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Using the 3Rs to Help the Environment
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In this lesson designed to enhance literacy skills, students examine our growing waste problem and learn about strategies we can use to lessen the strain on our landfills and Earth's natural resources: reduce, reuse, recycle.

Subject:
Ecology
English Language Arts
Forestry and Agriculture
Geoscience
Language, Grammar and Vocabulary
Life Science
Physical Science
Space Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Author:
WGBH Educational Foundation
Walmart Foundation
Date Added:
08/29/2011
Voices of the Transatlantic Slave Trade
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This unit begins by asking students to consider life in Africa before colonization and the forced enslavement of Africans. Students read Omar ibn Said’s autobiography to understand the Islamic scholar’s experiences before he was captured in West Africa and after he was enslaved in America. Excerpts from Olaudah Equiano’s autobiography provide a detailed glimpse of his childhood in Africa before he was kidnapped and sold into slavery. Students examine these two stories and others for evidence of resistance, liberation, connection to culture, and shared humanity as they develop a response to the question: How can we better understand America’s past and present by listening to often omitted and unheard voices from the slave trade? Working in teams, students create a podcast about an unheard story in order to start a conversation about the lasting effects of the Transatlantic slave trade and the importance of Black history in America.

Subject:
U.S. History
Material Type:
Lesson
Lesson Plan
Module
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Unit of Study
Author:
Educurious .
Date Added:
04/19/2022
Wildfires of Central Washington Inquiry Lesson Plan
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Students will be exploring the idea of ecosystems and wildfires. They will become familiar with what an ecosystem is and how to keep them healthy. Students will also see the positive and negative effects of wildfires on ecosystems. Also how wildfires influence the local government and federal government when it comes to land management.

Subject:
Life Science
U.S. History
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Author:
Amanda Jenkins
Date Added:
06/11/2021