Super Spies & Secret Agents: History of Disguises, Gadgets, & Codes of Espionage
In this one-time course, students will gain a historical perspective of spies and secret agents while learning about the disguises, gadgets, and secret messages they used throughout history.
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17 reviews for this class
Completed by 136 learners
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How does a “One-Time” class work?
Meets once at a scheduled time
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In this one time, 55 minute course, learners will be immersed in the fascinating world of spies and secret agents! This class offers a fun and inclusive look into real historical figures and events involving espionage. The class will follow a slideshow format and will include pictures, video clips, class discussion and interaction, and code deciphering. First, learners should bring their best 'spy disguises' to class to show off for the other learners. Learners should also bring a pencil and...
The students will learn about disguises, gadgets, and secret codes that have been used throughout history. Students will learn about the people, situations, world affairs, events, and wars surrounding such events.
There will be no homework related to this class.
Students should bring a 'spy disguise' to class to show off during the lesson. This can be a hat, glasses, wig, etc. Students also may want a pencil and paper to take notes and also to take note of the secret symbols (images) hidden throughout the lesson.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
The learner will receive an informal assessment based on class participation.
55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
This class involves espionage and spying, which often happens in relation to political events and wars. While I will not dive into the specifics or violent aspects of war, it is necessary to mention what war is related to the event. It may also be necessary to give some details about the different wars, such as the parties involved.
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🇺🇸Lives in the United States
17 total reviews
27 completed classes
Hello! I am teacher Tori! I love to create fun and engaging classes that cover Political Science, Economics, and History! I graduated from Marshall University with a degree in International Relations in 2016 and have taught English as a second...