Harry Potter fans may recognize Bulgaria as the home of Victor Krum, but the Balkan country is so much more. A video resource explores its bats, caves, and nutritious yogurt. After learning about the former Eastern bloc country, pupils consider what the Slavic nation can do to overcome its challenges, including a declining population.
- Use the video to inform a discussion of the effects of the Soviet Union's breakup
- Offer the video as research for a project on Bulgaria or Slavic culture
- Video is part of a lengthy geography playlist called Countries A-Z
- Host is funny and relatable
- Maps and graphics show complex geographical ideas