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Thomas Jefferson - Author of The Declaration of Indepence & 3rd U.S. President | Mini Bio | BIO Video
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Machinery In Society

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners explore technology by completing a worksheet in class. In this common machinery lesson, students define the different designs that make simple machines work such as wheels, pulleys and gears. Learners utilize verbs to describe...
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Technology and Inequality

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students study briefly the history, evolution, and social benefits of the automobile. After using the automobile as a case study, students choose another technology, research, and analyze it in small groups and report.
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Tools: Science Stations

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore technology by completing engineering activities in class. For this simple tools lesson, students utilize three science stations to perform tasks using a nutcracker, bottle openers, hammers and other tools. Students...
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Communication Methods

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Young scholars explore communications by participating in a science class activity. In this communication technology lesson, students discuss the process of morse code, its history, and the electromagnets used to create the device. Young...
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Chinese Inventions A Selected History of Science and Invention in China

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students study the history of Chinese technology by identifying when and where items were invented or discovered.
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Building Bridges: Living in a Diverse Society

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Learners participate in various activities that help them build esteem, and explore racism. In this multicultural lesson plan, Students increase their awareness of, and appreciation for, cultural differences and similarities. This...
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Now and Ben Reinforcing Activity

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students explore U.S. history by researching a famous inventor. In this Benjamin Franklin biography lesson, students identify the differences in modern day technology and communication and the era Franklin lived in. Students create a...
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African Safari

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students will locate and record information using technology and compare that information to create a graph. They will select and record information using technology and use that information to create a research paper.
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It's a Small World After All

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders take turns making presentations on a culture from their ancestry or a different culture of choice. They concentrate on the cultural contributions of different societies. They are quizzed on the presentations.
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Many Happy Returns

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners compare the journey of Lewis and Clark with the space flight of Apollo 11. Students sequence events using a timeline. Learners write a persuasive essay trying to persuade the people of the US to support space exploration.
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Hunters to Herders

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Young historians discover the many ways that the lives of the Native Americans in Colorado changed over time. Learners research and trace the various events that led to their lifestyle being primarily nomadic, to a lifestyle of permanent...
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How the Car Has Changed Our Lives

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students consider how the automobile changed life in the early 20th Century. They examine images and answer inquiry questions. Finally, they write an editorial article about how the car changed lives.
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Organization of a Territory, Map Elements

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders compare printed and online maps and use proper geographic terminology to answer questions.
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Row, Tow, Pull Your Boat

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders use previous knowledge and research to analyze and solve a scenario relating to the use of simple machines and the Lewis and Clark Expedition. They present their findings to the class in oral presentations.
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Harvest of History: Module 4

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate the relationship between agriculture and the local economy, and investigate an agriculture-based economy.
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Transportation: Then and Now

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Learners analyze primary and secondary sources to investigate transportation and methods for preserving the past. They view photos, create a transportation collage, and discuss the advantages and disadvantages of increased speed of...
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Early Settlers' Houses

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students research the regional styles of early settlers' homes in Colorado, identify early building materials and methods and consider the importance of preserving these buildings.
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GPS Treasure Hunt

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore geography by participating in a treasure hunt activity. In this Global Positioning System lesson, students define the terms latitude and longitude while utilizing an electronic GPS device. Students view a PowerPoint...
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Research Methods

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders start a research project.  In this finding information lesson, 3rd graders use books and web resources to research information.  Students select a famous inventor to learn about and research their inventions.
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Volcanic Activity in the U.S.

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students locate and map ten volcanoes in United States, create chart comparing volcanoes by last eruption, type of volcano, location, and interesting fact, and create Powerpoint slide show describing basic information about volcanoes and...
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Spread the News!

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students recognize and explain that any invention may lead to other inventions. In small groups, they research a provided topic and each group adds their information to a class timeline.
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Traveling the Trail

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners investigate primary and secondary sources to determine how the use of the travois by the Colorado Indians affected the use of the horse on transportation.
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Dwelling Changes

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students use primary and secondary sources to discover how the lives of the Colorado Indians have changed over time. They trace events that changed their lives from a nomadic to a permanent lifestyle by creating create a cause and effect...
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Preserve Main Street Activity

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars examine and discuss old maps and photos of the main street of their town. They research the buildings on the main street using libraries, newspapers, business directories, interviews etc. and then design a poster or...