A Trip through the Panama Canal
Students explore the Panama Canal. They study its history, location, reasons for being built, ownership, and so forth. They create presentations that demonstrates what students learned through their research activities.
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Mapping the Americas
Celebrate the geography of the Americas and develop map skills through a series of activities focused on the Western Hemisphere. Learners study everything from earthquakes and volcanoes of the Americas and the relationship between...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review A Journey Through Ancient Egypt
Young archaeologists have an opportunity to learn about ancient Egypt courtesy of the materials in a resource that prepares classes for a visit to the Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum. After examining information about the Predynastic Period,...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Panama Canal, The World's Most Important Shortcut
Students, through teacher lecture and online activities, study the Panama Canal. They discuss how it was made and the hardships the workers encountered while building it. Through the eyes of one of these workers, they write a short...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History
The United States and the World
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...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Panama Canal Timelapse
Virtually sail through the Panama Canal as you watch this time-lapse video. Great for a geography or social studies class, the video is from the perspective of a ship's passenger on May 8, 2003 as it crosses through the canal and locks.
2 mins 6th - 8th Social Studies & History