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The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders visit the US Holocaust Museum to witness the actions of the Nazis against the Jews during World War II. A great instructional activity if you are located near the museum or are planning a trip to the DC area.
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Pythagoras in DC

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students practice using the Pythagorean Theorem. In this Pythagorean Theorem lesson plan, students utilize diagrams, measurement and illustrations to find the missing length a of triangle. Students use real world examples such as the...
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Election Term BINGO Game

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students test their grasp of election vocabulary with a quick BINGO game! They create a glossary of election terms or an ABCs of Elections book and add new election-related terms as they encounter them.
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Place Value 4

For Students 4th - 5th
In this place values worksheet, students write the numbers in the correct boxes to find the distance from Washington, DC to Beijing, China. Students then read the given numbers and fill in the blanks for the place values.
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Pythagorean Theorem

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders find the length of shadows. In this Pythagorean Theorem lesson, 6th graders learn the parts of a right triangle and learn the Pythagorean Theorem. Students use the theorem to determine how long the shadow of the Washington...
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A Church for the United States: The National Cathedral

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars explore the purpose of the National Cathedral in Washington, DC. In groups, they use the internet and other sources to examine such topics of the timeline of construction, major events, famous people buried at the...
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International Festival: Japan

For Teachers K
Students discover Japanese culture and the importance of Sakura to Japan. In this international festival lesson, students demonstrate an appreciation for the Sakura trees beauty by creating Sakura trees from white and pink dyed cotton...
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Preview to the Constitution

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders review what each of the major government buildings in Washington DC are and what happens there. In this preview to the Constitution lesson, 9th graders define terms and places key to US government, then  examine the basic...
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Honoring the Veterans of WWI

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students raise money for a memorial. In this community service lesson, students support the building of a memorial for WWI veterans in Washing D.C. Students educate their community about the memorial, raise funds, and explore their own...
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Circumstantial Boom Town Washington D.C. in World War II

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students provide clear examples of how the federal government and American citizens mobilized on the home front to contribute substantially to the Allied victory in World War II.
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Wsshington Monuments Projects

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders choose a landmark or monument to investigate (individually or with a partner). After agreeing on items to study they research the landmark/monument and prepare a presentation.
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Fractions as Numbers

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Your learners will enjoy thoroughly understanding fractions, and you will appreciate the abundant, quality resources in this comprehensive unit that builds toward a complete understanding of the concept of fractions as numbers. Many...
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The Voyage Scale Model Solar System

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Young scientists learn how to select a scale factor for a large scale model. Then they figure the scale for each of the planets and the distance between them. Finally, they construct a giant scale model of the solar system and answer...
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Ecosystems and Remote Sensing

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students obtain remote sensing data to compare and contrast global biomass data with global temperature data.
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This Little Light of Mine: Understanding Light Bulbs

For Teachers 5th - 8th
One of the inventions that has greatly impacted the world is Thomas Edison's light bulb. From his incandescent bulb, to today's LED bulbs, illuminate middle schoolers with the way they convert electricity into light and heat. Handouts...
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Staying Green While Being Clean

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Clean up the environment with a lesson that focuses on replacing hazardous cleaning supplies with green, environmentally-friendly products. Using a dirty patch of surface as a control area, kids clean other parts of various surfaces...
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Voyage of Discovery

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Did you know that Pluto is smaller than the United States of America? It is difficult to conceptualize the size of planets and the distance between them, and the lesson addresses those exact issues. After a discussion, pupils create...
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Where to Look For Life?

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Every year we discover new planets including more than 1,000 in 2016 alone. Will we ever find life on another planet? The lesson includes two activities to help scholars understand this concept. First, they analyze the temperature range...
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Is There Anyone Out There?

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
What is an alien's favorite game? All-star baseball! Scholars start defining living and non-living. Then, they conduct experiments to research if life exists, keeping in mind that life could be in many forms, not just human. 
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Impact Craters: A Look at the Past

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
The Galle crater on Mars is also known as the Happy Face crater because of its appearance. First, scholars use pebbles and flour to simulate craters and study their properties. They then apply this knowledge to help decipher the history...
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Civil Rights in America

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders visit the Smithsonian and are shown different exhibits. They are to make their own drawing about one of the exhibits and write about the experience.
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I Am Not a Crook

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students use video, Internet research and discussion to consider the presidency of Richard Nixon. They obtain information from multiple perspectives and form an opinion of how Richard Nixon should be remembered.
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"Mr. President"

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Who will be the next president? Learners write a persuasive letter to the president of the United States. They research the 2000 Presidential election, interview parents, and reflect on their own opinions and experiences to write their...
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Patriarchy in King Lear and As I Lay Dying

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
King Lear, “Papa Doc” Duvalier, Colonel Walter E. Kurtz and Anse Bundren? Imagine a unit that examines the tragic hero and patriarchy in King Lear, As I Lay Dying and Apocalypse Now. To liven the brew, learners are asked to include in...

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