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Rhythm in a Box: The Story of the Cajon Drum

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Discover the rich cultural traditions and remarkable ingenuity of indigenous people and African slaves by learning about one of the most popular percussion instruments in the world today.
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Extranjeros and Expansion

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A three-part lesson gives light to the Unites States expansion from the view of Texans, New Mexicans, and Californians. Through videos and written activities, scholars work collaboratively to research specific individuals and their...
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Telling Our Indigenous Stories

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How far back is 40,000 years? Scholars research the first indigenous people in Aboriginal Australia. Using museum artifacts, maps, and background readings, they form conclusions on the life of the first Australians and their struggles to...
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One Mountain, Many Cultures

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Americans may think of Mount Everest as a region dedicated to adventurous hikers, but many cultures have flourished there! Learners read informative books, watch videos, participate in classroom discussion, analyze folk tales, and...
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Understanding Variation

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Does where we live influence how our bodies express genetic traits? Explore variation in human skin color with an activity that incorporate video and hands-on learning. Individuals model the relationship between phenotypes and genotypes,...
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American Aloha: Hula Beyond Hawai'i

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this lesson, high schoolers will examine Hawaii's issues of colonization, authority, authenticity and cultural identity, and understand the distinction between native and non-native Hawaiians. This lesson includes links to videos,...
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Early Conservation Philosophies and Indigenous Peoples

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
John Muir established Yosemite and Sequoia National Parks and also as founded the Sierra Club, yet many indigenous people spoke out against his idea of conservation. The second lesson in a four-part series discusses John Muir and two...
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Highways and Change

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What is the cost of change? Roberto Guerra's photo essay "La Carretera: Life and Change Along Peru's Interoceanic Highway" asks viewers to consider the impacts of the 1,600 mile-long highway through Peru and Brazil that connects Pacific...
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The Right of Indigneous Peoples in the United States

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The sovereignty of U.S. Native American nations is the focus of a resource that asks class members to compare the Right to Self-Determination in the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples with a fact sheet that details the...
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Recording a Dying Langauge

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Is there value in preserving indigenous languages that are almost extinct? That's the question posed to viewers of a short film about the attempt of one Native American woman who is creating a dictionary for Wakchumni, the language of...
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Discovering Indigenous Australians through the Australian Museum

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
Provide your young pupils with important foundational knowledge for learning about indigenous Australians. This resource includes five activity sheets on the meaning of indigenous people, where indigenous Australians live, national...
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Mapping the Americas

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Celebrate the geography of the Americas and develop map skills through a series of activities focused on the Western Hemisphere. Learners study everything from earthquakes and volcanoes of the Americas and the relationship between...
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The Cultural Geography of Australia, Oceana, and Antarctica

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
What people groups originally settled in Australia and Oceania, and how do their geography and history affect the regions' cultural makeup? Here you'll find a traditional textbook chapter covering these topics, including informational...
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A Brief History of Cannibalism

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
A short video traces the practice of cannibalism through history and across cultures. Viewers may be shocked to learn the extend to which it is practiced today, even in the United States.
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Voyages in a Bottle

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students uncover the method for easily building a ship in a bottle. Then they fabricate a 3-D model of the ship(s) used on an exploratory sailing voyage and display it in a plastic bottle. Students also draw a map of the world their...
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Ecuadorian Highlands Lesson

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
Indigenous peoples resided in the highlands of Ecuador as far back as 5,000 B.C. To learn about the lives of these people, class pairs research the farming and the building methods, the arts and crafts, and the beliefs of the early...
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Aboriginal Use of Raw Materials

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What's the difference between base metals and precious metals? Experimenting with natural metals is an interesting way for kids to learn about the world around them. Use a resource that contains over 30 pages of worksheets and...
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Rights for Indigenous People

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students consider how to fight poverty. In this global issues lesson, students define indigenous communities and participate in an activity that requires them to allocate funds to end poverty among the indigenous in Papua New Guinea.
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Native American Heritage Month | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 4th
Watch a quick video to discover why November is Native American Heritage Month. Engaging graphics and eye-catching sound effects detail facts from the origins of the holiday to how we celebrate during the month presently. 
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Indigenous Peoples' Day | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 5th
Indigenous people around the world have close ties to their land, their ancestors, and their traditions. Celebrate the native inhabitants of our nations in August (and/or October) by learning more about the holiday and its origin.
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Te Reo Maori Activity Book

For Students 5th - 9th
Introduce young explorers to the language of New Zealand's Maori with an activity book that includes word searches, fill-in-the-blank activities with Maori words, and prompts to illustrate native New Zealand birds.
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For Students 6th - 8th
In this biology worksheet, learners identify and locate various vocabulary terms that are related to the rain forest. There are 24 biology terms located in the word search.
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Genographic's Legacy: Preservation and Projections

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the legacy they might leave behind in perservation of documents and artifacts. Using the internet, they discover ways in which this project is impacted by technological advancements. They role play the role of...
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Reading / Resources List Australian History

For Teachers 6th
Part of a unit on Australian colonial history, here is a reading/resource list to use when studying the First Fleet, early settlers of Australia, and their interaction with indigenous Australians. Containing both fiction and nonfiction,...