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Practical Illustrations of Astronomical Concepts Relating to the Solar System
Eighth graders are introduced to concepts related to the Solar System. In groups, they participate in an experiment in which they must describe a ray of light and how it travels. They draw a diagram of the electromagnetic spectrum and...
People Who Made a Difference in New York's History
Fourth graders research a person who made a difference in New York's history, they write short biographies, and then they become the person during The Living History Museum. They can choose a person from any timie period.
4th Social Studies & History
Civil War Photography Lesson Plan
Learners explore photographs from the Civil War Era. For this Civil War lesson, students consider how photography impacted public opinion of the war as they analyze the provided photographs and discuss the evolution of early photography.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Inventions that Spurred the Industrial Revolution and Beyond
Students work in teams to research common categories of inventions and their development over time. They access primary and secondary sources; create timelines, glossaries and oral presentations and include a developed bibliography.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History