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The Internet of Things: IoT: Social Science Curriculum
Because they have been immersed in the digital world since birth, most young people don't spend a lot of time reflecting on the immediate or future impact of the Internet. It's a high-interest topic which makes this resource all the more appealing.
9th - 12th Language Arts 89 Views 177 Downloads CCSS: Designed
An Introduction to Modern Economics
Practice reading comprehension with this informational economics worksheet. Learners read a 2-page explanation of the beginnings of modern economics and how it plays a role in society. This reading discusses natural, human and capital resources, microeconomics and macroeconomics, and the 3 types of economies.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 39 Views 276 Downloads
Anthropology and Sociology
Students examine the combined subjects of anthropology and sociology and explain how the disciplines would study the same issue. On poster board, they locate or draw pictures related to the two subjects. Once this is completed, students write summaries comparing and contrasting anthropology and sociology.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 13 Views 25 Downloads
Human PreHistory 101 Part 3: Agriculture Rocks Our World
Around 14,000 years ago, the ice age melted. What did humans do in response? They settled down and began to farm their food. Visit the Fertile Crescent and beyond through animation and narrated explanations. Viewers learn about the birth of agriculture and cities, and the exponential population growth that occurred as a result.
7 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 12 Views 12 Downloads
Human PreHistory 101: Prologue
The Khan Academy displays an animated and narrated clip about human prehistory and the relationships between us and our ancestors. The formal narration is balanced by the hand-drawn animation, making an attraction that is sure to hold the attention of your biology pupils.
5 mins 6th - 12th Science 13 Views 10 Downloads
For the Well-being of Our Citizens Lesson 2: Poverty And Human Rights
Students investigate the definitions of poverty and impoverishment. They design a poster that show the Articles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights that are violated by poverty. They write an article for the school newspaper highlighting these same ideals.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 58 Downloads
The Language of Human Rights
Did you know that there are 15.2 million refugees in the world? High schoolers will read "The Universal Declaration of Human Rights" and learn how they can get involved to lower this surprising number. To really encourage involvement, have them design and carry out a service project.
9th - 11th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Traveling Through Time, Wetland Style
Students create a timeline on the development of the Pajaro Valley Area. In this social science instructional activity, students discuss the changes that took place in the area over the past 300 years. They draw a pictures of how the area has changed during particular time periods.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 13 Downloads
Understanding Human Rights Through One Woman's Struggle: Aung San Suu Kyi
Students analyze human rights in the international community. In this human rights lesson, students explore the United Nations, and the Declaration of Human Rights. Students read about Aung San Suu Kyi and watch a video about human rights. Students analyze Kyi's writing and write a short speech addressing the United Nations.
10th - Higher Ed Language Arts 3 Views 13 Downloads
Social Studies: Neighborhoods of the Future
Students explore the present physical and human characteristics of their communities and predict their future appearance. In a two-paneled drawing, they depict their community as it is today and then imagine how it might change in the future.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 12 Views 18 Downloads
Gifts from Land and Water
With a series of fun hands-on simulations, young children can learn about conservation and natural resources. Your learners become land detectives, discussing and investigating the gifts that the land and water provide them. They then pretend to go fishing using paper water, paper fish, a stick, and string fishing poles.
K - 2nd Science 3 Views 2 Downloads
What basic rights are guaranteed to all Americans? Do citizens, legal aliens, illegal aliens, and minors all have the same rights? Should individuals all over the world enjoy the same rights? Class members read the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as part of a unit study of the responsibilities individuals have to uphold human rights.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 21 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Getting In Is Half the Battle
Young scholars read and discuss "Defending Affirmative Action With Social Science," examining the admissions policies in public universities and colleges. They write persuasive essays either for or against the admissions policies in their state.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 27 Downloads
New Review Human Rights in the US
Introduce your class to human rights and ask them to consider big questions about being human. Small groups create characters and represent their characters on large paper with images and words. After a discussion, they define human rights, create collages about specific human rights, talk about rights and needs, and reflect on the lesson as a whole.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 4 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson Plan: Humans and the Land
Art acts as inspiration for a conversation about human impact on the environment and creative writing. The class examines three pieces, looking for evidence of human impact on the landscape. They then write a first-person narrative, from the perspective of a human from the past.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 21 Views 77 Downloads