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American Experiences Abroad --an Interview
Young scholars interview a ham operator about their experiences in a foreign country.
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My Community: Up Close & Personal
Help your young citizens explore their community in this thorough lesson. They research attributes of their neighborhood and collaborate to design a slide show that features the community. Individually, they design, create, and present a...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Technology: Biomedical Engineering
Learners participate in activities simulating various disabilities. After discussions, they work in teams to devise or improve on adaptive devices for people with disabilities. They include drawings of the tools they design and explain...
6th - 8th Technology & Engineering
"Children of Loneliness": Understanding the Immigrant Experience
Students research and enhance the Jewish immigrant experience to that of contemporary immigrants to sustain a connection to their personal family stories. A story is shared with the class and then a discussion follows on the possible...
6th - 10th Social Studies & History
Melba Pattillo and Ruby Bridges: Two Heroes of School Integration
Learners put themselves in the shoes of students who integrated Little Rock High School in 1957-58. Note: The primary resources in this activity provide powerful and poignant descriptions of what those students faced.
3rd - 12th English Language Arts
For Better or Worse: Cultural Exchange
Students participate in a cultural exchange program with a Native American school in Winnebago, Nebraska. They conduct research on a variety of Native American tribes, prepare a presentation that represents the culture of their school...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History
Asian-American History for Grades 3-5
Students research the Internet while in the computer lab to access American history and the Asian-American experience. They assess their experiences through firsthand accounts and biographies and investigate the immigration of Asians...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History