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Money and Debt: Crash Course World History 202
14 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Adam Smith contended that people are inherently drawn to creating a medium of exchange to make barter easier. A Crash Course World History video takes high schoolers through the creation and implementation of currency, and asks them to...
Disease! Crash Course World History 203
12 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Rethinking Civilization - Crash Course World History 201
14 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Does a civilization need a state to be considered a civilization? High schoolers learn about the nomads, barbarians, and hill people of ancient history and the qualities of their existence that may have been considered a civilization...
World History and Geography: Ancient Greek Civilizations
6th CCSS: Adaptable
Have an Olympic Games coming up? Explain the history of the games while also teaching about Ancient Greek culture and civilizations. A scaffolded set of 24 tasks enhances learning and active engagement with the material in any classroom.
World History and Geography: The Chinese During Medieval Times 600-1300 A.D.
7th CCSS: Adaptable
The Great Wall may be one of the most famous pieces of architecture of all time. Teach seventh graders the history behind its construction, the importance of dynasties, and all about ancient Chinese civilization through a series of 20...
Human PreHistory 101 Part 3: Agriculture Rocks Our World
7 mins 9th - 12th
Around 14,000 years ago, the ice age melted. What did humans do in response? They settled down and began to farm their food. Visit the Fertile Crescent and beyond through animation and narrated explanations. Viewers learn about the birth...
International Commerce, Snorkeling Camels, and the Indian Ocean Trade
10 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
2000 Years of Chinese History! The Mandate of Heaven and Confucius
12 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
John Green summarizes the ebb and flow of dynasties in 2000 years of ancient Chinese history up to the Chinese Revolution of 1911. He discusses the development and influence of the mandate of heaven, as well as an overview of...
History of Immigration From the 1850s to the Present
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The Statue of Liberty may embrace the huddled masses of the world, but has American society always joined in? After young historians read a passage about the history of American immigration in the 19th and 20th centuries, focusing on...
Teenage Assassins and the Outbreak of the First World War
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
The Shot Heard Round the World—the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand—launched the world into its first global conflict. Scholars explore where nationalism and assassination merge. Through research and role playing, one can see...
African American History: Honored as Heroes
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
To gain an understanding of the treatment of African American soldiers during World War I, class members watch an excerpt from the History Detectives film, Our Colored Heroes, and then examine three recruitment posters from that time...