May 9th, 2018

High School Resource: The Lewis and Clark Expedition

The Lewis and Clark Expedition Using books, encyclopedias (both electronic and print), and other resources, guide students in accessing basic information about the Louisiana Purchase, the Lewis and Clark Expedition, and Manifest Destiny. Ask them to compile their research into a chart listing the main players, significant events, and important dates. Related NY State Academic […]

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April 11th, 2018

High School Resource: Civil War Photographs

Civil War Photographs: The Mathew Brady Bunch by Library of Congress In this activity, students become reporters, assigned to sort through Civil War photographs in order to find one that will bring the war alive to their readers. They write a newspaper article based on their chosen photograph and publish it. Related NY State Academic […]

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April 4th, 2018

High School Resource: Growing Marigolds

Growing Marigolds Given the proper instructional materials and equipment, students propagate a group of marigold plants from seed to mature plant. Students record all information relating to the plants’ growth and development. Related NY State Academic Standards: CDOS.C.3a.TS.2.A, CDOS.C.3a.IS.4.A, CDOS.C.3a.TE.5.A and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson […]

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February 28th, 2018

High School Resource: Earth Science Digital Image Library – Fossil Crab

Earth Science Digital Image Library Crabs are the most specialized members of the crustacean group which in turn are classified as Arthropods.  These organisms are very common fossils in Tertiary Period deposits. In this resource, students will view pictures of a fossilized crab. Related NY State Academic Standards: MST4.C.ES.PS1.2 Be sure to check out our […]

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November 29th, 2017

High School Resource: Poe’s Vocabulary in “The Raven”

Decoding The Raven The Raven, by Edgar Allan Poe is a classic and is studied throughout many high schools across the U.S. The poem is chuck full of words that have different meanings based on context. In this high school resource, students apply definitions to better comprehend the poem. Related NY State Academic Standards: ELA2.I.LR1D, […]

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