Decision in the Streets
This video segment, adapted from Decision in the Streets by civil rights filmmaker Harvey Richards, portrays the interracial protests that took place in San Francisco in 1963-64.
Voter Registration Training Tool
Students at Miles College in Birmingham developed this "crib sheet" and questionnaire to help black citizens become registered voters and to document racial discrimination in the voting process in the 1950s.
Ike and Little Rock
This video segment, adapted from American Experience: "Ike", profiles the president's controversial response to the Little Rock school desegregation crisis in 1957.
Excerpts from the March on Washington, Part 1
This audio compilation, recorded live at the 1963 March on Washington, captures the voices of several civil rights leaders.
In these video segments, leading historians and legal scholars reflect on the promise of the Supreme Court ruling in Brown v. Board of Education, and why it remains unfulfilled.
Bus to the Burbs
This video excerpt from La Plaza: "Bus to the Burbs" looks at METCO, a voluntary busing program in Boston.
A Class Divided 2: Day Two
This segment from FRONTLINE: "A Class Divided" profiles the second day of an experiment in discrimination based on eye color that took place in a third-grade class in 1970.
A Class Divided 1: The Daring Lesson
This segment from FRONTLINE: "A Class Divided" profiles an experiment in discrimination based on eye color that took place in a third-grade class in 1970.
Conducting an Investigation
Instructions on how to investigate the distance that a toy car travels when launched down a ramp. Children can record ideas, observations and measurements.
Barriers to Fair Trade
Producers and sellers of goods do not start with a "level playing field". As prices for raw materials fall, small scale farmers in developing countries suffer. Even though the prices paid to the farmers decrease, we see little difference in prices of the goods on our shelves. There are many obstacles which prevent a just trading system. Students need to explore the international trade system and determine why it is unjust.
Verbs that take à or de in the Infinitive
Printable worksheet requiring students to fill in the blanks as appropriate for the infinitive verbs.
Create your own Insect!
An activity that informs children about the appearance of insects, i.e., their head, thorax and abdomen, and allows them to create their own model.
Marthas Kleine Reise
This story is told on two levels, Martha's journey and her memories she recalls as she is making the journey. We get a good picture of Martha and her life now and then. Worksheets concentrate firstly on comprehension and secondly appreciation of the style with emphasis on the use of the tenses to create the atmosphere
Findet jemanden, der ...............!
A class activity/game based on students asking each other questions requiring yes/no answers.
Athletics 07 - Pair Relay
This lesson contains a warm-up and cool-down, throwing activities and running activities (sprinting and pair relay). It requires co-operation between children in practicing the relay and in a warm-up game.
Summary Fact-sheet introducing the instruments found in the weather station, their uses and the methods of recording the data.
Crosfhocal - Crossword
A crossword based on the poem which is on the leaving cert course.
An examination of the primary philosophies that have dominated government towards the end of the 20th century. To follow up look at the economic philosophical base of government creates different strategies that are followed.
French Revolution - Quiz
Test your knowledge of French History
Rain forests and Deforestation
Lesson plan covering the diversity of animal and plant life in rainforests and asks questions about the threat of deforestation worldwide. Also features weblinks and a crossword activity.