Worldwide Locations

Worldwide Locations

secondary lesson plans

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Water is Life
Water security is one of the greatest global challenges of the 21st century. This lesson helps students understand issues, and take action. more

Visible Traces

A full curriculum on the development of Chinese language and writing. more
Modern statue of Aryabhata, astronomer and mathematician in ancient India. Photo: Mukerjee.
Indian Mathematical Achievements
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
Gauri and Prithvi: Nuclear South Asia
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
Art from Dunhuang showing a blend of artistic and cultural styles. Image: gongfu_king/flickr.com.
Comparative Religious Teachings
Students analyze translated texts from Christian, Buddhist, Islamic, Hindu and other religious books. more
For sale along the Silk Roads. What's your product? Image: Gusjer/flickr.com.
Trade in the Silk Road Cities
Students learn about the vast Eurasian trade network--and create a modern-day marketing plan to move products from China to the Middle East. Culture, economics, satellite mapping, "global street smarts" come together in this activity. more
Photo courtsey flickr/Khans'
Artha
Artha, which loosely translates as "getting ahead," is one of four goals of Hinduism. Students explore this concept using a translated political doctrine from 4th century B.C.E. and also through a story about a young boy. more
A Japanese American posted this banner on his store front the day after Japan attacked Pearl Harbor and shortly before he was sent to an internment camp. Image: Dorthea Lange, National Archives.
Japanese American Internment
Asian Americans and U.S.-Asia Relations during World War II more
How Much is There to Eat?
A Comparison Between India and the Southern United States more
It's difficult to grasp how big world population is without breaking it down in understandable terms. Image: luoman/iStockPhoto.com.
How Big is Big?
A Population Density Exercise more