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Diseases Without Borders
Young scholars use the European Union's struggle with Mad Cow Disease as a starting point to study the spread of infectious diseases across geographical boundaries.
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Renaissance Festival: Classroom Study Guide
This resource incorporates a variety of worksheets on the Renaissance, from crossword puzzles and timelines to an activity designing a family coat of arms. If you are considering hosting a Renaissance fair in your class or you're...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Geography Toolkit
If you're preparing to teach geography to your young learners, you'll definitely want to keep this resource handy. The toolkit contains 165 pages of a wide range of handouts and informational text to support incorporate geographic...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Hands-On History: Explorers
Bring history to life with this collection of hands-on early explorer activities. From creating a flip book about the Vikings' exploration of North America to a reader's theater performance about Christopher Columbus' search for the...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Extra extra, read all about record levels of civic duty and social responsibility! Here is a handout featuring USA Today news articles on recent surging volunteer rates, such as among college freshmen, celebrity activists, or in the...
4 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
This presentation reviews the ins and outs of nineteenth century imperialism. The narrator discusses the colonization of Africa in great detail, and delves into the effects of industrialization, superior technology, and widespread...
13 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Crossing Boundaries: The Environment, Disease, And Conflict In Asia
Students study boundaries as they apply to matters of pollution, disease, and conflict within the continent of Asia, between Asian nations, and between Asian nations and members of the international community.
9th - 12th English Language Arts
New Food Saves Lives, Could End Hunger
Students locate the country of Niger, then read a news article about a new type of food that is being used to fight childhood hunger in Africa. In this current events lesson, the teacher introduces the article with map and vocabulary...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History
The Federalist Defense of Diversity: Extending the Sphere
How did early Americans ensure expansion while also securing the rights of citizens? Alexander Hamilton and James Madison, two of our early leaders, considered the problem of faction to be the "mortal disease" that created unstable...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable