Mormon History: LDS (Mormon) Prophet Joseph F. Smith 1/2
Joseph F. Smith was the sixth prophet of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He served in that position for seventeen years. Born on November 13, 1838, to Hyrum (Joseph Smith's brother) and Mary Fielding Smith, he experienced upheaval and hardships early in life. In September of 1848, the family arrived in the Salt Lake Valley. A few years later, at 13, Joseph F. Smith was baptized as a member of the Church. In July 1866, at only 27
Earth's history in 4.56 meters: constructing a timeline with calculator tape
In this short activity, students make a timeline of Earth's history using calculator tape. The tape is 4.56 meters long, so that one billion years is equal to one meter. This exercise is designed to introduce students to the scale of Earth's history and help them gain a familiarity with some major events. It also teaches about scaling, the metric system, as well as the concepts of large numbers and deep time. The activity may be used in an introductory geoscience course. Learning goals, context
The History of Math Symbols
The history of math symbols stems from Ancient Roman and Greek culture. In this video learn about math symbols from a mathematics instructor. The instructor shows various symbols on a whiteboard while he explains their representations. Narrators speech is shown as text on bottom of screen.
History of Judaism
This video shows another part of the interview to Dr. Neusner. He talks about the moral teachings and the way in which the history of Judaism is narrated
NYTimes.com - Forgotten Chapter of Jewish History
NYTimes.com - Upon arriving in the United States, Jewish refugees faced new struggles and discrimination.
Anti-Semitism: A History
An excellent video that goes through the history of the term, the treatment of Jews through the years, and the Jewish culture. Relates to both Christians and Muslims. Needs a word list, map, and could benefit from a timeline. Very well done. Good for most grade levels and is one of the best videos on this topic
Intro to Judaism #6 Terms Jewish History
Video discusses terms on Jewish history.
Brief History of the Civil Rights Movement
This short video offers a quick overview of the Civil Rights Movement, while attributing the galvanization of the movement to Rosa Parks. For third-graders and older students. The pictures are blurry, but the images are of that time.
Guide to Writing in History
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History of Utah
This course will cover the history of the State of Utah from its earliest records up to the present. Historical analysis and methodology will also be taught and specific assignments given to help each student understand methodology from within the context of Utah's History.
History and Civilization
The purpose of this course is to survey the development of various Western civilizations and the ways in which culture translates, transforms, and transcends the world around it.
History of Labor Day
This videos explains the origins of Labor Day, the American holiday which served to honor its workers. Learn how Americas unions came together to take the day off from work and march to celebrate the accomplishments of the working men and women in the United States and Canada. Should be shown every Labor Day as well as a unit of study on the impact of unions in history.
Land Use History of North America
This site examines how we have used land since the 1700s and how the land has changed. Topics include population settlement and farmland, urban sprawl and soil resources, flora species, urbanization in the Baltimore-Washington corridor, landcover changes in the Great Lakes region, vegetation along the upper Mississippi River, biodiversity in the Yellowstone ecosystem, and landscape changes in the Southwest.
Smithsonian Source: Native American History
This section is intended to supplement the curricula, textbooks, and materials you currently use for lessons on Native history. The teacher-developed resources in the section will enhance the classroom experience for both you and your students. You might get started by reviewing the video on Lakota winter counts.
Smithsonian: History and Culture
This site examines the history of transportation in America, early history of mail service, the Civil War, West Point, profiles of U.S. presidents, Lakota winter counts, Lewis and Clark as naturalists, Japanese Americans during World War II, Brown v. Board of Education, athletes who broke social barriers, how voting systems have evolved, September 11, and America's wars.
History in the Raw
This page discusses the importance of primary documents and uses them to illustrate historical concepts such as the subjective nature of written history, the intimate view of historical people's lives that primary documents can provide, and the importance of developing analytical skills when reconstructing history.
All About Astrology : Understanding the History of Astrology
Understanding the history of astrology is as important as understanding your actual sign, get astrological compatibility advice and information on signs and the zodiac in this video.
History of Astrology
Most are familiar with Astrology in horoscopes found in newspapers and magazines. Basing their destiny on a particular month a person is born in. Following within one of the 12 zodiacal signs : Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagitarrius, Capricorn, Aquarius, Pisces. But unknown to most, Astrology is a complex art that develops an INDIVIDUAL horoscope based on the persons time of birth, city of birth and year of birth. Astrology Today tracks the various changes and evo
Learning About Immigration through Oral History
This is a lesson plan where a team of middle-school students search the Library of Congress website and other resources to learn how to conduct oral history interviews.
Living History Project
This is a place where students can learn about the oral history interview process. The site includes examples of how to conduct interviews with people in the community and collect and analyze their life histories. The site links to life histories that were written for the U.S. Works Progress Administration ...