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33 resources with the concept george washington carver

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A Black History Scavenger Hunt

For Students 3rd - 12th
Scavenger hunts provide students with an opportunity to develop their internet skills while they learn about famous African Americans. Included are four scavenger hunts, one each for grades 1-4, 5-6, 7-8, and 9-12. Researchers search the...
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George Washington Carver and the Sweet Potato

For Teachers 1st Standards
Learn about George Washington Carver's important contributions to agriculture by studying the sweet potato. First graders read about the inventor's observations and prepare sweet potato slips for the class garden. Additionally, they...
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Black History 101

For Students 3rd - 4th
New ReviewTest scholars' knowledge of famous Black Americans with a 10-question quiz in which participants match a name to a contribution or fact. 
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Black History Month

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Enhance Black History Month with a twenty-page resource designed to boost scholars' knowledge of the great accomplishments made by African Americans. Learners take in fun facts about famous inventors such as George Washington Carver and...
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Black History Month | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 5th
Kick off a celebration of Black History Month with a quick video. The narrator shares the history of the holiday and sheds light on famous African Americans such as Frederick Douglas, Harriet Tubman, George Washington Carver, and more! 
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George Washington Carver: Scientist, Inventor, and Teacher

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Using video clips along with primary and secondary documents, scholars analyze the life of George Washington Carver, one of America's best scientists and inventors. Class members then create music, posters, and skits about this amazing...
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George Washington Carver- Mini Biography

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Artist, teacher, horticulturalist. George Washington Carver is the subject of a short overview of this remarkable man who advocated, among other ideas, self-sufficiency through farming.
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From Ordinary to Extraordinary: Everyday Heroes from the 1800s

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
From Clara Barton and Harriet Beecher Stowe to Ulysses S. Grant and George Washington Carver, this research project will allow learners to gain an in-depth and comprehensive understanding of everyday heroes of the nineteenth century in...
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George Washington Carver Coloring and Activity Book

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Learn about the interesting life of George Washington Carver and his many accomplishments with this series of worksheets for primary grade learners. From coloring pages and word searches, to non-fiction reading passages and math skills...
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Agriculture Awareness Through Poetry

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Whether you are viewing a landscape painting of a farm, examining a still-life portrait of a bowl of fruit, or reading a descriptive poem about cultivating food, you can't deny that agriculture plays a major role in visual and language...
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Go Nuts with Peanuts

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students learn about peanuts through online research. In this peanut lesson, students use provided links to research information on the origins of the peanut. Students collect information about peanuts also called goobers.
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Power to the Peanut

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students locate information about the life and research of African American botanist George Washington Carver. They identify how Carver's knowledge of botany contributed to improvement of farming practices and introduction of new...
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Graphically Organize a Biography

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore the stories of real lives by creating poster presentations. In this biography form lesson, 3rd graders read short biographies of George Washington Carver, Mother Theresa and Sandra Day O'Connor while identifying the...
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Professor Peanut: George Washington Carver

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students discover the agricultural contributions of George Washington Carver. In this George Washington Carver lesson, students discuss the peanut plant and all the ways Carver used it. Students view photographs of the agricultural...
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The Life of George Washington Carver--Vocabulary

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this George Washington Carver worksheet, students cut out the vocabulary words which focus on his life, and place them in alphabetical order. Students use the ten words in a sentence and staple them together to create a book.
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George Washington Carver

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students learn and research the life of George Washington Carver.  In this historical figures lesson, students read a book on George Washington Carver, discuss his character and the challenges he faced in becoming a botanist.  Students...
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The Peanut Wizard

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Learners investigate the history of the peanut. For this social studies lesson, students read the book A Pocket Full of Goobers and examine the a peanut. Learners discuss the peanut's characteristics and take notes on an article about...
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Who is George Washington Carver, Anyway?

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students read about George Washington Carver, then work in small groups to design, write and illustrate a booklet about his accomplishments.
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Experimenting with Peanuts

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Students investigate peanuts. In this science lesson, students explore the properties of the peanut and shell. Students burn a peanut to observe the peanut oil. Students taste test different types of peanut butter.
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The Life of George Washington Carver

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders investigate historic Americans by researching George Washington Carver. For this famous American biography lesson, 2nd graders complete graphic organizers about George Washington Carver's life while researching the...
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Investigation Skills/What do Scientists Do?

For Teachers K - 2nd
Pupils explore famous scientists.  In this scientist lesson, students view a PowerPoint presentation including George Washington Carver, Thomas Edison, and Alexander Graham Bell. Pupils identify the contributions these famous scientists...
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George Washington Carver and Peanuts

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Students study life and accomplishments of George Washington Carver. In this historical figures lesson, students explore primary sources available from the Library of Congress regarding the accomplishments of Carver. 
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George Washington Carver

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students discuss the character traits of George Washington Carver. In this George Washington Carver lesson, students read the books or segments of A Picture Book of George Washington Carver, Shoeless Joe and Black Betsy, The Night the...
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George Washington Carver and Sharing

For Teachers K - 5th
Students research George Washington Carver. In this science lesson, students discuss George Washington Carver's contribution to science. Students explain how peanut butter is produced.