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Epic Engineering: Building the Brooklyn Bridge

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Sometimes bridge building is a family business. An enlightening video describes the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge and the engineering principles behind suspension bridges. Viewers also learn about the people who led the project,...
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Design and Build a Bridge

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Upper elementary to high schoolers compete in teams to use K'NEX in constructing a bridge to certain height and weight-bearing specifications. The group meeting the requirements, with the lowest budget, is awarded the contract. This is a...
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"The Big Bridge Scheme": The Building and Impact of the Brooklyn Bridge

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students watch a video and examine archival newspaper articles to study the different points of view about the building of the Brooklyn Bridge. They examine the impact the bridge had on those living in Brooklyn and Manhattan.
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Hey Kid, Want To Buy A Bridge?

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students study the building of the Brooklyn Bridge and the inventions of Thomas Alva Edison. They design an infomercial to sell a product or a service for an invention. They create an invention that improves the world and write an...
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Bridging History and Technology

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students study the history and importance of the Triborough Bridge in New York City, and then research different bridges and prepare presentations about them. They, in groups, research a bridge and prepare a poster about it.
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Suspension Bridge

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners view a video clip about suspension bridges. They discover what forces support this type of bridge. They build their own suspension bridge using classroom materials.
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Famous Bridges

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explain how significant bridges are in our lives. In this technology lesson, students research the history and characteristics of their assigned bridge and draw it on butcher block paper. They write a short tour script and...
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Roebling and Suspension Bridges: A Thread of Steel

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young scholars create a model bridge using steel. In this bridges lesson plan, students study John Augustus Roebling and how he created bridges out of steel and the impact it had on society. Then young scholars build their own bridge model.
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"Crossing Brooklyn Ferry"

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study transportation in mid-19th-century Brooklyn. They look at several photographs of Brooklyn transport from the era and read Walt Whitman's poem "Crossing Brooklyn Ferry." In addition to making critical observations and...
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Using and Creating Timelines

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders analyze information presented in a timeline and then create a time line. They put the following events in order from oldest to recent: Telephone invented (1876), Massacre at Wounded Knee (1890), First transcontinental...
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A Tapestry of Multicultural Diversity

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New York City is a perfect place to begin a study of multicultural diversity. The largest and the most culturally diverse city in the United States provides the backdrop for a photo essay that features images of cultural and religious...
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The Amazing Mundo

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Rocks and minerals are great on their own, but they also turn into some pretty amazing stuff! An online lesson explains the different types of materials we get from rocks and minerals, including glass, plastic, and coins. An embedded...
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Pride in a Job Well Done

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students focus on individuals who discover their own special talents and sense of self-worth through the work they do. Students study accomplishments of famous people who may have had an impact on their lives. Students make connections,...
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New York State Testing Program English Language Arts Book 1-Grade 8

For Students 9th - 11th
In this New York State Testing Program English worksheet, students read a variety of passages and answer reading comprehension questions.
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Line, Shape, and Texture

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are introduced to various types of artwork by various artists. In groups, they identify the lines and shapes used by the artist to create a specific texture. They write a paper of their observations and discuss them as a class.
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What's It Say Today?

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Learners consider important structures in their community -- specifically, those structures that have had a great impact on the history of their community.
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The - Landmarks: referring to buildings and landmarks

For Students 6th - 10th
In this building and landmarks worksheet, students choose either 0 or The to go in front of a sentence about a famous building or landmark. Students complete 12 sentences.
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Destination New York City

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify the physical characteristics of New York City and it's attraction to tourists from around the world. They recognize how the physical environment can affect the development of a city. They identify the major attractions...
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Harriet Tubman In The News

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the history of Harriet Tubman. They use newspaper articles from history and modern times in order to gather information. They use a graphic organizer in order to categorize information. They distinguish the readings...