The Five Major World Religions

In this TedEd animation lesson, students learn the intertwined histories and cultures of Hinduism, Judaism, Buddhism, Christianity and Islam. It begin with a video, narrated by John Bellaimey, that explores common existential questions of faith, life’s meaning, and how these religions answer these questions.

After watching the video, there are several check-for-understanding questions for students to answer. The Dig Deeper section provides material for further research. And the Discuss section allows for both guided and open discussions online.

Teachers can customize this TedEd animation lesson to meet the needs of their classes.