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Sacred Stories of Native Americans

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A Native America in the Classroom collection provides six videos and support materials about indigenous peoples who lived throughout North, Central, and South America. Young historians are introduced to Incan and Hopi origin stories, a...
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Coastal Peru: The Amazing Biodiversity of a Coastal Ecosystem

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Peru's coastal ecosystem is only one of the country's amazing features. But travelers don't need passports, expensive plane tickets, or heavy suitcases to examine the biodiversity of coastal Peru. Armed with a field trip log and graphic...
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For Teachers 5th - 8th
Peru really is a place that has it all! This video details the customs, food, and interests of the modern people and tours both the historical sites as well as the modern towns. Let's travel to Peru!
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Fascinating Fortress: Machu Picchu

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Learners research information about ruins of Machu Picchu in Peru, closely examine pictures of construction of Machu Picchu, and create paintings and write reports to demonstrate their knowledge of history, location, significance, and...
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Highways and Change

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What is the cost of change? Roberto Guerra's photo essay "La Carretera: Life and Change Along Peru's Interoceanic Highway" asks viewers to consider the impacts of the 1,600 mile-long highway through Peru and Brazil that connects Pacific...
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This Phenomenon Only Happens in Hawaii ... and Cuba, Nigeria, Indonesia, Peru, Sudan, Laos and…

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
What do Hawaii, Nigeria, and Peru have in common? Each of these locations, plus many others, get to see the subsolar point! But, what is it? A video from a comprehensive physics playlist puts the phenomenon at the forefront by explaining...
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Windmills and Blogs: The Impact of Technology in Rural Peru

For Teachers 4th - 9th
How does technology affect a community? Research the benefits and consequences of technology in rural Peru. In this technology lesson, learners discuss how the effects of technology. They view a PowerPoint and learn about the Peace...
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Peru History

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers gain an understanding of Peru's history. They analyze how specific ideas and beliefs have had an effect on a particular period of time and they trace the route of the Spanish Conquistadors on a map of Peru.
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Peru Geography and the Environment

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders draw maps of Peru and examine how Peru is a geographically diverse country.
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The Country of Peru

For Students 3rd - 8th
In this Peru instructional activity, students label places in Peru and draw, trace, and color parts of the country as well. Students complete 11 activities.
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The Flag of Peru

For Students 2nd - 5th
In this flag of Peru instructional activity, students read about the history of the flag and what it looks like. Students then color the flag of Peru.
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Words in the News Chile Peru agreement - 29 June 2005

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students develop vocabulary to read and explain an article abou the Chile Peru Agreement. They complete worksheets and on online quiz to increase vocabulary.
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That Is a Lot of Rain

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students investigate the amount of rainfall in Manu, Peru. They view and discuss a video and fill a rain guage with the amount of rainfall in Manu. They research and compare local rainfall amounts to those of Manu, and write about what...
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Hot and Humid, That's Manu

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Elementary and middle schoolers participate in a demonstration of the heat and humidity of the Manu rainforest environment. They watch and discuss a video, calculate the humidity and temperature in the humidified tent, and write a...
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The Deadly Frogs of Manu

For Teachers K - 6th
Students investigate the poisonous frogs of Manu, Peru. They watch and discuss a video, conduct Internet research on poison frogs, accurately color downloaded template models of the frogs of Manu, and create a poster using the colored...
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Why Do More Species Live Near the Equator?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The tropics contain about 40 percent of the area on Earth. Viewers take a trip to Peru as an entrancing video from a larger biology playlist explores the region. It explains the facts and theories about the biodiversity near the equator....
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Macaws: The Book

For Teachers K - 5th
Students research the various species of Macaw found in Manu, Peru and other parts of the Amazon. They watch and discuss a video, and each student constructs a book about Macaws that includes photos and background information on each...
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What Is Happening To My Species?

For Teachers K - 5th
Students select and research an animal that lives in the rainforest of Manu, Peru. They watch and discuss a video, create masks and costumes to role-play various rainforest animals, conduct research, and write a short story of their...
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Create a Travel Brochure

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners determine how geography affects how people live, work and play. They identify the different landforms in the three regions of Peru and create a travel brochure highlighting Peru's attractions.
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Limiting Government

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
While this lesson includes several nice worksheets to identify and discuss the various limits on government (i.e. a constitution, the rule of law, separation of powers, consent of the governed, etc.), its main value lies in a case study...
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A Teaching Guide on Local and Global Transitional Justice

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The Road to Peace introduces learners to the concept of transitional justice, a process where nations examine the causes of conflict, identify abuses, and use this information to develop a plan to transition to a society that upholds...
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Inti Raymi: Festival of the Sun

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students investigate the native Peruvian celebration of Inti Raymi (Festival of The Sun). The lesson provides sufficient background information about the holiday. Students compare the holiday to traditional American holidays.
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Peru's Word Search

For Students 6th - 8th
In this social studies worksheet, students find the words that are associated with the country of Peru and the answers are found at the bottom of the page.
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El Mundo Hispano

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Welcome to the Spanish-speaking world! Show your learners which countries declare Spanish as their primary language. Included are maps and flags for each Hispanophone country.

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