Students research and explain the relationships and interdependence of wheat production, flour processing and railroads. They describe life on U.S. farms during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
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Westward Expansion and the Frontier
Students explore U.S. history by researching a historic map. In this westward expansion activity, students discuss the mystery of the western U.S. in the early 1800's and the impact expansion had on Native Americans and agriculture....
6th - 9th Visual & Performing Arts
Ethics In The Science Classroom - Pine Barrens
Students explain the complexities of environmental decisions, rather than to recreate the actual circumstances and outcome of the original case. They simulate a real environmental case a regarding the Pine Barrens of Long Island, NY.
11th - 12th Science
The Transcontinental Railroad
Students investigate the impact of the Transcontinental Railroad. In this Transcontinental Railroad lesson, students research Internet and print sources regarding the effect of the railroad on Chinese immigrants and American Indians,...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History