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  • 1. Teaching About Afghanistan Through Primary Sources Brought to you by: Welcome! The webinar will begin shortly. Please ensure that your audio is turned on. A Primary Source staff member is on standby to answer any questions.
  • 2. Welcome!
    • Introduction to Primary Source
      • http://www.primarysource.org
    • Participating in this Webinar
      • Ask us questions
        • content or tech-related
      • Make comments
        • about Homeland Afghanistan, teaching ideas, etc.
      • Interact with the group
        • answer questions, suggest resources, etc.
  • 3. Webinar Rationale & Goals
    • Webinar Rationale
      • In the news = On students’ minds
      • Long, complex history, diverse people, rich culture
      • Teachers need content knowledge, resources, and classroom ideas.
    • Webinar Goals
      • Introduce and Explore Homeland Afghanistan
        • http://afghanistan.asiasociety.org/
      • Provide ideas for classroom activities using Homeland Afghanistan’s great videos & resources.
  • 4. Schedule
    • Homeland Afghanistan Overview & Navigation
    • Watch video on Khyber Pass
    • Highlight 4 Primary Sources & ideas for using
    • Wrap Up: Questions & Exploration
  • 5. Copy and paste the link below to watch the Hindu Kush video:
    • http://afghanistan.asiasociety.org/timeline/25/BCE/600
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  • 7. Wow this is going to be tough! Look how high up the fortress is. These mountains are impossible! Look…ANOTHER foreign army trying to make its way through the Khyber Pass. I wonder whose side they are on and what they want. They must find this land difficult to cross. But I’m sure they’ll make it..people have been crossing the mountains at this pass for centuries!
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    • Corners
    • Zoom
    • Gallery Walk
    • Tableau
  • 15. Refugee Origin WorldMapper (2003) http://www.worldmapper.org/display.php?selected=14
  • 16. Thank You!
    • Questions?
    • Primary Source World Lesson Plans on Afghanistan
      • http://www.primarysource.org/primarysourceworld
      • Facebook: primarysourceorg
      • Twitter: @primarysrc
    • Thank you to the Asia Society!
      • Facebook: asiasociety
      • Twitter: @AsiaSociety
    • Thanks to each of you!
  • 17. Sources In Order of Appearance
    • Rattray, James. "Fortress of Alimusjid, and the Khybur Pass." 1847. Lithograph. British Library. Accessed August 11, 2010. http://www.bl.uk/onlinegallery/onlineex/apac/other/019xzz000000562u00013000.html .
    • By Robert Kropf at de.wikipedia [Public domain], from Wikimedia Commons. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Khyber-Pass.jpg
    • Photo by James Mollison. “Khyber Pass Pakistan.” Aug. 2004. [Public domain], from Wikimedia Commons. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:KhyberPassPakistan.jpg#filehistory
    • By Sadalmelik (Image:Afghanistan Topography.png) [GFDL (www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC-BY-SA-3.0-2.5-2.0-1.0 (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hindu-Kush-Range.png
    • “ Map of the Empire of Alexander the Great.” [Public domain], from Wikimedia Commons. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Map_of_the_Empire_of_Alexander_the_Great_(1893).jpg
    • By self, based on WP locator maps Category:Locator maps [GFDL (www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html), CC-BY-SA-3.0 (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/) or CC-BY-SA-2.5-2.0-1.0 (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5-2.0-1.0)], via Wikimedia Commons. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Seleucid-empire-323BCE.png
    • “ United States Quarter, Obverse, 2004.” [Public domain], from Wikimedia Commons. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:United_States_quarter,_obverse,_2004.jpg
    • “ USQuarter1a.” [Public domain] via Wikimedia Commons. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:USQuarter1a.jpg
    • "Silver Tetradrachm of Agathocles." Digital image. The British Museum. Accessed August 20, 2010. http://www.britishmuseum.org/explore/highlights/highlight_objects/cm/s/silver_tetradrachm_of_agathocl.aspx.
    • © Trustees of the British Museum
  • 18. Sources, cont.
    • "Save Me From My Friends!" In Afghanistan Old Photos. www.afghanistan-photos.com .
    • ISAF. "100109-F-3231D-132." Digital image. Isafmedia's Flickr Photostream. http://www.flickr.com/photos/isafmedia/4275299735/ . Creative Commons license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.en
    • “ Refugee Origin.” Worldmapper. http://www.worldmapper.org/display.php?selected=14