This first clip shows a polling place in Ohio and is an activity associated with the Election Day lesson plan. Students should take notes as they watch on the environment of the polling place and some of the challenges faced by voters. Afterwards, students should talk about what they saw. What was the polling place like? Was it empty, crowded, busy, calm? Why couldn't the man with the dark hair and glasses vote? Why do you think the woman with the baby was so motivated to vote? Return to lesson plan »
In this chilling video, Pol Pot's second in command, Nuon Chea (a.k.a. "Brother Number 2"), describes the decision they made to eliminate perceived "traitors" while they were in power. It's the first time a leader of the Khmer Rouge has admitted to ordering the killing of Cambodian people.
A group of Syrian women explain that the biggest challenges for women in the Muslim world stem not from conservative religious behaviors but from the cultural norms advocated by conservative male clerics.