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Explorers: James and the Giant Peach

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Expand readers' study of character with Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach and connect it to social studies curriculum by analyzing James as a world explorer. Readers create a character cluster (model attached) of James by citing...
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The Power of Media

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate strategies, techniques, and tools used by mass media to influence perceptions and behavior. The impact of these strategies on society, the economy, the environment, and design are explored.
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Exploration of the Americas

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders demonstrate knowledge of exploration by naming and describing accomplishments of explorers. They use the internet to find corresponding information on the explorer and fill in a chart that is provided. Students also...
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Drake's West Indian Voyage 1588-1589

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students investigate several maps detailing Sir Francis Drake's voyages.  In this geography activity, students practice reading maps and locating the precise locations of where Sir Francis Drake visited.  Students create an outline of...
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But Where Is It On This Modern Map? A problem-solving, mind-boggling experience!

For Teachers 4th
Trace Columbus' voyages by locating them on 21st Century maps.  Using a navigators lesson, 4th graders will examine the Age of Exploration and trace Columbus's routes accurately on laminated world maps using different maps. Note: You...
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Europeans Explore the East

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this age of exploration worksheet, students respond to seven questions about events described on a timeline ranging from 1400-1664. This worksheet focuses on European exploration and trade routes. Students then explain the role of the...
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Lewis and Clark for Grades PreK-2

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students read the "The Journey Begins" article and discuss why people want to discover new lands and why it is still exciting today. They are introduced to the idea that Lewis and Clark sent back discoveries to President Thomas...
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Online Planetary Tour

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Learners develop an interactive presentation about the planets for their fictional interplanetary travel agency. They demonstrate their knowledge of internet research techniques and the Solar System through their interactive planetary...
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Slope Exploration

For Students 9th
In this slope exploration activity, 9th graders solve and complete 18 different problems that include graphing and investigating the slope of various equations. First, they graph each pair of points and draw a line that contains both...
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Ocean Currents

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students determine how water and wind affect ocean currents. In this science investigation activity, students follow the provided steps to enable them to consider how explorers may have used ocean currents to their advantage.
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Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students research the exploration of Antarctica by the explorer Sir Ernest Shackelton. In this Antarctic exploration instructional activity, students watch a movie about Sir Ernest Shackelton and his ship the Endurance. Students study a...
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Intermediate Spelling- "Exploration"

For Students 5th - 6th
In this spelling instructional activity, students unscramble the letters to spell the words that match the definitions provided. The first and last letters of each word are correct; all words pertain to exploration.
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Why Do We Explore?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students reivew the seven traditional reasons why people explore. They write a summary of their reasons why humans explore. Pupils illustrate their exploration summaries. Students relate the reasons for exploration to the missions to...
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Early Exploration of North America

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders "travel" from Europe to North America as Columbus did. They organize the information into chronoglogical order.
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Discovery, Ship to Shuttle

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
The history of Florida is explored in this lesson which covers topics from Ponce de Leon to space travel. Learners listen to stories about Ponce de Leon's search for the fountain of youth and then move on to a discussion of the space...
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Lesson: A Spider's Perspective

For Teachers K - 5th
A fun way to grow a class of creative thinkers, is to add creative projects to your weekly line up. Kids pretend they are small insects or spiders crawling up the side of a huge building. They use vivid imagery, rich detail, and their...
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Christopher Columbus

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students read about the good and bad aspects of Christopher Columbus in Jean Fritz's book, "Where do you think you're going, Christopher Columbus?" They conduct and analyze a survey about common myths and create a pop-up book.
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For Teachers 4th - 9th
Students complete a variety of activities about Antarctica and the exploration of the continent. They map locations on Antarctica and plan an expedition there.
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Lightening with Levers

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this science worksheet, students use a lever to life their teacher and then generate questions for further exploration. They also identify who created the first lever and what he stated for doing so.
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Exploring Explorers

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students research a selected explorer and teach their small group about their explorer during a jigsaw activity. Independently they write a letter as if they were on a voyage with their explorer, and create a world map that includes the...
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Oh, California

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students begin this lesson by charting information about the relationship between the Spanish missionaries and Native Americans at a California mission. Then, students identify the dynamics of those relationships that would have made...
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The Chesapeake Bay Watershed: Past, Present, and Future

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students conduct research on the Chesapeake Bay, from Captain John Smith's explorations of Native American settlements to the present. They examine the interrelationships between people and places and how they change over time.
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Probing the Unknown: Artists as Explorers

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars gain an understanding of humans need to explore. They create a "journey map" depicting the accomplishments of artistic explorers, and research the influences that caused the artists to embark on these "explorations."
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Academic Challenge

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders research various explorers of the New World.  In this American History instructional activity, 5th graders create a visual representation in a group about their explorer.  Students produce a presentation for their classmates.