History of Life Teacher Resources

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The Life and Work of Jacob Lawrence

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Black History Month provides a time to talk about the accomplishments of African Americans like Jacob Lawrence.
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The Life and Work of Georges Seurat

For Teachers 5th - 8th
The art of George Seurat provides a way to explore art, history and the use of color.
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The Life and Work of Gustav Klimt

For Teachers 5th - 8th
A study of Gustav Klimt's life and work can lead to interesting discussions and projects.
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The Life and Work of Marc Chagall

For Teachers 5th - 8th
The background and work of the artist Marc Chagall can be a great way to teach students about history and art.
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The Life and Work of Pablo Picasso

For Teachers 5th - 8th
A study of Pablo Picasso's art can be an interesting way to delve into a variety of subjects.
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The Life and Work of Edvard Munch

For Teachers 5th - 8th
The life and work of artist Edvard Munch can provide a fascinating study for students.
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The Life and Work of Paul Cezanne

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students can explore the art of Paul Cezanne with these lessons and activities.
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The Life and Work of Jackson Pollock

For Teachers 5th - 8th
By discussing Jackson Pollock's painting techniques, students can engage in an exploration of what makes art, art.
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The Life and Work of Edgar Degas and the Impressionists

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Edgar Degas, and other Impressionist, painters balked against the structures on displaying artwork and promoted artistic freedom.
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Four Ways to Understand the Earth's Age

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Cartoon children compare the earth's age to timescales that we understand:a calendar year, the thickness of a book, the human lifespan. This smart film clip is definitely worth adding to your geologic timescale lesson! If you subscribe...
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The 12 Days of Evolution - Complete Series!

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Scientists believe red hair and pale skin evolved in northern Europe because it helped humans synthesize vitamin D easier than those with more melanin in their skin. Viewers explore many interesting facets of evolution in a video all...
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Human Feet Are Strange

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Feet are neat! So, if you've already walked the path of examining animal footprints with your class, put them in the shoes of early humans! A well-designed lesson incorporates video, discussion, and hands-on learning to demonstrate how...
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Natural Resources and Ancient Cities

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners explain how the availability of natural resources has affected human settlement patterns. They recognize the interactions of human populations on environments and compare the growth of two ancient cities in relation to natural...
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Wells Fargo History Museum: Curriculum Guide

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Learn about the California Gold Rush from an institution that has been in place since the early days of the American West: Wells Fargo History Museum. From domain-specific vocabulary review to group research projects, an expansive packet...
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Worksheet: Evolutionary Detectives

For Students 6th - 9th
Begin with an informational text, "Reptiles and Amphibians through the Ages," and then research online about the evolutionary development of a modern frog. Look at drawings of ancestor's skeletons and list the organisms on the geologic...
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Native American Story Necklaces

For Teachers K - 6th
Combine a study of Native American history and art in this lesson. Learners discuss the importance of fetishes in Native American culture, the history of necklaces, and create their own works of art. Your class will find this to be both...
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Life Through Time

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars research specific time period of geological time scale, organize and simplify events to tell complex story that others understand, locate and use variety of resources to tell story, and complete iMovie project to share...
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Great Transitions: The Origin of Birds

For Students 9th - 12th
Did you know T-Rex had a wish bone? This is one of the many pieces of evidence to support the idea that therapod dinosaurs evolved into modern-day birds. An engaging video describes some of the other pieces of evidence and how...
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When Fish First Breathed Air

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Many species find breathing a convenient way to survive. The PBS Eons series explains how fish learned to breathe air. It details what scientists know about evolutionary history as well as many species that developed this skill...
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Prehistory

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Images of the Atapuerca Caves, the cave paintings at Altamira, and a Neanderthal skull found at Forbes' Quarry on Gibraltar serve to introduce kids to prehistoric sites in Spain. Designed to support a study of prehistoric Spain, the...
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How We Think Complex Cells Evolved

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Being able to absorb the abilities of other life forms may seem like something taken from a superhero movie, but sometimes reality is stranger than fiction. Join the narrator as he takes viewers back billions of years to investigate how...
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Academic Challenge: Paleontology Time Capsule

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Young scholars explore the geological time line. In this inquiry based lesson plan, students create a time capsule that represents a geological time period. The class will examine the time capsules to determine what time period each...
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Civil War Medicine: Fact or Fiction

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Young historians compare the presentation of medical care during the Civil War in passages from fictional and nonfictional texts. They examine passages from Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell and Soldier's Heart by Gary Paulsen, and...
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Our Disastrous World

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students explore natural disasters around the world from the experiences of other students, friends and families. They collaborate with countries such as Japan, China, India, Australia, Russia, Great Britain as well as from the United...

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