Teenage Kara girl from the Omo River Valley in southwestern Ethiopia. Her community is on the verge of losing their culture and self-sustaining way of life.

Jane Baldwin

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In this lesson, students explore photos of the Kara tribe and discuss the environmental and cultural impacts of the Gibe III dam in Ethiopia...
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...
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
Common Core
In this lesson, students watch Amar, a short film by Andrew Hinton, which follows a 14-year-old boy from Jamshedpur, India through the routines of...
 FULLSCREEN Taerlung area, Kham, 2001. Women milking dri, the female yak. Yak, also known as Nor (meaning jewel, indicating their preciousness to nomad economy), are the main livestock of the Tibetan nomads.

Diane Barker

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Common Core
In this lesson, students view a photo essay and learn about the effects of relocation and modern technology on the traditional lifestyle of Tibetan...
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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...
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In this lesson, students examine an article about a tiny island community off the Louisiana coast and discuss how it is being affected by the...
Angkor Watt

Christian Houge

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  • Multiple Subjects
  • 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...
Man on the Xingu River

Taylor Weidman

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In this lesson, students read an article about a hydropower dam affecting ecosystems and communities in Brazil. Students explore the themes of...
Mimi Luebbermann with her sheep at Windrush Farm in Petaluma, CA.

Mark Andrew Boyer

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NGSS
In this lesson, students view a photo essay about a sheep farmer and examine how she offers an alternative to mass production. Local textile cultures...
An overlook of the Yuzana Palm Oil plantations.

Taylor Weidman

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NGSS
In this lesson, students view photos which document palm oil production in Myanmar and discuss the human costs to workers and families. For more...