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22 resources with the concept prehistory

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Middle School World History

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
A 22-lesson Middle School World History unit uses a unique problem-solving approach to teach tweens economic history. After reading articles that provide background information, pupils engage in activities and simulations that require...
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Exploring the Universe: Crash Course Big History #2

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
According to Carl Sagan, we are all made of star particles. The second video in a series of 16 explains what happened after the big bang. It discusses cosmic background radiation, chemistry, galaxies, heavy elements, and the creation of...
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The Sun and The Earth: Crash Course Big History #3

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Amaze your class with the fact that more than 1,000 confirmed planets exist. The video explains the formation and development of planets, especially the earth. It covers the solar nebula, birth of the sun, and the development of the...
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The Big Bang: Crash Course Big History #1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Theoretical physicists say that space and time are one thing created by the Big Bang. According to them, nothing happened in the time before the Big Bang because time did not exist. The first Crash Course-Big History video in a 16-part...
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Migration of Early Humans: Evidence and Interpretations

For Teachers 6th Standards
While much of prehistory is cloaked in mystery, ancient ancestors left evidence in DNA, languages, and materials from their time. Using photographs of items such as cave paintings and ancient tools, as well as maps of linguistic patterns...
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The Pre-History Proudly Presents: Face-To-Fossil

For Students 6th - 12th
An engaging interview allows scholars to get to know Proto Andy, a protoceratops fossil. Following along with the transcript, learners delve into six questions, including how he became a fossil, what he was like when he was alive, and...
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The Neolithic Agricultural Revolution

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
What effect could one person's invention have on the human race? In the case of the Neolithic Agricultural Revolution, small improvements in farming methods led to increased food production. The human population began to boom, leading us...
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Great Civilizations Develop around Rivers

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
If you lived in prehistoric times, what kinds of choices could your family make to increase their chance of survival? By making similar decisions in a simulation game, participants discover how specialization creates both opportunity and...
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Life Begins: Crash Course Big History #4

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Scientists try to understand the origins of life, and answers to these questions might be found during our lifetime. The fourth video in a 16-part series explains the earliest forms of life on Earth and their development. It covers...
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Could You Survive 2.5 Million Years Ago?

For Students 7th - 12th
What was Earth like 2.5 million years ago? Could life as we know it survive if transported back to the Pleistocene Epoch? Get your shots, pack your thermal jacket and bug spray, and the answer is perhaps.
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Walking with Dinosaurs

For Teachers K - 8th Standards
Breath new life into your class's study of dinosaurs with this extensive collection of materials. Offering everything from a printable T-rex mask, word searches, and connect-the-dots activities to informational handouts, hands-on...
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Meet the Dinosaurs

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Take your class of youngsters on a prehistoric adventure with this four-lesson series on dinosaurs. Accompanying the Meet the Dinosaurs books by Don Lessem, these lessons engage children in writing their own dinosaur books, making...
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Prehistoric Culture

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Make prehistoric culture easy for your class to understand with this well-composed presentation. It provides timelines for the Neolithic, paleolithic age, and the agricultural revolution. Images and information on two prehistoric sites...
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Mesozoic Word Search-- Difficult

For Students 5th - 6th
In this word search worksheet, students learn terms pertaining to the Mesozoic era of dinosaurs. Students analyze 50 words and locate them in a word search.
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Dinosaur Crossword Puzzle-- Hard

For Students 4th - 5th
In this science/reading worksheet, learners study vocabulary pertaining to dinosaurs and fit 20 words into a crossword puzzle. There are no clues-- this makes this a difficult puzzle.
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Cave Art: Discovering Prehistoric Humans through Pictures

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore how people in earlier times used art as a way to record stories and communicate ideas by studying paintings from the Cave of Lascaux and other caves in France. Three lessons on one page.
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Making Prehistory

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students create mock fossil records based on current scientific theories about prehistory. By learning about what fossil records teach us about different prehistoric time periods, students gain a greater understanding of theories of...
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Prehistory: Our Ancestors Emerge

For Students 8th - 12th
For this prehsitory worksheet, students read a 3-page article about antropological finds and then respond to 2 short answer questions based on the article.
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How "prehistoric" are you?

For Students 6th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, learners respond to 7 multiple choice questions about prehistoric times. Students may submit their answers to be scored.  
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Ardipithecus ramidus: A Prehistory Lesson Plan

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Young scholars discover details about the genus Ardipithecus. In this prehistory lesson, students listen to a lecture about the attributes of Ardipithecus. Young scholars then conduct further research on either Ardipithecus ramidus or...
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Word Search: About Dinosaurs

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this dinosaur worksheet, students find the names of 15 dinosaurs, or dinosaur-related words. The puzzle is in the shape of a dinosaur.
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Dinosaur Crossword (Hard 2)

For Students 4th - 5th
In this dinosaur activity, students learn 20 vocabulary words and fit them into a crossword puzzle. This puzzle is difficult because there are no clues.