John Muir: Long Ago and Now
Learners explore nature objects brought indoors such as rocks, seeds, leaves and shells to identify where the objects came from. They hear stories about John Muir's life and make booklets about nature areas they enjoy.
K - 1st Science 3 Views 8 Downloads
First Impressions Through Word and Images
Young scholars investigate how their town has changed by examining the first settlers. In this U.S. History lesson, students investigate the lives of Samuel de Champlain, John Smith and other early settlers. Young scholars write...
1st - 3rd Social Studies & History
Potato Exploration: Projects All About Potatoes!
How many potatoes tall are you? Unearth this rich resource! A reading of John Coy’s Two Old Potatoes begins a cross-curricular exploration of potatoes. Class members read, write, weigh, measure, and experiment with potatoes. Additional...
K - 2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Children in the Surf, Coney Island: Video Introduction to Kindergarten Beach Unit
Students look at beach activities from long ago. In this beach lesson, students watch a video about children playing on the beach in Coney Island. They open Kid Pix and create two pictures: one for children playing on the beach now and...
K Social Studies & History
Snakes and Lizards Length and Movement
Snakes and lizards can be very tiny or very long. Your class will get out their rulers to see just how big snakes and lizards can be. They discuss several different reptiles by reading the included animal fact cards, then each small...
K - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Multi-Media: Past and Present Beach Video
Students explore familiar experiences "then and now." In this history and critical thinking skills lesson, students view the video clip "Children in the Surf, Coney Island." Students locate items in the pictures which are still used...
K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts
Past, Present and Future Through the Eyes of Long Jakes
Even the littlest learners can become art historians if they have the right training. For the lesson, your preschoolers discuss the piece Long Jakes as they point out all the details they notice. They discuss what mountains and mountain...
Pre-K - K Visual & Performing Arts