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Nietzsche on: Superman

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
If evolution is not complete, as Friedrich Nietzsche contends in Thus Spoke Zarathustra, then a future breed of human may likely be superior to the humans of today. The characteristics of Nietzsche's Superman, or übermensch, are not what...
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Philosophy - Nietzsche

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Have you built your home on the slopes of Mount Vesuvius? Why not? Friedrich Nietzsche challenges viewers to live a fulfilled and dangerous life, to use the humanities as a guide to life, and to own up to one's envy, as explained in a...
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An Introduction to Friedrich Nietzsche’s Beyond Good and Evil

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Is God is dead? Is there no absolute truth? Do different societies have different concepts of good and evil? Introduce the ideas of Friedrich Nietzsche with a short video analysis of Nietzsche's Beyond Good and Evil.
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An Introduction to Friedrich Nietzsche’s On the Genealogy of Morality

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Where does our sense of morality come from? Friedrich Nietsche's On the Genealogy of Morality is the focus of a short explanatory video. Clarifying the difference between the concepts of good and bad based on one's societal framework,...
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Genealogy of Morals

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive philosophy quiz worksheet, students respond to 26 multiple choice questions about Nietzsche's Genealogy of Morals. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Beyond Good and Evil

For Students 9th - 12th
For this online interactive philosophy worksheet, high schoolers respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about Beyond Good and Evil by Nietzsche. Students may check some of their answers on the interactive worksheet. 
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Thus Spoke Zarathustra

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive philosophy worksheet, students respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about Thus Spoke Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche. Students may check some of their answers on the interactive worksheet. 
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Reading Closely for Textual Details: “Life Steps Almost Straight”

For Teachers 12th Standards
Help your class examine humanity's unpredictable nature through "Life Steps Almost Straight." Learners read various works from philosophers such as Viktor Frankl, The Buddha, and Nietzsche to gather textual evidence and explain their...
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The Birth of Tragedy

For Students 10th - 12th
 In this online interactive philosophy worksheet, students respond to 30 multiple choice questions about The Birth of Tragedy by Friedrich Nietzsche. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Thus Spoke Zarathustra

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive philosophy worksheet, students respond to 20 multiple choice questions about Thus Spoke Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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The Birth of Tragedy

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive philosophy worksheet, high schoolers respond to 30 short answer and essay questions about The Birth of Tragedy by Friedrich Nietzsche.
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The Dawn of the 20th Century

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
20th Century themes are explored in this overview. From Urbanization to Marx & Einstein, scholars will learn about the key themes of this topic. Note: This is a brief overview of 20th Century themes and not intended to be an in-depth...
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La Belle Époque [1871-1914]:

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Progress through various aspects of the  "The Beautiful Era" in this presentation. Political, technological, and scientific contexts surround the time of innovation and change in the world landscape. The short length of this slide show...
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War and Human Nature: Crash Course World History 204

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Is aggression part of human nature? What about warfare? Crash Course World History takes high schoolers through the anthropological perspective of war, as well as the philosophical and biological points of view, and explores whether or...
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The Philosophy of Cynicism

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Diogenes of Sinope was a cynic, the first of that line of philosophy, advocating for rejecting materialism, vanity, and conformity. While the meaning of the label cynic has changed over the centuries, the core ideas of rejecting custom...
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Religious Studies

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What is the difference between religion and religious studies? Readers find out after reading an online handout. It outlines common assignments in religious studies classes, such as critically evaluating religious texts and writing...
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Man's Search For Meaning: Concept Analysis

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Designed as a resource for teachers who use Man's Search for Meaning, this seven-page packet includes a list of related informational texts, research issues and project ideas, central questions, background information on World War II and...
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The Metamorphosis: Request Strategy

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Round out your unit on Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis with a series of reading comprehension questions. As kids read, they challenge each other to answer specific connection questions from the text.
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An Introduction to John Stuart Mill's Utilitarianism

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
If a goal is worthy are any means justified to achieve this goal? Yes, according to John Stuart Mill. Introduce viewers to Mill's concept of Utilitarianism with a short video that used an animated tale of a battle for a city to...
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An Introduction to Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Discover Aristotle's view of happiness, or eudaimonia, with a short video that analyzes the Greek philosopher's Nicomachean Ethics. An applicable example of finding the golden mean when pursuing happiness connects ancient Greek...
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Saved from the Gallows — the Trial of Leopold and Loeb

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Was justice served for Bobby Franks? An informative article about the 1924 trial of Richard Loeb and Nathan Leopold includes an overview of the murder of Bobby Franks, the defense’s legal strategy, and excerpts of closing arguments from...
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N is the Answer

For Students 9th - 12th
Fans of trivia can sharpen their research skills by employing the Internet to find the answers to the trivia questions presented in this online instructional activity. This particular instructional activity focuses on questions whose...
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I and Thou

For Students 10th - 12th
In this online interactive philosophy worksheet, students respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about Buber's I and Thou. Students may check some of their answers on the interactive worksheet.
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Introduction To Latin

For Teachers Higher Ed
In this language arts worksheet, students examine the 101 reasons for taking a class in Latin. The syllabus has classical art for background on the cover page.

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