Historical Thinking Videos in High School Social Studies

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WARS & WHY THEY EXIST -  'KALASHNIKOV'S DREAM'
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
Common Core
'Kalashnikov's Dream' is an engaging, cross-curricular program. Presented in four media-rich lessons as a ‘kit’, the completed program allows...
 MIGRATION & WHY IT HAPPENS  - 'Mirad a Boy from Bosnia'
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
Common Core
‘Mirad, a Boy from Bosnia’ is an engaging, cross-curricular program involving rigorous synoptic assessments. Presented in four media-rich lessons,...
FERGUSON YOUTH INITIATIVE SUMMIT
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
Tension is mounting in the St. Louis area as residents await a grand jury decision about whether to indict the police officer who shot an unarmed...
Carnegie Council "Flipped Classroom"
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
Carnegie Council offers a twist on the traditional "flipped classroom." Rather than entire lectures or guided instruction, we offer an abbreviated...
Ethics on Film: Discussion of Hotel Rwanda
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
Based on the true story of a Rwandan hotel manager who saved the lives of over 1,200 refugees during the 1994 genocide, this film points blame at the...
Video Clips from Social Science Experts
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
These short 2-6 minute videos from academic experts and prominent leaders feature discussions on politics, economics, the environment, and philosophy...
Nature's First Defenders
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Indigenous people—nature’s first defenders—play a vital role in sustaining our planet. This lesson enables students to understand that role and to...
Are Nuclear Weapons Useful? (Activity)
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
Guiding Question: Technology goes out of existence over time. So why do we still have nuclear weapons after the Cold War? This question is answered...
 Weighing Individual Versus Group Rights (Activity)
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
Are there situations in which society allows the rights and well-being of the individual to be valued more than than the welfare and safety of a...
The Vietnam War Lesson Guide
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
Explore classroom lesson plans related to Ken Burns's and Lynn Novick’s ten-part, 18-hour documentary series, THE VIETNAM WAR , which tells the story...