The Muir Image
Students, in groups, discover how they can protect wilderness areas. They define environmentalist and wilderness and explain the importance of the National Park system.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
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
The Chesapeake Bay in Captain John Smith's Time
When Captain John Smith visited the Chesapeake Bay in the summer of 1608, what types of animals and habitats did he encounter? Your young historians will analyze primary source documents to answer this question, as well as compare the...
4th - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay Landscape Long Ago and Today
Combine a fantastic review of primary source analysis with a study of Captain John Smith's influence on the Chesapeake Bay region in the seventeenth century. Your young historians will use images, a primary source excerpt, and maps...
4th - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Looking for a Windshield Experience
Learners identify American geography by participating in a national parks activity. In this road trip lesson plan, students view the Ken Burns documentary "National Parks" and identify the importance of automobiles in the park system....
2nd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts