Social Orders and Creation Stories: Crash Course World Mythology #5

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How do myths help explain people's origins and relationships with one another? The fifth installment in the 41-part Crash Course World Mythology video series explores the topic. Viewers discover dualities in myths, including the distinction between men and women. 

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Instructional Ideas
  • Have students discuss the similarities between Biblical, Greek, and Japanese creation stories 
Classroom Considerations
  • Includes some Biblical references
  • Mentions incest and intercourse (7:48-8:03)
Pros
  • Animations reinforce video content
  • Humor keeps the topic light and engaging 
Cons
  • None