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How the Allies Won World War II: Island-hopping in the Central Pacific
Using primary source documents, young historians explore the strategies the US used to defeat Japan during WWII. They also learn about the American military experience, and innovations that changed the style of warfare. High schoolers benefit from a graphic organizer, lecture, group work, discussion, and writing. Ultimately, individuals must write an essay that incorporates primary source information.
Industrialization Sparks Change
In this geography worksheet, students read about issues surrounding Aboriginal land claims and growing industry in Southeast Asia. Students take notes and answer 2 short answer comprehension questions as they read the selection.
Physical Geography of China
Students locate and identify the physical features of China. They complete an outline map of China and trace the map adding physical features and labeling them. Next the students read their textbook and review the geographical information on China.
Alliance or Compliance?
Students examine the relationships between and among powers inside and outside Afghanistan in connection to United States military aggression in the territory. They examine the interaction between the Northern Alliance, the Taliban, Pakistan, etc.
The Shape of Things to Come
Learners research some of the factors that affect the cohesiveness and integration of countries. identify, classify and explain ways in which a country's borders might affect its political cohesiveness. They label countries on a world map according to morphology categories.
The Empirical Challenges of Racial Classification
This instructional activity will help students examine their preconceptions and assumptions about racial categories and understand the impossibility of constructing a consistent system of human racial classification.
Out On A Limb In The Pacific Rim?
Learners act as cultural attachés to investigate and present briefings on the post-1945 histories and United States diplomatic relationships with East Asian countries. They articulate their foreign policy findings.
Population Vs Consumption: Which is a Bigger Problem for the Environment & Who is Getting the Lion's Share of the World's Resources?
Students develop critical thinking and awareness about the complexity of natural resource use, wealth distribution, population densities, poverty, and the environment. They think about people living in different parts of the world and about the varying effects of population vs. consumption in rich and poor countries.
Agriculture Around the World
Students explore various kinds of farming methods around the world. In this history lesson, students view pictures of farming methods, then compare and contrast them in a class discussion with the methods of farming that are used today.
From Sea to Shining Sea
Students discover United States geography by completing a graph. In this agriculture lesson, students read assigned text regarding the food production of individual states in the country and their economic impact. Students complete a graph which displays the top five commodities in the U.S. and answer study questions based on agriculture.
Young scholars locate the location of the major geographical features of the Philippines. They analyze how geographical features may affect the location of cultures. Students encounter what a monsoon is, and how it affects the environment of this important Southeast Asian country.
Students explore the effects of the volcanic eruption of Nyiragongo in Congo as a springboard to exploring past examples of volcanic eruptions and their respective relief efforts.
Cultural Characteristics Influence a Region's Character
Students analyze demographic data and explore relationships between several cultural characteristics of nations.
Climate Change And Disease
Students consider the role of climate change in the occurrence of vector born diseases such as malaria. In small groups, they research a specific vector to complete an information chart on climate changes in the region where the vector exists, the impact of the change on its habitat and the potential impact on disease transmission.
Teaching Fundamental Movement
Students perform fundamental movement activities for flexibility and motor skills. In this movement lesson plan, students perform physical activity for all grade levels.
Volcano Hazards: Describing a Dangerous Mix
Students work cooperatively to become "Volcano Hazards Experts." Groups research and create posters illustrating dangers from volcanic eruptions, as well as determine the dangers of specific volcanic eruptions. They present their research t
Hydrothermal Vent Challenge
Give our ocean voyagers the "Hydrothermal Vent Challenge!" It is a worksheet that guides them through an exploration of hydrothermal vents and the chemical reactions that occur when lava meets seawater. Using a collection of websites, they gather the answers to questions and then participate in a discussion of their newly-found knolwedge. Use this in high-school chemistry when studying chemical reactions, or in a geography class when studying plate tectonics.
The Diversity of Filipinos in the United States
ELLs are introduced to the experiences of Filipino immigrants to the United States. As a class, they discuss the various waves of immigration to the United States and state the reasons why they would leave the Philippines. They compare timelines of Filipino and Puerto Rican immigration and consider two case studies of Filipino immigrants. To end the lesson, they research their own family's immigration story. Some materials are missing in this resource, so it will needed to be supplemented.
Social Studies: Where in the World Is the Adventure Team?
Students play a game using demographic information to locate the adventure team. They develop a profile of the Federated States of Micronesia that includes information about its geography, population, government, economy, and culture. They follow a series of clues that eliminate all countries except the Federated States of Micronesia.
Linguistic Diversity Secondary
Don't be scared off by the title! Read this information packet with your class, or send them off on their own. After each section, you'll find a series of comprehension questions. Great preparation for state testing!