Educator Resources for Che Guevara

You know the t-shirts. . . you know the movie. . . but do you know the real story of Che Guevara? In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby will give you a closer look at the man behind the pop icon. You’ll learn about Che’s privileged upbringing in Argentina, where he studied poetry and philosophy. And you’ll see how a fateful motorcycle journey across South America inspired him to change career paths, from doctor to revolutionary! Beginning with his first rebel activities in Guatemala, and continuing on to his rise as a major figure in Fidel Castro’s Cuban Revolution, you’ll learn how Che changed from an idealist to a guerilla fighter. Finally, you’ll see why Che abandoned the revolution in Cuba to begin new fights in Africa and South America. Get educated about this controversial figure!

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