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60 reviewed resources for phonographs

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Breaking the Silence

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
The most impressive movie you've ever seen can't compare to the astonishment audiences felt when feature films began to synchronize sound with the picture. Learn about the complex path to the talkie, including the invention of the...
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Groovy Sounds

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Make music. Class members construct a simple record player using a paper cone and a pin. The resource provides a description of what is happening and why listeners can hear the sounds through the cone. 
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The Victorian Era

For Students 4th - 5th
In this Victorian Era worksheet, students research and name the three inventions from the Victorian Era, Queen Victoria's favorite composer and who invented the light bulband phonograph.
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CHARTING A COURSE

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Learners model how a gyroscope works with string, an old phonograph record and crayon.
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Who Invented the First Music Player?

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students utilize web sites imbedded in this plan to gather information on Emile Berliner and Thomas Edison with respect to their inventions of music players. A class discussion follow on the two men and their contributions.
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Social Studies: History of the World's Fairs

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students examine the creation of World's Fairs and determine which one was the greatest. In groups, they research the St. Louis and Chicago World's Fairs focusing on new products, major buildings, notable attractions, and new inventions...
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Thomas Edison

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this mathematics worksheet, students identify and define various vocabulary terms related to Thomas Edison through a math puzzle. There are nine problems to solve on the sheet.
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The First Movie Camera

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
The second episode in a playlist on the history of film focuses on the role the Kinetograph and the Kinetoscope played in film history. The video also includes information about the contributions of scientists, Vaudeville performers, and...
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Only What You Can Take There and Back Again...A Problematic Situation for Of Mice and Men

For Students 8th - 9th
Beans? Blankets? Books? As you gear up to read John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men, consider having your class members complete a problematic situation activity. Participants rank 22 items in order of importance. They then must consider...
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African American Inventors: Granville T. Woods

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Get to know inventor, Granville T. Woods. Who is he? From what state did Woods come? What did he design? All questions your scholars will find the answers to with this response-to-reading worksheet. 
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The Poet Who Painted with His Words

For Students 9th - 12th
Guillaume Apollinare, known for his calligrams—shape poems—is the subject of a short video that introduces viewers to the works of this amazing artist.
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Module 6: Trigonometric Functions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Create trigonometric functions from circles. The first lesson of the module begins by finding coordinates along a circular path created by a Ferris Wheel. As the lessons progress, pupils graph trigonometric functions and relate them to...
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Thomas Edison: The Wizard of Menlo Park

For Teachers 1st - 6th Standards
What would change in your daily life due to a power outage? Here, learners explore the inventions brought to us by the one and only, Thomas Edison, and imagine a day without them. Scholars take part in a grand conversation and write a...
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Active and Passive Voice

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Adult language learners will benefit from this 20-slide presentation about active and passive voice constructions. Learners craft active and passive voice questions in the simple present and simple past tenses.
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Spinning an Old Record

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Take a trip back in time to examine angular velocity. Using the revolutions per minute, learners calculate the speed of a point on a 33 record. They compare the speed of a point on the edge of the record to the speed of a point closer to...
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New Jersey Vocabulary

For Students 5th - 6th
In this vocabulary activity worksheet, students read the 10 statements associated with New Jersey. Students then complete the statements with the words from the word bank.
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"Humor" Afro-American Symphony (Third Movement)

For Students 3rd - 5th
A fun way for young learners to explore music and their personal reaction to it, this instructional activity includes a short reading passage about musician William Grant Still, a word scramble, a matching activity and two short writing...
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Thomas Edison's Inventions in the 1900s and Today: From "New" to You!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students research types of technology available to Americans at the beginning of the 20th century and compare the style of living to modern times. They identify Thomas Edison's contributions to technology and their own current lifestyles.
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Jazz and World War II: A Rally to Resistance, A Catalyst for Victory

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars examine the impact of WWII on the development of jazz music and consider how jazz music helped to boost morale of both soldiers and those left at home. They identify the function of jazz as a cultural export and discuss...
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Dracula Quiz

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 15 multiple choice questions about Bram Stoker's Dracula. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Dracula - Essay Questions

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this literature activity, students respond to 7 short answer and essay questions about Bram Stoker's Dracula. Students may also link to an online interactive quiz on the novel at the bottom of the page.
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Nineteenth Century Progress

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Highlight some of the major players and progressive inventions that shaped the latter half of the 19th century. From Thomas Edison to Vaudeville, this outline of pop and tech culture provides an American cultural context. Note: Use this...
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Nouns 2

For Students 6th - 7th
Noun: a person, place, or thing. Assess your middle schoolers knowledge of nouns (and which ones are capitalized) with this worksheet. It's set up great for independent learners; after every five sentences, learners are encouraged to...
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Thomas Edison's Bright Ideas

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Thomas Alva Edison may be one of the most well-known scientists to elementary or middle schoolers. Use his story to show that he invented more than just the light bulb and to inspire youngsters to work hard! You could use this on the...

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