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Three Newport Mansions of the Gilded AgeLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Students visit the Newport Mansions. In this Gilded Age lesson, students explore the architecture and design of The Breakers, The Elms, and Marble House. Students create visual presentations that show the artistic features of the homes...
Exploring Liquids and SolidsLesson Planet
Pre-K - 1st CCSS: Adaptable
Ahoy mate! Grab your telescope, adjust your eye patch, get your pirate hat ready and explore what sinks or floats in an engaging activity about liquids and solids. Young sailors learn about different properties and characteristics of...
The Children of Eric the Red Explore the West: The Norsemen Encounter Indigenous People of North AmericaLesson Planet
5th - 8th
Students read about Viking exploration and complete activities based on the Indigenous people they encountered. For this Viking exploration lesson plan, students compare and contrast stories, write a character sketch, and more.
Unit 1: Cortes and the Aztecs: Different Views of the WorldLesson Planet
4th - 10th
Learners explore the Aztec culture and the Conquistadors. In this Aztec lesson, students investigate the language and culture of the Aztec civilization. Over several days and lessons, learners expand their study to explore the impact of...
Human PreHistory 101 Part 2: Weathering the StormLesson Planet
3 mins 6th - 12th
The last ice age occurred around 20,000 years ago. What were the conditions like? How did our ancestors survive them? These questions are briefly explored in a three-minute video clip. See how in a relatively short time, humans spread...
The Age of Early European Explorations & ConquestsLesson Planet
7th - 12th
Your students' world will literally take shape in this presentation, which chronicles the growing edges of the (flat) earth during European Exploration of New Worlds. Dias, da Gama, Magellean, and Columbus are key players in this game of...
Daughters Come of Age in Women's FictionLesson Planet
7th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
Introduce your young readers to fiction written by women authors. For each story, they explore the way these daughters discover and claim their own identities. Individually, class members use the literature to examine their role in their...
Coming of Age During Japanese Occupation: Richard E. Kim's Lost Names: Scenes from a Korean BoyhoodLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Explore the implications of the Japanese occupation of Korea during World War II. Learners read Lost Names: Scenes from a Korean Boyhood, participate in classroom discussions about the novel and keep journals in which they respond to...
Sampling Distribution of a Sample Mean: The Mean of the Average AgesLesson Planet
9th - 12th
What does it mean to take the mean of the mean? An easy-to-use interactive has users adjust the mean ages of different samples. Finding the average of these sample means gives an estimate of the population mean.
Those Who Have Come Before MeLesson Planet
3rd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Class members are transformed into explorers as they work in groups to locate hidden items and map their journey along the way. They then leave clues for other groups of students to follow, and ultimately discover how past explorations...
Exploring Potential Human ImpactsLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Arctic sea ice reflects 80 percent of sunlight, striking it back into space; with sea ice melting, the world's oceans become warmer, which furthers global warming. These activities explore how humans are impacting ecosystems around the...