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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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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...
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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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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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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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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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A New Urban Culture

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Life changed drastically in America at the turn of the century. Discover the music, literature, social issues and reforms related to the urban culture associated with mass immigration from Eastern European countries. 
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Nature Deficit Disorder and Urbanization

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What is urbanization and green urbanism? What are the benefits of green spaces? Learners can find out by reading informational texts and taking Cornell notes as a class and then individually. Included here are several graphic organizers,...
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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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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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STEM Camp—Urban Infrastructure

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Build a bridge to learning in a STEM-aligned unit about urban infrastructure. Young engineers explore the many aspects of civil planning and design in a five-day unit. Content includes the challenging aspects of balancing building with...
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Urban Pesticide Reduction Program

For Teachers Higher Ed
A presentation on the prevalence and dangers of common urban pesticides. Adult learners are coached on how to properly read a pesticide label, and what ingredients they should look for. There is also a section of slides covering the...
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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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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 lesson during this 21-part series, scholars begin by performing a quantitative analysis of deforestation and urbanization. Then, they...
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Urban Communities

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd Standards
Urban communities are the focus of a series of lessons created to meet specific needs using differentiated instruction. A pre-assessment designates scholars into three groups based on their ability level. Small groups take part in...
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The Heat is On: Urban Heat Islands, Detection Strategies, and Mitigation Solutions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
It's sure getting hot out there! Scholars analyze satellite data on land use and surface temperatures, and then learn how to ground truth satellite data through an activity. They apply technology to identify urban heat islands and...
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Painting The Urban Environment - Activity 1

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students create a watercolor rendering of an urban image using prior knowledge and examples from artists Kirk Lybecker and Donna Steger. This activity should be done with students who have experience using various painting techniques.
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The Urban Forest and Mapping in the Park

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students are introduced to the idea of an urban forest. In groups, they practice their mapping skills in which they observe trees in a local park and map them on a graph they create. They analyze the information and make predictions...
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Urbanization As Seen Through Late 19c - Early 20c Architecture

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Incorporating the cultures, architecture, and ethnic populations of several American cities (namely Chicago and New York), this presentation displays vivid photographs of buildings and people in 19th - 20th century urban America. 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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Urban Desire

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Urban spaces are often overlooked and broken down. Offer your pupils the opportunity to reimagine an urban space. Learners examine and discuss works of art related to this theme and consider their own communities. Small groups then...
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Urban Farming

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
More than 20 million Americans lack access to grocery stores. The sixth lesson in the 13-part unit on Our Hungry Planet introduces the concept of food deserts and ideas to correct this lack of access. Discussion questions provide a...
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Comparing Urban and Rural Life in the Early 1900s

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
New ReviewExperience a bit of what life was like at the turn of last century with images of rural and urban life. Learners consider pictures from each environment and then compare and contrast them. Activities include discussing the differences,...

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