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Machinery In Society

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners explore technology by completing a worksheet in class. In this common machinery lesson, students define the different designs that make simple machines work such as wheels, pulleys and gears. Learners utilize verbs to describe...
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Technology and Inequality

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students study briefly the history, evolution, and social benefits of the automobile. After using the automobile as a case study, students choose another technology, research, and analyze it in small groups and report.
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Tools: Science Stations

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore technology by completing engineering activities in class. For this simple tools lesson, students utilize three science stations to perform tasks using a nutcracker, bottle openers, hammers and other tools. Students...
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Communication Methods

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Young scholars explore communications by participating in a science class activity. In this communication technology lesson, students discuss the process of morse code, its history, and the electromagnets used to create the device. Young...
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Chinese Inventions A Selected History of Science and Invention in China

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students study the history of Chinese technology by identifying when and where items were invented or discovered.
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Cast Your Vote

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
In a simple but unique lesson, youngsters learn about the history of voting systems. They then collaborate in groups to develop a new honest and consistent voting method. A class-wide poll is taken, evaluating the designs of other...
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Building Bridges: Living in a Diverse Society

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Learners participate in various activities that help them build esteem, and explore racism. In this multicultural lesson plan, Students increase their awareness of, and appreciation for, cultural differences and similarities. This...
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Now and Ben Reinforcing Activity

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students explore U.S. history by researching a famous inventor. In this Benjamin Franklin biography lesson, students identify the differences in modern day technology and communication and the era Franklin lived in. Students create a...
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African Safari

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students will locate and record information using technology and compare that information to create a graph. They will select and record information using technology and use that information to create a research paper.
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Inventions of the Civil War

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders research Civil War inventions. In this creative problem solving activity, 3rd graders look at inventions from the Civil War and how they influence life today. In cooperative learning groups, students pick and build a...
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It's a Small World After All

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders take turns making presentations on a culture from their ancestry or a different culture of choice. They concentrate on the cultural contributions of different societies. They are quizzed on the presentations.
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Great Picture Books to Teach Social Studies for Grade K-3

For Teachers K - 3rd
Every class enjoys reading new books at the beginning of a unit. Use this resource to identify a variety of books for kindergarten to third grade that can be used to complement social studies standards. The books can kindle learners'...
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Healing Fallen Warriors

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students read ancient Greek texts to explore evidence for healing wounds and compare ancient healing practices to those of modern times.
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Digging Through Time in our Bowmanville Backyard

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders take measurements, sift through soil, and discover artifacts. In this archaeology lesson plan, 3rd graders pretend to be archaeologists, set up a museum, and report their results.
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Many Happy Returns

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners compare the journey of Lewis and Clark with the space flight of Apollo 11. Students sequence events using a timeline. Learners write a persuasive essay trying to persuade the people of the US to support space exploration.
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Early Exploration of North America

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders "travel" from Europe to North America as Columbus did. They organize the information into chronoglogical order.
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Hunters to Herders

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Young historians discover the many ways that the lives of the Native Americans in Colorado changed over time. Learners research and trace the various events that led to their lifestyle being primarily nomadic, to a lifestyle of permanent...
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Shapes and Shelters

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students are be able to analyze primary sources (photographs) for evidence of Ancient Egyptian culture and design meaningful objects. They are grouped in pairs and instructed to choose someone that they admire, either living or...
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How the Car Has Changed Our Lives

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students consider how the automobile changed life in the early 20th Century. They examine images and answer inquiry questions. Finally, they write an editorial article about how the car changed lives.
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Mapping Community Values

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students discuss the origin of various maps focusing on the values behind them. Students also explore how human needs and geography influence community settlement patterns. Students extend learning by creating and mapping their own ideal...
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Organization of a Territory, Map Elements

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders compare printed and online maps and use proper geographic terminology to answer questions.
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Row, Tow, Pull Your Boat

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders use previous knowledge and research to analyze and solve a scenario relating to the use of simple machines and the Lewis and Clark Expedition. They present their findings to the class in oral presentations.
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The Artistic Process

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students experiment with and compare different types of natural resources and tools used by artists in ancient Rome. They describe changes in natural resources that result from human use of tools.
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Harvest of History: Module 4

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate the relationship between agriculture and the local economy, and investigate an agriculture-based economy.