Discovering the Past Using the Future: Remote Sensing and the Lost City of Ubar
Students identify and locate specific locations on the Arabian Peninsula, the Rub al Khali Desert, and present day Oman. They identify other names for the lost city of Arabia as Ubar, the Atlantis of the Sands, Iran, and the city of towers.
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A Google Earth Introduction to Remote Sensing
Explore the world and gain insight into remote sensing with a activity that showcases the program, Google Earth. To learn about remote sensing, scholars follow step-by-step instructions to uncover the tools embedded in Google Earth while...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
New Review American Voices and Their Audiences
Those new to teaching an AP level language and composition prep course and seasoned veterans will find much to treasure in a unit that is designed to help young language scholars develop the skills they need to analyze the language...
11th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Smooth Sailing: Exploring Insurance and Estate Planning
While purchasing insurance and estate planning may seem like a rather irrelevant topic for high school learners, introducing this concept now can help your learners develop a solid foundation of financial literacy that will support...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Exploring New York City
Your class members will get up close and personal with the Big Apple in this fantastic lesson, which introduces learners to not only the concept of a city, but also provides a thorough overview of New York City itself and its unique...
8th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Industrial Revolution: Life in the Cities
What was life really like in American during the Industrial Revolution? Middle and high schoolers explore tenement living, assembly lines, factory work, and the blossoming world of technology in a series of educational and engaging...
7th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Taking Stock in the Past for the Future
After reading and discussing an article reflecting on the Stock Market Crash of 1929 nearly a century later, learners are then divided into groups to analyze five articles from the week of October 28, 1929-November 1, 1929. They conclude...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Past, Present and Future of the Bubonic Plague
It may be startling to know that the same bacteria responsible for the Bubonic Plague in the mid-fourteenth century still exists today. But don't worry, this video examines the causes and effects of the Black Death, and why the disease...
4 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable