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1830: Indian Removal Act

1830: Indian Removal Act

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This map and article detail the routes of the five southeastern tribes that were forced to leave their homelands in the Southeast and live in Indian Territory in what is now Oklahoma.

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National Geographic
Author:
Caryl-Sue, National Geographic Society
Date Added:
06/24/2019
Adaptations: Changes Through Time

Adaptations: Changes Through Time

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Students watch a video of a gliding lizard to examine characteristics that enable flight. They record in chart form characteristics and abilities of four pterosaurs to see how these animals adapted to survive over millions of years.

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Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
National Geographic
Author:
Jeanne Wallace-Weaver
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Adapting Under Pressure

Adapting Under Pressure

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Students investigate conditions in the deepest parts of the ocean, make inferences about ocean creatures based on their physical characteristics, and design creatures that could survive in the Mariana Trench.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
National Geographic
Author:
JASON Learning
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Adopt a Vacant Lot

Adopt a Vacant Lot

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Students identify a need for renewal in their own community, conduct a field study, and make recommendations for renewal.

Provider:
National Geographic
Author:
National Geographic
Date Added:
06/24/2019
Affordable Energy for Our Future

Affordable Energy for Our Future

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Students discuss affordable energy and create a working definition of the concept. They discuss factors that could affect future energy supplies, conduct research, and then debate the topic: Will there be enough affordable energy in the United States in the near future? They create a multimedia presentation to support their position.

Provider:
National Geographic
Author:
JASON Learning
Date Added:
06/24/2019
Africa's Struggle with AIDS

Africa's Struggle with AIDS

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This lesson is designed to help students understand the enormity of the impact of AIDS on the population of Africa, by comparing its effect there with its effect on the population of the world in general, and especially on that of the United States. After using maps to locate Africa on a world map , and individual sub-Saharan nations on a map of Africa students will examine charts and graphs to find and compare data about AIDS in Africa, the world, and the United States.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
National Geographic
Author:
National Geographic Society
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Alien Invasion: The Spread of Invasive Species in the United States

Alien Invasion: The Spread of Invasive Species in the United States

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Students investigate factors that limit the spread of invasive species in the United States. They compare the spread and limiting factors of three classes of invasive species - insects, plants, and aquatic invertebrates - through data sets from the National Atlas and readings on invasive species issues. This activity is part of "Investigating Your World With My World GIS," a set of activities designed for use with My World GIS software (which can be downloaded at www.natgeoed/myworldgis) to help students learn key content and practice spatial problem solving.

Subject:
Biology
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
National Geographic
Author:
Betsy Youngman
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Analyze a Community Map

Analyze a Community Map

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Students make observations and gather information over several days or sessions. Then they summarize reasons why public services are located where they are.

Provider:
National Geographic
Author:
Anne Haywood
Date Added:
06/24/2019
Analyzing the Distribution of Vegetation Zones and Mountain Gorillas in Virunga National Park

Analyzing the Distribution of Vegetation Zones and Mountain Gorillas in Virunga National Park

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Students use a map to analyze and contrast variations in abiotic factors at three locations within Virunga National Park and explain how these factors influence the distribution of vegetation zones. Then students deduce the location that provides habitat for critically endangered mountain gorillas and think about why gorillas are not present in similar vegetation zones across the park.

Provider:
National Geographic
Author:
Alaxandra M. Silva
Date Added:
06/24/2019
Animal Adaptations in the Ocean

Animal Adaptations in the Ocean

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Students review what animal adaptations are, identify marine animal adaptations in a photo gallery, and predict how types of adaptations vary with ocean habitats.

Provider:
National Geographic
Author:
National Geographic
Date Added:
06/24/2019
Animal Conservation Map

Animal Conservation Map

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This map displays animal species whose future depends on whether we take steps to conserve them, or not.

Provider:
National Geographic
Author:
Dr. Lucy Spelman
Date Added:
06/24/2019
The Arctic Region

The Arctic Region

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Students analyze a map of the North Polar region, test their knowledge of the Arctic, and brainstorm examples of the interconnectedness of life in this region with life around the world.

Subject:
Science
Biology
Life Science
Physical Science
21st Century Global Geography
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
National Geographic
Author:
National Geographic Education
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Availability of Fresh Water Activity

Availability of Fresh Water Activity

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Students explore how water moves above and below Earth's surface by using interactive computational models. Then they examine the supply and demand issues around their local water source(s), and they meet a hydrogeologist who introduces students to some of the issues around the sustainability of fresh water sources around the world.

Provider:
National Geographic
Author:
National Geographic
Date Added:
06/24/2019
Avalanches 101

Avalanches 101

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This video describes the causes and effects of avalanches. Supplemental discussion questions accompany the video.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Presentation
Provider:
National Geographic
Author:
National Geographic Education
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Backyard Bird Identifier: National Geographic

Backyard Bird Identifier: National Geographic

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This interactive tool assists identification of bird species. After students provide answers to four questions, the tool will sort through an online database and narrow the search to just a few species.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Interactive
Lesson
Provider:
National Geographic
Author:
National Geographic
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Beyond Borders

Beyond Borders

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The purpose of this unit is to help students use maps and understand borders and their impacts in Europe. It contains materials to help students use maps to think about how borders intersect physical and human geological features and how those intersections can lead to cooperation and/or conflict. There are 10 lessons in the unit.

Provider:
National Geographic
Author:
Shelley Sperry
Date Added:
06/24/2019