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27 resources with the concept the columbian exchange

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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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Sacred Stories of Native Americans

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A Native America in the Classroom collection provides six videos and support materials about indigenous peoples who lived throughout North, Central, and South America. Young historians are introduced to Incan and Hopi origin stories, a...
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Early Modern: Global Interactions

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
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...
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Who Was Christopher Columbus?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Does Christopher Columbus deserve credit for "discovering" America? What was the impact of the Age of Exploration on native peoples? 
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Global Impact of the Columbian Exchange

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
It's hard to imagine a life without chocolate, popcorn, or even potatoes! And what about pizza or pasta! Class groups research the Columbian Exchange and the positive and negative influences these trade routes had on not only European...
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Human Migration Patterns II

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
While humans have always been on the move, the period between 1400 and 1800 saw vast migrations of people between the East and the West. These migrations—whether through slavery or a desire to colonize new lands—shaped the modern world....
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2018 AP® World History Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
How were the development of railroads critical to the rise of empires? Scholars delve into the relationship between the two using a documents-based question from College Board. Other prompts explore ideas such as nomadic and sedentary...
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Mercantilists and the Midas Touch

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
What is the connection between greed and mercantilism? Historians consider this question by analyzing a fairy-tale like story about King Midas from the nineteenth century. The background information and excerpt help pupils understand the...
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The Columbian Exchange

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
What did you have for dinner last night? Many scholars ask that question without considering the history behind the foods they eat. Using a simulation, scholars investigate how the foods they eat are the product of the Columbian...
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What's the Big Deal about Spices?

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Today's gourmands don't consider spices to be the equivalent of silver and gold. During the middle ages, however, these commodities were precious. People back then used spices in religious ceremonies, to cure rotten food, and as a show...
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Christopher Columbus, Entrepreneur? Queen Isabella, Venture Capitalist?

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
What did it take to embark on a journey to unknown lands? Perhaps ambition, but also money! Christopher Columbus had to approach more than one European monarch for financing before he could sail the ocean blue. A read-along play and...
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The Comanche and the Horse

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
There was a time when the Comanche controlled an empire in North America, and the heart and soul of that empire was the horse. Scholars use the installment of the larger Native American Sacred Stories series to explore how the Spanish...
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Mapping Initial Encounters

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed Standards
Picture someone's excitement of seeing a horse for the first time. How about a cow? The Columbian Exchange changed life for not only Native Americans, but also for Europeans and the entire world. The second lesson of a 22-part series...
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The Columbian Exchange

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The Columbian Exchange completely changed the way the world traded goods with one another. Scholars watch a video to get a close look at the positives and negatives of the Columbian Exchange—and how the world would never be the same. 
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Writing Exercise: The Encounter and Columbian Exchange

For Students 7th - 9th
Examine the effects and interrelationships that came about because of the Columbian Exchange. Learners answer three short essay questions to improve their expository writing skills and understanding of early globalization.
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The Columbian Exchange

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders investigate the impact of the Columbian Exchange. In this Exploration Age lesson, 7th graders view video clips and read materials related to the trade that took place in the era. Students use SMARTNotebook slides to...
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Understanding the Columbian Exchange

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders take a closer look at exploration. In this Columbian Exchange lesson, 8th graders read primary sources that require them to consider more than goods were traded in the exchange. Students discuss the exploitation of natives...
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Writing Exercise: The Spanish in North America

For Students 4th - 7th
Bring writing into your history course with this exercise on Spanish development and conquest in North America. Five short-answer prompts get students writing about various aspects of Spanish influence. They consider the origin of the...
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Columbian Exchange

For Teachers 6th - 11th
In this Columbian exchange study guide worksheet, students respond to 10 short answer questions. The questions correlate to assigned readings in a textbook.
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Columbian Exchange

For Teachers 6th - 11th
In this Columbian exchange history study guide worksheet, students read a brief overview pertaining to the Columbian exchange and then respond to a reflection question.
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History and Government of the United States

For Students 7th - 9th
In this U.S. worksheet, students take notes in a graphic organizer as they read several passages, then answer four comprehension questions.
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The Columbian Exchange and Global Trade

For Students 6th - 8th
In this world history worksheet, students note 5 cause-and-effect relationships relating to the European colonization of the Americas and define 2 vocabulary terms.
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Columbian Exchange

For Students 5th - 6th
In this social studies learning exercise, students cut out 24 pictures of different items from the Columbian Exchange. Students paste the pictures onto a map in the correct places.
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The Columbian Exchange

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the process of the Columbian Exchange. In groups, they create a poster showing the good exchanged and the people affected. They note the impacts of the Exchange on the world and present their poster to the class to end...