Peru Teacher Resources
Find Peru educational ideas and activities
Showing 1 - 20 of 577 resources
Windmills and Blogs: The Impact of Technology in Rural Peru
How does technology affect a community? Research the benefits and consequences of technology in rural Peru. In this technology instructional activity, learners discuss how the effects of technology. They view a PowerPoint and learn about the Peace Corp's role with technology in rural countries before completing an informational table for the slide show.
4th - 9th Science 3 Views 22 Downloads
Introduction to the Panpipe
Learners examine the panpipe and the cultures that use them in their music. They view photos of Peru and Bolivia and discuss their cultures, listen to recordings of music that includes the panpipe, and construct a panpipe using PVC plastic tubing.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 13 Downloads
Dancing Through Peru: A Cultural Journey
Young scholars understand Peru's geography, history and culture by learning traditional dances and listening to music. In this Peruvian culture lesson, students identify Peru and its regions on maps and describe the connections between dance and Peru's geography.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 40 Downloads
Social Studies: Peru Archaeology
Sixth graders examine the archaeology of Peru, focusing on the Incan civilization and several lesser known ones. They discuss the importance of the archaeological finds and create newspaper headlines and articles about them. Students make lists of items they would place in a time capsule that are representative of their time and culture.
6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
What Kind of Vessel Are You?
This is a strange question; but what kind of vessel would you be and why? After examining images of a large Inca jug, the class sets to writing a creative narrative that answers that very interesting question. They start by researching facts about Peru and the Inca Empire, then they put it all together as they write what life as an Inca vessel would be like.
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 1 Download
The Deadly Frogs of Manu
Students investigate the poisonous frogs of Manu, Peru. They watch and discuss a video, conduct Internet research on poison frogs, accurately color downloaded template models of the frogs of Manu, and create a poster using the colored frogs.
K - 6th Science 3 Views 24 Downloads
Macaws: The Book
Students research the various species of Macaw found in Manu, Peru and other parts of the Amazon. They watch and discuss a video, and each student constructs a book about Macaws that includes photos and background information on each type of Macaw
K - 5th Science 3 Views 5 Downloads
Fascinating Fortress: Machu Picchu
Students research information about ruins of Machu Picchu in Peru, closely examine pictures of construction of Machu Picchu, and create paintings and write reports to demonstrate their knowledge of history, location, significance, and grandeur of Machu Picchu.
4th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 20 Downloads
Accelerando - Israel, Peru, Russia
Learners complete activities to learn about the music concept of accelerando. In this accelerando lesson, students sing songs and learn tempo. Learners use the Yiddish circle dance 'Bim Bam' to complete a circle dance. Students also learn about Peruvian and Russian dance songs.
1st - 2nd Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads