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Who was Frederick Douglass? Video
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Thomas Jefferson - Author of The Declaration of Indepence & 3rd U.S. President | Mini Bio | BIO Video
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Using Scale

For Students 6th - 7th
In this scale map worksheet, students identify and measure distance using 3 different maps. First, they determine the number of feet from the center of Chicago it is to each point listed in the first table. Then, students determine the...
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Compare US Cities for Compare/Contrast Expository Writing

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Elementary schoolers explore US geography by comparing pictures from the early 20th century. They complete a worksheet based on their observations and use their discoveries to write a paper. Pictures are available to show or print for...
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What's Russia To Do?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers watch a PowerPoint presentation on the Gulag system in Russia. In groups, they use the internet to create maps on climate and population pyramids for the country of Russia. They must use this information and develop a plan...
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Geography Centers

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders complete centers all dealing with geography. In this geography activity, 2nd graders write letters to pen pals, tell time to the nearest half hour, complete a puzzle, find information about different U.S. cities, compare...
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You Can Find It!

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students locate different places including U.S. cities using longitude and latitude coordinates. In this longitude and latitude lesson plan, students locate 10 different locations.
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The UK and the Republic of Ireland

For Students 4th - 8th
In this maps worksheet, students label the cities and countries of the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland and answer a short answer questions. Students complete 4 activities.
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City People, City Stories

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students create fictional inhabitants to scale for a place called 'Box City'. They develop stories and personalities to go with the created people, share the stories with the class and write a newspaper for their city.
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Our State Road Trip

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders engage in a virtual tour of the state of Florida.
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What is a Square?

For Teachers K - 2nd
Add a global perspective to your next math lesson. This learners-created presentation shares things everyone needs to know when they are trying to determine if something is a square. She defines what a square is, provides real life...
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Natural Resources and Ancient Cities

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explain how the availability of natural resources has affected human settlement patterns. They recognize the interactions of human populations on environments and compare the growth of two ancient cities in relation to natural...
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Kid City, USA

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
What a model community would look like? Get your kids talking with an activity that allows them to create their own town. After printing out a "fold out village," groups of young scholars use a variety of resources to help them build an...
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Crime Watch

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students analyze the recent rise of homicides in some American cities, create and share posters, and write reflective essays in the form of letters to community leaders.
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City Spotlights

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students discover the names and history of cities in San Mateo county. Using the Internet, they research the history of their city and share their information with their classmates. They also write an essay in which they reference...
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Location of Cities 201

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students work in pairs to locate the ancient cities on a world atlas using the longitude and latitude measurements. They examine the physical and human futures that explain their locations.
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Geography A to Z: The Letters W,X,Y and Z

For Students 6th - 8th
Warm up the class with a fun geography quiz. They'll use the letters W, X, Y, and Z to answer seven geography-based questions. Y for Yangtze, Z  for Zimbabwe, or Y for Yugoslavia. 
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City of Rainbows

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students identify the characteristics of a city including infrastructure, architecture, location, transportation, air quality, and suburbs. They recognize how cultures and the environment shape cities. They then identify the needs of a...
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History Quiz 4

For Students 9th - 12th
In this history worksheet, students complete short answer questions about different World Wars, Prime Ministers, cities in different countries, and more. Students complete 20 questions.
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Cities and Countries Around the World

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Briefly introduce your young Spanish speakers to different cities around the world. Identify the country they are located in, what the people are called from those countries, and the country's location on a class map. Make sure to use...
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Cities and Countries

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Part of studying Spanish is learning about the customs, food, and traditions of other countries. Use the links provided (and some of your own) to study Venezuela, Uruguay, Guatemala, and Peru. Elementary learners will get a glimpse of...
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Safe In the City

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read a report about the most dangerous cities in America. Using the internet, they research their own community in regards to how safe it is. They interview local law enforcement and determine the degree of local danger. They...
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Safe In the City

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read a news article about the most dangerous cities in the United States. In groups, they develop a plan to present to the city council to improve the situation in their own community. They examine how the media presents the...
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World Cities

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the settlement patterns of world cities. In groups, they are given a region of the world and asked to create a city in the location. They are given a set of characteristics of the city and determine what would be found...
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Comparing Cities and Their Common Functions

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders begin the instructional activity by watching a PowerPoint on the functions of cities. In groups, they use the internet to research various cultures throughout history and the cities that were formed at the time. They...
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Identifying World Cities

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers describe the functions and characteristics of their local community. In groups, they develop a definition of a city and identify the characteristics that make up a city. Using the internet, they rank cities based on their...