Social Studies Wonders: An Exploration

Help middle schoolers conduct Internet research and develop a working definition for the discipline of social studies. From a list of websites, they develop classification skills and differentiate between primary and secondary sources. Following a visit to the American Museum of Natural History, they work in groups to create dioramas based on their observations.

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