Trees of Mississippi
Students research tree species found in Mississippi, and record the tree types, numbers of trees, and locations. Students then research the forest industry sites, and determine possible relationships between industry location and tree products.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
End of the Year Project
Looking for an engaging and informative end-of-the-year project? This resource will provide your pupils with guidelines for three solid independent research project options: family research, reviewing and illustrating a decade from the...
6th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Progressive Era: Muckrakers Grade 8
As you explore an excerpt from Upton Sinclair's The Jungle with your class, discuss how his descriptions of the meat-packing industry caught the public's attention and helped to promote change in the Progressive Era.
7th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Exploring Careers in High Demand Industries
The class works in teams to research and report on careers in high growth industries. They consider industrial growth of a particular career, education needed, current demand for that skills, and average salary. They use their findings...
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills
Alabama's New South Era
The industrialization and urbanization of Alabama during the New South era (1865-1914) is the focus of a lesson that asks class members to use primary source documents to examine the impact of industrialization on Alabama workers and...
11th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Old Stone House Lesson Plan
From stagecoach to railroad tracks, your class will discover how advancements in travel in the United States during the nineteenth century played an integral role in the industrialization and development of American society. The main...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
What's Hidden Among the Tallest Trees on Earth?
Hidden hundreds of feet above the ground in the redwoods of Northern California is a whole world that was just waiting to be discovered. This video tells the story of Stephen Sillett who, inspired by his grandmother, set out to explore...
5 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable