We found 55 resources with the concept north america
Extranjeros and ExpansionLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewA 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...
NASA's Eyes on the 2017 EclipseLesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
How did the 2017 eclipse look in Los Angeles—or Chicago? Experience both views, plus many more, using a lesson from PBS's Space series for middle schoolers. Scholars follow the movements of the sun, moon, and Earth during the most recent...
The Moon's Shadow During the 2017 EclipseLesson Planet
25 seconds 6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Talk about an amazing view! A fascinating resource from a larger series exploring space boasts not one, but four different views of the total solar eclipse of 2017. Pupils read a short passage that describes each of the views, then...
Making North America | Interactive MapLesson Planet
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,...
How Horses Took Over North America (Twice)Lesson Planet
10 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Should horses be considered native to North America? PBS Eons presents the fossil record to answer this question. the video starts with the evolution of animals that eventually led to the family scientists now know includes horses. Then,...
The Columbian Exchange: Crash Course History of Science #16Lesson Planet
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...
The Time Terror Birds InvadedLesson Planet
6 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Like something from a low-budget horror movie, terror birds ruled the roost in South America millions of years ago. Things didn't go as well when they headed north! With an intriguing video, biology scholars explore the massive migration...
Early Modern: Global InteractionsLesson Planet
9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
The moment Christopher Columbus's ships touched the shores of a New World, the old world changed forever. But has it been for the better? High schoolers consider the effectiveness, benefits, and drawbacks of the Columbian Exchange with a...
Protecting the Critical Habitat of the Manatee and Loggerhead TurtleLesson Planet
1st CCSS: Adaptable
Explore ocean habitats with a lesson that showcases the home of manatees and loggerhead turtles in Belize. Here, pupils compare and contrast the homes of ocean animals to those of humans, listen to an original short story about the...
The Seven Continents Scavenger HuntLesson Planet
1st - 4th CCSS: Adaptable
Who doesn't enjoy an engaging scavenger hunt? Here, scholars listen to, and discuss, the informative text, Where is my Continent? by Robin Nelson. They then explore the seven continents and four major oceans using Google Earth.
Geography and Early Peoples of the Western HemisphereLesson Planet
5th - 7th CCSS: Adaptable
Young historians discover the early people of the western hemisphere. The unit explores how the land changed, how it was used and homes of early Americans such as Incas, Mayans, Inuits, Aztecs, and Pueblos. Individuals also examine these...
Inuits and Native Americans: Constructing ComparisonsLesson Planet
4th - 5th
Students investigate the culture of the Inuit indians and make comparisons to the native tribes of America. They conduct research in small groups and concentrate on the geographical location of the tribe in order to speculate about the...