9 Meaningful Martin Luther King Jr. Activities for the Classroom Here are nine Martin Luther King Jr. activities you can do with your students to help them think more deeply about this legendary civil rights figure. 1. Read and share books that showcase King’s beliefs Martin Luther King Jr.’s message wasn’t exclusively about race.
Neandertal's prehistoric diet may have lacked a crucial element (4/1/2008) One of the most mysterious creatures that ever walked the earth was Neandertal, a prehistoric human-like being who first appeared about 230,000 years ago in Europe. Scientists have been debating since the first remains were found in 1856: Was he one of us or a separate species? Neandertal, who looked very human but was burly and stocky, developed a far less sophisticated culture than Cro-Magnon, the first modern humans in Europe, who emerged about 40,000 years ago.
101 Great Sites for Social Studies Class 1.) The Library of Congress is a great source to find historical documents, photos, art, maps, audio and video, artifacts and other items. The American Memory section organizes items based on topics, time periods and places of American history. The World Digital Library, a cooperative project with UNESCO, includes rare documents from around the world. 2.) The National Archives and Records Administration has a massive collection of material on U.S. history that can sometimes be overwhelming to search through.
National Forensic League, Speech & Debate Honor Society - topics Current Topics Policy Debate 2012-2013 Policy Debate Topic Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially increase its transportation infrastructure investment in the United States. Lincoln-Douglas Debate, presented by Lincoln Financial Group The 9 Best Web Tools Teachers Will Use This Year Clear communication with students and their parents is one of the primary goals of every teacher. Start this year with just that by using a variety of tools to share your plans and expectations for the coming academic year. In past years I have used a number of these assets but I have not as clearly organized them as I have this year.
Pennsylvania as a test case Frontier Country focuses primarily on the story of Pennsylvania. It tracks the emergence of frontiers within a once peaceful colony and shows that the appearance of frontiers created governing crisis that was only resolved with the American Revolution. Pennsylvania’s long history of peace made it a perfect case study for the way frontiers were perceived in the eighteenth century. Ancient Tunisia - The Ancient Punic and Carthaginian Empires Early Carthage A statue found at Carthage, possibly of Dionysus or Apollo, deities imported from Greek colonists While the culture and commercial genius of the cities of Phoenicia enabled them to preserve their independence through many centuries, in a sort of scornful supremacy over earth's military conquerors, they never themselves attained, nor did they seem to aspire to, the physical dominion over the world. A far nearer approach to this was made by their celebrated colony, Carthage. Starting from Utica or Carthage on the African shore, the earliest explorers searched the entire coast of western Africa.
Hiroshima after the Atomic Bomb (3 of 5) by Harbert F Austin Jr The eight islands of Japan sprang into existence through Divine Intervention. The first two gods who came into existence were Izanagi no Mikoto and Izanami no Mikoto, the Exalted Male and Exalted Female. It was their job to make the land for people to live on. They went to the bridge between heaven and earth and, using a jewel-encrusted halberd, Izanagi and Izanami churned up the sea into a frothy foam.