What Does the Peace Corps Do?
Grades: 3 - 8

Video Description: Amy Morros, Advocacy Chair of the St. Louis Peace Corps Association, describes the purpose, functions and values of the International Peace Corps, a group she volunteered for in Mali.

Type of Video: Segment*
Unique Video ID: Culture-57**

Quick Ideas for Using the Video:

  • Use the video as your students study cultures around the globe. Have students research the Peace Corps to learn about different countries they could serve in and what they could do while there. Have students select a country and create a poster with images and information about what they would do during their service in the Corps.


*Segment videos are short excerpts edited from interviews or interactive programs that offer flexible and differentiated ways to use the rich content included in the full-length conversation.

**The unique Video ID can be used to quickly locate a single video in the ET collection. This search function is designed to let teachers assign students to watch a specific video and have only that video appear as a search result. Just click on Search and choose “By Video ID.” Then type in the Video ID as it appears above. Be sure to include the dash.