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61 resources with the concept horses

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Sacred Stories of Native Americans

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A Native America in the Classroom collection provides six videos and support materials about indigenous peoples who lived throughout North, Central, and South America. Young historians are introduced to Incan and Hopi origin stories, a...
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The Comanche and the Horse

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
There was a time when the Comanche controlled an empire in North America, and the heart and soul of that empire was the horse. Scholars use the installment of the larger Native American Sacred Stories series to explore how the Spanish...
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Cavalry in WW1 - Between Tradition and Machine Gun Fire

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The German Calvary lost over 800 horses and 500 men in a single battle! The changes in technology during World War I forced changes in how battles were fought. An engaging primary source video puts scholars in the shoes of the soldiers...
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Companions In The Trenches - Animals of World War 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
People had to suffer in the trenches, but do scholars know they had four-legged companions to help them during World War I? Many horses and dogs were extremely helpful to soldiers during the time period. Discover how horses and dogs not...
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How Horses Took Over North America (Twice)

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Should horses be considered native to North America? PBS Eons presents the fossil record to answer this question. the video starts with the evolution of animals that eventually led to the family scientists now know includes horses. Then,...
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Equine Science

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Did you know that horses have two sets of teeth?  There is much to learn about horses, of course, and those interested in equine science will learn much from a 10-lesson agricultural science course that covers not only equine dental and...
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What Is A Species?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What's so special about species? Junior zoologists delve into the science behind the classification with a Fuse School Evolution video. The narrator shows the accepted classification system and explains what conditions two organisms must...
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Civil War Animal Mascots

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
A pet can offer comfort, friendship, and loyalty in the most stressful of situations. Here is a lesson plan that explores the important role animals played during the Civil War. Class members read informative texts, complete a KWL chart,...
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The Horses of Chincoteague

For Students 5th - 6th Standards
How confident are your readers in responding to short reading passages? Find out with a worksheet that reinforces reading comprehension skills and requires self reflection on one's ability to read and answer questions pertaining to the...
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My Mini Book About …

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
This is one of several printable pages on which little life scientists can write out their research on an assigned animal. The highlighted page is for alligator research, but several other animal pages are included as other materials....
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Main Idea and Supporting Detail: Review

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
A one-page article about how horses came to America provides young readers with an opportunity to demonstrate their skill at identifying the main idea and supporting details in a short reading passage. 
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Classification of Agricultural Animals

For Teachers 10th
Students of biology should find this powerpoint interesting as it recaps the basics of classification and Latin and common names of familiar farm animals. The slides are clear, not loaded with text, and lead the students through the...
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Paint's Family Tree

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore how traits are passed from the parent to their offspring. Through the use of a skit and inherited traits worksheet, groups discuss how offspring may possess variations of inherited traits that may help or hinder...
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The Gingerbread Man

For Teachers 1st
First graders read a story from sentence strips and charts. Student pairs are called on to read their answer and move that strip to the top of the chart. One line of students moves down, giving each student a new partner. The activity...
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A Little Horse Sense

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
How have horses evolved over time? How do horse skulls reveal this evolution? How have the roles horses play changed over time? What kind of social structure do horse herds have? How should wild horse populations be managed? To find the...
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Elmo's World: Horses

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Elmo as a horse? Yes, Dorothy the fish imagines Elmo as a cow horse, police horse, and a show horse.
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Elmo's World: Riding A Horse

For Teachers Pre-K - K
This documentary style clip depicts how one boy rides his horse. This boy is blind but rides his horse the same as everybody else. This is a good video to show how a person with Social Studies overcomes their challenges.
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A Home for Star and Patches

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students explore independent reading. In this fiction guided reading lesson, students share prior knowledge of horses and horseback riding, then read A Home for Star and Patches independently.Students discuss the story structure of the...
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Harrison’s Horse

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this comprehension learning exercise, students read a passage about a boy and his horse and answer multiple choice questions about it. Students complete 5 questions total.
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Building a Horse with Shapes

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students create horse sculptures. In this building a horse lesson, students identify the parts of a horse and its characteristics. Students use Legos or other materials to create a three-dimensional horse sculpture.
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Mythical Horses: Crash Course World Mythology #37

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
Horses have been instrumental to human cultures, so it's no wonder they are so abundant in mythology. Scholars explore the topic in the 37th of 41 videos in the Crash Course World Mythology series. Learners meet the mythical horses...
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My Mini Book About...

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Elementary learners complete a mini book on polar bears. The resource contains four pages, each a quarter of a page, including one title page with a picture of a polar bear and a space for kids to write their names. 
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Introduction to the Equine Industry

For Students 9th - 12th
You have to have good horse sense to work in the equine industry. Before considering a job working with horses, why not find out how to classify them, buy and sell them, and how they can function as an economic enterprise? 
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All You Need to Know about Horses

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Whether you're teaching a group of equestrians, a 4-H club, or an agricultural science class, you'll need to cover basic horse terminology. Horse care, breeds, anatomy, and markings are defined and exemplified through full color...