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The History of Tea

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The mythical story of Shennong, the Chinese inventor of agriculture, introduces a video that traces the history of tea, the various methods of brewing, and the wars sparked by the attempts to prevent the spread of tea growing. 
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The Complicated History of Surfing

For Students 6th - 12th
Beach Boys and beach bunnies, woodies and long boards, the Billabong Pipeline Masters and Quicksilver Big Wave Invitational. Ah, but there's much more to surfing  than riding waves. A short video traces the sometimes dark history of this...
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The Fascinating History of Cemeteries

For Students 9th - 12th
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The History of Chocolate

For Students 8th - 12th
Since 1900 BCE the cocoa bean has been harvested, but much has changed in the ways it is harvested today. Watch and learn about the history of chocolate in an informative and interesting video.
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Putting History in its Place

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Examine ways in which historic places and landmarks represent significant themes and events in American history. Then create theme-based travel guides for related historic locations. This instructional activity requires informational...
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History vs. Genghis Khan

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
What place should Genghis Khan hold in history: vicious thirteenth century warlord, or cultural unifier who set the stage for the modern world? TED-Ed illuminates viewers with arguments behind both historical perspectives and provides...
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The History of Tattoos

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Did you know that tattoos date back to 8,000 years ago? From Otzi, mummified iceman of the Alps, to high society members of Victorian Britan, discover the cultural significance of tattoos amongst a wide variety of cultures and...
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How Social Media Can Make History

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
From Nineteen Eighty-Four, Brave New World, and Fahrenheit 451 to Facebook, Twitter, and TXT. Here’s a must-see video for anyone interested in the transformation of the media landscape and message distribution. The narrator traces four...
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What Can You Learn From Ancient Skeletons?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Skeletons may not be able to speak, but they can still tell us a lot. High schoolers watch a short video about the ways biological anthropologists can use a skeleton's bone structure to determine age, gender, place of birth, and social...
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Temple of Isis (Philae)

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
How did the Temple of Isis change throughout history? The resource discusses how architecture changed purposes over the time periods of the Pharaonic Era and the Greco-Roman Era. It gives a glimpse into what life was like and provides...
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Exploring Maps: Navigation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers engage in a lesson plan that is concerned with the concept of navigation while research is conducted with the use of a variety of resources. The information is used to expand their perspective of the applications for...
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World History People Review

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Who's who in World History? Help your historians keep track of major figures with this World History People Review, where students match 96 world figures to the appropriate descriptions. The matching questions are grouped by historical...
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History vs. Cleopatra

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Who was Cleopatra? What does she have to do with history? Watch a video that has a trial-theme aspect that explores the rumors and facts about the powerful woman and her effect on history.
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History through the Eyes of the Potato

For Students 7th - 10th
Would the Industrial Revolution have been possible without the potato? Not according to Leo Bear-McGuinness's video which traces the history of this famous spud from Peru to Europe and beyond.
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Ugly History: Witch Hunts

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Guilty until proven innocent? A short video tackles the question of why witch hunts occur by examining the history of these purges and the tests used to identify those suspect of working with the devil.
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Gyotaku: The Ancient Japanese Art of Printing Fish

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
An art form rich in cultural significance and historical ties, gyotaku is the ancient Japanese art of printing fish. Your class will not only learn about the competitive fishing culture of nineteenth century Japan and an important...
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Write Your Story, Change History

For Students 9th - 12th
Begin your course with an engaging video that inspires viewers to "dream big, work hard, and stay humble," even at a young age. Incorporating a variety of examples from United States history and popular culture, educator Brad Meltzer...
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A Brief History of Plural Word...s

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
One of the most straightforward rules of the English language is to add an s to make a word plural, except for a few irregular words. However, English wasn't always like this. Watch a narrated, animated video that explains the history of...
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A Brief History of Graffiti

For Students 7th - 12th
Vandalism or self expression? Watch this short video that walks viewers through the history of and debate about graffiti, and then decide for yourself.
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A Brief History of Numerical Systems

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
As people and civilizations have become more complex, numbers have evolved into what they are today. Watch a video that walks viewers through the history of the development of symbols into numbers and positional notations.
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History vs. Che Guevara

For Students 9th - 12th
Viewers decide whether revolutions should be judged by their ideals or their outcomes after watching a thought-provoking video. Focusing on the arguments in a trial of Che Guevara, high schoolers debate the scope of history as it relates...
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How Much of Human History Is on the Bottom of the Ocean?

For Students 4th - 8th
Shipwrecks and lost cities are just a few of the artifacts left behind by humans over the years. Take a look at a video that dives into the shallow and deep depths of the ocean to explore pieces of human history.
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"I" Witness to History

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Young journalists write diary entries from the point of view of a person involved in a historical event. They focus on including facts, clear narration, and accurate description of the individual's feelings. 
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The Mathematical Secrets of Pascal’s Triangle

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
This modern animation and discussion of the ancient secrets of Pascal's triangle manages to be topical, engaging, and mathematically deep all at the same time. A great introduction to the power of number theory across multiple math...

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