Geography Now! Cambodia

It's known best for its sacred site—Angkor Wat—and has been judged by experts to have the best rice in the world. Cambodia, however, is still dealing with the legacy of its violent genocide of the 1970s. An engaging video profile showcases the struggles of the developing nation grappling with its past.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Offer the video profile along with others in the series to discuss the influence of dictatorships on developing countries
Classroom Considerations
  • Serves as the 29th video in the extensive Countries A-Z series
  • Covers some difficult subject matter, including child trafficking
Pros
  • Concise summary of civil war and genocide is easy to follow
Cons
  • Poor audio quality may make parts of the video difficult to hear