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Activity: Cloud Classification

Students learn and review cloud classification in this independent activity. Students first watch a short video, produced by NASA, before identifying properties of clouds depicted in photos. Students then observe, describe, and identify the clouds outside.
Emily Murgia
21
 

Review Activity: Biomes

A teaching guide for a review activity featuring biomes. In this hands-on and engaging activity, students sort and select postage stamps that represent the seven biomes then defend their choices.
Emily Murgia
13
 

Civil Liberties

Kris Hupp
6
 

Catcher in the Rye

This activity correlates with "Walking in Holden's Footsteps" at http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2010/01/28/nyregion/20100128-salinger-map.html.
Johnna Graff
20
 

Industrial Revolution

Items depicting the Industrial Revolution
Katie Manning
5
 

What Are Those?

Learn about life in early Chinese urban society by analyzing oracle bone divinations, the earliest form of writing in China. Students discuss with their groups what they think these pictures are showing then they compare early Chinese urban society to other Bronze Age societies in this student activity.
Monica Ziemski
6
 

Ancient Egypt: A Variety of Artifacts

A learning collection to be used for student research projects.
Jennifer Costello
55
 

Westinghouse: The Man and the Companies

This is a collection of teaching resources available on the topic of George Westinghouse as well as Westinghouse Electric Company (founded 1886) and its spinoffs (including the broadcasting company and nuclear energy company).

Fun fact: During the 20th century, Westinghouse engineers and scientists were granted more than 28,000 US government patents, the third most of any company (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Westinghouse_Electric_Company#cite_note-2009profile-14)
Adam Forgie
18
 

Trial by Jury

Examination of the 5th, 6th, and 7th amendment
Jason Smith
6
 

Introduction to Ancient Mayan Writing & Calendar

Discover the writing of the Ancient Mayans and how they used this in their calendar.
Aubrey Gennari
17
 

Photo Analysis

Francis Raitano
7
 

Ancient Egypt: Canopic Jars

This is a collection of canopic jars, which were used to store the organs of the deceased in the burial chambers of ancient Egyptians. As you look through these images, think about what kinds of characteristics they all have in common. What differences do you see? Pay attention to materials used, shape of the jars, and images on the lids.
Kim Palermo
7
 

Ancient Egypt: Sarcophaguses and Coffins

This is a collection of sarcophaguses and coffins from Ancient Egypt. The sarcophagus refers to the outer layer of protection for an important mummy, and would generally be carved or painted with images representing the deceased person. As you look through the collection, notice the difference between the sarcophaguses and coffins and pay attention to the kinds of images you see. What are common features that you might find on any sarcophagus? What kinds of things are different depending on who it is that is buried?
Kim Palermo
7
 

Declaring Our Independence

Pictures, resources, artifacts, and links that provide for a more complete of the understanding purpose and facts behind the Declaration of Independence.
Adam Forgie
12
 

Perspectives on China: Looking at Photographs to Understand Point of View

This teaching collection includes photographs of China during the first half of the twentieth century by different photographers. First analyze a photograph answering the questions on the handout -- just by looking closely. Then, open the label for the photograph and add additional information. Next, discuss the point of view of the photographer based on your analysis. Finally, research the photographer to learn more about her or her perspective. Why is it important to investigate a topic from more than one perspective?
Stephanie Norby
6
 

Ancient Greek Architecture

A learning lab collection based on the architecture of Ancient Greece and its impact on the world.
Mr. Zobb
25
 

World War II Homefront Posters

Using these wartime posters, students will identify the message of each poster. They will determine the effect of the posters on daily life and the way that average citizens were being called to action to help in the war effort. Finally, students should consider the following questions: Why was it important to have a united homefront during the war? What roles do these posters depict for Americans supporting the war? How did these posters affect opinions and actions during wartime?
Kim Palermo
11
 

Holocaust

Number the Stars by Lois Lowry
Kim Palermo
9
 

Road to Revolution

Things that propelled the colonists to declaring and fighting for independence.
Matthew Thompson
12
 

Washington

Picture analysis of George Washington
Lynn Haffely
5
 

Looking at Ancient Civilization through Objects

Teacher's guide on how to facilitate student investigation of archaeological remains. Includes examples of objects to use (Ancient Chinese oracle bones) and a handout on artifact analysis. Close reading strategy (most commonly applied to text) adapted here to analysis of cultural artifacts. Concept can be replicated for other artifacts and cultures.
Tess Porter
6
 

Civil War Diary: Homefront Perspectives

Diary entries from Mary Henry and Ella Gertrude Clanton Thomas during the Civil War.
Nicole Gilbertson
8
 

Westinghouse: The Man and the Companies

This is a collection of teaching resources available on the topic of George Westinghouse as well as Westinghouse Electric Company (founded 1886) and its spinoffs (including the broadcasting company and nuclear energy company).

Fun fact: During the 20th century, Westinghouse engineers and scientists were granted more than 28,000 US government patents, the third most of any company (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Westinghouse_Electric_Company#cite_note-2009profile-14)
Kate Harris
15
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