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Solving the Puzzle
Students create a map showing the United States borders at a specific period in history and produce three questions to be answered by examining the map. They also write a productive paragraph explaining who, what, when, where, how/why a particular piece of land was acquired by the United States.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History
A world of oil
Students practice in analyzing spatial data in maps and graphic presentations while studying the distribution of fossil fuel resources. They study, analyze, and map the distribution of fossil fuels on blank maps. Students discuss gas cost and the increase of gas cost.
9th - 12th Science
Finding Your Way Around the World
Students plan a trip around the world and create a PowerPoint presentation of the journey. In this map, atlas, and technology lesson, students plan a trip around the world in which they avoid using an airplane. Students will consider risks and dangers of particular areas and create a PowerPoint of their journey, including sound effects, animations, and pictures.
10th - 12th 21st Century Skills
What's It All Have to Do With Me? Using Local History to Connect Students to National Events
Students examine the differences between primary and secondary documents. In this primary and secondary source lesson, students examine three distinct sets of primary and secondary sources dealing with the eagle as a national symbol. They play a eagle matching concentration game, and examine world maps, a Salem Impost book, and an atlas.
1st - 5th English Language Arts
Loco for Cocoa
Is there anything better than chocolate? This series of cross-curricular lessons lays out five to seven days of a study on chocolate. Over these days, learners watch video clips about how chocolate is made, compose poems and legends, complete a map and timeline of the history of chocolate, and interact directly with chocolate.
5th - 8th English Language Arts
Geomaster Plus HD
Move quickly! This quiz-style geography app times you as you practice naming world cities, states, countries, seas, capitals, flags, and more! It's not only the charming chalkboard appearance that makes it perfect for the social studies classroom!
5th - 12th Social Studies & History
Mapping World Explorers
Young scholars research early explorers from selected nations, routes, or time periods. After finding maps of exploration routes over water and land, they create a time line. Presentations are created in the form of three-dimensional models detailing the explorers travel routes.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History
Lesson 1: Setting the Stage
Sixth graders study the Native American civilizations and make a shape book using information from research. In this Native American lesson, 6th graders participate in the initial lesson of a new unit of study. They discuss the meaning of the word "civilization," look at maps and artifacts, and fill in a KWL chart.
6th Social Studies & History
Early Explorers WebQuest
Students use the Canadian Atlas online to gather information on the early explorers and settlers of Canada. Individually, they complete a WebQuest to extract information from maps to make generalizations about early settlement patterns. They also describe how the physical geography of Canada influenced where populations settled.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History