In this video from Vox they discuss what has made the Japanese Sanrio character Gudetama so popular, They talk about how and why Japanese Kawaii culture developed and how the Japanese notion of cuteness isn’t as simple as the ideas of good and evil in American culture.
Students will discuss characters, cuteness and the stress of modern life.
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In this lesson based on a video from NPR Skunkbear they talk about why we still get goosebumps although they have no purpose. Students will talk about fears and react to quotes from famous people on the subject of fear.
Why Do We Get Goosebumps PDF
Why Do We Get Goosebumps WORD
Why Do We Get Goosebumps – Transcript WORD
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An ITN report on a very unusual motorbike.
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A BBC documentary about eating Witchetty Grubs and Honey Ants in Australia.
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