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U.S. Symbols

For Students K - 3rd Standards
United States symbols are the subject of a video brought to you by BrainPop Jr. Hosts, Annie and Moby, begin with a definition of the word symbol, then go on to detail ten American symbols—the American flag, a Bald Eagle, the Liberty...
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Presidents' Day

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
How many United States presidents have monuments built to honor them? Learners explore these monuments before picking another president to research. They then design a new monument dedicated to him.
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Washington Monument

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Look up, up, up to the top. Using their knowledge of trigonometric ratios, pupils determine the angle of elevation in a real-world situation. Learners calculate the angle of elevation from the base of the flags around the Washington...
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Zoom-In Washington Monument

For Teachers K - 1st
Students explore the Washington Monument.  In this United States history lesson, students view a "zoom-in" PowerPoint presentation of the Washington Monument. Students predict what the main structure represented in the picture is as more...
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There's Science Hidden In Our National Monuments

For Students 6th - 12th
Video field trip! Viewers learn about the rocks that make up national monuments. including gabbro used for the Vietnam War Memorial, marble used in the Lincoln Memorial, and the Seneca sandstone used in the Smithsonian Castle.
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Make a Washington Monument

For Students 5th - 6th
In this social studies worksheet, students create a model Washington Monument. Students use a pattern to cut, fold, tuck in the tabs, and tape together to create the model.
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Ancient Egypt

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders compare the Sphinx and the Washington Monument. In this ancient Egypt lesson students discuss the contributions of Egypt to the United States and the world. Primary source pictures are used for the comparisons.
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What Do We Choose to Remember? Public Monuments and Memorials

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Learners collaborate to determine what a public monument is. In this government and United States history lesson, students view the National Mall website of the National Parks Service and describe common features after looking at and...