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Students research the products of countries in Central and South America. t research which products from the countries they represent are imported to the United States. They create tables and/or graphs to indicate annual totals.
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Visiting the 9/11 Memorial
The 9/11 Memorial is designed to be "a tribute to the past and a place of remembrance and hope for the future." Whether or not your classes can visit the Memorial, the materials in the packet set the stage for an in-depth study of the...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Trade in the Indian Ocean: Should China End Zheng He's Treasure Voyages?
Students examine the amount of trade that occurs in the Indian Ocean. Using China as an example, they discuss the reasons why it ended its treasure voyages in the area and predict what would have happened if the voyages continued. They...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
World Trade Center Design Proposals
Students explore architectural design. In this critical thinking and architecture lesson, students view a number of websites providing proposals for design plans of a new World Trade Center. Students choose and evaluate three possible...
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Trekking to Timbuktu: Trade in West Africa (Lesson 2)
Students examine the importance of trade in West Africa. Using a virtual time capsule, they travel back to ancient times and travel along with a caravan. They answer specific questions related to the journey and items they are trading....
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts