Geography Now! Antigua and Barbuda

It has been voted the best place to have a wedding, and it's highest point is named after American president Barack Obama. The islands of Antigua and Barbuda, only independent since 1981, show the dynamics of the post-colonial Caribbean in an eye-catching video. Viewers explore its physical and human geography—and see its pristine beaches many dream of visiting. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use the video to research nations in the Caribbean
Classroom Considerations

  • Video is sixth in the Countries A-Z series
  • Inappropriate pop culture references may make this video unsuitable for some classroom environments
Pros

  • Presenter is engaging and uses graphic maps to show complex ideas
  • Use of humor keeps pupils interested
Cons

  • Narrator frequently looks off camera, which can be distracting