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Sky Boys: How They Built the Empire State Building

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
How tall is the Empire State Building? Lead your class through a collaborative estimation activity to determine the number of quarters it would take to reach the top and teach the following concepts: human capital, human resources,...
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Building a Skyscraper

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
The construction of skyscrapers is no simple undertaking, involving the careful coordination and planning of many different people. The third lesson in this series explores this detailed process by first teaching children about the main...
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Designing a Skyscraper

For Teachers 2nd - 6th Standards
Besides serving as awe-inspiring monuments of human achievement, skyscrapers are built to perform a wide range of functions in urban communities. The second lesson in this series begins by exploring the history of the Empire State...
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The Empire State Building

For Students 4th - 5th
In this US history instructional activity, students read a selection about the Empire State Building and answer 10 true and false questions.
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Empire State-Building

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore how empires around the globe have impacted the world in which they have existed. They analyze whether or not the United States is an imperialist nation and create their own empires based on their understanding of empires...
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The World's Tallest Building

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students investigate the world's tallest buildings. In this architecture lesson, students discover how humans change the physical environment. Students read about and view pictures of famous buildings in the world. Students make lists of...
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Seven Wonders of the Geometric World Virtual Tour

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Geometers will love putting their skills to work in this virtual tour of seven of the most amazing geometric structures in the world. This excellent resource provides links to detailed images of such wonders as the Great Pyramid of Giza,...
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Buildings That Reach for the Sky

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Through photographs and informational text, scholars explore skyscrapers around the world including the Twin Towers in New York—the unfortunate targets of the September 11th terrorist attacks—and view the guests and employees that...
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The United States and the World

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Journey through highlights of the late 19th and early 20th century with your history class. Topics covered are the highlights of Theodore Roosevelt's presidency, the Spanish American War, the building of the Panama Canal, and World War...
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Domino Skyscraper

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Can a domino knock over a skyscraper? An inquiry-based lesson asks learners to calculate the size of domino needed to topple the Empire State Building. Using specific criteria and a geometric model, they find a solution.
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Empire to Independence

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Here is a wonderful presentation, perfect for setting the stage for the Revolutionary War. Containing great information and images, it acts as a timeline of events starting with the French Indian War and ending with the dawn of the...
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Math: Skyscraper Comparison

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students examine skyscrapers by conducting Internet research and by creating and interpreting graphs. After reading the book, "Skyscraper," they discuss reasons why the structures are built. Once they have researched the tallest...
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Creation of Israel

For Students 7th - 12th
The State of Israel in was created in 1948 and has been the site of conflicts ever since. Provide learners with the background information they need to better understand these conflicts with a presentation that traces the history of the...
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A Road Map for the Roman Empire, Ca. 250 CE

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners consider how empires are created and sustained, examine Peutinger Table as a whole and in detail as tool of empire for Rome, c. 250 CE, create ancient time-distance travel chart that synthesizes series of strip maps, and...
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Buildings

For Students 4th - 6th
For this buildings worksheet, students name the buildings that are described in the sentences. Students write 10 buildings total on this worksheet.
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City-States in Mesopotamia

For Students 9th - 10th
In this City-States learning exercise, students write answers to five problems faced by Sumerians, then provide examples of Sumerian culture.
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Middle Ages

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore the Middle Ages. In this world history lesson, 6th graders participate in many activities such as developing a timeline, constructing a Medieval clock, creating a Feudal System Pyramid and completing a review...
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Running the Stairs: Measuring Work, Energy, and Power

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
When the class runs for the hills in this activity, they return with a deeper understanding of the math behind the physics concept of work. Beginning with a physical experiment and ending with a thoughtful analysis of results, learners...
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U.S. Expansion and the Age of Empire

For Students 9th - 12th
In this American foreign policy worksheet, students respond to 20 essay questions about expansionism in the country during the 20th century.      
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Mesopotamia

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Here is resource that offers a great, organized approach to your unit on Mesopotamia and early civilizations! As learners study the topics in the unit, such as the Fertile Crescent, ancient Sumeria, the Assyrian and Persian Empires, and...
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Our President Lives in the White House

For Students 1st Standards
Did you know the White House has 132 rooms? Celebrate this historic home of United States Presidents with a reading passage that provides a brief description of the inside of the house. Young readers follow the reading by answering...
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World History and Geography: Ancient Greek Civilizations

For Teachers 6th Standards
Have an Olympic Games coming up? Explain the history of the games while also teaching about Ancient Greek culture and civilizations. A scaffolded set of 24 tasks enhances learning and active engagement with the material in any classroom.
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Complete Novel Guide: James and the Giant Peach

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Before your class reads the book James and the Giant Peach, check out this very handy set of learning activities. The reading guide provides you with several excellent ideas for building vocabulary related to the text and reading...
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City-States in Mesopotamia

For Students 6th - 8th
In this world history instructional activity, students evaluate how Sumerians solved 5 problems they faced and list 4 examples of Sumerian culture. In addition, students identify 3 Mesopotamian terms.