Virtual Scavenger Hunt
Students use their books and the Internet to explore and find specific information about the Native Americans that were in Florida during the 1500's.
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Getting the Most out of Teaching with Newspapers
No matter what subject you're teaching, you'll find some fun and innovative ideas for using newspapers in your classroom with a helpful resource. Based on Getting the Most Out of Teaching with Newspapers by Rebecca Olien, the series of...
4th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Geography and Early Peoples of the Western Hemisphere
Young historians discover the early people of the western hemisphere. The unit explores how the land changed, how it was used and homes of early Americans such as Incas, Mayans, Inuits, Aztecs, and Pueblos. Individuals also examine these...
5th - 7th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Calculating Profits from Selling Virtual Lemonade
Students set up and collect data for a virtual lemonade stand. In this entrepreneurship, economics, and technology lesson, students purchase ingredients, determine costs, and set up a virtual lemonade stand. Students consider weather...
5th - 7th Social Studies & History
Everything Was Up to Date in 1628
Students examine the life and lifestyles of New England colonists in the year 1628, and then investigate what life was like in their own area during the same time period. After watching segments from the PBS history series, "Colonial...
5th - 12th Social Studies & History
Meet American History Scavenger Hunt
Young scholars answer questions about US history by visiting web links to find the answers. They write their answers on a worksheet. Students who get finished early go back to the web sites they liked the best and take a virtual tour.
4th - 6th 21st Century Skills
Feature Column: Virtual Field Trips
Young scholars discover ways to stay healthy by utilizing Internet education software. For this computer technology lesson, students investigate Internet programs that simulate a field trip by showing images and video. Young scholars...
3rd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts