Geography Now! Lithuania

Lithuania is a fascinating mixture of dark culture and modernity. For example, it has both a Hill of Crosses and Hill of Witches. It was known as the Jerusalem of the North, but its Jewish population was wiped out during the Holocaust. A video resource profiles the intriguing nation located in the Baltic region. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Offer the video with others on the Baltic states to discuss the similarities among the nations
Classroom Considerations

  • Slated as video 102 of the larger Countries A-Z series
  • Includes a discussion and jokes about suicide
Pros

  • Resource profiles details that often get overlooked about Baltic nations
  • Maps and graphics do a good job of demonstrating geographical concepts
Cons

  • Ad interrupts streaming