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Close Up Foundation, Arlington, VA. – 1990
Designed to help students understand the challenges and opportunities facing relations between the United States and the former Soviet Union, this book is organized into four chapters. Chapter 1 explores the differing world views of the two superpowers and the major elements that make up those world views--including geography, economics, and…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Foreign Policy
Candline, Mary – 1992
This language arts curriculum developed for Native American students in Manitoba (Canada) consists of a teachers' guide, a student guide, and a research unit. The curriculum includes reading selections and learning activities appropriate for the different reading levels of both upper elementary and secondary students. The purpose of the unit is…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Biographies, Canada Natives, Canadian Studies
Information and Documentation Centre for the Geography of the Netherlands, Utrecht. – 1979
This document presents information on the physical and human geography of the Netherlands. In this third revised edition, the contents have been brought up-to-date and expanded. In addition, sections on physical planning and environmental problems have been added. The booklet is intended for use by geography classroom teachers and students at…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Geographic Regions
United Nations Children's Fund, New York, NY. United States Committee. – 1980
The goals of this United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) kit are to present information about Indonesia, its problems and its needs and to describe how UNICEF helps improve children's lives. The materials consisting of a pamphlet, a booklet, an information sheet and a wall chart, are designed to be used in elementary or secondary school…
Descriptors: Children, Community Programs, Developing Nations, Elementary Secondary Education
Kay, Karen – 1985
These materials are designed as four modules: geography, foods, the kitchen, and culture and are to be used singly or jointly as a unit on Japanese food and culture. Common ingredients of Japanese food, nutritional information, methods of preparation, and illustrations of utensils and eating implements are given in conjunction with cultural…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Education, Educational Resources
Stott, Michael – 1994
This German language textbook is intended for classroom use. The theme of the text relates to the Renaissance, and the narrative is based on Sir Thomas More's "Utopia" (1516) and relates to the experiences of its central character Raphael among the inhabitants of the strange island. Each chapter touches lightly on some thought provoking…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Geography
Sierra Community Coll., Rocklin, CA. Mathematics Dept. – 1989
A teaching packet was developed in association with the exhibition, "The Noble Path: Buddhist Art of South Asia and Tibet," held at the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., from October 1, 1989 to March 31, 1990. The packet aims to provide students in middle and secondary schools with introductory…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Art Education, Art History, Asian Studies
Borries, Richard – 1989
Cultural learning kits designed by Evansville, Indiana teachers, supervisors, and community advisory groups were compiled to provide information about Japan to community organizations and students. This document provides a key to the contents of the kits. The kits contain teaching materials and information about food, school materials, language…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Asian Studies, Class Activities, Cultural Activities
Burchenal, Margaret; And Others – 1995
This teacher resource packet provides information, techniques, and a series of lesson units designed to introduce students to ancient Nubia through works of art found in the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts. The packet consists of three curriculum units based upon aspects of ancient Nubian life or culture. These units…
Descriptors: Ancient History, Art, Art Activities, Art Criticism
Puchalski, Shirley; Legowski, Margaret – 1990
This video guide was developed for teachers and students participating in the Peace Corps World Wise Schools program. The primary purpose of the study/video series is to enhance each class's correspondence with its Peace Corps Volunteer and help students gain a greater understanding of regions and cultures different from their own. The specific…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Culture, Elementary Secondary Education, European History
Kasubaite-Binder, Rima; Sheffield, Elise Sprunt – 1994
This study guide was developed for teachers and students participating in the Peace Corps World Wise Schools program. The primary purpose of the study guide series is to enhance each class's correspondence with its Peace Corps Volunteer and to help students gain a greater understanding of regions and cultures different from their own. The specific…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Culture, Elementary Secondary Education, European History
Collins, H. Thomas; Majeske, Christopher – 1993
Designed to allow teachers and students to take a pro-active approach to learning about Cameroon, the guide is a starting point for research and discussion with information that enables students to identify patterns of culture and geography. In the first section, details on Africa and Cameroon provide information that can be personalized for each…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Cultural Activities, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). – 1986
One of a series of teaching guides designed to enhance elementary and secondary schools' observances of United Nations' international days, this issue features two guidelines, one for teaching about World Meteorological Day (March 23) and one for teaching about World Post Day (October 9). These observances are encouraged in order to promote…
Descriptors: Elementary Schools, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Holidays
Alper, Donald K.; And Others – 1988
Designed for use in U.S. schools in grade levels ranging from upper elementary through high school, materials in this book may be used for a separate unit on Canada or to complement existing social studies, contemporary world problems, government, history, or geography courses. The book is arranged by topics that provide information about: (1)…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Geography Instruction, History Instruction
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Haverkamp, Beth; Schamel, Wynell – Social Education, 1995
Describes the historical background to the Nuremberg War Trials. Asserts that there is a wealth of evidence in the National Archives documenting atrocities committed by the Nazis. Presents primary source documents used in the Trials and provides seven suggested teaching strategies. (CFR)
Descriptors: Anti Semitism, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, European History
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