India and Nepal Dance and Music

Source: Joe Gorman, Music Specialist, D. Newlin Fell Elementary School Description: These are teaching resources on Indian and Nepali music and dance that have been collected by elementary music teacher Joe Gorman. He includes activities on Diwali dance, Bollywood dance and music, Jantar Mantar, Om Mani Padme Hum (Buddhist mantra chant), Mandala, traditional instruments, and…
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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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Art Exhibits in City Hall

Source: City of Philadelphia Office of Arts, Culture, and the Creative Economy Description: Free art exhibits in Philadelphia’s City Hall which highlight the diverse cultural vibrancy of Philadelphia with the art of professional, aspiring, and emerging artists. Free tours can also be scheduled. Website: creativephl.org/exhibitions/
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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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Foreign Policy Research Institute Primers

Source: Foreign Policy Research Institute Description: FPRI Primers provide general and student audiences with the background details of historic events, civic institutions, and important political organizations. The Primers include a five-minute animated video, a brief text written by an FPRI expert on the topic, and a lesson plan for teachers, which will help them to incorporate the…
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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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Mexican Cultural Center Speakers

Source: Mexican Cultural Center Description: The Mexican Cultural Center makes available enrichment speakers to come to classrooms and discuss lesser known aspects of Mexican heritage and culture. Website: mexicanculturalcenter.org/services/
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Lesson: Philadelphia: Workshop of the World

Source: Global Philadelphia Association Author: Mona Kolsky Subject: Social Studies Grade Level: 9-12 Objectives: Students will be able to assess the diversity of products made and manufactured in 19th century Philadelphia IOT explain why Philadelphia was called the “Workshop of the World.” View or Download Lesson Plan
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NaTakallam Virtual Guest Speaker

Source: NaTakallam Description: A virtual guest speaker session invites a NaTakallam conversation partner to video conference into classrooms for conversation, Q&A, and discussion of the impact that displacement has had on their lives. Each session includes a brief curriculum with suggested preparation and reflection activities. This program, suitable for students of any age, can be…
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Penn Museum Interactive Workshops

Source: Penn Museum Description: Experienced museum educators at the Penn museum will lead students through hands-on activities that explore aspects of ancient cultures. Students will learn how to use artifacts as primary sources that contain clues to understanding the ancient world. Props and replica artifacts give all students interactive learning experiences, with workshops for elementary,…
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