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102 reviewed resources for Physical Anthropology

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Facts, Feats and Folklore: Spiders

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students review and discuss a variety of sayings, folklore and superstitions about spiders. They discuss this information and choose either an interesting fact or appealing foklore tradition to illustrate.
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Letters from the Japanese American Internment

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Young scholars make deductions about life in an internment camp by reading and comparing letters written to Clara Breed. Along the way, they consider the advantages of looking at a historical event from the multiple points of view of...
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Ecosytems: Water Purification

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore how ecosystems purify water and what kinds of things humans do that alter these processes. They use a website to access information on local watersheds and develop a "river" newspaper
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Biology: Howler Monkeys Tell All

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners examine a PBS special about howler monkeys as an introduction to scientific forensic investigative methods. In groups, they conduct a host of experiments containing clues which point to discovery. By challenging assumptions,...
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In or Out? Make Up Your Mind!

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Young scholars create a portrait gallery of various people in history. In this biography lesson plan, students determine whether people in history have the criteria needed in order to be placed in the Smithsonian's National Portrait...
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Baga Drum

For Teachers K - 6th
Students examine a Baga Drum in order to explore the history of the Baga people of West Africa. In this art history lesson, students recognize figures used in Baga Drum design that represent aspects of Baga culture. They also design and...