Its brother to the north may get most of the attention in the news, but South Korea is considered one of the Asian tiger nations. The country is home to numerous World Heritage sites, a booming tech industry, and is the fifth largest exporter in the world. A video resource introduces South Korea and its role on the world stage.
- Pair with an episode on North Korea and create a class discussion on the current status of the Korean peninsula
- Jokes about cognitive impairment, images of blackface, and a story of a child starving to death may be considered insensitive to some audiences
- Video is the 92nd part in the Countries A-Z playlist
- Narrator's parents are from Korea, and his observations add personal insight to the resource
- Pictures and maps demonstrate geographic concepts
- Ad interrupts streaming and is disruptive