Students examine the similarities and differences of people and the hidden values inside of everyone. They break open a geode and discuss the crystals inside, and compare the geode with people's characters and special values.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Indians of the Pacific Northwest
Students organize acquired information and make inferences as to the kind of habitat and its probable location. They identify and replicate art forms characteristic of the Pacific Northwest coast involving the use of ovoids and "u forms".
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
Presidential Elections and American culture
What do statements made by presidential candidates reveal about what they want the public to believe about them? What can be deduced about American culture and values based on these statements? Do these values change over time? How do...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Mountain Dialect -- Reading Between the Spoken Lines
This activity is intended to follow-up or reinforce concepts learned relating to the Great Depression, antebellum period, and the turn of the twentieth century. Learners conduct research and read about North Carolina during one of the...
8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Crystals: What Are They and What Holds Them Together
Students are introduced to the characteristics of crystals and what keeps them together. Using the Periodic Table, they examine the various elements and develop a model of an atom. In groups, they place sugar and salt in petri dishes...
5th - 8th Science
The Importance of Initiation
The four-faced Hamat'sa mask is the inspiration for a lesson plan on ceremonial art and the process of initiation. The class examines images of the piece, then discusses how the mask represents ceremonial initiation. They get imaginative...
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts