The Dawn of Humanity
Students investigate recent archaeological challenges to theories of human origins. They research the history and geography of various African regions to create proposals for future excavations.
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Ralph McGill: the "Conscience of the South"
High schoolers view a film, "Dawn's Early Light: Ralph McGill and the Segregated South." As groups of students observe the movie, they list key dates, significant persons interviewed, and cultural characteristics. Upon completion of the...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
On Spaghetti Sauce
"In embracing the diversity of human beings, we will find a sure way to human happiness." Watch as Tipping Point author Malcolm Gladwell delves into work of acclaimed psychophysicist Howard Moskowitz and the evolution of the food...
18 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
They Gave Us Words: The Mysterious Indo-Europeans
Have your class become linguistic detectives with this resource. They review what they have learned about the dawn of humans, and take a close look at words from the Indo-European language to find connections to those used in modern times.
6th Social Studies & History
Migration: A First-hand Perspective
Young scholars use a map of human migration to think about their own potential migration and the reasons behind that decision; answer and discuss questions about migration in terms of their own community and explain migration in terms of...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History