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First Grade Visits...Washington DC

For Teachers 1st
Take your first graders on a virtual trip to around Washington, DC. This presentation provides illustrated slides featuring a map showing the location of Washington, DC, the White House, and some of the more famous memorials and...
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Capital Monuments: Exploring Washington, DC Frances Cleveland: Law, Politics and Government

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students, working in small groups, research seven of the most famous monuments found in Washington, DC. They design brochures based on the information they gather from Internet and print resources. Upon completion, they share the...
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There's Science Hidden In Our National Monuments

For Students 6th - 12th
Video field trip! Viewers learn about the rocks that make up national monuments. including gabbro used for the Vietnam War Memorial, marble used in the Lincoln Memorial, and the Seneca sandstone used in the Smithsonian Castle.
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Presidents and their Monument/Memorials in Washington, D.C.

For Students 3rd - 4th
As part of a study of Washington, D.C., class members match images of George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, and Thomas Jefferson with the monument/memorial that honors these presidents. In addition, they research the major contributions of...
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There's a Boy In The Girls' Bathroom: Novel Study

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
People travel to Washington, DC from all over the world to take a tour of the White House or catch a glimpse of the Washington Monument. Using the novel study for There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom by Louis Sachar, scholars research an...
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Washington, D.C.: The Ultimate Core Knowledge Field Trip

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students plan for a nine-day trip to the nation's capital. After taking an attention-getting quiz about what they already know about the National Mall, young travelers learn about planning, fundraising, and budgeting for a trip to...
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See Washington Grow!

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Learners use a given website to research the the growth of Washington DC. They explore the buildings, monuments and significant events. In groups, students use the internet and other sources to create an illustrated timeline of important...
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Washington, D.C.

For Students 4th - 5th
In this Washington, D.C. worksheet, students complete 6 pages of readings and questions about Washington, D.C. Included are general facts, geography, monuments, history, economy and people. There is a short text and 6 multiple choice...
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What Do We Choose to Remember? Public Monuments and Memorials

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students collaborate to determine what a public monument is. In this government and United States history lesson, students view the National Mall website of the National Parks Service and describe common features after looking at and...
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A "Capital" Idea

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders prepare for a field trip to Washington, DC by researching landmark, monument, or building in Washington. They use the information in small groups to design a multimedia presentation. They include a spreadsheet that shows...
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Washington, D.C. Map

For Students 5th - 12th
Here is an outline map of Washington, DC. Some of the points of interest in the city are labeled, as are Maryland, Virginia and Arlington. There are plenty of important monuments and locations not identified, making for a good project. 
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Memorial Day at The National Mall (field trip)

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students experience war stories from veterans and recognize sacrifices made through visiting national monuments. In this Memorial Day lesson students visit a website containing stories from veterans; they will share what they've learned...
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Washington D.C.

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students research Washington D.C.. In this American history lesson plan, students go on a virtual field trip to Washington D.C. by using Google Earth, and identify various landmarks such as the White House and Washington Monument.
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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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Washington D.C. from Space

For Students 8th - 10th
In this Washington D.C. from space worksheet, students use a picture generated by the International Space Station and they find the scale of the image. They determine the actual size of features in the image, they find the distances...
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In Honor of George And Abe

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students examine the various ways that George Washington and Abraham Lincoln are honored in this country. In small groups they conduct research and report on one way they are memorialized, then create a drawing or construct a new...
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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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Historical Scavenger Hunts

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students investigate the impact of historical events. In this historical scavenger hunt lesson, students examine photographs of a local monument that zoom in on details. Students record their impressions regarding the photos. Students...
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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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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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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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