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Thomas Jefferson - Author of The Declaration of Indepence & 3rd U.S. President | Mini Bio | BIO Video
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America from Scratch

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
What if the people of the United States started over and, knowing what we know now about how things are working, redesigned the government created by the founding fathers? That's the central premise of the 11 resources in the American...
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The Five Themes of Geography

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Explore the five themes of geography using a collection of materials designed to guide your instruction and enhance comprehension. Included, you'll find, lesson plans, worksheets, activities, and videos; all of which, bound to boost...
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John Smith’s Map of the Chesapeake Bay

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Young geographers travel back through time with primary source and map analysis and envision Captain John Smith's arrival at the Chesapeake Bay. 
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What if There Were No States? | America From Scratch

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Imagine there's no state borders, no California, no Pennsylvania, no Florida. This might be easy to imagine but very hard to do. A short PBS video asks the question, discusses the challenges, and suggests some alternatives to states that...
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American Indians and their Environment

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
People could take a page in ingenuity and survival from the Powhatans. Deer skins became clothes, and the members of the Native American group farmed the rich Virginia soil and hunted in its forests for food. Using images of artifacts...
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Geography of Alaska

For Teachers 5th
A unit on the 49th state covers a variety of topics from the geography of Alaska to Native American myths.  Academics work to analyze information found in primary source materials including old newspaper articles and artifacts. Young...
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US History and Government Examination: August 2010

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Geography has played a complex role in America history. The Atlantic Ocean has served as a buffer to protect the United States from European Wars, but its proximity to Cuba, however, left it vulnerable to nuclear war during the Cuban...
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What's In a Name?

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
What is in a name? Eager historians trace the geographical history of places in the United States with Spanish names. Using a worksheet activity, clues, and web research developed in conjunction with the PBS "Latinos in America" series,...
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Geography Now! Mexico

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
While Mexico often gets bad press for its drug cartels, the video is a limited version of the multi-faceted country. It's ranked by the UN as one of the hardest-working countries in the world based on hours and is home to bountiful...
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Geography Now! Canada

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
It's the second largest country in the world, and it has the largest bay that freezes over—oh, Canada! In addition, it shares with the United States the longest continuous border on Earth. A detailed video profile discusses these...
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Global History and Geography Examination: August 2015

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Need a comprehensive test about global history and geography? Look no further!  Test young historians' understanding of how to use primary sources to formulate answers with an assessment that uses multiple-choice questions that require a...
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Global History and Geography Examination: June 2016

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Assess scholars' knowledge of the changing borders in Germany during World War II with a test that includes both multiple choice and essay questions. 
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Global History and Geography Examination: August 2016

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Challenge class members with an architectural resource that asks them to use a variety of skills to answer multiple choice questions as well as several essay prompts about the streets and house fronts of ancient Athens. One question asks...
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Global History and Geography Examination: January 2017

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Global history and geography class members demonstrate their knowledge of and ability to analyze primary sources such as graphics, maps, political cartoons, and texts from important documents with an assessment that includes multiple...
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Global History and Geography Examination: June 2017

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Learners respond to multiple choice, short answer, and essay questions to demonstrate their understanding of global history and geography.
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Global History and Geography Examination: August 2017

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Looking for a final examination for global history and geography? Here's a resource that includes multiple choice, essay, and short answer questions.
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Global History and Geography Examination: January 2018

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Finding a test that assess knowledge of global history and geography can be challenging, but here's a resource that solves the problem. Updated January 2018, the exam asks class members to analyze charts, primary sources, and graphic...
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An Introduction to Jared Diamond's Guns, Germs, and Steel

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Could geography really be the most logical explanation for the success rate of any given population? Jared Diamond makes his anthropological contention in his 1997 publication Guns, Germs, and Steel. A short explores his main points and...
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The Corps of Discovery: The Lewis and Clark Expedition

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Don't miss this fantastic comprehensive lesson plan on the Lewis and Clark Expedition, packed with instructional guidance, worksheets, map work, informational texts, and secondary source materials.
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The A:Shiwi (Zuni) People: A Study in Environment, Adaptation, and Agricultural Practices

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Discover the connection of native peoples to their natural world, including cultural and agricultural practices, by studying the Zuni people of the American Southwest. This lesson includes examining a poster's photographs, reading...
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4th Grade California Relief Map Project

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Bring life to your next California geography lesson with this great project! Learners design a three-dimensional wall relief map of California, painting and decorating regions using a variety of materials and labeling major geographical...
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The 3-D Map Project

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
After choosing a continent or state, young geographers will draw outline maps and create a three-dimensional map of their chosen areas using flour and salt dough. This resource includes project guidelines, construction instructions, and...
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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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Exploring South Carolina

For Teachers 4th - 5th
If you are having your students conduct a State study this presentation could be a nice example to show them. This resource provides general information about the geography, animals, and city life one may find in South Carolina. Web...