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In this lesson, students watch a film about a flamenco guitarist and explore the elements of this cross-cultural art form. Set in Seville, Spain,...
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  • High School
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Students watch a 9-minute film, Isle de Jean Charles by Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee, about a tiny island community off the Louisiana coast and examine how...
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
Common Core
In this lesson, students watch a film about a Yup’ik fisherman in Alaska and discuss how cultural traditions are tied to local ecosystems. Set in the...

Roberto (Bear) Guerra

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Common Core
In this lesson, students explore photos depicting life along the Interoceanic Highway in Peru and examine the effects of development. Highways are...
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NGSS
Students analyze images of icebergs from the polar regions through a nature photographer's unique point of view and explore the themes of bearing...
Shelton Kokeok looks through his window at the eroded shoreline. His home is the last one on this part of the island, which is still resisting erosion. Nine years ago, he moved his home 100 feet inland, but the erosion has progressed greatly since then. He doesn't have the resources to move again.
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NGSS
In this lesson, students view a photo essay which documents an island in Alaska impacted by climate change and discuss connections between community...
Angkor Watt

Christian Houge

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  • High School
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In this lesson, students examine photos of Angkor Wat and discuss the importance of cultural architecture. Architectural sites provide an important...
epali soldiers and police clear rubble from Durbar Square in Bhaktapur, Nepal, on April 30, 2015.

Taylor Weidman

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In this lesson, students explore cultural artifacts in Nepal and discuss ways in which artifacts are used in their daily lives. Earthquakes and other...
River with mountains
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
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In this lesson, students examine the state of rivers around the world and explore ways to reclaim them at this time in history. Rivers are woven into...
In the upcoming months, this and hundreds of other "dangerous buildings" across Yangon will be bulldozed. Many are already gone.

Elizabeth Rush

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  • MS, HS
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Students explore the disappearing colonial architecture in Yangon, Myanmar through photography and explore the effects of development and...