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Project PARKA: Planting AntaRctica in KAnsas

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What happens in the Antarctic doesn't stay in the Antarctic. A thought-provoking collection of four lessons examines how climate change is affecting the Antarctic and the rest of the world's oceans. Although designed for Kansas' Student...
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Agricultural Practices in Kansas: Comparing Agricultural Practices Before and After the Dust Storms of the 1930s

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Knowing about history is one thing, learning form it is another. Rather than just discuss the causes and effects of the Dust Bowl, this presentation discusses what we learned from the Dust Bowl. Presented are the types of agricultural...
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Kansas Ponds, Lakes & Reservoirs

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students compare the ponds, lakes, and reservoirs of Kansas.  In this geography lesson, students use Google Earth to research the different ponds, lakes, and reservoirs in Kansas.  Students will discover that many of the bodies of water...
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Causes of the Civil War: Missouri Compromise, Compromise of 1850 and Kansas Nebraska Act

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
How did the Missouri Compromise, the Compromise of 1850, and the Kansas-Nebraska Act contribute to the growing tensions that led to the Civil war? To better understand the events that led to the Civil War, young historians engage in a...
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Day 6: Kansas-Nebraska Act

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Why is the Kansas-Nebraska Act considered a leading cause of the American Civil War? Class members examine the actions of Presidents James Buchanan and Franklin Pierce, the repeal of the 1880 Missouri Compromise, the passing of the...
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1850-1874 The Kansas-Nebraska Act

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
How the Kansas-Nebraska Act created Bleeding Kansas is complicated—until scholars research and examine documents from the time. After completing activities that include mapping, photo, document analysis, and discussion, learners...
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Eli Thayer and the Kansas-Nebraska Act

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars determine how states were identified as slave states or free states. In this Kansas-Nebraska Act lesson, students explore the work of Eli Thayer as well as the work of Thayer's supporters in Massachusetts.
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Kansas Outline Map

For Students 3rd - 8th
In this Kansas outline map worksheet, students examine political boundaries of the state and the placement its capital city as well as its major cities. This map is not labeled.
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The People of Kansas: Where Did They Come From and Why Did They Come?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students research and discuss the reasons why early settlers emigrated to Kansas. They, in groups, analyze census district reports from the 1850's and then identify the advantages and disadvantages of using this information as research.
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The People of Kansas: Who Are They and Why Are They Here?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the settlement patterns of the Kansas Territory. In this Kansas history lesson plan, students analyze primary documents from the pioneers in the territory. Students write letters or perform skits that feature their...
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State Geography-Kansas

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders locate and identify geographical features and on a Kansas map. In this Kansas geography lesson, 4th graders generate concepts to be added to a graphic organizer web map about Kansas. Students label or outline cities,...
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Immigrants to Kansas: Why Did They Come

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students explore U.S. History by researching Kansas. For this immigration lesson, students discuss the benefits of immigrating to a state like Kansas in the 1800's while writing their thoughts and research in a reporter's notebook....
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The Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854: Popular Sovereignty and the Political Polarization over Slavery

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Why did Stephen Douglas support the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854? Why did Abraham Lincoln oppose it? Young historians examine how the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854 affected the political balance between free and slave states and explore how...
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The People of Kansas: Where did they come from and why did they come?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners review census data to correlate to emigration in Kansas. In this Westward Expansion lesson, students analyze a painting and create definitions for emigration and discuss why people emigrate. Learners read and analyze 1855 census...
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Sectionalism and the Kansas-Nebraska Act

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students define and discuss sectionalism and popular sovereignty, analyze impact of popular sovereignty in creation of state of Kansas, compare issues in territorial Kansas to current politically divisive topic, and evaluate primary...
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Sectionalism and the Kansas-Nebraska Act

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students use their knowledge of Kansas history to support their position in support of or against slavery in Kansas.
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Explorers in Kansas

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders read cards about the explorers: Coronado, Lewis, and Clark, Pike, and Long. In this influential expeditions lesson, 4th graders describe and observe explorers who came to Kansas. Students locate main reasons and details as...
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Dispute Over Slavery in Kansas Territory

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students analyze primary sources on slavery from Kansas Territory. In this Civil War lesson, students evaluate the antislavery and pro-slavery arguments and summarize key points. Students write a persuasive paper from the antislavery...
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Kansas Map

For Students 2nd - 5th
In this Kansas worksheet, learners fill in a map of Kansas with cities and attractions. Students fill in the map with as many major cities and attractions that they find.
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Kansas word search

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this Kansas worksheet, students search for words in a word search having to do with Kansas's famous people and places. Students search for 10 words.
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Kansas Vocabulary

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this vocabulary activity worksheet, students read the 10 statements about Kansas. Students find vocabulary words about Kansas to complete the 10 statements.
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Flower Power

For Teachers K - 1st
An engaging, multi-session art and science lesson awaits your class. Within this lesson, you'll find everything you need to implement the plan. They go on a nature walk around their school, and must identify many living and non-living...
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Connecting Kansas: Past and Present

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Upper graders identify five forms of transportation and describe how Kansans are connected to the rest of the country using transportation and communication. They complete a graphic organizer for each type of text structure given to them...
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Rights and the Wyandotte Constitution

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Every state uses a set of rights to establish laws and regulations. Explore the Wyandotte Constitution as it was written in 1859 and compare it with how rights in Kansas have changed, especially those that pertain to gender and race. A...

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