North American History Teacher Resources
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Making North America | Interactive Map
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
The entire continent of North America changed physical shape multiple times throughout the course of history. The in-depth interactive offers three complementary ways to learn about these changes. Scholars watch three video episodes,...
History Through the Spyglass: Developing Research Skills for Social Studies
Research everyday life of people living in British North America in the mid 1800s. Use this British North America history instructional activity to have students discuss resources to use for researching history. They will read about the...
Comparison of Colonial Regions in British North America
6th - 8th
Pupils compare and contrast the colonies in British North America. As a class, they brainstorm a list of people, places and ideas associated with the Colonial Era. They discover the relationships and interactions between the Europeans,...
American History: From Pre-Columbian to the New Millennium
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewNeed 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...
History's Most Powerful Plants
6 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
At one point, scale trees accounted for nearly half of the biomass in North America and Europe. An installment of a longer video series introduces these strange plants and describes their features, adaptations, and eventual demise. It...
The Columbian Exchange: Crash Course History of Science #16
13 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Back in 1492, when Columbus sailed the ocean blue, he discovered more than a new world! Part 16 in an ongoing History of Science series explores the Columbian Exchange and other major events in the Spanish colonial period. Viewers learn...
Tracing the Wild Roots of the Modern-Day, Domestic Apple
3rd - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Get to the core of the history of apples with an adapted article made for all readers. Discover how the apple made it to Europe before making it's way to North America, and the changes to the apple family tree that have happened over the...