Arabia: Educator's Resource and Activity Guide
MacGillivray Freeman's film Arabia presents viewers with remarkable images and insights into this ancient and mysterious land. An educator's guide is designed to provided teachers with the materials they need to support a showing of the...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
African American Pioneers in Aviation
Bessie Coleman. William Powell. Willa Brown. Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. While these names may not be familiar to many Americans, they are African American pioneers in aviation history. Class members have an opportunity to research the...
6th - 9th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Ancient Civilization of Egypt
Research ancient cultures with your class. They will read assigned text in class and utilize a map to identify the location of Egypt. Students complete many ancient Egypt activities including multiple choice questions, role-plays, and...
K - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
What a Deal! The Homestead Act of 1862
Students explore the aspects of American Westward expansion and familiarize themselves with the Homestead Act of 1862. They re-enact the process of land acquisition as laid out by the Homestead Act of 1862 using role-playing groups.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History
Death and Dying in Puritan New England: A Study Based on Early Gravestones, Vital Records, and other Primary Sources Relating to Cape Cod, Massachusetts
Students examine the time in which the Puritans lived in colonial New England. In groups, they research the Puritans view on life and death and discuss as a class. They read gravestones, diaries and other primary sources to discover...
9th - 12th Science
What About My 40 Acres & A Mule?
Young scholars provide examples of situations in society, school, etc. where either an individual or group may have been liable for reparations either legally or morally. They make distinctions as to those instances when reparations may...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History