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The Rise and Fall of the Inca Empire
6 mins 9th - 12th
New ReviewVisitors to Machu Picchu, especially those who hike the 1,600 feet and climb the over 3,000 steps, are forced to consider how the Incas constructed this engineering marvel without the benefit of iron tools or wheeled carts. Introduce...
Eclipse Classroom Activities: Cultural Significance Project
1st - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What better way to celebrate eclipses than across cultures? Explore myths of solar and lunar eclipses from ancient cultures like the Chinese, Ancient Greek, Mesoamerican, Incan, Egyptian, Ancient Babylonian, and Middle Eastern. Learners...
Clash of Cultures: Cortes Conquers Moctezuma and the Aztecs
3rd - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Focus on the main idea of an informational reading article about the conflict between Aztec and European cultures, and the eventual collapse of the native Latin American cultures. After class members read the passage, they answer four...
World History and Geography to 1500 A.D.
6th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
Here's a great resource for your curriculum library. The 240-page packet, organized into units by topics, includes sample lesson plans, links to primary and secondary source documents, worksheets, activities, and sample assessments.
Wondering About the New Seven (Man-Made) Wonders of the World
6th - 10th CCSS: Designed
Who determines the Seven Wonders of the World, and what criteria is used to evaluate these locations? Discover the efforts to promote cultural diversity and preserve man-made monuments during the world's first-ever global vote in 2007 to...
Who is Alexander von Humboldt?
4 mins 9th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
Never heard of Alexander von Humboldt? Don't miss the opportunity to tell your class about "the most important forgotten man of science." The narrator describes an array of Humboldt's scientific accomplishments in his five-year journey...
Peoples and Civilizations of the Americas: 600-1500
7th - 10th
Provide an overview of the religion, life ways, wealth, decline, and economy of several early civilizations. culture groups covered are the Aztecs, Teotihuacan, Maya, Anasazi, Mississippian, Chokia, Moche, and Inca. The only thing this...