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Interactive video lesson plan for: Christmas Traditions I INTO CONTEXT

Activity overview:

Every year, it's the same: people rush from store to store to get gifts for their beloved ones. Christmas develops even more into a consume driven celebration. Today, we ask ourselves: where does Christmas have its roots - why do we even celebrate? How has the way we celebrate today changed? We put Christmas INTO CONTEXT!

We wish you a merry Christmas!

How do you celebrate Christmas and do you know any crazy Christmas traditions? Let us know in the comment section below!

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Videos: British Pathé (https://www.youtube.com/user/britishpathe)
Pictures: Picture Alliance

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» ABOUT US
BLAST FROM THE PAST is a ride through history - Join Indy in discovering the world’s greatest inventions and ideas in BETTER TOASTERS, put current events INTO CONTEXT and see how 20TH CENTURY WOMEN shaped our modern world.

BETTER TOASTERS
Technology, science and ideas are shaping our daily life like never before. In BETTER TOASTERS we tell you how inventions and science started to change the world forever and how they still influence our lives today. Join us every Friday when Indy tells you all about the greatest ideas and inventions.

INTO CONTEXT
History is a result of cause and effect, everything is connected. INTO CONTEXT gives you a better perspective on current events and how they were shaped by modern history. Join us every Tuesday when Indy helps you understand the present by analyzing the past.

» CREDITS
Presented by: Indiana Neidell
Written by: Indiana Neidell
Directed By: Daniel Czepelczauer
Director of Photography: Markus Kretzschmar
Sound: Markus Kretzschmar
Sound Design: Marc Glücks
Editing: Markus Kretzschmar
Research: Indiana Neidell

A Mediakraft Networks original channel
Based on a concept by Spartacus Olsson and Indiana Neidell
Visual conception: Astrid Deinhard-Olsson
Executive Producers: Astrid Deinhard-Olsson, Spartacus Olsson
Head of Production: Carolin Hengholt
Producer: Daniel Czepelczauer
Social Media Producer: Hendrik Sontheim
Social Media Manager: Florian Wittig
Project Manager: Sarah Völker
Lead Writer: Indy Neidell

BETTER TOASTERS based on an idea by Indiana Neidell
INTO CONTEXT based on an idea by Spartacus Olsson
20TH CENTURY WOMEN based on an idea by Linnea Sundquist

Contains material licensed from British Pathé
All rights reserved - © Mediakraft Networks GmbH, 2014

Tagged under: history channel,history,modern history,20th century,documentary,science,context,invention,technology,news,women,woman,Indy,Indiana Neidell,Mediakraft,British Pathé,zeitgeist,Christmas Traditions,Christmas (Holiday),Culture,Santa Claus,Celebrations,KFC,Food,Family

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