History of Life Teacher Resources

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Tools of the Trade

For Students 6th - 12th
Archaeologist David Hurst Thomas details his search for a lost Spanish Mission on St. Catherines Island, Georgia. A great way to introduce youngsters to the life of and the tools used by archaeologists.
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Newsletter On Ancient Greece Everyday Life

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders research the internet to find out what everyday life was like in Ancient Greece, then create a newsletter based on what they found out. In this Ancient Greece instructional activity student groups must include housing,...
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Familia Romana

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students compare and contrast ancient family life to present day family life.  In this Roman family life lesson, students discuss the roles present in their families and then learn about family life in ancient Rome.  Students complete a...
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Earth's Dramatic History

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students create a timeline.  In this Earth's History instructional activity, students research the history of life on Earth and use the information collected to create a timeline.  Students also answers the provided discussion questions.
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Review of Evolution

For Students 9th - 10th
For this review of evolution worksheet, students complete 50 multiple answer questions on Darwin's theory and the history of life on Earth.
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Ken Burns

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Innovation, politics, race, war...these themes are continuously evident in humanity over the course of history, and are revealed with spectacular imagery and commentary by famed documentarian Ken Burns. While primarily focusing on...
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History of Media Literacy Part 1: Crash Course Media Literacy #2

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Even Plato understood the importance of media! Part of an ongoing series of media literacy videos, the resource takes viewers to where it all began ... ancient Greece. The video covers the emergence of media and the written word, the...
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Unearthing Ancient Greece

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers locate and analyze clues about ancient Greek life. In this ancient Greece lesson, students look at art, architecture, and artifacts to determine what was important to the Greeks and discover details about their culture....
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Understanding Greek Mythology

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers explore the role of Greek mythology in ancient Greek life. They discuss the origins of the Greek gods and goddesses, conduct Internet research, and present a project in the form of a dialogue between a Greek god and a...
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Southern Society during the Civil War: Black Society

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners research and discuss the societal changes during the Civil War as it relates to various parts of southern society. In this southern society during the civil war lesson plan, students examine what life was like for slaves during...
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The History of Life

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this extinction worksheet, high schoolers review how species evolve and how species go extinct. Students compare and contrast gradualism and punctuated equilibrium. This worksheet has 6 fill in the blank and 4 short answer questions.
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The Impossible Hugeness of Deep Time

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Can we really grasp how old we are? Part of a larger series, the humorous video demonstration shows how humans fit into the history of Earth and just how long ago life formed. Viewers explore a timeline that identifies major markers in...
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Civil War 360: Gettysburg

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Step into one of the most iconic battlefields of the American Civil War with an educational interactive resource. Young historians learn about key moments, locations, soldiers, and turning points in the battle with a clickable map and...
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WWII: Western Europe 1939-45 – Invasion

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Without the benefit of history, Western Europe in the 1940's had no idea what was about to befall them. Class members use primary sources, including political cartoons, videos, and internal documents, to analyze how much of a threat...
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Migration During the Great Depression: Living History

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students interview immigrants of Central Florida and photograph them to learn their oral history and life stories. In this immigration lesson plan, students discover where people come from, and write about the life story of this person.
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A Trip Back In Time

For Teachers 2nd
Students develop an understanding of Ancient Greek life. Students explore cultural, political, and social processes that shape different city-states. Students discover people such as Socrates and Alexander the Great.
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Ocean Life

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the fossil remains of ancient sea creatures. They create casts of fossils and identify how sea fossils are formed and consider what type of information fossils can give to scientists.
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Timeline

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers develop a timeline that depicts geologic development and the history of life. They write an interpretive analysis essay that discusses and reflects on their observations.
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Egyptian Civilization

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore facets of ancient Egyptian life. In this lesson on ancient civilizations, 5th graders find the location of ancient Egyptian nations on a world map and describe the climate and features. They explain how post...
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Mayan Civilizations

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students explore global cultures by participating in an online virtual tour. For this Mayan history lesson, students utilize the Second Life software to view images and videos explaining the culture of the Mayans, their geographical...
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The Study of the Main Tribal Nations of North Dakota

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders compare the tribal nations of North Dakota. In this tribal life lesson, 4th graders explore the many different tribes native to North Dakota. By the end of their study, students should be able to explain how the tribal...
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Vessels: Then and Now

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students determine the role of vessels in ancient Greek life and identify their modern-day equivalents. They describe the role of resources in ancient Greek everyday life and identify modern-day equivalents to ancient Greek tableware.
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Explaining a Legend

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students explain the place of the legend of Herakles in ancient Greek life and compare ancient and modern legends in an essay.
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The Life and Work of Vincent Van Gogh

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Vincent Van Gogh is a fascinating subject for students of art history.

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