Social Studies - 3rd Grade
Students will understand how geography influences community location and development.
Determine the relationships between human settlement and geography.
American Colonial Life in the Late 1700s: Distant Cousins
After completing these activities, students will be able to:
identify the original thirteen British colonies on a map; understand how physical geography affected settlement; understand how settlers' backgrounds influenced their values, priorities, and daily lives; examine artifacts and make inferences about the people and the historical periods that they represent; imagine typical daily life for different families in colonial America in the late 1700s; write a letter from the viewpoint of someone who lived in a different time and place.
These directions and a template from the Arthur TV show collection tell how to build a globe using a balloon.
Force, Motion, & Primitive Technologies
The prehistoric inhabitants of the Four Corners area used simple machines to help them make everyday tasks easier.
Natural History Museum of Utah
Visit this web site to learn about the museum's current exhibits and their permanent collections.
People and Endangered Species
This lesson provides students with an overview of some endangered species and of the ways that human activities contribute to species endangerment.
The Aztecs: Mighty Warriors of Mexico
After completing this lesson, students will be able to: identify the Aztecs as the builders of a great city and rich civilization in what is now Mexico; locate the Aztec Empire and its capital on a map; describe several aspects of Aztec culture; and understand the causes of the Aztec civilization's downfall.
Walk Through the Continents: Mega maps
Download and print simple blackline maps from all over the world.
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