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Sign Language: a History

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Did you know that umpires first adopted hand signals when baseball's first deaf Major League player, William "Dummy" Hoy, started playing in the late 1800's? Discuss some of the historical impacts the Deaf population had on the 16th...
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American Sign Language History and Practice

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Is fingerspelling a popular way to communicate in American Sign Language? Actually, only about 15% of a conversation between Deaf people uses fingerspelling! Learn more about Deaf history and review a variety of general strategies for...
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Why Star Stuff Matters: Crash Course Big History #202

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Carbon makes all life on Earth possible, not to mention most technology and progress. The 12th video in a 16-part series explains the significance of being made of star stuff. From the formation of chemical elements to the rise in...
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A Picture Book of Helen Keller

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Teach your class about Helen Keller and her accomplishments with a reading comprehension instructional activity based on A Picture Book of Helen Keller by David A. Adler. As individuals read, they answer discussion questions about Helen...
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The Surprising Origin of Thanksgiving Foods

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Many of the foods pilgrims ate include foods people still eat at American Thanksgiving celebrations today. The turkey, a domesticated animal native to the Americas, often finds itself the center of attention on this holiday. Today's corn...
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Fossil Myths: Cyclopes, Griffins, and Magic Fairy Bread

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Fossils—not just intriguing, but helpful too! Scientists use the fossil record to support ideas throughout history. The video highlights some of the incorrect ideas that came from the fossil record. From cyclopes and griffins to...
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Using Scientific Notation

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Scientists and engineers in every field use scientific notation. The Socratica video explains what scientific notation is and why people use it. Then, it offers examples of how to convert a number into and out of scientific notation....
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Idea Book – For Creating Lessons and Units About American Indians

For Teachers 2nd - 8th Standards
Augment a unit on the traditions and legacies of Native Americans with an informational packet. With pages that detail the tribal origins of commonly used words, a list of ways that Native American customs influenced American democracy,...
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The World's First Human-Made Nuclear Reactor

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Many consider nuclear reactors to be big and scary, yet the  first human-made nuclear reactor as described by this video was neither of these things. Built on a squash court in Chicago, the reactor was powerful enough to turn on a lamp....
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Great Minds: Goodall, Fossey and Galdikas

For Students 9th - 12th
How far would you go to defend another species? Would you give up your child or even fight to the death? The video focuses on the work of three women, Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Birute Galdikas. All three worked with different...
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The Truth About 10 Famous Inventions

For Students 9th - 12th
A scientific video focuses on ten famous inventions and the person credited with inventing each one. Then it describes the bigger picture of each invention and how it relied on those before them and around them. 
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American Deaf Culture: A History of Language

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the relationship between language and culture in the Deaf Community. They discover the history of sign language and how it has been viewed in the past. They examine the Deaf community's beliefs and values.
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Great Minds: Alan Turing

For Students 9th - 12th
Alan Turing helped defeat the Nazis and conceptualized the first computers, yet he was arrested for gross indecency because he was homosexual. The video explains the math genius and how his many talents were used to help society. It also...
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Chicago Adventure, Part 7: Octopus Sex

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Octopi transfer sperm by a modified arm tip. Other interesting and weird facts about octopus sex in included in an intriguing video. Brain Scoop presents the seventh part of a series on an adventure at the Field Museum as part of its...
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Mudras and Sign Language

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students compare the languages of the ancient Japanese people and the American deaf community, two cultures that utilize hand signs in this activity for the early elementary classroom.
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Migrant Workers Through the Lens of Dorothea Lange

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students explore the lives of migrant workers during the Great Depression. In this Great Depression instructional activity, students examine photographs and song lyrics to gain an understanding of the conditions for people living in the...
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Famous Figures in History

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students investigate famous people in U.S. history. In this American history lesson, students read about famous people such as Helen Keller and Einstein. Students think of ways they might become famous.
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Advertisements

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed
Students explore educational offerings for people with disabilities. In this social studies lesson, students research early schools for people with disabilities and discuss the advertisements that were used at the time. Students create...
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Predicting Lunar Eclipses

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore lunar eclipses and discover how to predict an eclipse the same way that ancient people did. They examine dates of recorded eclipses and find a pattern. Students apply an algorithm to the pattern.
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Religion and Deaf Education: The Contract Between Clerc and Gallaudet

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the issues surrounding the prevailing religious and cultural beliefs in the early 19th century United States and how they influenced the education of deaf people. They apply this information to modern day contexts.
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Holocaust Unit Plan

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Would it have been you? Scholars investigate the horrors of the Holocaust during World War II. They view, interpret, and analyze the video The Holocaust to gain insight into who exactly was impacted by the events Europe. They then...
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Plains Indians Pictographs

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Young scholars explore methods of written communication. In this Plains Indian lesson, students create pictographs representing everyday modern life after observing the pictographs used by the Plains Indians. Pictograph stories are...
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Diary

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students write a diary entry as if they were a student at one of the state schools that had different methods of instruction for students with disabilities. in this disabilities lesson plan, students research these schools on website.
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Question Yourself

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students complete a K-W-L chart about Native Americans on the Plains. They formulate important or 'right' questions to guide their reading and read an article to find more information. They also review how to find topic sentences in...

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