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War of Independence Activity: Who's in Camp?

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Lesson plan with accompanying 'Who's in camp?' card game gives elementary students a deeper understanding of the many civilian and military roles that supported the American War of Independence. Artifacts and historical literature bring the Revolutionary War to life, helping students complete a role-playing writing assignment. Includes background information and printable artifact cards. Targets grades 3-6.

The Canela Indians of Northeastern Brazil

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Describes ways of life of this aboriginal people and the influence other cultures have had on them. Includes maps, daily life, rituals, literature, artifacts, festivals, environment, photography, and Smithsonian research.

Geography from Space

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Online quizzes that allow students to test their geographical knowledge.

Caravan Kingdoms: Yemen and the Ancient Incense Trade

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Online exhibit about the little known cultural traditions of 'caravan kingdoms' whose fortune rose and fell with demand for their goods. The focus is on ancient Yemen, whose incense trade led to vast wealth. Objects of religion and culture are shown with relevant background.

"Let All Religions Come Together" by Akuseka Takuwa from Delicious Peace: Coffee, Music & Interfaith Harmony in Uganda

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Watch a live performance from a group featured on Delicious Peace: Coffee, Music & Interfaith Harmony in Uganda.

Embracing the Impossible

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Teaching poster and lesson plan guiding students to analyze primary documents that relate to popular responses to the airplane in the early 1900s.

Small Mammal Enrichment

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Images and description of the enrichment opportunities given to the small mammals that live at the Zoo. Includes how the habitats of the animals provide stimulation and images.

Podcasting with Your Students

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Article that follows elementary students as they produce podcasts about their field trips. Included is technical advice on podcast.

Memory and Imagination

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Website with artwork by Frank Day of the Maidu tribe in California, who focuses on the preservation of his people's cultural traditions. Includes scenes of tribal history, ceremonies, and customs.

History on Stage: A Pop-Up Lesson

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Lesson that accompanies an exhibition on pop-up books, "Paper Engineering." Students make their own pop-up books on historical subjects. Includes detailed, illustrated instructions.

Tom Wisner Interview on Chesapeake Lore and Poetry

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Tom Wisner was an environmental educator and musician steeped in the lore of the Chesapeake Bay and region. He recorded two successful albums for Folkways Records. Wisner died in 2010 of cancer. This interview was conducted in Lusby, Maryland (2009). Click here for more about Tom Wisner

Irwin Silber: A Life of Advocacy, Activism, and Service

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Fall 2010: Mary Lou Williams
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