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Unit 9: The Panama Canal

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
Whose idea was it to build the Panama Canal? Why was the Isthmus of Panama chosen as the site? What were the challenges? To find the answers to these and other questions, young historians and geographers engage in a scavenger hunt,...
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General Overview History of the Panama Canal

For Students 10th - 12th
Called the Eight Wonder of the World by some and the Big Ditch by others, the Panama Canal is indeed an engineering marvel. The long, complicated, and sometimes controversial history of the canal is captured in a presentation loaded with...
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This Great Enterprise”: Theodore Roosevelt and the Panama Canal

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the implications of the "Great Enterprise." In this Panama Canal lesson, students listen to their instructor present a lecture regarding President Teddy Roosevelt and Panama Canal. Students respond to discussion...
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Isthmus of Panama

For Students 4th - 5th
For this coloring geography worksheet, learners identify the Isthmus of Panama and color the landmark. Students write a definition for the area.
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A Study of Panama

For Students 4th - 5th
In this worksheet on Panama, students read an introduction about Panama, then read about its history, The Panama Canal, the Kuna Indians and the Endangered Species of Panama. After each selection, students answer a set of related questions.
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Christopher Columbus

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Some very good graphics are included in this informative presentation on the life of Christopher Columbus and the voyages he took. Among other things, students discover that Columus missed the chance to be the first European to view the...
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Global History & Geography: Latin America

For Students 5th - 7th
The instructions say to use a text-book to label 11 different regions in modern Latin America. If a text-book is not available a map can be found on-line and printed for student reference.
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Gold Fever

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
In this reading worksheet, young scholars answer 10 multiple-choice questions about the book. For example, "Why did John Sutter ask James Marshall to keep the gold a secret?"
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Traveling to the Gold Rush

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders research the experiences the people who traveled to California during the Gold Rush by land and sea. They create a map showing the various routes that individuals took to get to California. Students explain the...
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You Want Me To Go Where?

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this social studies worksheet, students focus upon the five questions related to the subject of explorers and then do a research project as a possible extension activity.
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Spanish-Speaking South America

For Students 7th - 8th
In this South America worksheet, learners learn about the history and development of Spanish-speaking South America. Students utilize a graphic organizer and answer several questions based on their reading.
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Charles R. Savage Lesson Plan Ideas

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils explore works by English photographer Charles R. Savage. In this visual arts instructional activity, students investigate photography by Savage as they discuss the use of perspective, space, color, and texture.

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