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62 reviewed resources for mississippi river valley

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Tens! Hundreds! Thousands!!! of Tons

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders take a close look at the types of ships that travel through the Hudson River Valley on the Hudson River. They utilize worksheets embedded in the plan in order to answer questions about exactly what is being shipped, and how...
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Pre-European Cultures of the Upper Mississippi River Valley

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders locate the Mississippi River Valley on a map. In groups, they use the internet to research the prehistoric periods of this area. They also examine artifacts and pictures and place them into chronological order. They...
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Touch the Past: Archaeology of the Upper Mississippi River Region

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils examine the archeology of the Mississippi River Valley. Using the internet, they expand their research to include how the Native Americans in California used plants to meet their needs. They also research a Native American tribe...
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Stamp It

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners pick a theme related to the Mississippi River Valley and conduct research using a variety of resources while constructing a commemorative stamp of the topic. The stamp is made using a visual image found in the information.
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The United States 1920-1945

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Have the class take a gander at US History from 1920-1945, by viewing a series of historical photographs. Each photo includes notes on its historical significance. FDR, The Great Mississippi River flood, Japanese internment, and The Dust...
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"The Colony of Virginia as Far as the Mississippi"

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students identify the resources and other possible reasons why specific locations were chosen during expansion to the West.  In this Geography and U.S. History activity, students create a map that depicts the route of Westward expansion.
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Knock On Wood

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students investigate the trees of the Mississippi Valley, specifically looking at the coniferous and deciduous forests. The research of the area is part of a field study when students conduct a survey of local forests in order to create...
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Big Boats Up The River

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Using boats along in the Port of Albany as the focus, learners practice adding single-digit numbers and interpreting data. This lesson comes with the worksheets, resource links, and other materials to make it a worthwhile experience.
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Then and Now

For Students 4th - 5th
In this historical maps worksheet, students compare two versions of the same map for the Mississippi Valley during the Civil War and in present day. Students then answer four questions about the maps.
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Rivers... for Kids

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students investigate U.S. geography by exploring it's bodies of water. In this river formation lesson, students identify the reasons rivers are needed in our country by reading assigned text. Students examine a diagram which explains how...
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The Colony of Virginia as Far as the Mississippi

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study George Washington's map and journal of his 1754 expedition to the French. They draw conclusions about the importance of western lands and the problems involved in tapping the resources of the West during that era.
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Surface Water

For Students 7th - 10th
In this surface water worksheet, students review water runoff, drainage basins, and river erosion. This worksheet has 7 multiple choice and 3 fill in the blank questions.
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How To Find a Site

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders identify the three basic needs of humans. They identify on a map the best places to live and make a list of items that they can find on a map - streams, river, hills, plains, forests, etc.
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It's Not My Problem!

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students examine how rivers flow through the country to sea level. Students study how upstream pollution effects the water and people downstream.
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Early Arkansas Geography

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders locate and describe historical Arkansas while using a historical map.
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Colonial North America

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Showcase the religion, conflicts, daily life, and politics of Colonial North America. A very well-done presentation highlights all the major colonial groups, social norms, demographics, and political struggles of the time. Perfect for an...
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United States Geography

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Encourage reading for information with a text about United States geography. Kids read a short passage about the landforms in the United States, including mountain ranges and natural resources, and answer five reading comprehension...
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Ballooning Inside the Box

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students use similar triangles to solve a real-world problem.  In this geometry lesson, students explore properties of ratios and proportion as used in similar triangles and use proportions to determine the indirect height of an object. 
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Demonstrating Erosion in Action

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students easure and record volume of water, then measure and record mass of soil. They explain the effects of the following in controlling erosion: Contouring, cover crop, strip cropping, reforestation, inter-seeding.
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From Sea to Shining Sea: United State Geography Vocabulary

For Students 2nd - 3rd
Learners read a passage (included) about America, its land, and seas. Students think about the meanings of the words contrasts, vast, grasslands, fertile, bayous, glaciers, tundra, and plateaus. They label illustrations with the correct...
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The French and Indian War (1756 to 1763):

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Take your class through the lead-up, strategies, and effects of the French and Indian War of the mid-18th century. The dynamics of American patriotism is put to the test in the vital years before the American Revolution, and the ongoing...
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Lewis & Clark: The Louisiana Purchase

For Students 4th - 5th
In this facts about the Louisiana Purchase and the Lewis and Clark expedition online interactive learning exercise, students read information and observe a map of the Louisiana Purchase to answer questions showing their comprehension...
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Nature Rules In The Great Flood of 1993

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students examine the event of the Great Flood of 1993. Using the internet, they research the economic, social and ecological changes that impacted the area. They conduct a town meeting in which they debate the positives and negatives of...
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The 1927 Flood

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Upper elementary and middle schoolers examine the Great Flood of 1927 in the state of Arkansas. They each prepare an oral report about this flood and the huge impact it had on the economics of that time. Additionally, learners research...