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228 reviewed resources for national monuments

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There's Science Hidden In Our National Monuments

For Students 6th - 12th
Video field trip! Viewers learn about the rocks that make up national monuments. including gabbro used for the Vietnam War Memorial, marble used in the Lincoln Memorial, and the Seneca sandstone used in the Smithsonian Castle.
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Monument or Energy?

For Students 5th - 8th
In this national monument worksheet, students will read about the national monument in Utah and the pros and cons about it being a protected area. Students will complete 6 short answer questions based on what they read.
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The Statue of Liberty: Unveiled in 1886

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
The Statue of Liberty, a great monument beckoning the masses to our shores for over 100 years. This presentation provides facts about the history, size, composition, and symbolism behind our lovely lady liberty. Tip: Show this PowerPoint...
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Monuments, Memorials and Public Spaces

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Monument and memorial lesson plans can get students thinking about important topics and time periods in history.
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Monuments (and Landmarks)

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Distinguishing between and understanding the purpose of landmarks and monuments is the focus a short activity designed to provide all learners with the context of a performance task. Images of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, the...
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On This Day: Mount Rushmore National Memorial

For Students 7th - 12th
Scholars learn about the history of Mount Rushmore, the artist behind the vision, and the preservation of the monument in a series of video clips. The interesting resource also explores how Mount Rushmore impacts tourism and the economy...
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Memories from the National Sites

For Teachers K - 1st
Students write a virtual postcard. In this logo lesson plan students are introduced to the concept of postcard writing. Students research the national sites and states highlighted on quarters for that year. Students take a virtual trip...
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A Monument Please, For the Big Cheese

For Teachers 3rd - Higher Ed
Students research a President from the United States. In this United States history instructional activity, students read about their selected President and record interesting facts. Students design a monument for the President they...
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Memorial Day at The National Mall (field trip)

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students experience war stories from veterans and recognize sacrifices made through visiting national monuments. In this Memorial Day lesson students visit a website containing stories from veterans; they will share what they've learned...
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What Do We Choose to Remember? Public Monuments and Memorials

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students collaborate to determine what a public monument is. In this government and United States history lesson plan, students view the National Mall website of the National Parks Service and describe common features after looking at...
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George Washington Birthplace National Monument

For Teachers K - 5th
Students examine the importance of the George Washington Birthplace National Monument. As a class, they complete a K-W-L chart about George Washington and write about what they believe is going on in a picture they are shown. They are...
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USA National Parks Quiz

For Students 7th - 12th
In this online interactive geography quiz worksheet, students examine the chart that includes 58 state names. Students identify the names of the national parks in the listed states in 5 minutes.
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Roosevelt's Legacy: Conservation

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
The legacy of Theodore Roosevelt carries through modern American politics, economics, foreign policy, and society. But his proudest and most profound efforts were in the world of conservation, and in preserving the natural beauty of...
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The Voice That Challenged a Nation

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Included here are step-by-step instructions for conducting a close reading of The Voice That Challenged a Nation by Russell Freedman. After an individual and class reading, class members read carefully through the text excerpt,...
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Monument Museum

For Teachers K - 1st
Pupils design monuments, taking into account what is known about geometric shapes and measuring. Students create a museum complete with monuments and descritions of the monuments. Pupils provide guides at each monument in order to...
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Memories to Last: Observing Monuments

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students use scientific observation and inference to examine the Hazen Brigade Monument. In this observation lesson, students review the reasons for building monuments in society. Students then recall monuments they have seen and draw...
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Capital Monuments: Exploring Washington, DC Frances Cleveland: Law, Politics and Government

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students, working in small groups, research seven of the most famous monuments found in Washington, DC. They design brochures based on the information they gather from Internet and print resources. Upon completion, they share the...
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Memorializing September 11, 2001

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students use the Internet to research monuments. They design models of appropriate memorials which would honor the victims of the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York. They complete oral presentations that...
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Hunting for States, Capitals, and National Parks

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this geography worksheet, students hunt for states, capitals, and national parks using a map, which is not included. They find either the state or capital, and list a national park that is found in that state. They answer bonus...
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To Mine Or Not To Mine?

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate two sides of a national monument conflict. They watch a video, use reference sources and interview a member of the community to decide whether or not the Grand Staircase-Escalante Monument should be mine rather...
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US Forefathers

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Take your students on a tour throughout the National Monument to the Forefathers. Midge Frazel walks us through important aspects of the park, and present important facts about each one. What a great way to go on a field trip, without...
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U.S. Symbols

For Students K - 3rd Standards
United States symbols are the subject of a video brought to you by BrainPop Jr. Hosts, Annie and Moby, begin with a definition of the word symbol, then go on to detail ten American symbols—the American flag, a Bald Eagle, the Liberty...
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Great Monuments of the World

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore the wonders of the world through inquiry. In this world monuments instructional activity, students investigate famous landmarks around the world as they conduct and apply research. High schoolers create products...
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Wsshington Monuments Projects

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders choose a landmark or monument to investigate (individually or with a partner). After agreeing on items to study they research the landmark/monument and prepare a presentation.

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