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25 Amazing Virtual Field Trips for Kids—Spring You can't always get there in person, but lucky for you, lots of places will let you "visit" online. These are the best virtual field trips out there! Virtual Travel, Virtual Tour, Kids Education, History Education, Teaching History, Physical Education, Special Education, Virtual Field Trips, Home Learning

The Best Virtual Field Trips to Take During Spring 2020

25 Amazing Virtual Field Trips for Kids—Spring 2020

Use Scholastic Magazines to teach inspiring knowledge-building stories perfect for Black History Month and beyond! Social Studies Activities, Teaching Activities, Teaching Tools, Black History Month, Grade 3, Kids Learning, American History, Homeschool, Knowledge

5 Black History Heroes (Grades 3-12)

Find the perfect lessons for perfect for Black History Month and beyond!

MLK Day Writing Activity - Learn how to teach Dr. Martin Luther’s King Jr’s message of peace and equality to primary stude - Writing Resources, Writing Activities, Classroom Activities, Writing Prompts, Writing Lessons, Writing Ideas, Creative Writing, Classroom Decor, Kindergarten Writing

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Free Writing Resources - A Kinderteacher Life

In honor of #MLKDay, try this “I Have a Dream” Writing Activity for kids!

In honor of MLK Day, we're sharing some lesson plans to teach students of all ages about nonviolence & civil rights. Middle School, High School, Found Poetry, Social Studies Activities, I Have A Dream, Martin Luther King, Civil Rights, Kids Learning, Elementary Schools

“I Have a Dream”: Lesson Plans for MLK Day

Teach students about Martin Luther King, Jr. with these lesson plans for elementary, middle, and high school!

Mansa Musa, the century African king of the Mali Empire, is said to have amassed a fortune that possibly made him one of the wealthiest people who ever lived. Jessica Smith tells the story of how Mansa Musa literally put his empire – and himself – on Jessica Smith, 7th Grade Social Studies, Teaching Social Studies, African Empires, African History, Economic Geography, Ancient World History, African Origins, Wealthy People

Mansa Musa, one of the wealthiest people who ever lived - Jessica Smith

Learn all about Mansa Musa, one of the wealthiest people who ever lived.

Get to know the life of Mexican nun, poet and scholar, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, who was censored by the Church for her critical writings. Social Studies Activities, Language Activities, Fun Activities, World History, Art History, Inspirational Leaders, Classroom Images, Touching Stories, Spanish Language

History's "worst" nun - Theresa A. Yugar

Get to know the life of Mexican nun, poet and scholar, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, who was censored by the Church for her critical writings.

Dig into the 800 year history and architecture of the Leaning Tower of Pisa and find out what gives the tower its infamous tilt. -- In the Italian gove. Social Studies Activities, Science Activities, Pisa Tower, Classroom Images, 7th Grade Science, Fall Over, Class Projects, Fun Facts, Ted

Why doesn’t the Leaning Tower of Pisa fall over? - Alex Gendler

Dig into the 800 year history and architecture of the Leaning Tower of Pisa and find out what gives the tower its infamous tilt.

Trace the year old history of the domestication of corn, or maize, and its effects on global agriculture. -- Corn currently accounts for more than one . Social Studies Activities, Fun Activities, History Of Agriculture, Tim Armstrong, Crop Production, Printable Coupons, World History, Geography, Kids Learning

The history of the world according to corn - Chris A. Kniesly

Trace the 9,000 year old history of the domestication of corn, or maize, and its effects on global agriculture.

The Mayan myth of the morning star Discover the Mayan myth of Venus the morning star plotting revenge on his brother the sun and his allies. -- Chak Ek the morning star rose from the und. Social Studies Activities, Fun Activities, Sabrina Gonzalez, Dear Theodosia, Genre Study, World Mythology, Morning Star, Too Cool For School, Kids Videos

The Maya myth of the morning star

Discover the Maya myth of Venus, the morning star plotting revenge on his brother, the sun, and his allies.

Ugly History: Japanese-American internment camps - Densho Dig into the historic injustice of Japanese-American internment camps during World War II through the experience of survivor Aki Kurose. -- On December 7 Social Studies Activities, Teaching Social Studies, Fun Activities, Melvin Williams, Tim Armstrong, Japanese American, Anti Racism, 16 Year Old, Camps

Ugly history: Japanese American incarceration camps - Densho

Dig into the historic injustice of Japanese American incarceration camps, also known as internment camps, during World War II.

The first and last king of Haiti - Marlene Daut Dive into the life of Henry Christophe a former slave and leader in the Haitian Revolution and the only king of Haiti. -- The royal couple of Haiti rode int. Social Studies Activities, Fun Activities, Morgan Williams, Mark Morris, Haitian Revolution, Classroom Images, Social Awareness, Professional Logo Design

The first and last king of Haiti - Marlene Daut

Dive into the life of Henry Christophe, a former slave and leader in the Haitian Revolution and the only king of Haiti.

History might be old, but our approach to teaching it shouldn’t be! Find engaging history lessons for Canadian History, Remembrance Day, and Veterans Day. History Education, History Teachers, Teaching History, Teaching Tips, Teacher Style, Drama Teacher, Teacher Salary, Social Studies Activities, Canadian History

History Lessons For Middle School Teachers - 2 Peas and a Dog

Find ideas for Canadian History lessons, Remembrance Day lesson plans, and Veterans Day lesson plans.

This is a fun video that gives a rundown of the myths Jason is a part of. It is part of the TedEd series, and this particular video was created by Iseult Gillespie Social Studies Activities, Fun Activities, Strongest Man Alive, Sabrina Gonzalez, Michael Goldberg, Jason And The Argonauts, Castor And Pollux, Early Middle Ages, Hercules

The myth of Jason and the Argonauts - Iseult Gillespie

Watch this video to learn about the myth of Jason and the Argonauts. #History #GreekMyth #SocialStudies

The rise and fall of the Mongol Empire - Anne F. Broadbridge Trace the rise and fall of the Mongol Empire which under the leadership of Genghis Khan became the largest contiguous land empire in history. Kublai Khan, Golden Horde, Empire, Sea Of Japan, Genghis Khan, Social Studies Activities, Story Of The World, Guy Names, 12th Century

The rise and fall of the Mongol Empire - Anne F. Broadbridge

Learn about the rise and fall of the Mongol Empire and Genghis Khan! #History #SocialStudies