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28 resources with the concept push and pull factors

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Middle School World History

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
A 22-lesson Middle School World History unit uses a unique problem-solving approach to teach tweens economic history. After reading articles that provide background information, pupils engage in activities and simulations that require...
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A New Urban Culture

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Life changed drastically in America at the turn of the century. Discover the music, literature, social issues and reforms related to the urban culture associated with mass immigration from Eastern European countries. 
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Migration: An African American Adventure

For Students 6th - 8th
Learners read the book, The Great Migration by National Geographic, then complete this set of related worksheets. They review vocabulary, complete five short answer questions, discuss push and pull factors for the migration, then write a...
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Expository Writing (Informational Brochure)

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Design an informational brochure to urge people to move to a specific community. The purpose of this activity is to expose pupils to expository writing. After creating the brochure, they write a three-paragraph persuasive or...
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Reasons for Settling the New World

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
After studying the reasons settlers entered the New World, primary learners try to persuade others to enter this new land. Class members present their arguments in a variety of ways including posters, writings, and charts. Richly...
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Immigration: "Give Me your Tired, your Poor..."

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Is America the land of opportunity? Learners sort out fact from fiction regarding why people immigrate to the United States and the laws affecting them using a list of web-based resources and case studies. After evaluating motivations...
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Understanding Migration

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Human migration—often the result of push and pull factors—sometimes has dramatic outcomes for both those leaving their homelands and the host countries. Using a variety of case studies, learners consider those issues. Then, by completing...
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Foreign-Born Population 1850-2010

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
If America is a nation of immigrants, where are they from and why did they come? Demographic data and interactive maps help pupils consider answers to these questions by examining the statistics of foreign-born Americans. Features allow...
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The Overland Trails 1840-1860

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What led Americans to head west in the 1800s? Using an interactive map and journals from those who traveled, pupils explore the stories of those who migrated. In addition, they see how the numbers fluctuated in response to the push-pull...
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2005 AP® Human Geography Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Why do people leave their home countries and come to the United States? How has nationalism affected European nations politically and socially? The answers are complicated. Pupils explore the intricate dynamics using structured questions...
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Out of Africa: Why Early Humans Settled around the World

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Why would someone want to leave home? The age-old question is at the center of a thought-provoking activity. Scholars consider why humans move around the world both during pre-historical times and today using a PowerPoint, reading on...
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PS2C - Stability and Instability in Physical Systems

For Teachers 2nd - 12th
How do you show change occurring in a non-moving object? Gain some insight into NGSS standard PS2C, Stability and Instability in Physical Systems, in a resource for educators. The narrator guides you through the core components of the...
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PS2A—Forces and Motions

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
May the force be with you! Learn how to present the content of PS2A, Forces and Motion, using the strategies in the video. With fun scenarios that include Angry Birds and toilet paper, demonstrating the relationship between force, mass,...
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How Do You Decide Where to Go in a Zombie Apocalypse

For Students 9th - 12th
The world of zombies is a hot trend these days in the media and in the minds of adolescents. So why not use this craze to get your classes interested in geography? Though not an in-depth instructional video, this resource would be a...
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Computing the Net Force

For Students 4th - 6th
Adorable little stick figures push and pull a cart of blocks to explain the push and pull of forces. Future physicists then define force and identify it in different situations on the worksheet that follows. Concepts covered include...
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Immigration Push and Pull Factors

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore the definitions for push and pull factors and determine whether reasons for immigration are considered push or pull factors. They then determine their own reasons for immigration and categorize them.
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Sort It Out - Push or Pull?

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders investigate the difference between a push and a pull. For this science/physics lesson, 2nd graders observe and discuss pictures from a book. Additionally, students are placed into groups to make observations of pictures...
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Force and Work

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine the concept of push and pull. They participate in push and pull demonstrations, complete a KWL chart, and write about force and work in a science journal.
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Why do people mover where they do?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students read factual stories of migration to Hawaii, analyze and explain push and pull factors, interview parents about their cultural heritage, identify countried of origin of their ancestors, graph migration patterns on an world map,...
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On the Road Again

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine the theme of movement in World History.  In this World History lesson, 11th graders discover the life of immigrants through the use of videos.  Students create graphic organizers to explain the information they...
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Force: Push and Pull

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this force instructional activity, learners answer short answer questions about pushing and pulling different objects. Students complete 15 questions.
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Push and Pull Factors on Migration

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers investigate push and pull factors. In this population trends lesson, students examine primary sources that help them comprehend how push and pull factors have changed over time. 
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Young and Restless in China

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine push and pull factors at work in China. In this modern China lesson, students research primary and secondary sources in electronic and print formats to investigate the plight of migrant workers in China today. Students...
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For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students complete activities to study the physics of magnets. In this magnets lesson, students watch a PowerPoint about magnets and complete a magnet experiment with a partner. Students explain their findings to the class and read about...