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Populations in the Path of Natural Hazards
Students read "Geographical Mobility: 1995-2000." They examine the maps in the handouts and compare them with maps from an atlas. In the second part of this lesson, students read "In Harm's Way." They receive three more handouts, one a blank map of Florida, another about population change in Florida, and the last titled "Danger From Hurricanes.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
Rivers of Change
Third graders examine rivers and how they affect the people living around them. They read a chapter in their science text, take a virtual river tour online, read a background information story, and in pairs describe the changes in the Los Angeles River basin.
3rd Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
Comparing Three Religions: Islam, Judaism, and Christianity
Students work together in groups to research either Judaism, Christianity, or Islam. Once the research is complete, they share their information with the other groups in the class. They complete a worksheet on rituals and holidays in each religion to end the lesson.
K - 8th Social Studies & History 42 Views 175 Downloads
Students describe how location, weather, and physical environment affect the way people live, including the effects on their food, clothing, shelter, transportation, and recreation. They also describe the lives of American heroes who took risks to secure our freedoms.
1st - 3rd Social Studies & History 3 Views 38 Downloads
Symbols of Language
Students identify the basic symbols of the English language and identify written languages as sets of symbols. In this symbols lesson, students study a hieroglyphic message and pictures of other languages. Students try to interpret the message and then create a message of their own.
7th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Regents High School Examination: United States History and Government, August 13, 2008
In this United States history and government standardized test practice handout, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions, 2 essay prompts, and 14 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of history and government in the United States.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 66 Downloads
Western European Reports
Fifth graders listen to lectures presenting the physical and political geography of Western Europe. They choose a research topic inspired by these countries and prepare a report to present to the class at the end of the class study of this region.
5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Students explore the culture and viewpoints of the people of Jordan through a threaded discussion with students from Jordan. They use the Internet and a Web forum supported by the University of Minnesota Duluth to communicate with the students from Jordan.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Workshop 6: Improving the Community
Students participate in a service learning project to improve their community. They work together to decide on a project and how to implement it. They propose solutions to problems the community is facing as well.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
'European Exploration, Conquest, and Trade
Fifth graders examine the motives, progress and results of the European exploration and conquest of Asia, Africa and the West Indies from the 15th to the 17th centuries. They use maps to trace spice routes and research the role of spices during this era.
5th Social Studies & History 8 Views 7 Downloads
Planting A Garden On Campus
Young scholars investigate the school campus area in order to plan the best spot for a class garden. They create a map of the school and research the different types of soil that exist in order to find the best spot. The class takes the information and conducts an election for the best possible location.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
What are Brazil's Natural Resources?
Learners appreciate the gifts of natural resources on our planet and foster ways to protect them. They develop an awareness of the natural resources that are found in Brazil and use the Internet to research Brazil's resources.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 2 Downloads
Barefoot and Pregnant
High schoolers address the problem of a reduction in the world population growth rate being offset by a growing world population base. This problem is particularly true with the rapid population growth in many Third World countries. The lesson will incorporate video and the Internet.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
VAcations in Northern California
Students explore the natural resources and National Parks of Northern California that are commonly visited by people traveling in the United States. They use maps to locate various sites, plan a highway travel route and use the internet to research facts about the areas.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
New Review AP Human Geography Comparative World Religions Project
The guidelines and graphic organizer of this resource are great tools for beginning a comparative religions project with your class! After completing an information sheet comparing six major world religions (Judaism, Confucianism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity and Islam), learners must then discuss the cultural diffusion of two of the religions in a brief essay.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable