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35 resources with the keyterm colony

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You Are the Historian: Investigating the First Thanksgiving

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students examine the facts and myths that surround the "First Thanksgiving" (the harvest celebration of 1621) at Plimoth Colony. They study the role that historians play in the collection and dissemination of history and use their...
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The Declaration of Independence

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students reflect on the Declaration of Independence.  In this U.S. History lesson, students read the Declaration of Independence then complete an activity and worksheet on the topic.
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Bacteria Gathering - Inquiry Lesson

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Students examine where bacteria grows, how it grows and why it grows. They explore how oftentimes bacteria grows most in areas that look clean, and the least in areas that look dirty. They study agar and grow their own selection of...
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Taking Up Arms and the Challenge of Slavery in the Revolutionary Era

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners examine a series of documents which discuss the contradiction in the Americans' rhetoric about slavery. They act as members of designated Committees of Correspondence in the five different colonies, communicating their...
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Barter Day

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore trading and bartering. They participate in a Barter Day in which they bring in hand crafted or homemade wares to school to barter with classmates.
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A Colony is Born : Lesson 3 - Marking Time

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders refer to text and timeline to fill in a graphic organizer and timeline from 1492-1607. They participate in a class discussion that allows for speedy accumulation of events and fill in their own timelines. They work in small...
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Africa Vocabulary Game

For Students 9th - 10th
In this African word search worksheet, students search the puzzle for the African vocabulary words located on the sheet. There are 36 words/phrases to locate in the puzzle that relate to the Age of Imperialism in Africa.
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Bacteria Buddies

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders grow two different bacteria cultures. They count the colonies, and then use graphing calculators to predict the number of colonies that are going to appear. Students answer questions from their worksheet after completing...
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Virginia Studies

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students describe life in the Virginia colony. They explain how geography influenced the relocation of Virginia's capital from Jamestown to Williamsburg, to Richmond. Students compare/contrast life in Jamestown and Williamsburg.
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A Little More Advanced Biotechnology Tools: Better Plasmids

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A nice set of information that will help your students understand the process of using recombinant plasmids. DNA hybridization and blotting mechanisms help illustrate expressed genes and the concepts behind the Human Genome Library....
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Interactive Periodic Table of the Elements

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers discuss the Atlantic slave trade and the facts about the St. John revolt.  In this investigative lesson students write a personal account of a person involved in the revolt. 
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English Settlements in North America, A Royal Charter from the King

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders develop a colony to be evaluated by the teacher in the role of a "Royal Inspector". In this social studies lesson plan, 5th graders design aspects of a successful society by planning forms of government, politics, and an...
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Virtual Colony Project

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students develop strategies to create a successful colony by analyzing the environment, individual rights, and responsibilities. They gain an understanding of the challenges faced by colonists.
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A Colony is Born : Lesson 6 -To Leave or Not to Leave

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders connect reasons for coming to the New World with identity. The create identities and place them in one of three settled regions. They refer to prior study notes in their Colonial Notebooks to establish their identities.
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This one is on Colonization of the English Colonies

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Young scholars study the importance of geographic location which can determine the survival and progress of a colony. They also study the basic concepts of flag design and the basic types of symbolism expressed by many flags or banners.
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The Founding Fathers

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Young scholars discuss the basic ideas about the government of the English colonists. They identify three kinds of colonial government developed in the thirteen colonies.
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Colonial America

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders study the Salem Witch Trials and the different theories for the hysteria.  In this American History channel, 11th graders explore primary source documents to understand the stories of various people involved in the...
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South Carolina Responds

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students examine and explain the events that lead up to the Revolutionary War. In this Revolutionary War lesson, students summarize and evaluate several of the major battles that defined the Revolutionary War.and major battles involving...
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The Honey Bee's Home

For Teachers K - 3rd
Young scholars study honey bees by researching handouts and books. In this honey bee lesson plan, students make a comb out of polygons, learn about the 4 stages of insect development, and view how the hive hierarchy works.
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Math Word Problems

For Students 6th - 7th
In this word problems worksheet, students solve and complete 7 different word problems. First, they determine how long it takes a worker bee to complete a trip from her colony to a pollen and nectar source. Then, students find the number...
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Slavery in the Southern Colonies

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students identify and interpret how the slave trade was managed in the Southern colonies by experiencing a slave auction. They also develop empathy for Africans kidnapped and brought to Northern America. Finally, students construct...
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Ant City

For Teachers K - 1st
Students develop an ant colony that adults and children can visit. Students create different areas including places where tourists can view live ants, play ant games, research facts about ants, and create ant art. Students serve as...
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Living In The Colonies

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study the importance of geographic location which can determine the survival and progress of a colony. They examine the effects that cultural background and specific historical events have upon the development of a colony and...
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Colonial Discovery

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Explore the 13 Colonies and the daily lives of those that lived there. Learners research Colonial life and express what they've discovered through the creation of murals. The pictorial history of the period is then complemented by murals...