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Breaking Barriers

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the context of a speech delivered by Barack Obama. In this African-American history lesson, students discuss the 15th Amendment and the American Civil Rights Movement prior to analyzing Barack Obama's speech "A More...
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Cool Coral Reefs

For Teachers K - 8th
Pupils identify, color and label the continents of the world and the equator. They identify and produce water temperature between 74 and 78 degrees. They identify and discuss the term polyps and construct a colony of polyps.
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Jim Crow Lesson Plan

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Jackie Robinson's attempt to earn a spot on the 1946 Brooklyn Dodgers provides learners with an opportunity to examine the Jim Crow laws and revisit issues of segregation and integration. "The Unconquerable Doing the Impossible: Jackie...
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A Study of Warm And Cool Colors

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders create a multimedia painting using warm or cool colors expressively. They demonstrate multimedia techniques in a drawing using pencil, oil pastel and tempera paints. They recognize and discuss mood created by warm and cool...
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Remembering Jackie Robinson

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students create a list of famous African Americans, then read a news article about Jackie Robinson. In this current events lesson, the teacher introduces the article with a discussion and vocabulary activity, then students read the news...
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American Minority Groups

For Teachers 12th
Explore the contributions individuals have made in the lives of American minority groups. Twelfth graders write a five-page expository piece providing a social history, examples of discrimination, and patterns of assimilation for an...
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Questions of Courage

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Examine discrimination. In this character education lesson, learners read two biographies, Vivien Naki and Hamilton Naki then analyze their personal discrimination experiences. They complete a Venn diagram to compare and contrast the two...
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Phytoplankton in the Gulf of Maine

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Young scholars use satellite data to see the correlation between sea temperature and sunlight in the Gulf of Maine.  In this phytoplankton lesson students use Excel to analyze data. 
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Does Racism Affect How You Vote?

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
What conditions support racism? What specific actions can we, as a society, take to encourage greater racial tolerance? Using polling data and sociological studies in his research, Nate Silver illustrates the effect racism can have in...
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Todd Duncan: The First Porgy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students view a video and conduct research about Jim Crow laws and their effects on race relations.
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Crossing the Line: Jackie Robinson

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars participate in viewing The National Pastime, a film about Jackie Robinson's life. They discuss how Robinson was a hero and how they can learn from him. They work in groups using a graphic organizer to analyze Jackie...
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The Real Monopoly: America's Racial Wealth Divide

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore America's racial wealth divide. In this Teaching Tolerance lesson, students play a "rigger" version of the game Monopoly and reflect on the game and economic injustice in the United States.
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Shifting Coastlines

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Learners study North Carolina's changing coastline during the Paleoindian and Archaic periods and determine the positions of the coastline at different times and decide what types of archaeological information has been lost due to rising...
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The ADA, the Supreme Court, and Self-Advocacy

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students study the role the Supreme Court plays in laws and decisions that affect individuals with disabilities and examine the policies of the American with Disabilities Act. They draw parallels between policies enacted by the ADA and...
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Population and Air Pollution

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students conduct Internet research to compare the impact of increasing populations and how it affects air pollution in both, the USA and Russia. Students present their finding in a creative manner by developing brochures, bumper...
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Exploring Grains: For the Love of Fuel and Fiber

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine the health benefits of whole grain food. For this whole grain food lesson, 4th graders determine how consuming whole grain foods increases the consumption of fiber, and what health benefits are associated with...
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Immigration and American Life Graphing Immigration Data

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students practice graphing immigration data from the Caribbean. After practicing making their own graphs, they make the final graph and label it accordingly. They work together to determine the six most populated states of immigrants...
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General Knowledge Quiz

For Students 5th - 6th
In this general knowledge worksheet, students attempt to answer 30 trivia questions on subjects ranging from art, geography, films, books and popular culture. The directions say to listen and answer. It is unclear how this is to be used;...
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Ancient Egypt: Unearthing the Past

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders imagine traveling the River Nile, excavating sacred burial tombs, investigating ancient rituals, exploring Wonders of the World, and translating ancient writings.
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Nanofibers on Your Clothes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students relate the presence of nanofibers in clothing to its ability to repel stains. They observe and contrast the characteristics of nanofiber, Scotchguard treated, and regular fabric then test the stain resistance of each fabric...
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Sea Scape

For Teachers K - 4th
Students learn about and make models of coral reefs. In this reef ecosystem activity, the class locates a number of coral reefs on a map. They learn how a coral reef is a balanced ecosystem that depends upon all of it's plant and animal...
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Science Quiz: Earth Quiz

For Students 5th - 10th
In this earth science quiz worksheet, students respond to 20 short answer and true or false questions regarding earth science topics.
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Responses to Discrimination During the Civil Rights Period

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the effects of discrimination. In this American Civil Rights Movement lesson, students participate in a classroom activity that requires them to personally feel the effects of discrimination. Students then explore...
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The Connection Between Pigment and Light Colors

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students learn the procedure for mixing secondary colors from primary pigments and observe the results of mixing two primary colors.