History of Public Health in Philadelphia: A Timeline with a Global Context, 1300s – 2000s CE

Source: Global Philadelphia Association and Historical Society of Pennsylvania Description: This timeline shows the history of many public health initiatives, issues, and organizations as they developed in the city of Philadelphia from the colonial era into the present day.  These developments are provided within a global context, utilizing material from across many continents and countries, and…
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Lesson Plans: Foreign Policy Research Institute

Source: Foreign Policy Research Institute Description: FPRI has a collection of free lesson plans and materials related to contemporary and historical international relations, foreign policy, and world history, geared toward middle and high school audiences. Website: www.fpri.org/education/lesson-plans-teachers/
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Model UN at UNA-GP

Source: United Nations Association of Greater Philadelphia Description: UNA-GP hosts model UNs for high school students, with recent topics focusing on Water Management and the Rule of Law. Posted on their website are resources for learning about the topics, which can also be used as supplementary materials in the classroom. Website: una-gp.org/projects/our-model-un-conferences/
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International Classroom: Archaeology and Anthropology Experts

Source: Penn Museum Description: Penn Museum affiliated archaeologists and anthropologists host workshops for students in all grade levels through visuals, hands on activities, and interactive discussions about archaeology and anthropology, focusing on both the ancient past and relevant issues of today. Website: www.penn.museum/teachers-and-students/k-12-educators/international-classroom/overview
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International Classroom: World Culture Educators

Source: Penn Museum Description: The Penn Museum provides schools with workshops and speakers from around the globe who can teach students more about their cultures and homelands through intercultural dialogues, world language exercises, and multiple viewpoints about aspects of daily life. The diverse group of speaker workshops feature cultures from regions in Africa, Asia, North/Central/South America,…
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International Classroom: Cultural Performers

Source: Penn Museum Description: Local performing artists introduce cultural rituals, traditions, and stories from around the world. These workshops use a range of arts such as poetry, dance, and puppets to educate students about vibrant cultural traditions. Website: www.penn.museum/teachers-and-students/k-12-educators/international-classroom/overview
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Storyteller Denise Valentine

Source: Denise Valentine Description: Denise Valentine is a professional storyteller, historical performer, teaching folk artist and cultural arts consultant. Her storytelling performance illustrates the power of story to transcend differences between people, transform negativity and inspire hope. The storyteller delights audiences with traditional folktales from around the world flavored with colorful people, talking animals, humor,…
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The Philadelphia Middle Passage Ceremony and Port Marker Project

Source: Middle Passage Ceremonies and Port Markers Project, Inc. Description: The Philadelphia Middle Passage Ceremony & Port Marker Project has led the movement to conduct an annual Ancestral Remembrance Ceremony at Penn’s Landing to acknowledge the Port of Philadelphia, and other locations on the Delaware River, as a port of entry for Africans during the…
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10 Places Celebrating African-American Heritage in Philadelphia

Source: Global Philadelphia Association Description: A comprehensive list of 10 sites and museums in Philadelphia that highlight African American history and heritage year round. Website: globalphiladelphia.org/news/beyond-black-history-month-10-places-celebrating-african-american-heritage-philadelphia
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400+: Black History, Black Futures, Black Now

Source: African American Museum in Philadelphia Description: The African American Museum in Philadelphia invites audiences to reflect on the Black experiences that have occurred since Africans first arrived in the English colonies in 1619. Throughout 2019 they will offer an assortment of programs and exhibitions which will help facilitate discussions and personal reflections on the…
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