When Work is Done
This is a lesson plan that uses photographs as primary sources and that can help students develop historical analysis skills. After completing the introductory lesson using photographs as primary sources, students compile their own albums based on a thesis statement about life in the 20th century.
This site profiles Presidential inaugurations of the past using primary sources from the American Memory historical collections of the Library of Congress. Through images, film, and personal recollections users can view the pomp and circumstance of Inaugurations.
Washington As It Was: Photographs by Theodor Horydczak, 1923-1959
Spanning from the mid 1920s through the 1950s, the Theodor Horydczak collection (about 14,350 photographs online) documents the architecture and social life of the Washington metropolitan area in the 1920s, 1930s, and 1940s, including exteriors and interiors of commercial, residential, and government ...
We'll Sing to Abe Our Song!: Sheet Arts about Lincoln, Emancipation, and the Civil War
Alfred Whital Stern (1881-1960) of Chicago presented his outstanding collection of Lincolniana to the Library of Congress in 1953. Begun by Mr. Stern in the 1920s, the collection documents the life of Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) both through writings by and about Lincoln as well as a large body of publications ...
A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation, U.S. Congressional Documents and Debates, 1774-1873
This site includes documents from the Continental Congress, the Constitutional Convention and ratification debates, and the first two federal congresses. These documents record American history in the words of those who built our government.
American Landscape and Architectural Design, 1850-1920
This collection of approximately 2,800 lantern slides represents an historical view of American buildings and landscapes built during the period 1850-1920. It represents the work of Harvard faculty, such as Frederick Law Olmsted Jr., Bremer W. Pond, and James Sturgis Pray, as well as that of prominent ...
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Interdisciplinary Integrated Unit on DNA/Genetics Part C: Language Arts
This lesson is part of an interdisciplinary integrated unit on DNA and genetics. The idea is that students will complete a week's worth of activities in science, math, and language arts related to this topic. This lesson is Part C: Language Arts. Students will apply information retrieval skills as they ...
The Art of Improvisation: 3 For All
SPARK is there as Rafe Chase, Tim Orr and Stephen Kearin hit the stage without a script and turn audience suggestions into narrative stories that amaze and amuse. This Educator Guide addresses improvisation as a technique for developing thinking and language skills.
Strange Fruit: Life and Times
The film "Strange Fruit" looks at the history of the anti-lynching campaign in the United States, the history of the song Strange Fruit and explores the impact of Strange Fruit today. This lesson plan includes activities related to the film such as poetry writing and analyzation, and critical thinking about historical events.
Preventing Infant Mortality and Promoting the Health of Women, Infants, and Children
This course focuses on the historical problems and interventions associated with infant mortality. Describes the scientific basis for infant mortality and analyzes causes and consequences in a population and development of a programmatic and policy approach.
Set amidst towering walls of rose-colored stone, the lost city of Petra certainly deserves its title as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. Petra represents thousands of years of history, dating all the way back to the Neolithic era. The name of the city means 'cleft in the rock' in both Greek and Arabic; the intricate buildings are literally carved into the steep cliffs that line the Arabah, a valley that runs
This week, as many Americans celebrate "Juneteenth," a special day of recognition commemorating the end of slavery in the United States, Bill Moyers Journal examines racial inequality in America through the prisms of the legacy of slavery and the current socio-economic landscape. Bill Moyers interviews Douglas Blackmon, the Atlanta bureau chief of the Wall Street Journal, about his latest book Slavery by Another Name, which looks at an "age of neoslavery" that thrived from the aftermath of the
Lesson 227: News – Besouro Introduction to Buddhism What's New in Google Earth 5.0 VoiceThread Tutorial North America Historical Geography Howto Make Ice Cream in a Bag for Preschoolers
In this lesson you will practice your listening skills while listening to some interesting news about a brand new Brazilian capoeira movie.
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This video introduces Buddhism and talks about its roots. There is historical background and reference to its establishment in China.
With Google Earth 5.0, you can now travel back in time to see historical imagery, dive below the surface of the ocean and record a tour of your journeys.
A VoiceThread is a collaborative, multimedia slide show that holds images, documents, and videos and allows people to navigate pages and leave comments in 5 ways - using voice (with a mic or telephone), text, audio file, or video (via a webcam). Share a VoiceThread with friends, students, and colleagues for them to record comments too.
Users can doodle while commenting, use multiple identities, and pick which comments are shown through moderation. VoiceThreads can even be embedded to show
This presentation outlines briefly the historical geography of North America.
This short video teaches you how to make real ice cream with your preschooler with just some plastic bags. This is a wonderful activity for using measuring skills, scooping and pouring skills, and experiencing a science reaction. The best part is the great tasting ice you can make in about 5 minutes! Run time 05:01.
Introduction to Buddhism
What's New in Google Earth 5.0
North America Historical Geography
Howto Make Ice Cream in a Bag for Preschoolers