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161 resources with the concept cities

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Municipal Government: High School

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Municipal government takes on many roles, not just the ones we are used to hearing about such as Parks and Recreation. Scholars delve into the topic to get a grasp on how the government system functions. They participate in readings,...
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Me on the Map

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Following a discussion about maps, scholars enjoy a read-aloud of the story, Me on the Map by Joan Sweeney. The tale sets the stage for participants to draft a map of their home and bedroom with proper detail and labels. Peers share...
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Urban Communities

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd Standards
Urban communities are the focus of a series of lessons created to meet specific needs using differentiated instruction. A pre-assessment designates scholars into three groups based on their ability level. Small groups take part in...
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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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Urban Farming

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
More than 20 million Americans lack access to grocery stores. The sixth lesson in the 13-part unit on Our Hungry Planet introduces the concept of food deserts and ideas to correct this lack of access. Discussion questions provide a...
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Early Civilizations of Mesopotamia, Egypt and Kush

For Students 6th - 10th
Scholars read and follow directions to locate and color landforms, bodies of water, cities, and countries on three maps—a map of the Nile River, a Nile and Mesopotamia regional map, and a map with today's current countries in the Middle...
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Governing Communities

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The government at the local level acts as perhaps one of the most relevant government systems to many in their communities. Learners discover how the local government shapes their lives and the similarities and differences between the...
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How To Avoid The Next Atlantis

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Can we stop the major cities of the world from going under? Science scholars discover the methods of controlling rising sea levels and the energy our swelling waterways could produce. The video includes specific examples from the...
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Teaching Jazz as American Culture

For Students 6th - 12th
Jazz and the City, Jazz and the Civil Rights Movement, Jazz and Gender, Jazz and Literature, Jazz and the Arts, Jazz and Film. Here's a packet of unit plans organized around themes that reflect American culture. Each unit examines how...
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Our Town: A Role Play

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Play an active role in city government with a lesson that brings a town meeting to the classroom. Scholars take on positions of city officials to discuss and find solutions for the issues pertinent to their community.
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The Impact of Change on the City Skyline

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
On September 11th, New York's skyline changed forever when a terrorist attack brought down the Twin Towers. But how? Scholars study two images of the New York skyline; pre- and post-9/11, compare and contrast using adjectives, and take...
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Real Life Sunken Cities

For Students 3rd - 8th
What made ancient cities sink underwater? What do these cities look like now? A short video describes how earthquakes and tsunamis caused ancient cities to become sunken cities.
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Urban Mouse Rural Mouse

For Teachers K Standards
Explore rural and urban environments over the course of four days. Each day offers a new look into how both environment compare and contrast. Activities include the observation and analyzation of images, a read aloud and grand discussion...
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Surprise!: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 2)

For Teachers 1st Standards
Surprise! is the theme of this series of ESL lessons. Cover an array of topics such as where we live, different times of day, shapes, the city and the country, what we do for fun, jobs, and games, all while practicing how to express...
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Geography of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Young geographers follow Dr. Martin Luther King's journey during the civil rights movement by identifying major events on a map of the eastern United States, such as his birth in Atlanta, Georgia and his famous "I Have a Dream" speech in...
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Architecture: It's Elementary!—Fifth Grade

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Young citizens construct an understanding of urban planning in this cross-curricular unit. Covering every aspect of city development from the political, economic, and social influences to sustainable building practices, this 10-lesson...
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Community Helper Word Cards

For Teachers Pre-K - K
What does a dentist do? What about a farmer? Explore different jobs with a set of picture word cards. Each card in a set of 12 features the name of a career with a picture of the person who has that job. 
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What is a Square?

For Teachers K - 2nd
Add a global perspective to your next math lesson. This learners-created presentation shares things everyone needs to know when they are trying to determine if something is a square. She defines what a square is, provides real life...
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Understanding Growth of the Phoenix Area

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students study the growth of the Phoenix area using geographic images, maps, tables, and graphs. They study the idea of community.
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Natural Resources and Ancient Cities

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explain how the availability of natural resources has affected human settlement patterns. They recognize the interactions of human populations on environments and compare the growth of two ancient cities in relation to natural...
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Kid City, USA

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
What a model community would look like? Get your kids talking with an activity that allows them to create their own town. After printing out a "fold out village," groups of young scholars use a variety of resources to help them build an...
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Why Is A City Located Where It Is?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners analyze how transportation influenced the development of Stillwater, Minnesota, They use the same techniques to analyze the impact of transportation on the origination and development of their own community.
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Using Scale

For Students 6th - 7th
In this scale map activity, students identify and measure distance using 3 different maps. First, they determine the number of feet from the center of Chicago it is to each point listed in the first table. Then, students determine the...
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Cities, States, Countries & Continents

For Students 4th - 5th
In this geography worksheet, learners fill in 7 blanks with the correct geography word. Clues are given for each blank, and answers are provided.