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Relentlessly Fun, Deceptively Educational: DIY Parachutes (and the Science Behind How they Work) Great Engineering project! Toddler Science Experiments, Science For Toddlers, Science Week, Teaching Science, Science Fair, Summer Science, Science Education, Earth Science, Chemistry Experiments

DIY Parachutes (and the Science Behind How they Work)

What kid doesn't love parachutes? My boys have gotten so many of those parachuting army men as party favors, I've lost count. And forget ...

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World War II Food Rationing Simulation/Activity

This is a great activity when teaching about the home-front during World War II. In this activity students will be given $2.00 and 48 ration points to purchase items to feed their family of four. They must create a balanced menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner without exceeding their spending limit ...

Cold war conflict essay ideas Effects and Causes of the Cold War Essay: Topic Ideas and Summary. World War II ended in the mid nineteen forties. While it was wonderful that a violent, global. 6th Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Classroom, History Classroom, Teaching Social Studies, History Teachers, Teaching History, Teaching American History, Teaching Jobs, Modern World History

Cold War: The Changing Borders of Europe: 1945-1993

This mini-lesson will help your students understand how Europe's borders changed after World War II, during the Cold War, and after the collapse of the Soviet Union. You can use this as guided notes, station work, homework, in an interactive notebook, and much more! What's Included:*Changing Borders...

to Build the Alamo: Day 5 Hands-on Learning (Free Texas Unit Study) How to Build the Alamo. Learning about Texas. Grab your free unit study and lapbook @ Tina's Dynamic Homeschool PlusList of USB-C Power Delivery chargable laptops 4th Grade Social Studies, Teaching Social Studies, Teaching History, Hands On Learning, Hands On Activities, Texas History 7th, Texas Revolution, American Revolution, Study History

How to Build the Alamo: Day 5 Hands-on Learning

How to Build the Alamo: Day 5 Hands-on Learning (Free Texas Unit Study). What better way to learn about Texas than doing a Texas unit study and free lapbook

War II Hands-On History – Make Ration Cakes World War II Hands-On History. Make Ration Cakes @ Tina's Dynamic Homeschool PlusWorld War II Hands-On History. Make Ration Cakes @ Tina's Dynamic Homeschool Plus History For Kids, History Teachers, Teaching History, Us History, Study History, American History, History Timeline, History Education, History Photos

World War II Hands-On History – Make Ration Cakes

World War II Hands-On History - Make Ration Cakes. A fun project to teach middle or high school homeschooled kids about World War II is to make ration cakes

Quick and Easy Great Depression Simulation: Help students experience the impact of the Crash of 1929 Teaching Us History, Teaching American History, History Activities, History Teachers, History Education, Teachers College, Enrichment Activities, Gifted Education, Physical Education

Quick and Easy Great Depression Simulation

I used to struggle to make the Great Depression experience more real for my students; I was looking for a way to help my classes understand how the Crash of 1929 caused a cascading series of devastating problems for Americans of the time. All I really knew was that I wanted a lesson that would…

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Learn about a dark time in World War 2 history

When I was in high school I was a huge Star Trek fan. That love has slightly abated, I don’t read all Star Trek books obsessively, but I still love Star Trek. In high school I read George Takei’s autobiography, To The Stars*. It was the first time I ever heard of the internment of […]

Explore the trenches of World War 1 with this activity The Effective Pictures We Offer You About World History curriculum A quality picture can tell you many things. World History Lessons, Teaching History, Us History, Ancient History, History Classroom, History Timeline, History Projects, History Photos, Teaching Resources

Explore the trenches of World War 1 with this activity

A few weeks ago in a blogging group, we got to talking about outside learning for the summer. Y’all Texas summer is hot, like it was over 100 last week for several days. Instantly I knew whatever I volunteered had to be outside, and then I remembered this World War 1 trench warfare lesson from […]

Bring US history to life by throwing a Dolley Madison party! These fun activities are a great way to teach about one of our most colorful first ladies. History For Kids, Us History, Women In History, History Books, American History, History Activities, Educational Activities For Kids, Science Activities, Kids Learning

Throw a Dolley Madison Party! - All Done Monkey

Bring US history to life by throwing a Dolley Madison party! These fun activities are a great way to teach about one of our most colorful first ladies.

Students will create a timeline of events an account of the 13 days for the battle and siege of the Alamo in this interactive notebook activity. Students will also create a diary as if they were there on the days that the siege took place. Social Studies Resources, Teaching Resources, Teaching Tools, Create A Timeline, 13 Days, Study History, Texas History, Modern History, Hands On Activities

Thirteen Days of Glory Alamo Interactive Notebook Activity

*** NOW EDITABLE! ***Students will create a timeline of events, an account of the 13 days for the battle and siege of the Alamo in this interactive notebook activity. Students will also create a diary as if they were there on the days that the siege took place.

How did World War 1 start? an interactive map lesson History Class, Us History, American History, Middle School Drama, Middle School Classroom, Interactive Map, Modern History, World War I, Wwi

How did World War 1 start? an interactive map lesson

How did World War 1 start? Well, let's pull out a map of Europe and walk through how World War 1 started.

There was a whole heap of interesting stuff going on in the early Great Britain was indeed great and steaming forth as leaders in the industrial revolution (steaming? William Wilberforce, History For Kids, Story Of The World, Mystery Of History, Industrial Revolution, Modern History, World History, Social Justice, Interesting Stuff

Nineteenth Century World History: 1800-1810 {Transatlantic Slave Trade and its Abolition} - ANGELICSCALLIWAGS

There was a whole heap of interesting stuff going on in the early 1800’s. Great Britain was indeed great andContinue Reading

As part of our Jane Austen learning, the girls decided to hold a Georgian tea party, Jane Austen style. I am so blessed by older girls who want to make the little ones’ childhood as magical … Homeschool High School, Homeschooling, Modern History, Jane Austen, Georgian, Pretty Little, Parenting Hacks, Little Ones, Tea Party

How to Hold a Jane Austen Tea Party - ANGELICSCALLIWAGS

As part of our Jane Austen learning, the girls decided to hold a Georgian tea party, Jane Austen style. IContinue Reading