Provides 7th-12th grade teachers with a standards-based foundation in geography content and inquiry-based teaching skills. Integrates the 18 National Geography Standards from "Geography for Life" with the geographic content. Combines two video case studies from around the globe with classroom segments featuring innovative teaching, as well as commentary from geography experts. Part 1, Berlin and Amsterdam, examines urban locations in the geographic region of Europe. Part 2, Strasbourg and the European Union, looks at supernationalism and at the city of Strasbourg as a power center in the European Union.