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100 Documents.pdf
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Students were randomly assigned a document from the list of 100 Milestone Documents compiled by the National Archives and Records Administration. They researched the document and completed several projects based on it including an essay, an oral presentation and a reading project. Based on the document, Executive Order 9066: Resulting in the Relocation of Japanese (1942). students chose a book to read and then share with a project of their own choosing. This student read Weedflower by Cynthia Kadohata and then created a scrapbook about the book and its connection to the document. Students were given a checklist/rubric of the required elements for the project.

Subject:
Information, Media and Technological Literacy
Reading for Literacy in History/Social Studies
American History
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Activity/Lab
Date Added:
01/31/2019
10X Bigger!
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Remix and Share
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Students will explore multi-digit numbers and the relationship between ones, tens and hundreds; a digit in one place is 10x the digit in the place to its right. Students will use their bodies to represent digits in multi-digit numbers up to the hundredths place and compare these numbers using <, =, >. Students will use their bodies as multi-digit numbers to add and subtract.

Subject:
Mathematics
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Activity/Lab
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
OER Administrator
Date Added:
02/08/2019
2020 Resources U.S. Census
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New activities designed specifically for the 2019-2020 school year spotlight the 2020 Census and the importance of making sure everyone is counted, especially children. The decennial count impacts the federal funds that communities receive for special education, classroom technology, teacher training, after-school programs, school lunch assistance, and more. PreK-grade 12.

Subject:
Statistics and Probability
Government
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Us Census Bureau
Date Added:
11/06/2019
Baseball: As American as Apple Pie
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This is an annotated collection of Library of Congress resources about America's pastime. It includes early baseball pictures, baseball songs and stories, baseball cards, the first all-professional baseball team in America (the Cincinnati Red Stockings, 1869), Cy Young, Ty Cobb, home run kings, and letters and speeches by Jackie Robinson, the first African American to play major league baseball.

Subject:
Arts
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Reading
Provider:
Library of Congress
Provider Set:
LOC Teachers
Date Added:
02/06/2004
Can SpaceX's BFR send the first humans to Mars?
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No Strings Attached
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Students first read an article on how SpaceX's reusable rockets could revolutionize space travel. They then conduct an investigation with straw rockets and a rubber band to test how elastic potential energy is converted into gravitational potential energy. Students then read an article on the new SpaceX rocket design that could take hundreds of people to Mars and discuss where humans should explore in outer space.

Subject:
Measurement and Data
Science
Earth and Space Science
Physical Science
Physics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Case Study
Lesson
Reading
Student Guide
Author:
Chris Anderson
Date Added:
08/23/2019
Civil Air Patrol STEM Resources.pdf
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The Civil Air Patrol (US Air Force affiliate) has many STEM lessons and kits available to educators for a one-time fee. The kits include robotics, microcontrollers, telescoopes, flight simulators and others.

Subject:
Engineering and Science Technologies
Earth and Space Science
Engineering
Physical Science
Physics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson
Student Guide
Unit of Study
Author:
Bob Claymier
Date Added:
05/21/2019
Civil War Photojournalism: A Record of War
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This activity explores how and why war has been photographed and affords students an opportunity to see bias within war reporting. In addition to analyzing war photographs, students learn about Mathematics and Statisticsew Brady's process for photographing the Civil War and how photographic equipment has improved over time.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Journalism
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Library of Congress
Provider Set:
LOC Teachers
Date Added:
07/07/2000
The Conservation Movement at a Crossroads: the Hetch Hetchy Controversy
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This is a two-part teaching unit about the controversy among conservationists over a proposal to turn part of Yosemite National Park into a dam to furnish water to San Francisco. The first part explores the history of the conservation movement in general, while the second links to primary records, such as Congressional debates, of Hetch Hetchy itself.

Subject:
Science
Environmental Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Reading
Provider:
Library of Congress
Provider Set:
LOC Teachers
Date Added:
07/07/2000
Constitution Toolkit
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This site includes images of newspaper articles (1787), notes Washington and Jefferson wrote on drafts of the Constitution (1787-88), Jefferson's chart of state votes (1788), Washington's diaries (1786-89), Hamilton's speech notes for proposing a plan of government, a Philadelphia map (1752), the broadside Bill of Rights (1791), and other artifacts.

Subject:
Arts
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Reading
Provider:
Library of Congress
Provider Set:
LOC Teachers
Date Added:
09/21/2005
Could climate change affect when trees change their leaves?
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Students begin lesson my watching a video on why leaves change color in the fall. They then read an article on how climate change could affect when trees change their leaves. Finally, they do a leaf chromatography to seperate the pigments of leaves of different colors.

Subject:
Science
Biology
Chemistry
Earth and Space Science
Environmental Science
Physical Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Case Study
Lesson
Reading
Author:
Chris Anderson
Date Added:
08/23/2019
Dear Depression
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This is a creative writing personal narrative student project. It is a powerful personal story about one student's journey through depression. After writing it I encouraged her to put images to it. She created it a Google slideshow and then uploaded it to WeVideo and recorded a voice over.

Subject:
Speaking and Listening
Writing
Health
Guidance and Counseling
Social Emotional Learning
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
Jade Pevley
Lori Lee
Date Added:
03/08/2019
Digital Safety and Citizenship Modules
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Remix and Share
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This is a google slides presentation that requires students to complete various tasks related to the following topics:
a) web safety
b) website evaluation
c) copyright
d) plagiarism
e) citations

Students then choose one of those topics and produce an artifact that reviews what was learned within the modules. Project choices include a video, podcast or infographic.

Subject:
21st Century Skills
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Date Added:
02/20/2019
Elections
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This site looks at American political parties of the past, presidential inaugurations, images of presidents and first ladies, our first uniform election day, political cartoons by Herbert Block (Herblock) and Pat Oliphant, the 1877 electoral commission created by Congress to resolve the disputed presidential election of 1876, the 19th and 24th amendments (ending the poll tax and giving women the right to vote), and the Nixon-Kennedy debates.

Subject:
Arts
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Reading
Provider:
Library of Congress
Provider Set:
LOC Teachers
Date Added:
01/06/2005
Exploration and Explorers
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This site looks at Europe's view of North America before and after Columbus, Martin Waldseemuller's 1507 map of the world, Diego Gutierrez's 1562 map of America, Spanish and Portuguese encounters in America, the Dutch in America, exploration and settlement of America from British and American points of view, Lewis and Clark, Henry Hudson, Jacques Cartier, and early images of the U.S.

Subject:
Arts
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Reading
Provider:
Library of Congress
Provider Set:
LOC Teachers
Date Added:
11/30/2004
Exploring Place Value – Number Architects and Demolition Crews!
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Remix and Share
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Students will explore the concepts of place value, moving their bodies in a variety of ways to represent the tens and ones places. They will express place value with unifix cubes and drawings as they compose and decompose two-digit numbers

Subject:
Mathematics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Author:
OER Administrator
Date Added:
02/08/2019
Fill up the Canvas
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features journal entries from 20 points in the journey of Lewis and Clark: mission preparations, winter in St. Louis, first council with Indians, death of Sergeant Floyd, first killing of a buffalo, Sioux camps, near run-in with Teton Sioux, Rocky Mountains, Nez Perce, falls of the Columbia River, and others. The site also provides letters from Thomas Jefferson to Lewis and Clark; images of people, places, plants, and animals; and maps.

Subject:
Arts
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Reading
Provider:
Library of Congress
Provider Set:
LOC Teachers
Date Added:
04/23/2004