Students research different inventions that have changed over time. They use a comic strip format to illustrate how an area has changed. They share their comic strips with the rest of the class.
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Politics of Change
Empty rhetoric in Washington timelessly inspires political cartoons. Examine this concept through an analysis handout, which features a cartoon by Pat Oliphant (archived work is linked for possible extension activities). Although this...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History
America 101: What Happens on Inauguration Day?
Is Inauguration Day always on January 20th? Do incoming presidents always take the oath of office on a Bible? Learn the answers to these questions and more with an informative and entertaining video about Inauguration Day.
2 mins 4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
What Happens When You Have a Concussion?
Ever had a concussion? Watch a video that explains the complicated dangers of concussions and how brain neurons are damaged during a concussion. Discover ways to heal the brain after a concussion and the long term effects of head trauma.
6 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Meuse-Argonne Offensive
America's entrance into World War I drastically changed the scope of the conflict. An interactive map and timeline takes learners through the Meuse-Argonne Campaign, which lasted from September 26, 1918, to the eventual German armistice...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Sixties: Dylan Plugs in and Sells Out
Before Woodstock, there was Newport. Get plugged in to the social changes of the 1960s with a lesson that looks at Bob Dylan's performance at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival as a symbol of the radical changes that marked the era.
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed