Young scholars pair off in teams of two and plan a complete trip through a number of U.S. states. They generate their travel route, convert the distance to miles, find lodging and attractions, pay for food and fuel and journal their experiences.
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Banks, Credit & the Economy
Take your learners through a virtual tour of the US mint to learn about currency, and then discover the role of the Federal Reserve as the nation's central bank. Readings will also provide an overview of banks and lending,...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Google Earth Virtual Vacation
Students explore different areas of America by using the internet and the "Google Earth" website in this interactive, social studies lesson for late elementary students. This lesson includes a resource link to download a free program to...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
Experience the Hawaiian Islands
Students explore U.S. geography by participating in a virtual island tour on their computers. For this Hawaiian islands lesson, students utilize the Internet to view images, photographs and videos of each Hawaiian island. Students...
3rd - 4th Visual & Performing Arts