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Maya, Aztec, and Inca Civilizations

For Teachers 5th Standards
A 10-lesson unit explores the Maya, Aztec, and Inca civilizations. Over the course of two weeks, scholars read nonfiction excerpts, discuss their findings, and complete activities. An assessment equipped with multiple choice and matching...
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Killer Bees

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Learn about the killer bees in Central America's rainforests in this fantastic video. It discusses why these native honey bees are in danger and why it is important to keep them safe!
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Cane Toad

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Nocturnal frogs, like the cane toad, have horizontal irises. Your science class can learn more facts about the cane toad with this superb video. The narrator is easy to understand and, while she speaks, holds a real life cane toad!
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El Mundo Hispano

For Teachers 3rd - Higher Ed
Colorful maps are clearly labeled in this PowerPoint to show viewers where different Hispanic countries are located within Central and South America. Each country is listed on its own slide with a title, the capital, close-up map, flag,...
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Guatemalan Coup of 1954: How Did the Cold War Influence American Foreign Policy Decisions?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Was it all about the bananas—or the fear of a communist threat? Young historians use a history lab to examine documents from the American-led 1954 Guatemalan coup. Using graphics, government documents, and speeches, they examine the...
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Carlos Vaquerano

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
An 11-minute video shines a spotlight on Carlos Vaquerano, an El Salvadorian who made his way to the United States of America at the age of 15 to escape the dangers that took over his country. Interviews detail how and why Vaquerano left...
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What's In a Name?

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
What is in a name? Eager historians trace the geographical history of places in the United States with Spanish names. Using a worksheet activity, clues, and web research developed in conjunction with the PBS "Latinos in America" series,...
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Latino Americans: Timeline of Important Dates

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
From 1500-2000, an interactive timeline details important events related to Latino Americans. Next, to each date are small, yet informative blurbs—some of which include videos. 
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Ceramica de los Ancestros

For Students 3rd - 6th
Scholars join a field expedition team to unearth a plethora of treasures from Central America. Artifacts listed in alphabetical order come with an informational blurb and a picture designed for participants to color. Activity pages...
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Geography Now! Nicaragua

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
The volcano is perhaps the best symbol for the country of Nicaragua. It's beautiful, but a bit unstable. A video resource profiles the Central American nation, which is the second poorest in the Western Hemisphere. Highlights include...
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Geography Now! Honduras

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Honduras is home to ancient ruins and beautiful baroque buildings. It also has fish-nados, a natural phenomenon that causes fish rain upon parts of the country. A video profile explores the Central American nation, including some of its...
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Geography Now! Guatemala

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
The Mayans still exist, and their presence is felt everywhere—just ask the people of Guatemala. The Central American country is home to many ruins from the ancient civilization, and its people still speak many of the Mayan's original...
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Geography Now! El Salvador!

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
El Salvador's culture and politics may mimic its landscape—tough and beautiful. With every major city near a volcano and the legacy of a violent civil war, El Salvador grapples with its past. A video resource explores the Central...
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Geography Now! Costa Rica

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Its name means rich coast, and Costa Rica is a showcase of the resources Latin America has to offer. From its jungles to its carbon neutral environmental policy, the Central American country has managed to carve out a stable democracy...
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Protecting the Critical Habitat of the Manatee and Loggerhead Turtle

For Teachers 1st Standards
Explore ocean habitats with a lesson plan that showcases the home of manatees and loggerhead turtles in Belize. Here, pupils compare and contrast the homes of ocean animals to those of humans, listen to an original short story about the...
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Who is Alexander von Humboldt?

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Never heard of Alexander von Humboldt? Don't miss the opportunity to tell your class about "the most important forgotten man of science." The narrator describes an array of Humboldt's scientific accomplishments in his five-year journey...
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The Geography of Latin America

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Perfect for a geography or world cultures lesson, the slides in this presentation cover the topography, demographics, and climate of Central America, South America, and the Caribbean. From the apex of the Andes Mountains, to the depths...
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Video Boxes

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students create a video box about a Central American country. In this world history lesson, student research Central America and pick a country they want to investigate. They work in groups to create a video box that shows images about...
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Central America and the Caribbean

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Use the library or Internet to find resources on a chosen topic. The class will comprehend the collected information, structure the information with texts and graphics for a presentation. Each presentation focuses on Hispanic culture and...
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Canada Map Quiz

For Students 7th - 12th
For this online interactive geography quiz worksheet, learners examine the map that includes 13 Canadian provinces and territories. Students identify the names of the provinces and territories in 2 minutes, 30 seconds.
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Central America Map Quiz

For Students 7th - 12th
In this online interactive geography quiz learning exercise, students examine the map that includes 22 Central American countries. Students identify the names of the countries in 3 minutes.
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Welcome to the Americas

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Learners research and map the North and South American continents. In this geography lesson on the Americas, students can locate North, Central and South American countries and states. Learners choose a location to research and prepare a...
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A Personal Narrative on the Immigration Experience

For Teachers 9th - 11th
The students create a personal narrative on their experiences with immigration. In this instructional activity, students are asked to read and understand examples of narrative writing as well as evaluate lyrics from Ben Folds Five to...
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Mesoamerica: The History of Central America

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research the life of a powerful woman of the Maya Empire. They analyze the role of women in Maya society and compare them to powerful women of today in an essay.