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Capitalism and Socialism
"Is capitalism competition natural and good, or should there be systems in place to check it for the sake of our collective well-being?" Explore the complexity and history behind capitalism and socialism in Crash Course World History #33. Though he presents information quickly, Green also extensively dissects these broad economic concepts, highlighting key personalities in their development, terms such as industrial and mercantilism capitalism, as well as class struggle and communism.
13 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 30 Views 18 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
History, Eugenics and Genetics
A poignant 20-slide show introduces high schoolers to the amazing accomplishments of genomics and raises the question of eugenics. This activity is only for mature audiences, as it deals with rape and other sensitive topics, but it is carefully written and highly valuable.
9th - 12th Science 10 Views 12 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Cast of Personalities - The Louisiana Purchase
The origins of the state of Arkansas are the focus of this history lesson. Elementary schoolers to high schoolers identify persons associated with the development of the state from the very first European contact to statehood in 1836. Besides outlining some great activities, this lesson has short biographies of many of the major players in the development of Arkansas.
4th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 55 Downloads
Early Russian History
While not heavy in text, the vivid images, maps, and key information in this slide show, are sure to hold an audience. They'll view images of geography, buildings, and people who are apart of early Russian History. Use the presentation to enhance a lecture by providing visual context.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 13 Views 24 Downloads
European Tour: History and Tradition
Learners explore the Sistine Chapel. In this European history lesson plan, students watch "Sistine Chapel Frescoes: Scenes from Genesis." Learners then discuss the Vatican and the role of the Pope. Students then visit a website to take a virtual tour of the chapel prior to designing their own Sistine Chapel ceiling on a bulletin board.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 13 Views 14 Downloads
The Flower and the Fly
It's like a biological "Beauty and the Beast!" The fascinating mutualism between a South African meganosed fly and a deep-throated geranium builds a case study in coevolution for your biology buffs to analyze. After reading about this and other symbiotic relationships, young natural historians answer five critical-thinking questions.
9th - Higher Ed Science 35 Views 126 Downloads
We the People Level 2
Students explore U.S. history by participating in a government activity. In this Constitution lesson, students identify the role government plays in our society and the differences the British colonies had in the early 18th century. Students read assigned text which describes the historical event and complete worksheets and study questions.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 21 Views 149 Downloads
Entrepreneurs in History
Young scholars examine the contributions of entrepreneurs from United States history. They read a biography of an American entrepreneur, and in small groups design and present a project related to their selected entrepreneur. As a culminating activity, students write an essay describing the characteristics of entrepreneurs from the past that would still be successful in the 21st century.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 34 Views 201 Downloads
Corporate Irresponsibility? Researching Fashion's Hidden Cost in Bangladesh's Garment Industry
What responsibility, if any, do clothing buyers, clothing retailers, and clothing companies have to ensure the safety of factory workers? The debate about workplace safety following the collapse and fires in Bangladesh clothing factories comes to the classroom as class members take on the role of executives who then research and negotiate policy changes.
8th - 12th Language Arts 9 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Absolutism: A Concept Formation Lesson
Rather than just memorizing and regurgitating a definition, your young historians will determine on their own what critical attributes the concept of absolutism entails! This excellent lesson plan involves analysis of a period portrait of King Louis XIV of France, and then group work to review, analyze, and classify several different examples of absolute monarchs.
9th - 12th Language Arts 102 Views 75 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Introduction to the European Union
What is the purpose of the European Union, and what institutions and countries comprise it? Check out this resource in which class members participate in a student-led WebQuest activity designed to offer an overview of the European Union. They will then work in groups to design travel brochures on assigned countries from the European Union.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 13 Views 15 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Holocaust: An Introduction for Children (To Be Used with Number the Stars)
In this literature and history worksheet, learners prepare to read the novel by Lois Lowry Number the Stars. Students read the history behind the Nazi occupation of Denmark and the arrest of the Jews there. This is a 10 page historical account of the Holocaust events with photographs from WW1.
5th - 6th Language Arts 50 Views 171 Downloads
St. Lucia Day Star Hat
Students celebrate Saint Lucia Day. In this Saint Lucia Day instructional activity, students research information about St. Lucia Day, a tradition celebrated in Sweden to honor the Queen of Light and construct a cone hat similar to those that are worn by Swedish boys.
K - 3rd Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
Number the Stars The History Behind the Story
In this reading worksheet, students answer 10 essay questions and 16 vocabulary questions pertaining to the history behind the events in Lois Lowry's Number the Stars. This page is intended to be used with a historical information article on another page.
4th - 5th Language Arts 7 Views 46 Downloads
Regents High School Examination: Global History and Geography, 2005
For this global history and geography standardized test practice worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice, 1 essay, and 15 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of world history and geography.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 27 Downloads
Regents High School Examination: Global History and Geography, June 17, 2004
In this global history and geography standardized test practice worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice, 1 essay, and 15 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of world history and geography.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 13 Views 42 Downloads
Nature Deficit Disorder and Urbanization
What is urbanization and green urbanism? What are the benefits of green spaces? Learners can find out by reading informational texts and taking Cornell notes as a class and then individually. Included here are several graphic organizers, information for class members to read, and a teacher key for the Cornell notes.
6th - 8th Science 34 Views 33 Downloads CCSS: Designed