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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, learners 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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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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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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Memories from the National Sites

For Teachers K - 1st
Young scholars write a virtual postcard. In this logo lesson plan students are introduced to the concept of postcard writing. Young scholars research the national sites and states highlighted on quarters for that year. Students take a...
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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 lesson, students read about their selected President and record interesting facts. Students design a monument for the President they researched.
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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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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
Young scholars 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. Young scholars provide guides at each monument...
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Memories to Last: Observing Monuments

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars use scientific observation and inference to examine the Hazen Brigade Monument. In this observation lesson, students review the reasons for building monuments in society. Young scholars then recall monuments they have seen...
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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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How Do We Remember and Honor the Contributions of Women in Public Space?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Public art, especially monuments and memorials, are designed to celebrate and honor those who have made significant contributions to a community or even an entire nation. Here's a lesson that asks scholars to consider who is represented...
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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
Students 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. Students create products that feature...
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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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The Ingredients Needed for a Musical National Park

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students identify musical sites that are worthy of being included as units of the National Parks System. They anthologize American music from primitive times to today.
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Follow the Leader

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students examine the roles of national leaders and the three branches of government and their duties. They view and discuss the images on the South Dakota Quarter Reverse transparency, complete a worksheet, and create a mobile of the...
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Liberty Enlightening the World by Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi

For Teachers 8th
Here is a activity that uses the painting Liberty Enlightening the World to start a discussion on the importance of national monuments. The class discusses several monuments around the world, and then invites a veteran to share his/her...

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