Students will come to learn about Indian advancements in math and how they were affected by Indian culture and religion. Through cross-cultural analysis students will examine math and science advancements in India and other parts of the wo more
This lesson introduces a well-known folk tale, with renditions from India, the United States, and West Africa. After analyzing the versions, students write their own didactic story based on the formula, but focused on a contemporary setting more
Help students understand tensions in South Asia that has led to a nuclear stand-off. Its complex issues and deep roots of conflict offer great material for students to weigh perspectives, role-play, and apply understanding to other foreign more
Learn about a double drum that's found in cultures throughout the world. Through this flexible lesson, learn about the mechanics, methods, and musical qualities of a tabla by creating a "tube-la" in class. more
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