In the second clip from the Up the Yangtze lesson plan, Mr. Yu, a farmer, sees that with each passing day, his home is being devoured by the Yangtze River. The construction of the Three Gorges Dam has flooded the surrounding area, displacing some 2 million people. Students should discuss whether they think the Chinese government is doing the right thing by building the dam. Return to lesson plan »
Nearing completion, China's massive Three Gorges Dam is altering the landscape and the lives of people living along the fabled Yangtze River. Countless ancient villages and historic locales will be submerged, and 2 million people will lose their homes and livelihoods.
A speaker at school talks about being a Muslim American woman; Dalya and her mother listen to a news report in which Trump casts all Muslims as terrorists; Dalya and her mother argue about wearing the hijab.
Dalya’s brother gives her advice about her college application essay; the process leads her to think about her identity and her dreams. Dalya participates in the school talent show and has fun with friends getting ready to graduate.
Florida Justice Transitions trailer park is home to 120 sex offenders, all battling their own demons as they work toward rejoining society. This film considers how the destructive cycle of sexual abuse - and the silence surrounding it - can be broken.
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.