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Zeppelins - Majestic and Deadly Airships of WW1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
You are sitting in a trench during World War I watching the ground for possible attack. Suddenly, a bomb hits your trench—from the air? Scholars analyze the first use of airships in warfare in an installment of a video series on the...
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Airborn Novel Study

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Imagine a place where airships are the primary mode of transportation and where some flying creatures spend their entire lives in the air. Scholars become immersed in a fantasy world with the Airborn novel study as they answer questions...
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The Art of "Green" Flying

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students create an airship that doesn't use fossil fuel. In this flying lesson, students research different types of flying machines that only use wind power. They discuss invention designs by Alexander Graham Bell and Leonardo Da Vinci...
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Plane,Trains, Automobiles...and Airships

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students develop an understanding of the benefits of all forms of transportation. Students list and record observations from watching several films. Students share findings with the class members. Students complete a KWL chart.
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Timeline Activity

For Students 6th - 7th
In this time-line activity worksheet, students respond to 7 short answer questions related to the events listed at the top of the sheet. First, they examine the events and the years in which each one took place. Then, students respond to...
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Cogheart and Moonlocket

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Peter Bunzi takes readers to the Victorian era with two stories, Coghaert and Moonlocket. Accompany the literary time warp with a companion packet that offers a plethora of exercises. Learning opportunities include activities for before,...
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Trench Warfare in World War 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Imagine sitting in a ditch full of water, mud, and rats hoping to survive another day without an explosion going off. An informative video on the Great War illustrates the daily life of a soldier in the trenches. Class members analyze...
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Stormtrooper - German Special Forces of WW1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Becoming a human tank of destruction in a German Stormtrooper unit: welcome to the birth of special forces in World War I. Scholars analyze the use of specialized troops through a short video clip on the Great War. They investigate the...
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World War 1 in Numbers

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How can the world benefit from a World War of destruction and devastation? Scholars analyze the use of technology and its advancements with a short video clip, which details weapons, roads, distribution lines and other World War I...
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The Sky Was The Limit - Aviation in World War 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Planes flying high above the trenches of World War I aided ground troops for the first time in battle. Scholars analyze the use of aircraft in warfare for the first time in a video on the Great War. They investigate how newly formed...
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Submarines, Dreadnoughts and Battle Cruisers - The Navies of World War 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How did ships change the course of the first global war? Scholars use a short video clip to research the navies of World War I. They analyze the impact naval usage creates when combined with warfare and transportation during conflict.  
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Trench Raid Tactics - Into The Abyss

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
A video on the Great War places students on the front line, in trench warfare. Through a short video clip, they analyze life in the trenches as the struggle for daily survival becomes the norm. 
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Propaganda During World War 1 - Opening Pandora's Box

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Win a war by owning the hearts and minds of those at home. Scholars research the use of propaganda by all nations involved in World War I. Using a short video clip, class members analyze the impact of government messages during the first...
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Beyond Wires and Pigeons - Communications in World War 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Would you trust a pigeon to fly over a battlefield and return with a vital message? Scholars investigate the use of any and all communication methods during World War I. They use a video clip to research the various ways communication...
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Capturing the Horrors - The Art of World War 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Young historians investigate World War I by watching a short video clip of art created by soldiers. As viewers analyze the pieces a clearer picture of the horrors of war comes to light. 
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Poison Gas Warfare In WW1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Lungs burning, eyes blurry—chemical weapons cause great destruction. Scholars view a short video analyzing the first use of chemical weapons in World War I. The eighth lesson of a 32-part series on the Great War investigates the legality...
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Sustaining Total War - Women in World War One

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
During World War I, women served in the factories and on the home front to keep nations churning. The ninth lesson of a 32-part WWI series examines the role women played in the Great War and provides topics for discussion on women's...
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Storm of Steel - Author And Officer Ernst Jünger

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
"I was scared, pale, and senseless..." - Ernst Junger. Scholars analyze how the writings of one German soldier serve as a description for those who never saw the battlefields of the First World War. A short video clip of the firsthand...
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France Before WW1 - La Belle Époque?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Were there already warning signs in France prior to World War I that showed what was to come? Scholars investigate life in France prior to the Great War. They discuss and analyze anti-Semitism and economic issues erupting in France in...
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The Ally From The Far East - Japan in World War 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
While Japan was a major player in the Second World War, it also played a role in the first Great War. Scholars analyze the Anglo-Japanese alliance during World War I in the 30th installment of a 32-part series. Using a short video clip,...
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The Hero Of Tannenberg - Paul von Hindenburg

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Learners research the impact Paul von Hindenburg had on the German front, military, and nation in the 28th installment of a 32-part series on the Great War. They use a short video clip on Hindenburg's rise to glory to spur discussion on...
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Fight For Air Supremacy - Bloody April 1917

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
One of the worst months of WWI was Bloody April, 1917. Scholars investigate the fight for air supremacy in the 28th lesson of a 32-part unit on the Great War. They view a short video clip to open lines of discussion to better analyze the...
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Shell Shock - The Psychological Scars of World War 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Scholars analyze the mental impact war had on some fighters in the 11th lesson of a 32-part series on World War I. Viewing a short video clip, they investigate the nature of psychological disorders of soldiers who survived the Great War...
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Prisoners of War During World War 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How did prisoners of war survive, cramped together in dirty conditions for weeks, months, or even years? Learners examine prisoners of war through a short video clip during the 12th segment of a 32-part unit on the impact of the Great...