Wednesday, April 21, 2010 Adds Video-Based Lesson Plans produces and hosts high-quality documentary films and photographs. The films and images focus on exploring the world and the work of non-profit organizations around the world. The films and images are organized by location and by charitable and or environmental cause. is funded in part by the Annenburg Foundation.

Recently, added a lesson plan section for teachers. In total there are ten lesson plans for K-12 students. Not all lesson plans are appropriate for all grades and the lesson plans are labeled accordingly. All of the lesson plans are based upon video created by Explore.

The video embedded below is an example of the type of material you will find in Explore's video collection.

Applications for Education is a good video resource that could be used in a global studies course or world geography course. In addition to being labeled according to grade level, the lesson plans are labeled by the themes they address. For example, there are lesson plans to address the themes of culture, environment, and animals.

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