Geography Now! Pakistan

An interesting video resource profiles Pakistan, a country with a modern history and an ancient past. Partitioned from India in the middle of the 20th century, it now has the most militarized border in the world. The complicated country is making its way on the international stage with the help of the emerging giant of China. Learners explore the culture of the troubled world spot, as well as consider its future place in international diplomacy.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Offer the video to discuss the border tensions with India
  • Use the resource to fuel discussion of China's growing diplomatic influence
Classroom Considerations

  • Resource is part of lengthy country profile playlist exploring nations around the globe

  • Detailed graphics and map illustrate the complex geographical boundaries of the nation
  • Funny gags engage learner interest

  • Two advertisement disrupt the video