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New! American Indian Art History Detectives
An art history detective; I want to be one of those! The class puts their heads together to hone their deductive and critical thinking skills in order to determine which Native American tribe created and used parfleche boxes. They'll use maps, research, and discussion to complete this fun and engaging task.
The History of Photography
By discussing the history of photography, students can learn about this art and its importance in recording major events.
History of the Atom
This is a tremendous overview of the tiny atom. Journey through the history of human understanding of this basic building block of matter. Examine each of the sub-atomic particles in detail: neutrons, protons, electrons, quarks. Peruse the periodic table of elements and discover electromagnetic forces. This is a classy and comprehensive compilation of chemistry slides that even includes a link to a 13-minute video.
Textured Metal Boxes
Discuss the art process called repousse with this lesson. Learners discuss the history of this artistic method, talk about the technique, and create their own examples. They use boxwood tools, paper mache boxes, and sandpaper to create their works of art.
A Review of American History
In this instructional activity students research an important event in American history and use drama, art, music, and dance to express their findings. Suggested activities include illustrating a time line, decorating a shoe box, reciting a speech, putting on a play, or singing a traditional song from a particular time period.
Recycled Book Boxes
Your class can create colorful book boxes with recycled boxes. Versatile and fun, this project can be adapted to various lessons: book reports, history projecs, science collections, and more!
History Comes Alive in the Graveyard
Students collect, categorize, analyze and present data, and participate in interpersonal and group activities. They discuss the people, places and events that are part of his or her community history by studying and visiting local graveyards.
Exodus History Writ Large
Middle schoolers view the video Exodus: History Writ Large. They review facts about Moses and his role in the story of Exodus. Students create a list of signifcant events in the life of Moses. They are explained that Moses and the story of Exodus have influenced oppressed peoples for thousands of years.
New! Folding Matters
Have your physical scientists try some engineering origami by examining how the folding of materials can have practical and beneficial applications. Teams use their convoluted cortexes to collaborate on constructing a solar panel that is 30 x 90 cm in size, but that will fit into a standard foil dispensing box. Student handout pages include background reading information, a place to design their panels, and reflection questions. Consider having real examples of foldable items avaiable for your lesson plan, such as an umbrella in its cover, a collapsible cup or telescope, or a hand fan.
The Pearl Harbor Controversy
Did Roosevelt know about the planned attack on Pearl Harbor prior to December 7, 1941? After examining primary and secondary source materials, viewing documentary footage on the attack, a History Channel video on the controversy, and engaging in group and full class discussions, individuals present their response to the central question as an argumentative essay.
Circling the Square: Boxing Ring Match
High schoolers analyze the specifications and construction of modern boxing rings. They calculate the area of circles and rectangles by different methods. They compare and contrast different areas in the ring used for attack and defense.
A History of Conflict Resolution and the Jury System
Students examine the jury system used throughout history. They act out a conflict in class and use different types of juries and conflict resolution methods. They write their reactions to each of the different types of resolutions.
Students read the book Our Century, 1900-1910. In this history lesson plan, students write an essay comparing life today with life in the early 1900's. Students play a game answering questions on game cards and rolling dice to move around a game board.
Digitizing History: Exploring moments in time through Web design
Students create a website based on a history unit they have just completed. In this web design lesson, student analyze qualities of an effective website and create an architectural design for the home page and connecting pages. Students research, create and design content for their page in small groups.
Students create their own website to illustrate a theme form history. In this history and technology lesson, students create a home page or website for a recent history or social studies lesson. Students work in teams to complete the activity.
New! Waterproof that Roof!
Stop the raindrops from getting into the house! Eager engineers learn about roofing history and waterproofing by nanotechnology. They get into groups and work on designing a waterproof roof for a small model house. The accompanying handout provides space for planning and critical analysis questions for follow-up. Miniature rain storms are sure to make a splash with your science or engineering class!
The Vietnam War & its Impact on American Society
Foster discussion in your advanced high school history class with primary sources from the Vietnam War era. After a timeline activity involving manipulatives, pupils get down to business analyzing and categorizing the document set. All of this work is in preparation for a fish bowl discussion and timed essay.
French Invasion of Russia
The arrogance of Napoleon is finally curtailed his final and most ambitious mission. Detailing one of the "top five famous military campaigns in all history," this video describes Napoleon's unsuccessful campaign to invade Russia - and his eventual loss of power. It includes the famous chart by Charles Joseph Minard, which shows the diminishing size of Napoleon's army throughout his Russian campaign, along with many maps to illustrate the strategies of the ill-fated mission.
Life in a box: world history content
Students explore 6 boxes of stuff about famous people in history including Martin Luther King Jr., Peter the Great, Henry VIII, and more. In this history lesson plan, students then discuss their boxes with the rest of the class.
Holidays in Lands Far Away - Boxing Day
A lesson on the holiday known as Boxing Day is here for you. In it, middle schoolers read a passage about the history of the holiday, then complete some reading comprehension worksheets embedded in the plan to reinforce what they have read. Internet research is required in order to complete one of the assignments.