Learning About the Shape of the Earth
Seventh graders investigate ways of telling the shape of the Earth and its position in the Universe both historically and today.
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The French and Indian War: The War That Shaped America’s Destiny
How would a Frenchman, Englishman, and Native American have each viewed the French and Indian War? Your young historians will learn about their unique perspectives and the war as a whole through a role-playing activity, engaging...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
A Google Earth Introduction to Remote Sensing
Explore the world and gain insight into remote sensing with a lesson that showcases the program, Google Earth. To learn about remote sensing, scholars follow step-by-step instructions to uncover the tools embedded in Google Earth while...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Infection Game: The Shape of Change
Encourage the spread of knowledge in your class with this cross-curricular epidemic simulation. Pulling together science, social studies, and math, this instructional activity engages learners in modeling the spread of infectious...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Learning about the Earth Though Remote Sensing
More than 7,000 satellites have been sent into orbit around the earth, but only 1,000 are currently operational. The lesson starts with scholars creating a Venn diagram comparing two different types of maps. After a discussion of remote...
7th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
What Can You Learn From Ancient Skeletons?
Skeletons may not be able to speak, but they can still tell us a lot. High schoolers watch a short video about the ways biological anthropologists can use a skeleton's bone structure to determine age, gender, place of birth, and social...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Google Earth Geology Field Trip
Students take a virtual field trip around California using Google Earth. In this geology field trip lesson, students explore landforms and a variety of rocks located in California. Students compare environments where rocks are formed....
2nd - 7th Social Studies & History