Tehran talks tough
Jan 4 - Iran threatens action if the U.S. Navy moves an aircraft carrier back into the Gulf. Paul Chapman reports.
Opening an Hispanic restaurant
This lesson focuses on vocabulary and currency associated with food, restaurants, and menus. Students conduct research to create an authentic menu with a companion recipe books. The lesson culminates in short presentations and food samples.
Graphing with food
Students will use a variety of foods to make graphs. Each food should be used for a separate lesson for a total of ten lessons.
Little and big houses
Using the book "Little House on the Prairie" and international keypals, students will learn about similarities and differences among children at different times and in different places.
"How Do Pumpkins Grow?" book
This is an integrated science and language arts lesson plan. Students will create individual books that illustrate how pumpkins grow.
Novel study: "Lucky Charms and Birthday Wishes"
Although this is a unit developed for instruction in language arts, it has a curriculum focus for healthful living. The unit usually takes about 4-5 weeks to complete. A major piece of this unit focuses on identifying and listing characteristics of people.
Little Rock Nine
This collection of photos shows scenes from the controversial desegregation of Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1957.
Desegregation Mandate: Jefferson County, AL
A 1967 federal court order resulted in this document, which mandated school desegregation in Birmingham.
Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth
This oral history transcript from the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute documents the tumultuous life and leadership of the Reverend Fred Shuttlesworth, who survived a bomb attack that destroyed his home.
In this oral history from the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, Lola Hendricks describes her work behind the scenes to advance the Civil Rights movement.
Understanding the concept of supply.
Findet jemanden, der ...............!
A class activity/game based on students asking each other questions requiring yes/no answers.
Worksheet requiring students to correctly complete a list of geography-related abbreviations.
The Leaping Match - Crossword
Online crossword puzzle based on the story The Leaping Match.
Drama and the Irish class
A list of the ways in which drama can be effectively used in the classroom to teach Irish.
Song in the Curriculum
This teaching resource is aimed at higher level. It includes two methodologies which enable students to engage a number of syllabus requirements simultaneously: one on the general theme of teaching by topic; the second a specific lesson plan for one particular song.
Sir Charles Lyell
The Sir Charles Lyell collection at Bartleby.com contains scientific papers authored by Lyell such as The Progress of Geology and The Uniformity of Change. Users may follow links to other Harvard Classics as well as a variety of literary material.
Chronos: a network for Earth system history
CHRONOS (Greek: time) aims to create a dynamic, interactive and time-calibrated framework for Earth history. CHRONOS's main objective is to develop a network of databases and visualization and analytical methodologies that broadly deal with chronostratigraphy - that is, with developing a better tool (the time scale) for understanding fundamental Earth processes through time. The CHRONOS platform will provide a new investigative environment for interdisciplinary Earth history research that includ
The Living Edens: Virtual Yellowstone Tour
This Starting Point page describes a virtual tour of Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming featured on the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) website. In this tour, students act as park rangers to research geological features of Yellowstone, locate these features on maps, and describe and define associated geologic terms. The features discussed include geysers, hot springs, canyons, waterfalls and mudpots. On this page, users can find learning goals, teaching notes and tips, teaching materials, as
The Great Energy Debate
The National Geographic Society's global energy debate lesson plan explores the controversial issues surrounding the energy debate in the United States. Students will research recent initiatives being taken in this area and analyze their implications. They will then assume the roles of pivotal stakeholders in this debate and testify to a mock congressional committee responsible for making decisions about public lands and energy resources. This Starting Point website describes the learning goals