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Crash Test World Lessons

Crash Test World Lessons

 

What Is A Refugee?

Crash Test World is all about BIG ideas! Preview the free Crash Test curriculum.

Overview: Students experience the voice and perspective of a Syrian refugee through the examination of a primary source. Students create a piece of art based on that primary source.. Episode: Season 1, episode 3

 

 

Sustainable, Clean, Green Cities Around the Globe

Overview: With approximately 50% of the world’s people living in cities, it is imperative to find solutions to make cities more livable, accessible, and clean. This lesson looks at five major cities who have been implementing innovative “clean” initiatives making them some of the global leaders in sustainable and eco-friendly urban development. Students will use data/statistics to learn about these cities and synthesize what unique practices these urban spaces have in common. There are opportunities for service learning projects as well as for students to extend their learning. Episode: Season 1, episode 1


 

Israel Episode Guide

Overview: With so many challenges to peace, how do we live together (coexist) peacefully? How do we feel empowered to share our stories and how do we listen to others’ stories? Use these conversation starters to help create a safe, empowered space for students to share their voice and connect to the Crash Test World: Israel episodes. Episode: Season 1, episode 2

coming Oct. 15th

 

 

Coexistence- My Personal History

The sharing of human stories and history is essential in the building of empathy and understanding in our world that has so much conflict. After viewing Crash Test World: Israel episodes, students are invited to share their voice, connections can be made, differences can be appreciated, and they can have insight into what divides us and unites us as global citizens. Episode: Season 1, episode 2

coming Oct. 15th

 

 

Tolerance and Acceptance

Overview: In part 1 of this lesson, students to tap into their understanding of the ideas of tolerance and acceptance and search for examples of these in various communities. In part 2, students use everyday materials to build a concrete interpretation of identity. Students will have the opportunity to create a collaborative text celebrating various identities that are represented in their communities both local and global. Finally, in part 3 of this Tolerance and Acceptance investigation, we will invite students to examine values and how those intersect with various religious practices, specifically in Israel with Christianity, Islam and Judaism. Episode: Season 1, episode 2

coming Oct. 15th

 

 

Capturing Coexistence Through Photojournalism

Overview: Through photography, students will examine coexistence: what is it? Where is it in the community? What strategies do humans use to live together peacefully? Episode: Season 1, episode 2

coming Oct. 15th

 

 

Berlin Episode Guide

Overview: Do walls work? How can people make others feel unwelcome? Welcomed? Use these conversation starters to help create a safe, empowered space for students to share their voice and connect to the Crash Test World: Berlin episodes. Episode: Season 1, episode 3

coming Oct. 22nd

 

 

Art & The Berlin Wall

Overview: Students explore art through a historian's eyes, through an artist’s eyes, and through their own eyes. Then students examine various works of art considering the ideas of "welcome vs.unwelcome" and "beautification vs. destruction”. Episode: Season 1, episode 3

coming Oct. 22nd

 
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