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Our Hungry Planet: Food for a Growing Population

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Bugs for breakfast? The Flipside science unit module, “Our Hungry Planet: Food for a Growing Population,” introduces middle schoolers to issues related to food production and innovative solutions to world hunger. Scholars investigate the...
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Our Hungry Planet: Food for a Growing Population

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Bugs for breakfast? The Flipside science unit module, “Our Hungry Planet: Food for a Growing Population,” introduces middle schoolers to issues related to food production and innovative solutions to world hunger. Scholars investigate the...
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Becoming Us: Borderlands

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
Three case studies make up a unit the looks at the power contentions and exchanges in the borderlands that have shaped the United States. The first case study focuses on creating the US southern border and the experiences of people...
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Deforestation

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Young scientists observe deforestation from satellite photos and discuss the importance of forests to the global environment. They then simulate a plot of forest when farmers move into the area over the course of seven years. Finally,...
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Quantifying Land Changes Over Time Using Landsat

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
"Humans have become a geologic agent comparable to erosion and [volcanic] eruptions ..." Paul J. Crutzen, a Nobel Prize-winning atmospheric chemist. Using Landsat imagery, scholars create a grid showing land use type, such as urban,...
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Quantifying Land Changes Over Time in Areas of Deforestation and Urbanization

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Is qualitative or quantitative research more convincing when it comes to climate change? In the eighth lesson during this 21-part series, scholars begin by performing a quantitative analysis of deforestation and urbanization. Then, they...
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Lesson: Urban China: Contemporary China

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The urbanization and consumerism of modern China is the hot topic up for critical analysis. Kids view a series of photographs that specifically describe Chinese modernization, urbanization, consumerism, and waste. They discuss each...
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Neighborhood or Slum? Snapshots of Five Points: 1827-1867

For Teachers 9th - 11th
How has your local neighborhood changed throughout recent history? Young researchers evaluate census data, images, and primary source descriptions describing the living situation in the antebellum Five Points neighborhood. They consider...
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Big Business & Industrial Cities

For Teachers 4th - 7th
This is a true gem. This PowerPoint is well-organized, has bullet points you control (which gives you time for discussion), has sound effects, and covers several aspects of American industrialization after 1900. The presentation begins...
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How Have Americans Responded to Immigration?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
While America says it welcomes from other countries the tired and poor yearning to be free, the record is mixed on whether there has been a warm reception for immigrants. Class members use an interactive graphic scale and primary source...
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Reshaping American Society: How did Immigration and Urbanization Affect America in the mid 1800s?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
From the Know-Nothings to the Bible Riots, immigration and urbanization changed the face of America in the middle of the 1800s. Using documents that range from immigrant experiences to renderings of violent conflict between immigrants...
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Borders and Community: Early 20th Century Chicago Neighborhoods and Ethnic Enclaves

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
Chicago is one city, four neighborhoods, and countless nationalities. The lesson explores the ethnic division of Chicago in the early twentieth century. Academics read primary sources, analyze maps, and tour an online exhibit to...
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Comparing Urban and Rural Life in the Early 1900s

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Experience a bit of what life was like at the turn of last century with images of rural and urban life. Learners consider pictures from each environment and then compare and contrast them. Activities include discussing the differences,...
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Jane Addams and John Dewey

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Imagine living where there was eight inches of garbage on the street! These were the situations the Progressive movement sought to reform. Using video clips about John Dewey and Jane Addams, learners consider the philosophies and impact...
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The Heat is On: Urban Heat Islands, Detection Strategies, and Mitigation Solutions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
It's sure getting hot out there! Scholars analyze satellite data on land use and surface temperatures, and then learn how to ground truth satellite data through an activity. They apply technology to identify urban heat islands and...
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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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Renewing Inequality: Family Displacements through Urban Renewal 1950-1966

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What is progress? Who bears its cost? High schoolers consider the questions as they review data on families displaced by urban renewal projects in the 1950s and 1960s. An interactive, curated data project asks historians to consider the...
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2003 AP® Human Geography Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
What role has tourism played in changing the landscape of a country? How do human migration patterns affect a nation? To what extent can urban development patterns help us understand our cities? Learners explore these ideas and more...
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2017 AP® Human Geography Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
How have urban planners tried to attract people to cities? What can be done about booming birth rates in some parts of the world? How does a country's political structure affect the well being of its people? Scholars investigate these...
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Vertical Farming

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Half of crops from traditional farming never get harvested, while 90 percent of crops from vertical farming go into the food supply. As land runs out for farming and the need for crops increases, could vertical farming solve the problem?...
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Upton Sinclair’s, The Jungle, and Urban Living Conditions (1906)

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Upton Sinclair intended to write The Jungle in order to call attention to the living conditions and the treatment of immigrant workers in the meat-packing industry in 1906. As a close reading exercise, class member examine three pages...
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Relocating Residents: The Impact of Housing on Community

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Sama Maydani and Sarah Kuck's film, Even the Walls, that explores the benefits and drawbacks of gentrification in downtown Seattle, asks viewers to consider how houses, apartment buildings, and outdoor spaces can be designed to build a...
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Succession

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The final lesson in a two-part series prompts scholars to create newspaper articles and succession events. Applying their knowledge of the ecosystem and the past examples of succession, they predict what will happen in the future using...
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Isn’t It Exciting? (The American Industrial Revolution and Urbanization)

For Teachers 6th
America was built on the ingenuity, work ethic, and foresight of our ancestors. Sixth graders learn about the complex Gilded Age in American history, including the prominent inventors and captains of industry, and how they all connect...