Students read and investigate the accomplishments of John Muir. They gather information about one of the United States National Parks founded by John Muir. They create a tri-fold brochure about John Muir and a National Park he founded.
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Mughal Miniature Paintings: Natural Beauty
Art and history go hand-in-hand as youngsters explore Mughal miniature painting. They start by discussing the natural materials used in India in the 15th century to create painting pigments. Then they experiment as they design and create...
2nd - 7th Social Studies & History
Natural Features as a Resource
Students identify resources provided by nature for basic human needs. In this natural features lesson, students discuss the various regions of the United States. They explore one region in depth and complete activities that identify...
4th - 5th Social Studies & History
Nature Print Silk Suncatchers
Young scholars are introduced to the beauty of silk painting. They create a colorful leaf-print sun catcher that glows when placed in a window. Each student experiences the mixing of the colors and tie a link with Asian cultures, science...
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History
New Review Roosevelt's Legacy: Conservation
The legacy of Theodore Roosevelt carries through modern American politics, economics, foreign policy, and society. But his proudest and most profound efforts were in the world of conservation, and in preserving the natural beauty of...
5th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable