In this activity, students will take a fun quiz to find out what kind of traveller they are. Students will also respond to a multitude of questions regarding their likes/dislikes in a group conversation setting. Students will learn more about traveling and how to answer questions regarding likes/dislikes. Students will also learn to answer questions about places.
When the Apollo 11 spacecraft lifted off on July 16, 1969, for the Moon, it signaled a climactic instance in human history.
Kishore Mahbubani, author of Beyond the Age of Innocence: Rebuilding Trust between America and the World and Can Asians Think? joins Conversations host Harry Kreisler for a discussion about America and the world. (55 min)
Retired U.S. Marine Corps General Anthony Zinni joins host Harry Kreisler on this edition of Conversations with History to discuss the military today and their role in a changing world filled with transnational threats and terrorism. (60 min)
Students explore the sound, evolution, performance techniques, and culture of guitar-like instruments from around the world.
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The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) and National Geographic commissioned a survey to gauge what young people educated in American colleges and universities know about geography, the environment, demographics, U.S. foreign policy, recent international events, and economics. The survey, conducted in May 2016 among 1,203 respondents aged eighteen to twenty-six, revealed significant gaps between what young people understand about today’s world and what they need to know to successfully navigate and compete in it. Included on site is the full survey report (PDF) and a sample quiz of some of the survey questions.
This video segment adapted from NOVA/FRONTLINE looks at the future of global warming as developing nations, including India and China, increase their need for energy.
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The world is becoming more and more interconnected. Globalization changes how people consume, work and live almost everywhere on the world. Today, many economic, political, cultural or ecological relationships are not explainable from a national perspective. At the same time, a controversial debate about the consequences of globalization has begun. But what are the main causes for globalization? In what areas it is most prominent? And who are the winners and looser of globalization?
Students investigate how mountains are formed. Concepts include the composition and structure of the Earth's tectonic plates and tectonic plate boundaries, with an emphasis on plate convergence as it relates to mountain formation. Students learn that geotechnical engineers design technologies to measure movement of tectonic plates and mountain formation, as well as design to alter the mountain environment to create safe and dependable roadways and tunnels.
Students use samba rhythms and percussion to improvise in rondo form.
In this activity, students will practice talking about places and cities that they have visited. Students will also talk about what is currently going on in the world by planning a trip.
Students brainstorm strategies to guide their listening as they describe and label music of different genres.
In this episode of our "Pilot Pals" story time series, we share the story of the Douglas World Cruisers and the first around the world flight
Students explore a variety of rhythms from around the world.
Help your child explore the world of science by engaging in some exciting and fun investigations together!
Many science activities for babies and toddlers will principally involve building language.
As you describe and name interesting phenomena, your child will be exposed to a rich variety of new words.
The first or second-grader is better able to record her experiences and make some predictions based on her extra years of experience.
Your preschooler or kindergartner is usually developmentally capable of physically engaging with things on his own, and has gained enough facility with language to begin describing and discussing his experiences.
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In this activity students will discuss specific work life situations as well as things specific to getting a job or during the interview process. This brings in a real life situation to the lab to enhance discussion as well as learning.
In this activity, students will take a fun quiz to find out what kind of traveler they are.