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896 reviewed resources for urban growth

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Who was Frederick Douglass? Video
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Who was Frederick Douglass?
Thomas Jefferson - Author of The Declaration of Indepence & 3rd U.S. President | Mini Bio | BIO Video
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Thomas Jefferson - Author of The...
Ancient Egypt | What Everyday Life Was Actually Like Video
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Ancient Egypt | What Everyday Life Was...
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Ben Across the Curriculum: High School

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Benjamin Franklin: The man, the scientist, the inventor, the statesman, the legend. A 10-lesson collection introduces high schoolers to the many facets of Franklin’s character. Although developed for the International Traveling...
24 Items in Unit Module
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Becoming Us: Borderlands

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
Three case studies make up a unit the looks at the power contentions and exchanges in the borderlands that have shaped the United States. The first case study focuses on creating the US southern border and the experiences of people...
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Revolution '67

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Like many US cities in the 1960s, Newark, New Jersey was the site of conflicts, protests, and civil disobedience. A two-lesson case study of events there in 1967 permits middle schoolers to gain insight into the civil rights era and the...
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Becoming Us

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
The mission statement of the National Museum of American History’s Becoming US: Teaching Immigration and Migration History in the 21st Century series is to provide “educational resources for high school teachers and students to learn...
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Urban Sprawl

For Students 3rd - 4th
After reading a short paragraph about the ways that urban sprawl negatively affects natural environments, learners must write down another detrimental affect of urban sprawl, then give a short explanation of how four machines affect the...
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Effects of Urban Growth

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Learners explore population growth in the United States and the impact it has had on society. First, they brainstorm the reasons for population growth and the results of these increases. Then, they design surveys, record results, and...
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On This Day: The Department of Housing and Urban Development is Created

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Just what should the federal government do to help low-income citizens find safe and affordable housing? After viewing several video clips on the Department of Housing and Urban Development, including an interview with the current HUD...
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Urban Ecosystems 2: Why Are There Cities? A Historical Perspective

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students investigate the importance of food surpluses to the historical development of urban ecosystems.
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Urbanization

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Brazil's population has been changing dramatically in the last century. Study the causes of Brazilian urbanization, including industrialization and and migration, and the implications for the country of the populations'...
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Getting Geographic: Mapping Global Urbanization

For Students 6th - 12th
How does the world population change from year to year? Mark these changes on a physical map with a geography lesson focused on global urbanization. After your class researches population trends in the last 60 years, they study...
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Changes in a City Over Time

For Teachers 2nd - 6th Standards
Investigate the growth and development of New York City with the final lesson in this four-part series on skyscrapers. Learners first explore the concept of urban growth by looking closely at a series of three paintings made of Wall...
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Lesson: Urban China: Contemporary China

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The urbanization and consumerism of modern China is the hot topic up for critical analysis. Kids view a series of photographs that specifically describe Chinese modernization, urbanization, consumerism, and waste. They discuss each...
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How to Build a Better City

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Think you're helping the environment by living in the suburbs rather than the city? Think again! Young scientists examine the effects of urban sprawl in a video that compares the environmental advantages of closely packed city life to...
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Urban Ecosystems 3: Cities as Population Centers

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discover that throughout history cities have been centers of population but that human exploitation of fossil fuels was key to the growth of large cities worldwide. They research urban growth through a number of websites.
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Urbanization and Wildlife

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Urbanization and how it affects wildlife is the focus of a presentation that uses statistics to make a case for concern and change.
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Bay Area Urban Growth

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students analyze the arguments for and against urban growth boundaries. They identify a number of perspectives on the issue and find evidence to support each position. For homework, they write about their own position on urban growth...
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Urban Sprawl

For Students 8th - 9th
For this Urban Sprawl worksheet, students take notes about the issue of urban sprawl in Canada and the United States as they read several passages, then answer three comprehension questions.
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Urban Sprawl

For Students 7th - 8th
In this Urban Sprawl instructional activity, students complete passages by filling in missing words and phrases without using a word bank.
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Is Urban Sprawl Causing Us To Lose More Than Ground?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students map the changes that occur in the land as a result of urban sprawl. They explore the problems that paving and building have on the watershed and the habitats on the Northshore.
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Urban Sprawl

For Students 6th - 8th
In this urban sprawl worksheet, students display a knowledge of the concept as the complete a graphic organizer and write a paragraph comparing solutions to the issue. Students also display mapping and graphing skills as they answer 2...
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Where the City Meets the Tree: Urban Forestry

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Define the term "urban forestry"; discuss several problems facing urban forests today and both government and public efforts centered on developing and maintaining sustainable urban forests. Develop a feasible action plan for alternative...
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Quantifying Land Changes Over Time in Areas of Deforestation and Urbanization

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Is qualitative or quantitative research more convincing when it comes to climate change? In the eighth activity during this 21-part series, scholars begin by performing a quantitative analysis of deforestation and urbanization. Then,...
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Renewing Inequality: Family Displacements through Urban Renewal 1950-1966

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What is progress? Who bears its cost? High schoolers consider the questions as they review data on families displaced by urban renewal projects in the 1950s and 1960s. An interactive, curated data project asks historians to consider the...
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No More Traffic Jams: Lesson 3

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Traffic is a very real concern for any Urban dweller. After watching a video showing various traffic issues and solutions, learners group up to discuss and develop innovative traffic solutions of their own. They explore vocabulary and...