Cultural Studies


This incredibly useful site catalogs the texts of 192 different constitutions from around the world. You can compare texts on different topics, search for words and phrases, and filter by date. What a valuable tool for studying world governments!

All Sides

This website provides access to news content from all sides and attempts to evaluate biases. It's goal is to remove readers from their "filter bubbles", promote critical thinking, and fight polarization. It's a great resource for older students (and adults!) in these difficult political times.

Our Africa

This website has videos made made by children in Africa, telling about their lives and the countries where they live. There is also information on various aspects of life in the continent, and opportunities to help SOS Children (the charity organization that sponsors the program.)

Nation States

A free online simulation game. You create your own country and deal with daily issues. You can participate in the "Wold Assembly" or just keep to yourself. Looks like a great way to learn about governments and politics.

The Big Myth

A free, online learning module that compares creation myths from different cultures. Each myth is presented in a short animation, and there are downloadable files with cultural information and activities to accompany them. 

Australia Geography Unit

This is a study unit on Australia including geography topics, aboriginal culture, Australian animals and "Waltzing Matilda" (among other things!)  It's designed to cover about a month of study, but could be expanded or shortened to fit your needs.  Essential curriculum materials cost $7.  Can be expanded with various resources and materials (including a didgerigoo) that cost up to $50.



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