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The Civil War in Pictures
Here is a really unique way to present information on the American Civil War. The slide show begins with a look at the first true photojournalist, Matthew Brady. It describes his tools and methods, then shows his pictures. Each image is given a definition and full explanation.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 17 Downloads
Inventions of the Civil War
Third graders research Civil War inventions. In this creative problem solving lesson, 3rd graders look at inventions from the Civil War and how they influence life today. In cooperative learning groups, students pick and build a prototype of a Civil War invention.
3rd Social Studies & History 3 Views 13 Downloads
Gunpowder And The Explosion Of World War
Students discover the role of technology in 20th century conflicts. For this technological advancement lesson, students research how World War I, World War II, Vietnam, and the War in Iraq were fought. Students compose essays that highlight the tools and technology used in the conflicts.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 17 Downloads
Gunpowder and the Explosion of World War
Students consider how technology changed the world of war. In this world history lesson, students research 20th century world conflicts and then compose essays that feature the how technology changed the way that wars were fought.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
Cold War Technology Scavenger Hunt
Learners examine the impact of the space race. For this Cold War lesson, students research the technological advances that were prompted by the competition between the United States and the Soviet Union during the era.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 16 Downloads
The American Civil War (1861 -1864)
Peek back in time and learn about the North and South of the American Civil War. Discussed in full are the causes, effects, major battles, and agreements that made Civil War history. Period technology, social changes, and the ultimate defeat of the South are described with both text and a variety of images.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 16 Views 29 Downloads
Writing Exercises: Economic Issues since World War II
How have things changes economically since the end of WWII? Thoughtful writers will consider three questions and compose responses for each. They'll discuss Cold War science and technology, US involvement in Japanese and European economic recovery, and the meaning of OPEC.
9th - 11th Language Arts 3 Views 15 Downloads
Inventions Change the World: The Enigma Machine
Third graders explore WWII by analyzing technological advances. In this invention instructional activity, 3rd graders discuss the use of the Enigma machine which decoded private German messages that communicated with U-boats. Students utilize a timeline to describe how the Enigma machine helped end WWII.
3rd Technology & Engineering 3 Views 11 Downloads
The New Imperialism: 1869-1914
Oh my goodness! This presentation covers a lot of ground. From the imperialist ideology that led to the colonization of the African continent, to the technological advancements that made it possible, this slide show has it all. Use in conjunction with a unit on industrialization, expansion of the global economy, American expansion, and colonization.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 8 Views 60 Downloads
Industrialization Spreads: From Britain to the World
Looking for that perfect slide show, the one that makes your day so much easier? If you're teaching a unit on the spread of Industrialization, its causes, effects, and key players, then look no further. This is a text-driven presentation and great for taking notes; why not throw in a few pictures for interest?
10th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 23 Downloads
World War I Weapons and Technology
Ninth graders determine the importance of military technologies. In this World War I lesson, 9th graders listen to a lecture that features the technological innovations of the war. Students then conduct further research on particular weapons that were new in the war and present their findings to their classmates.
9th Social Studies & History 5 Views 23 Downloads
Our Changing View of the Earth
Students explore the theory of Plate Tectonics. They participate in a simulation in which they re-enact the debate over Plate Tectonics vs. traditional beliefs of stationary continents that were widely accepted during the 1800's and early 1900's.
9th - 10th Science 17 Views 104 Downloads
Who Gets to Invent and How Do Inventors Change Our Lives?
Young scholars examine the way various inventions have changed their lives. As a class, they create a timeline of the most important inventions during their lifetime and another timeline of how old they were when it was invented. Individually, they use the internet to research one inventor and write their own biography of him or her.
2nd - 6th Science 22 Views 156 Downloads
The Civil War Era
Fifth graders explore both the causes of and the actual events of the Civil War. They write essays and descriptive paragraphs and explore a variety of websites. They create a series of skits highlighting the key points of the Civil War era.
5th Social Studies & History 14 Views 65 Downloads
The Civil War
Students explore the Civil War. Using computer technology, they create informational flash cards about the Civil War. Students use artwork to depict Civil War activities. They examine topics such as battles, leaders, tactics, prisoner of war camps, and uniforms.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 7 Views 18 Downloads
Vietnam Once Again
Students share what they know about the Vietnam War before examining how the war was viewed and by people who lived during that period. They write essays expressing opinions on why it is still difficult for Americans to discuss the war.
6th - 12th Language Arts 10 Views 60 Downloads
The Gulf War 1990-1991
High schoolers examine facets of the Gulf War. For this Gulf War lesson, students review vocabulary and people related to the war. High schoolers then research various Gulf War Topics in heterogeneous groups. Students share their findings with their classmates.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 22 Downloads
Technology in World War One
High schoolers research the types of technology and weapons used in World War I. They form groups representing countries and simulate an arms auction each bidding for the weapons of their choice. They compare their research to the auction outcome.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 21 Views 51 Downloads