The Apocalypse: Crash Course World Mythology #23

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Beasts, dragons, natural disasters ... modern-day zombie thrillers just don't measure up to ancient apocalypse stories! The 23rd video from the Crash Course World Mythology series is all about the end of days. Scholars learn about end-of-the-world myths from Judaism, Christianity, Islam, and other traditions. 

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Instructional Ideas
  • Discuss the similarities and differences between flood stories and apocalypse myths
Classroom Considerations
  • Some mature references (at 4:57, mentions a lake filled with sperm)
  • Fast-paced commentary 
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Pros
  • Contains helpful animations and images
  • Spirited narration style holds viewers' attention
Cons
  • None