Planning an Expedition
High schoolers simulate a vertical transect in the sea as one method of doing research and design a scientific investigation of a "Sustainable Seas DeepWorker" pilot.
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Veteran's Day—Honoring All That Served
Looking for ideas on ways to recognize Veteran's Day? Check out this 92-page packet that includes exercises designed for all grade levels. Reading passages detail the history of the holiday, research projects get individuals involved in...
Pre-K - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Analyzing Montana Indians' Points of Historic Significance
Students gain an understanding of Indian views of the Lewis and Clark expeditions. In this Montana Indians lesson, students discover how the Indians felt about the situation between Lewis and Clark and Blackfeet Indians. Students watch a...
9th - 11th Social Studies & History
Individuals as Instruments of Change
How does one become a catalyst for change? What are the challenges faced by those who take a stand for change? What part do the arts play in cultural change? Using primary and secondary sources from the 1920s and 1930s, class members...
8th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Geography Toolkit
If you're preparing to teach geography to your young learners, you'll definitely want to keep this resource handy. The toolkit contains 165 pages of a wide range of handouts and informational text to support incorporate geographic...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The President’s Desk
What stories can a desk paperweight and picture frame possibly tell us about the president of the United States? Pupils are transported to the desk of President John F. Kennedy through a highly interactive and engaging online interactive...
4th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
East Meets West: Americans on the Move
Students imagine what it was like to be part of the Lewis and Clark expedition. For this Lewis and Clark Expedition lesson, students watch "East Meets West: Americans on the Move," and then write journal entries from the perspective of...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Lewis and Clark: Equipping the Expedition
Students examine the preparations made by Lewis and Clark before leaving on their expedition. They make predictions about what they believe the two explorers took and organize the list into a venn diagram. They compare their predictions...
3rd - 12th English Language Arts