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Biography of Mary Cassatt for Kids: Famous Artists for Children - FreeSchool Video
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60 Second Adventures in Economics

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
To regulate or not to regulate? To spend or save? A collection of six animated videos examines some of the great dilemmas of economics, including the conflicting theories of Adam Smith, William Phillips, and John Maynard Keyes. The short...
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This Great Enterprise”: Theodore Roosevelt and the Panama Canal

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils explore the implications of the "Great Enterprise." In this Panama Canal lesson, students listen to their instructor present a lecture regarding President Teddy Roosevelt and Panama Canal. Pupils respond to discussion questions...
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Australia Day Printables

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Here is your must-have resource for celebrating Australia Day with youngsters! It includes research activities, popular Australian songs, tracing and coloring worksheets, and other several other great printables.
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The Crash, the Dust, and the New Deal

For Teachers 7th
Students explore the Great Depression. In this American history lesson, students examine primary sources in order to research the Stock Market Crash of 1929, the Dust Bowl, and the Neal Deal. Students study the impact on these events on...
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Medieval Castles: Ceramic Art Lesson

For Teachers 8th - 12th
A lot went on in Medieval Castles, and they were an obvious symbol of feudal power. Have learners use clay to make a Medieval-style castle to show what they know about Europe during the Dark Ages. This resource provides basic background...
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Mini Masks: Ceramics

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Masks have been used for many reasons throughout human history. They are also great subjects for art projects! Included here are instructions, background information, and all the supplies needed to create mini masks in your class. 
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Horse Character: Ceramics Lesson

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Animals oftentimes elicit various characteristics which make them symbolic or representative of human feeling, action, or emotion. The class creates horse characters out of clay to show character action and symbolism. This is a great...
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Humourous Head Planter Spike: Ceramics Lesson

For Teachers K - 8th
What a great activity. Kids create humorous ceramic character (heads) spikes to enliven a planter. Modern art is full of expressive and exaggerated forms and your class gets to create them out of clay. This would be a lovely activity to...
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Smithsonian In Your Classroom: The Music in Poetry

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Take poetry off the page and put it into terms of movement, physical space and, finally, music with this series of three lessons from the Smithsonian Institution. This resource introduces students to two poetic forms that originated as...
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Subject and Predicates, Oh My!

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
Eliminate all doubt when it comes to sentence structure with nine thorough lesson plans. Whether you want your young writers to vary their sentence structure or shore up their knowledge of conjunctions and semicolons, these lessons are a...
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Excerpt from Walden

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Beware of all enterprises that require new technology. Not exactly his words but perhaps the sentiments of Henry David Thoreau, one of the first to unplug. After reading an excerpt from Walden, individuals find evidence in the passage to...
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Hand Vase: Ceramics

For Teachers K - 3rd
Ceramics can be a wonderful medium. The class creates fun and funky hand shapes vases inspired by Aboriginal art forms. This would be a great project to do just before Mother's Day. 
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Say It with Flowers!

For Teachers K - 2nd
Here is a great modern-day lesson plan! Two classes at once engage in this lesson plan about plants. They use video conferencing and digital photography to simultaneously observe and record changes in flowers placed in colored water....
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Money Wise

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Does money seem to slip through your middle schoolers' fingers? Encourage them to examine spending, saving, and budgeting habits with a unit on consumer skills and money management. Young spenders study the waste that occurs with school...
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The Crime of the Bystander in the Holocaust

For Teachers Pre-K - 11th Standards
What are the dangers of remaining silent in the face of oppression? Learners analyze how German citizens and many around the world allowed the Nazi dictatorship to execute crimes against humanity.
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Sensory Safari

For Students Pre-K - 1st
Brightest? Smelliest? Roughest? Sweetest? Parents, homeschoolers, and classroom teachers will enjoy sharing this juicy, sensory exploration activity with youngsters.
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Clay Wipe Away: Ceramics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Discuss Pre-Colombian South American art with your class, then get out the clay and create some. Pupils practice using the wipe-away technique to create a ceramic tile similar to those made by the Maya. Great web links and a...
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Ag Mechanics: Electricity

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Train those upper graders in the world of agricultural mechanics related to electricity. There are 17 different electricity-related terms that include a definition, image, and examples. Great to use for vocational training or during...
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Consumerism and Holidays

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students explore the free enterprise system and the role that buying and selling of holiday goods have upon the economy. They recognize and demonstrate that advertising design influences one's life.
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Deliberating in a Democracy: Religious Symbols in Public Schools

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Does the First Amendment protect the display of religious symbols in school? Learners discover the religious rights of students in the United States, and analyze reasons for and against banning religious displays.
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Strange New Planet

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The first remote sensors were people in hot air balloons taking photographs of Earth to make maps. Expose middle school learners to space exploration with the use of remote sensing. Groups explore and make observations of a new planet by...
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Chapter 5 - Cram Jam Session

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Explore new vocabulary words which cover a diverse array of concepts from the world of business, immigration to the U.S., and immigrants who became famous inventors and business people in our country with your class. This is a great...
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I Speak for the Trees!

For Teachers K - 5th
Celebrate the environment and Earth Day with Dr. Seuss's The Lorax. Kids get to color in a picture and complete a few word puzzles. Also included is a poster encouraging kids to recycle.
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For Teachers K - 1st
Students examine how important the rainforest and its resources are for our everyday survival in the future.