Was Babe Ruth Underpaid?
Students mathematically compare the wages of baseball players and other famous people in the past with those of today.
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Learning about Baseball and History Through Film
Students explore American history through films about baseball. In this film study lesson, students watch video clips from "The Babe," "A League of Their Own," "Eight Men Out," "The Jackie Robinson Story," and "Field of Dreams." Students...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Roaring 20's
Discover the roaring and contradicting nature of the 1920s in the United States. The video provides an overview of laissez faire capitalism in the decade and the nation's dramatic increase in productivity, as well as a variety of other...
13 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Fill-In - October Event in History
A lot has happened in the month of October in the past 100 years or so. Kids fill in the blank for 31 events, each of which occurred on a day in October. Each event can be found in a New York Times article from the past 100+ years....
7th - 12th Social Studies & History