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Ancient Civilizations: Crash Course History

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Never before have ancient civilizations been so clearly described in such succinct video segments...and here are six of them for your World History students! Persians, Greeks, Buddhists, Romans, and more! Watch as John Green delves into...
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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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Classical Civilizations: The Rise of States and Empires

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
History is full of great empires rising to power—and falling into dust. But what does religion and a society's belief system have to do with a civilization's fate? A thorough explanation of the impact of world religions on their...
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Detectable Civilizations in our Galaxy 2

For Students 8th - 9th
The idea of whether or not communication from other planets can be transmitted and received is discussed in this presentation. The various issues such as relative stages of development, the ability to receive a transmission, and whether...
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Detectable Civilizations in our Galaxy 1

For Students 8th - 9th
Sal runs through a framework for detecting possible civilizations in our universe. He deals with the number of stars and uses the requirements for civilizations to derive how many potentially suitable planets there might be. The Drake...
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The Wonders of Ancient Civilizations

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Bring excitement and interest to your social studies with a unit on ancient civilizations.
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Early American Civilizations

For Teachers 1st Standards
Bridge subjects ancient history and English language arts together with a unit all about the Maya, Aztec, and Inca civilizations. Eleven lessons begin with a read-aloud followed by a whole-class discussion in preparation for practice by...
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Easter Islanders Made Tools, Not War

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
When studying artifacts, especially tools, how do archaeologists determine what the devices were used for? In what ways might researchers' previous experiences influence their perception of an artifact? An article about researchers'...
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The End of Civilization (In the Bronze Age): Crash Course World History

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The Middle East during the Bronze Age was made up of many different civilizations, but based on economic, trade, and familial connections, one could consider the region as its own civilization. Learn more about the Middle East during the...
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War and Civilization: Crash Course World History 205

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Can war be an indication of a growing civilization? Crash Course World History explores the ways that wealth and power work together to form and defend empires throughout the history of mankind.
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Disease! Crash Course World History 203

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
International exploration and trade have largely carved out the world we know now. However, these historical movements often contributed to widespread pandemics of diseases, including the Bubonic Plague and other regional illnesses that...
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An Introduction to Samuel Huntington’s The Clash of Civilizations

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
In 1996, Samuel Huntington predicted that in a post-Cold War world, the primary source of conflict would be due to cultural and religious differences, rather than ideological ones. Introduce The Clash of Civilizations with a short,...
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Is There a Limit to Technological Progress?

For Students 7th - 12th
Have you ever looked at the newest smartphone and wondered if we have reached the apex of technological advancement? Journey through an exploratiovn of the Kardashev and Barrow scales to see how Earth's civilization can still advance in...
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Could Human Civilization Spread Across the Whole Galaxy?

For Students 7th - 12th
Ever heard of von Neumann machines? These self-replicating machines could allow for the expansion of human civilization beyond Earth. The video describes how this type of technology could open many doors for exploration and life.
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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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Indus Valley Civilization

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
What constitutes a civilization? In a swift, engaging, and humorous fashion, John Green begins this edition of Crash Course History by exploring the symptoms of a civilization, such as surplus production, cities, social stratification,...
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Detectable Civilizations in Our Galaxy 5

For Students 8th - 11th
The lecturer discusses reasons why we haven't detected any of the possible 12.5 civilizations that are deduced to be residing in the Milky Way Galaxy based on the Drake equation. The space between possible civilizations is discussed, as...
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Egyptian Tomb Treasures

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Learners are taught that the culture and customs of ancient Egyptian civilization. They recognize Egyptian symbols, patterns, and artwork. Students demonstrate their knowledge of Egyptian funeral procedures by creating replica sarcophagi.
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Lesson 1: Setting the Stage

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders study the Native American civilizations and make a shape book using information from research. In this Native American lesson, 6th graders participate in the initial lesson of a new unit of study. They discuss the meaning...
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The Emergence and Evolution of the Cuneiform Writing System in Ancient Mesopotamia

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the parallel development and increasing complexity of writing and the growth of civilization in the Tigris and Euphrates valleys in ancient Mesopotamia.
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Jeopardy Review Game: Civilizations through History

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders review civilizations using a Jeopardy game. They will view pictures of different civilizations, analyze the pictures, and decide which time period they are from.
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Mayan Advancements

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Farming, mathematics, languages, architecture...discover an incredible array of accomplishments and advancements attributed to the Mayan people.
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The Fertile Crescent

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What does a ziggurat, cuneiform, and Hammurabi's Code all have in common? They are all key features in the history of the Fertile Crescent, which you can introduce to your young historians using this simple PowerPoint presentation.
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Aztec Empire

For Teachers 7th - 11th
To set the stage for a study of the Aztec Empire, groups use the provided definition of civilization and generate a list of elements that make up our modern day civilization. The whole class then examines an image of an Aztec city and...