Mount Rushmore Teacher Resources
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Preservation at Mount Rushmore
Mt. Rushmore wasn't built in a day, but how long will it stick around? How quickly is it eroding and what causes the fastest weathering? Explore these questions and more in a fun, interactive lesson about the earth's natural processes of...
5th - 9th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Carving Tools at Mount Rushmore
Mount Rushmore contains the faces of four great American leaders, but it also shows the power of artistic ability. Learners will examine the tools, techniques, and reasons why Mount Rushmore was constructed. They focus their attention on...
4th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
US Geography Landmark Commercial
Experience famous geographical landmarks around the United States right from the comfort of your very own classroom. Learners research national landmarks, such as the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone National Park, and Niagara Falls, and then...
7th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Fun Facts About Mount Rushmore
In this Mount Rushmore activity, students read a text about the history of the famous monument in South Dakota. Students answer 8 true and false questions and name the presidential faces on the diagram. Students complete 6 word puzzles...
4th - 5th Social Studies & History
The Next President on Mount Rushmore is...
Students explore Mount Rushmore. In this presidential history instructional activity, students identify the presidents memorialized on the monument and then determine which president they think should be added to the monument.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History