Follow the Yellow Brick Road
Students watch a portion of "The Wizard of Oz" and discuss how a map could be useful to Dorothy. They identify key components of maps and design a map of their classroom, including a key.
1st - 5th Social Studies & History 19 Views 39 Downloads
A Ticket to Philly—In 1769: Thinking about Cities, Then and Now
While cities had only a small fraction of the population in colonial America, they played a significant role in pre-revolutionary years, and this was certainly true for the largest city in the North American colonies: Philadelphia. Your...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Ancient Civilization of Mali
Learners explore the ancient civilization of Mali and examine various historical and cultural aspects of the civilization. In this ancient civilization of Mali activity, students examine trade with respect to geographic locations,...
Pre-K - 6th Social Studies & History
Main Street Through the Years
Students explore community by participating in class map activities. In this city planning lesson, students discuss the concept of a "Main Street" and how they were used to tie their community together. Students complete a "Maps Over...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Forecasting the Path of Mudflows
Students watch a demonstration to introduce them to the consistency of mudflows and how they move. In groups, they compare and contrast volcanic avalanches and mudflows. They create their own model of a volcano, simulate how it erupts...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History