This unit is about musicians who are making a positive impact on the world. It shows how musicians can use their fame to make a difference by performing at benefit concerts, sharing their personal struggles, and speaking up about important issues
This unit encourages students to think more deeply about environmental issues, focusing primarily on the trash we produce. Students learn about activists and artists who work to raise awareness of the problems caused by trash and to promote recycling.
The unit explores the psychology behind making choices, especially regarding shopping. Brands and advertisements persuade us to make buying decisions every day. In this unit, we learn about some of the strategies used and why they work
The theme of this unit is perseverance and how it helps people succeed. From the oldest elementary school student in the world to young girls overcoming the odds in Afghanistan, these examples of perseverance show that even in very challenging circumstances, people can achieve their goals by not giving up
The theme of this unit is daily life and how it differs across countries and cultures. From the lives of regular people and National Geographic Explorers, students learn and discuss what goes on in the world every day.