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183 resources with the concept humans

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If You Mess With A Wetland, At Least Try to Make Amends!

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine the role of wetlands in an ecosystem. In groups, they use the internet to research how humans have disturbed and ruined the effectiveness of wetlands throughout the country. They pretend they are in charge of...
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What Do We Have In Common?

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders perform a dissection on a mussels and label their internal organs. In groups, they compare and contrast the mussels structure to those of human beings. They also review the functions that are necessary for survival and...
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Global Awareness

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read about how scientists are arriving at current theories of human origin and migration through mitochondrial DNA analysis. They then piece together a map showing the data from mitochondrial DNA analysis to plot the migration...
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World Population

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students examine the world population data using MyWorld GIS software and compare and contrast the population characteristics of countries around the world. Students summarize their findings in a report.
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Economics: Who Benefits from Competition?

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students examine competitive markets and complete a simulation called "The More. the Merrier." In the simulation they assess how goods are more available when competition increases. Students investigate how competition and the opening of...
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Local Area - Is the Land Connected to Us?#144

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students examine how human influences have affected the Connecticut River Valley. They determine what a region is in relation to its human influences. They label the important human features of this region including dams, canals, and...
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Great North

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students view a video about the Arctic Circle, North Pole and Northern Europe. They locate areas using a map. They create a drawing of the countries where the Inuit live.
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Great North

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners use maps to locate the Arctic Circle, the North Pole and Northern Europe. They draw and label countries within the Arctic Cirlce and identify the groups of people who live there. They also watch and answer questions about the...
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Monarchs: The Interconnection of Humans and Nature

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers brainstorm what they already know about the country of Mexico. They also brainstorm what they want to know about the country. They discuss the conflicts between people and monarchs. They answer questions to finish the lesson.
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Hominid Series

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are introduced to the human stages of evolution. They complete a series of lessons on identifying the cranial structure for various hominids, understanding the timeline involved in human evolution and investigating ancient...
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Why Do People Go to School?

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students investigate data on how one's level of education effects earning potential. They define the associated vocabulary.
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OBSERVING THE ROLES OF MALES AND FEMALES IN THE NURTURING OF THE YOUNG THROUGHOUT THE ANIMAL KINGDOM

For Teachers K - Higher Ed
Students watch animal videos to identify and compare the male/female roles of different species of animals. They draw conclusions and compare those roles to those of humans. They discuss how the human male/female roles have changed...
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Investigating Human Behavior

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students explore the Holocaust and themes such as prejudice and discrimination.
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Why Behaviors Differ

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students watch a PowerPoint presentation and fill out a worksheet to explore the different abilities of students aged two months to four years.
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Busiest People Ever

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students write a paragraph about what they want to do when they grow up. They include the special skills and education (human capital) they must have to do the job they've chosen.