Union and why was it formed? The six resources in this collection provide background information about the formation of the Union, its members, and the programs it has developed to foster peace and unity.
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Harmony Day Lessons

For Teachers Pre-K - 5th
Elementary school learners will love this exploration of diverse cultures and religious beliefs. There are thirteen lessons that will have kids create mosaics, analyze popular song lyrics, and learn the keys to a successful class...
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Post-Classical: Regional and Transregional Interactions

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
International trade from 600 AD to 1450 AD resulted in the flourishing of post-classical civilizations, the expansion of Islam across many regions, and the transmission of rare materials and innovative ideas — not to mention the spread...
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Starquest

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Almost every ancient culture observed the stars and saw pictures in the patterns. Studying stars allowed them to guide travelers, determine when to plant crops, when to harvest food, and the stories surrounding the images include some of...
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Cultural Identity

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How does cultural diversity impact political identity? That is the question researchers face as they continue their examination of the European Union and the programs it has developed in its attempt to achieve unity in diversity. To gain...
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Holidays Around the World

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Holidays are a wonderful opportunity to reunite with family, celebrate traditions, and pass on customs to the next generation. Elementary learners learn about international holidays before creating an ABC book that features one holiday...
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Global Water Supply Elementary School Curriculum

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Water is the focus of an interdisciplinary unit that brings awareness to its daily use around the world and the importance of conservation. Worksheets challenge scholars to match words and definitions, trace, complete a maze, and solve a...
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Rules of Procedure Quiz

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What do you know about the Model UN procedures? Scholars wrap up the final lesson of an eight-part Model United Nations series by showing their knowledge. Using the rules of procedure chart as a backdrop, they fill in the proper answers...
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Model UN Vocabulary

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What is a quorum? How about a bloc? Scholars research the various terms used by the Model United Nations format. The fifth lesson of an eight-part installment identifies the key terms and phrases.  A crossword puzzle and identification...
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Model UN Procedures

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Without rules and regulations, there would be nothing but chaos. The seventh lesson of an eight-part series investigates the procedures of holding a Model United Nations meeting. Scholars research and understand the terminology and the...
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Getting to Know Your Country

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Where are you from? What type of customs do you have? Scholars research their assigned nations in the third installment of an eight-part Model United Nations series. They work in pairs uncovering population, economic, and United Nations...
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Model UN Scavenger Hunt

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Have you ever tried to get information online about an organization only to have difficulty understanding the results? Scholars navigate the Internet in a WebQuest to locate information about organizations within the Model United...
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Victorian Historians

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th Standards
Take the class back in time to the Victorian Era! The resource provides a plethora of activities that create experiences for scholars in class. Some activities include a fun fair, viewing the starry-night painting, and even experiencing...
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Multicultural Youth Leadership

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Teens of the world, unite! Take your class or club on a multicultural journey through the relationship between cultural values and teen leadership skills. Groups work together to learn about one another's cultures while examining the...
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Whale Rider

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Ready for an educational movie day? Use a resource based on the movie Whale Rider to learn more about the Maori culture. Class members answer a variety of questions and listen to music from the soundtrack to further analyze and...
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Nonverbal Communication

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What is your body saying that maybe your words aren't? Scholars explore the vast world of the subtle, and not-so-subtle, nonverbal communication cues through group and individual work. Lesson seven in a series of peacebuilding exercises...
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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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Lactase Persistence: Evidence for Selection

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What's the link between lactase persistence and dairy farming? Biology scholars analyze data to find evidence of the connection, then relate this to human adaptation. Working individually and in small groups, learners view short video...
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Responding to Conflict: Negotiation Role-Play

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
After a lesson like this one, your class won't hesitate to negotiate! Pupils pair up and negotiate opposing sides of a conflict during the ninth installment in a 15-part series. Once they determine their wants and needs, individuals...
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Remember the Titans

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Do your pupils mingle freely, or do they form their own tight-knit groups? Introduce them to the importance of understanding differences and tolerance with an anti-bullying lesson. A clip from Remember the Titans demonstrates the efforts...
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Race: Teacher Guide: Race

For Teachers 6th - 8th
How has the concept of race changed over time? Explore the genetic, cultural, and social aspects of race through a series of impactful activities. Scholars discover how race is influenced by inherited traits, examine census records to...
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Patterns in the Distribution of Lactase Persistence

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
We all drink milk as babies, so why can't we all drink it as adults? Examine the trend in lactase production on the world-wide scale as science scholars analyze and interpret data. Groups create pie charts from the data, place them on a...
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Holidays Around the World

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Let's focus on a holiday from around the world! Young researchers choose a holiday from somewhere around the world, and conduct research to answer questions about the holiday. It can be used anytime during the year!
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Who Built Great Zimbabwe? And why?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
It's hard to image that a mystery surrounds the second largest settlement ruins found in Africa. Who built this stone city? Why was it built? What happened to it? Why was it abandoned? A short video explores the controversies surrounding...