The Ingredients Needed for a Musical National Park
Pupils identify musical sites that are worthy of being included as units of the National Parks System. They anthologize American music from primitive times to today.
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Expanding the Mission: Historical Parks
Young scholars explore U.S. geography by viewing a documentary in class. In this national parks lesson, students view video clips of individual national parks and locate them using Google Earth software. Young scholars create a...
4th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Looking for a Windshield Experience
Learners identify American geography by participating in a national parks activity. In this road trip lesson, students view the Ken Burns documentary "National Parks" and identify the importance of automobiles in the park system....
2nd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Teaching Improvisation to Young Students in a Music Technology Lab Using a Sequencer
You'll need to be a little tech savvy to teach this music lesson. Pupils will attempt to play along with an accompaniment piece you've created using music software. They will be assessed on their performance and ability to identify and...
4th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts
Designing a Poster to Communicate Information: Yellowstone National Park
Young scholars create visual displays of Yellowstone National Park. In this US geography lesson, students display posters of the important information related to the park. Young scholars take notes while viewing a video, and use those...
3rd - 6th Science
The Blues, B.B. King, Muddy Waters
B.B. King and Muddy Waters are two of the most famous blues performers of all time. In this music lesson, middle schoolers study the early careers and lasting musical contributions of both artists, each of whom carried the blues on to...
6th - 9th Visual & Performing Arts