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The History of Soccer (or Is It Football?)

Tina Hugall MHA MBA
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(840)
In this one-time class, we will walk through the 3000 year history of Soccer/Football and examine the different versions, cultures, and rules that have made this sport what it is today.

Class experience

US Grade 5 - 8
Learners will learn the history of this universally unique and beloved sport. 
I have been an educator on Outschool since February of 2018. I have my MBA and MHA, both of which have taught me the value of conducting research and asking questions.  I have a passion for history and learning. You can usually find me in the middle of 2-3 books or watching a documentary. 
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
All discussions will be at an age appropriate level. 

There may be some Youtube videos that are seen during this class. I will share my screen and learners will not need to access them on their own. 
Some of the sources used are, but not limited to: 
National Geographic
The Origin of Soccer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bijbRKgC4WI
Reviving a 3,000 year old Ancient Ballgame https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oYJxng6i4NQ
Man finds joy playing cuju, the parent of modern soccer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XUBWojS3kH4 From Marngrook to the MCG: Was AFL born in this tiny rural town? | ABC Australia https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8pJftbDqFfY
History Extra https://www.historyextra.com/period/first-world-war/1921-when-football-association-banned-women-soccer-dick-kerr-ladies-lily-parr/
Soccer Mastermind https://mastersoccermind.com/17-reasons-why-soccer-is-the-most-popular-sport-in-the-world/
Football History https://www.footballhistory.org
Tlachtli https://www.mayaincaaztec.com/highinterestreading/tlachtli
The Story of Rubber https://pslc.ws/macrog/exp/rubber/aepisode/tlachtli.htm
Soccerinteraction https://soccerinteraction.com/us/origin-of-soccer-is-chinese-the-cuju
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(840)

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Group Class


per class
Meets once
50 min

Completed by 9 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 10-14
3-6 learners per class

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