Human Features of Our Community
Pupils investigate the human factors that create a community. They conduct research using a variety of sources. Students then create dioramas that depict a typical scene found in a community.
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Natural Resources, and Human Uses of Plants and Animals
As part of their study of the restoration projects on Santa Cruz Island, class members demonstrate their understanding of the connections among plant life, animals, and the actions of humans by crafting a model that reveals these...
4th - 8th Science CCSS: Designed
Investigating the Building Blocks of Our Community’s Past, Present, and Future
As Ken Jennings said, "There's just something hypnotic about maps." Certainly, the longer you look at them the more you can learn. In this project-based learning lesson, individuals study both historic and present-day maps of their area...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
What Makes Our Community Special?
Explore websites, complete research, and use technological tools to create a final multimedia presentation on what makes a community special. Learners of all ages work with a partner to research an interesting aspect of their community,...
3rd - 12th English Language Arts
Learning About Our Community
Students investigate their surrounding neighborhoods and complete activities based on their research. In this community activity, students discover the community they live in and complete numerous activities based on the buildings and...
1st - 2nd Social Studies & History