New Millennium, 2000-Present Teacher Resources

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American History: From Pre-Columbian to the New Millennium

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Need an online resource to supplement the paper textbook in your classroom? An all-encompassing website covers historical events throughout the last half of the second millenium, leading right up to the third. From the pre-Columbian...
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Inventing the Future

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the impact of technology on the world by researching current or past scientific advancements, then developing a new invention or technology for the next millennium.
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Take a Breath, Steal Some Time

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
  Students explore the art of haiku's by listening to, modeling and creating them.  In this haiku poetry lesson, students choose an object to focus their haiku on.  After hearing a brief history of the haiku; students make a list of...
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Will the Real Ben Franklin Please Stand Up?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore the life and accomplishments of Benjamin Franklin. In this colonial history lesson, students research Benjamin Franklin's work as a printer, a writer, a statesman, and an inventor. Students determine what his most...
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How to Make an Artificial Organ

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars design bionic organs or limbs. In this medical technology lesson, students view a video about artificial organs and prosthetic limbs. They research the medical technology behind these advances and work to design a organ or...
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Will America Fall Apart Like the Maya?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students work in teams to research ancient Mayan civilization as they simulate working for the President of the United States. He is concerned that if a civilization as technologically advanced as the Maya's could disappear, could the...
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Human PreHistory 101 Part 1: Out of (Eastern) Africa

For Students 6th - 12th
A five-minute featurette focuses on human prehistory from about 60,000 to 20,000 years ago. Clever animation and easy-to-understand narration makes this a nice choice for your biology class. Mentioned are the use of tools, creation of...
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Could You Survive 2.5 Million Years Ago?

For Students 7th - 12th
What was Earth like 2.5 million years ago? Could life as we know it survive if transported back to the Pleistocene Epoch? Get your shots, pack your thermal jacket and bug spray, and the answer is perhaps.
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Living Together as One

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The ultra-glamorous Muppet, Miss Piggy, launches a study of discrimination and ways to develop a more inclusive community.  A series of videos and activities raise awareness of discrimination and journal prompts asks participants to...
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Praying for Peace

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Pupils investigate the lives of some of the religious leaders attending the Millennium World Peace Summit of Religious and Spiritual Leaders at the United Nations and 'interview' the leaders on their beliefs and views of the world.
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Living Together as One

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify examples of discrimination in our country's past and present. They examine how bias is harmful to the community as a whole. They also describe what changes have been made to protect different groups.
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The Noughties

For Students 9th
In this World History worksheet, 9th graders read an article and answer nine comprehension questions.  Students write definitions to vocabulary words.