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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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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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Create a City!

For Teachers 10th Standards
New ReviewWhat is the purpose of a city charter? What services do local governments provide to their citizens? Is there an ideal way for citizens to behave? Approach these often overlooked yet important questions with your class members by having...
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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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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 students use a variety of resources to help them build an actual...
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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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Cities, States, Countries & Continents

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

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Cities are compared to living, breathing, metabolizing organisms. Fourth in a five-part series of lessons, this one focuses on the flow of materials through a city. Links to interesting websites and images make your delivery of...