Climate Change and the Pacific Islands
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Climate Change and the Pacific Islands

Communities in the Pacific Islands are already feeling the impacts of sea level rise, extreme weather events, and other evidence ...

Plastic in the Pacific
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Plastic in the Pacific

In this QUEST video produced by KQED, students examine the problem with the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch.” Only about seven percent of the plastic used in the United States is ...
Grades 5-13+
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QUEST
The Abolitionists: Frederick Douglass, Pacifism, and Abolitionism
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The Abolitionists: Frederick Douglass, Pacifism, and Abolitionism

By 1850, the former slave and anti-slavery activist Frederick Douglass begins to doubt that a ...
Grades 6-12
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American Experience
The Living Edens | Palau: Paradise of the Pacific
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The Living Edens | Palau: Paradise of the Pacific

The Living Edens companion Web sites hold many resources for teachers. Each program has a listing of resources that enhance ...
Grades 6-8
Pacification of the Vendee by General Hoche
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Pacification of the Vendee by General Hoche

French School, (18th century); French. Medium: coloured engraving. Date: 18th Century. Signing an agreement at La Mabilais near Rennes; Chouan ...
Grades 3-12
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The Bridgeman Art Library
Sustainable Pacific Island Watersheds
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Sustainable Pacific Island Watersheds

These videos adapted from the Secretariat of the Pacific Community examine Pacific Island watersheds. In the first video, Micronesians explain ...
Grades 6-12
Tagging Pacific Predators
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Tagging Pacific Predators

The lives of tuna in the open ocean have long been a mystery to scientists. Thanks to a tagging program, scientists are learning that these fish travel thousands of miles ...
Grades 8-13+
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QUEST
Victory in the Pacific - Biography: Masayuki Shimada
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Victory in the Pacific - Biography: Masayuki Shimada

In 1945, Masayuki Shimada was coerced by the Japanese military into a suicide mission in ...
Grades 9-12
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American Experience
The Weasel - Robert Allen | WWII: Pacific
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The Weasel - Robert Allen | WWII: Pacific

Robert Allen describes a mission to find a machine gun squadron.
Grades 6-13+
Wayfinders: A Pacific Odyssey | Experimenting Voyaging
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Wayfinders: A Pacific Odyssey | Experimenting Voyaging

When European explorers first ventured into the Pacific they were surprised to find that island ...
Grades 4-8
Wayfinders: A Pacific Odyssey | Heyerdahl and Sharp
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Wayfinders: A Pacific Odyssey | Heyerdahl and Sharp

When European explorers first ventured into the Pacific they were surprised to find that island ...
Grades 4-8
Hiroshima - Ben Crawford | WWII: Pacific
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Hiroshima - Ben Crawford | WWII: Pacific

Ben Crawford remembers seeing the ruins of Hiroshima and shares his feelings on the atomic bomb.
Grades 6-13+
Victory in the Pacific - Teacher's Resources: Teacher's Guide
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Victory in the Pacific - Teacher's Resources: Teacher's Guide

Explore insights into American history topics including World War II, the U.S. role in ...
Grades 9-12
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American Experience
Victory in the Pacific - Image: Warning Leaflet Dropped On Japan
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Victory in the Pacific - Image: Warning Leaflet Dropped On Japan

This leaflet in Japanese announced the Americans' demand for Japanese surrender, and darkly presaged the ...
Grades 9-12
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American Experience
Hill 362 - Robert Allen | WWII: Pacific
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Hill 362 - Robert Allen | WWII: Pacific

Robert Allen recounts a battle on a cave-riddled hill.
Grades 6-13+
Wayfinders: A Pacific Odyssey | Polynesian History & Origin
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Wayfinders: A Pacific Odyssey | Polynesian History & Origin

When European explorers first ventured into the Pacific they were surprised to find that island ...
Grades 4-8
Wayfinders: A Pacific Odyssey | Linguistic Evidence/Oral Traditions
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Wayfinders: A Pacific Odyssey | Linguistic Evidence/Oral Traditions

When European explorers first ventured into the Pacific they were surprised to find that island ...
Grades 4-8
Air Drops in Asia - Robert Jones | WWII: Pacific
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Air Drops in Asia - Robert Jones | WWII: Pacific

Robert Jones remembers delivering humanitarian aid to the Chinese and rescuing the wounded.
Grades 6-13+
Best Mission - William Russell | WWII: Pacific
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Best Mission - William Russell | WWII: Pacific

William Russell remembers photographing Kwajalein Atoll and how he knew he'd had a good mission.
Grades 6-13+
Is Your IFF On? - Roy Kelley | WWII: Pacific
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Is Your IFF On? - Roy Kelley | WWII: Pacific

Roy Kelley of the Army Air Corps describes flying over the Himalayas and how to stay safe while flying at ...
Grades 6-13+
Marine Pilot - Love Mallory | WWII: Pacific
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Marine Pilot - Love Mallory | WWII: Pacific

Flying an SBD dive bomber as described by Love A. Mallory.
Grades 6-13+