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Empire to Independence

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Here is a wonderful presentation, perfect for setting the stage for the Revolutionary War. Containing great information and images, it acts as a timeline of events starting with the French Indian War and ending with the dawn of the...
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The Russian Revolution

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Well, well, we have come to the very interesting topic of the Russian Revolution. A highly-engaging slide show tells the tales of Lenin, Nicolas II, Alexandra and Rasputin, and the double revolutions of 1917. World War I and the move to...
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English Renaissance History: The Tudor (and Stuart) Monarchy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
My oh my, there sure is a lot of intrigue surrounding that Tudor family! With rich text and image-filled slides, you'll be able to discuss the Tudor Monarchy in great detail. The presentation starts with a brief introduction to King...
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African American Civil Rights Movement

For Teachers 7th - 12th
An excellent resource defines the African-American Civil Rights Movement from the early 1900s through the legacy left in modern times. Every major date, event, and key player is described under clear overarching categories. The NAACP,...
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How Has Colonialism Led to Multilingualism in Africa

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Prepare yourself for a top-notch presentation on colonialism in Africa! Discussed are the reasons for African multilingualism. Maps and a country-by-country look at various colonists that made their mark on the African continent are...
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Hitler and the Nuremberg Laws

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Before you can really understand how WWII started, you need to understand the time prior to the rise of the Nazi Movement. Learn about Hitler as he grew up, rose through the military rank, and ultimately took charge of a nation. An...
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A Brief History of Women in America

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The story of women throughout American history is fascinating. Travel the path from domestic slave to the modern day with advocates such as Susan B. Anthony, the Grimké Sisters, and Gloria Steinem. A wonderful presentation that shows how...
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Vietnam 1945 - 1975 :The 10,000 Day War

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Each phase of the Vietnam War is fully developed and defined in terms of political cause and effect and social action. Phase one covers the onset of the war in 1945 through the French defeat at Dienbienphu. Phase two discusses American...
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Imperialism Old and New

For Teachers 9th - 12th
If your really want your history class to know everything about old and new imperialism, look no further. This 58-slide presentation depicts, describes, and explains everything from 19th Century expansion and the Congress of Berlin to...
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Vocabulary and Concept Development

For Teachers 7th - 12th
After introducing your class to root words and affixes, present them with this short review and practice opportunity. To start, they share definitions of root words and affixes with their partners. Then, after looking at some affixes and...
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Informational Text Features

For Teachers 7th - 9th
How can you tell if the text you're reading is informational or narrative? Show your reading class this basic PowerPoint to illustrate the characteristics of an informational text. What makes this presentation especially effective is...
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Funding Your College Education

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Most of the kids in your senior class really want to go to college, but some of them have no idea of how they're going to pay for it. Cover the basics regarding college funding. Information includes types of college options, types of...
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Floriculture Wedding

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
This is kind of cool. Future floral designers prepare for a final exam by completing a wedding plan portfolio. They are given information about the wedding party and then must draw, list, and design all the flowers needed to make the...
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Fuel Cell

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Brief, but beneficial, this little gem displays the workings of a hydrogen fuel cell. A simple black-line diagram has question marks at the input and the output, as well as in the middle of the cell. Click on each question mark to reveal...
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Electronic Configuration

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The creator of this collection of chemistry slides is clever! Electron configuration is explained as, click-by-click, orbitals are displayed and then each is subsequently filled with the proper amount of electrons. After the progression,...
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Projectile Motion

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
A unique and useful presentation, this covers projectile motion for your general physics class. Many graphs display the vectors involved, and some even act as animations. Motion is broken down into its components and only then are the...
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Europe in Upheaval (1850 - 1914)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Europe was in a state of transition and upheaval that spanned a time of 60 years, beginning in 1850 and running through the first World War. Uncover the wars, key players, politics, and social movements that marked this time period in...
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A Nation Emerges: The Laurier Era 1896-1911

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Canadian history is rich and full of social and industrial changes. Discover the Laurier Era which was marked by industrial growth, mass immigration, policy changes, globalized imperialism, and social reforms. Because this era spans from...
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The Southern Freedom Movement: A Case study of how Social Movements Happen

For Teachers 9th - 12th
There are countless civil rights resources, but this one really stands out. Social movements as they relate to human or civil rights are completely discussed in the context of the Southern Freedom Movement. Slides contain connected or...
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From Umayyad to Abbasid Empires

For Teachers 10th - 12th
You can't truly understand the present until you understand the past. Bring a historical context to you next social studies class with an exceptional presentation on the ancient Arab and Islamic empires of Umayyad and Abbasid. Slides...
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The Populists Movement 1880s - 1890s

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What is it about the Populists and The Wizard of Oz? Use hard facts about the Populist Movement to find out. The presentation provides good background information on the Populists, their political platform, and life in the 1890s. It then...
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Folk and Popular Culture

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Good enough for a college class, this resources discusses multiple aspects pertaining to the issues with globalization and the differences between pop and folk culture. It defines major terminology, provides concrete examples, and...
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The Tea Party Movement 2009

For Teachers 10th - 12th
What a fantastic resource! The foundational skills focused on are compare and contrast and understanding of the US Constitution in terms of political movements in history. Learners will work through a series of activities and...
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The Cold War Era (1945 - 1991)

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Provide learners with an excellent resource focused on the Cold War Era. Starting in 1945 and going all the way to 1991, the Cold War Era included major historical events, such as the Berlin Wall, Warsaw Pact, the Korean War, and the...