Environmental History Teacher Resources
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Westward the Course of Empire Goes: American Imperialism in the Pacific Ocean during the Nineteenth Century
Eleventh graders research the acquisition of colonial outposts throughout the Pacific Ocean by the United States during the late-nineteenth century. They present their findings to the class and propose which countries or territories the...
Changes Between the 19th and 20th Centuries In The U.S.
9th - 12th
Students identify any patterns or differences that emerge in political, economic, environmental, and social history after comparing the events and historical processes between one period and another in the same civilization. They form...
The Lincoln-Douglas Debates of 1858: Interactive Map Activity
8th - 12th
Students utilize an interactive map to explore the 1858 Senate campaign in Illinois. They examine how factors such as population, transportation, and party strongholds can affect campaign strategies. Students write an essay discussing...
Introduction to Philanthropy- Recognizing Good Citizenship and Philanthropy in Our Community
3rd - 5th
Students define philanthropy. In this community lesson, students read A River Ran Wild and discuss the needs in the communities presented. Students discuss aspects of philanthropy in a community and brainstorm elements of a healthy...