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Thomas Edison: The Wizard of Menlo Park
1st - 6th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewWhat would change in your daily life due to a power outage? Here, learners explore the inventions brought to us by the one and only, Thomas Edison, and imagine a day without them. Scholars take part in a grand conversation and write a...
Famous Speeches: Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream"
2nd - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewThe 1963 March on Washington, powerfully punctuated by Martin Luther King's impassioned "I Have a Dream" speech, was instrumental in passing the Civil Rights Act just one year later. A reading assignment presents the written speech...
Benjamin Franklin: In Search of a Better World
K - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewOf the many roles he played, Benjamin Franklin most wanted to be remembered as B. Franklin, Printer. Learners of all ages find out more about this amazing man through the activities included in the Benjamin Franklin Tercentenary Guide.
The California Gold Rush Cartoon 1849 (The Wild West)
2 mins 4th - 8th
New ReviewThere's gold in them thar hills! A short cartoon introduces middle schoolers to the California Gold Rush of 1849. The video encourages viewers to dig deeper and mine for a lode of information about gold mining, the 49ers, and the...
Civil Rights Leaders: Martin Luther King Jr.
2nd - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewLearn about Martin Luther King, Jr. with a summary of his life's work. Adaptable for elementary, middle, and high schoolers, the article provides a wealth of knowledge about the important civil rights leader before assessing...
Martin Luther King Jr.'s Last March: The Memphis Sanitation Workers Strike
3rd - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewMartin Luther King, Jr's most well-known march was in Selma, Alabama, but his final march was in Memphis, Tennessee, in solidarity with the sanitation workers' strike. An informative article offers learners a glimpse into the...
How Did Polynesian Wayfinders Navigate the Pacific Ocean?
6 mins 3rd - 12th
New ReviewImagine sailing around the world, or even around the Pacific Ocean, in an outrigger canoe without the the aid of a GPS? Or a compass? Or even a sextant? The Polynesians did. Find out how with an engaging video that details how they used...
Thanksgiving Interactive: You are the Historian
3rd - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Take on the roles of two very different individuals living together during the same time: a pilgrim and a member from the Wampanoag Tribe. As learners navigate through the interactive, each click takes them to a part of each village to...
The Pilgrims: Alliance with Massasoit’s People and the First Thanksgiving
5 mins 2nd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Is the story of the First Thanksgiving actually all it's said to have been? Watch a video that sheds light on the event, who Samoset and Massasoit were, and what the First Thanksgiving was really all about.