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War Consumes Europe

For Teachers 7th - 10th
How did the world react to Austria's declaration of war? This activity, guided by the McDougall Littell text, World History, has historians examining the beginnings of WWI through cause and effect analysis. Groups reference the text as...
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Causes of World War One

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders examine World War I. For this Conflict lesson, 10th graders create a chart that describes the causes and effects of WWI. Students discuss their findings with the class.
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For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Things usually don't happen without a reason; usually any event has a cause that got the ball rolling. The book, If You Give a Mouse a Muffin is used to help learners understand the concept of causes in literature. Examples from the...
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What were the causes of the American Revolution?

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders investigate the causes of the American Revolution.  In this causes of the American Revolution activity, 6th graders make hypotheses, analyze data, and rank the top causes of the war. Students complete a timeline and write a...
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The Population Explosion: Causes and Consequences

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students use this lesson to focus on population growth and the threat of overpopulation. In groups, they analyze the world birth and death rates to determine the growth rate of the population. As a class, they discuss the causes and...
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Water Pollution Lesson Plan: What's the Flow?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students study urban runoff. They identify the urban runoff in a simulated area and determine peak flows using charted data. Finally, they discuss possible causes of the differences in flow rates.
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Writing Exercises: The Crusades II

For Students 6th - 10th
Although limited as an engaging or interactive activity, this worksheet on The Crusades has learners responding to 3 clear and simple prompts, each of which can easily lead into deeper research. Historians outline different causes,...
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The Schizophrenia Experience

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students explore the internet world of Second Life and discover the symptoms, causes, and treatments of schizophrenia. For this schizophrenia lesson plan, students have a discussion about the condition, and write a 1 page paper about it.
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Sports Injury Symptoms and Causes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research possible symptoms and causes of sports injuries. They research websites to list injuries and causes on a worksheet as they complete the template. After conducting their research, they discuss how sports injuries can be...
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Causes of the American Revolution

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders research Internet resources to determine causes of the American Revolution. They read about the events to determine why they angered the colonists enough to precipitate the war. They form opinions as to whether they agree...
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For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders complete a WebQuest about volcanoes. They study vocabulary, label diagrams, list volcano types and benefits. They write an essay telling where volcanoes are located and why.
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Sparking a Revolution!

For Teachers 4th
Students investigate the causes and events that lead to the US Revolutionary War. They use a number of study techniques in this unit to discuss why the colonies wanted freedom from Britain.
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Erosion: On the Move...Defending the Coast Against Wave Attack

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Pupils study how people have tried to save beaches from wave erosion. They examine what has occurred to Cape Hatteras as a result of beach erosion and the efforts to reduce the erosion.
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Causes of the Civil War

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders research and analyze how cultural, economical and constitutional issues created bitter divisions between the North and the South. They state the causes of the Civil War, which states were in the Union and which ones were...
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What Causes AIDS?

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders in an ESL classroom use the internet to research the causes of AIDS. As a class, they discuss the topics mentioned in the various websites and determine if they are viable causes for the disease. They create a...
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History-Causes of WW I

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders participate in a class discussion about what caused World War II. Working in groups, they identify the reasons they believe were most important in starting the war and present their reason in the form of a PowerPoint,...
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Endangered Species

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars research the issue of species endangerment by exploring threatened animals, their habitats, and the environmental challenges associated with them. They explore the relationships between living things and their environment....
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Lesson Two: An Overview of Modern-Day Slavery

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students discuss the aspects of modern-day slavery. They investigate where slavery is located, what causes it, who is involved and ways to eliminate it. They write a journal entry based on their investigation.
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From Slavery to Segregation

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students study the causes and effects of slavery and segregation. They write an essay (including either pictures, charts, graphs or copies of documents to support their essay) which addresses the African American's journey from slavery...
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Causes and Effects of the Revolutionary War

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students use a map to show the causes and effects of the Revolutionary War. In groups, they decide what were the main causes and effects of the war.