Geography Now! Micronesia (Federated States)

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The Federated State of Micronesia may cover 217 square miles, but the country's landmass only covers a fraction of that. The 600 islands are home to a diverse indigenous culture, and the marks of colonialism, including English and Christianity, are all over it. A video resource profiles the small nation that covers a large ocean area.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use the video to profile cultures of the Pacific
Classroom Considerations

  • Video is number 115 of the comprehensive series called Countries A-Z
  • Some gags that involve fighting and punching may make this resource inappropriate for some
Pros

  • Resource is humorous and engaging to learners
  • Video profiles a lesser-known country, enhancing instruction
Cons

  • Video quality is low compared to previous episodes