On December 15th the United States celebrates our Bill of Rights. This brief animated video summarizes the first ten amendments to the Constitution.
Learn how King Tut lived from before he became a pharaoh up until his death. You can also explore his tomb.
Did you know that November 4th is King Tut Day? Celebrate by taking a tour of the King Tut Exhibition without leaving your classroom. Learn how King Tut lived from before he became a pharaoh up until his death. You can also explore his tomb
Ever wonder what exactly Confucious did say? You can find out by checking out the original, online text of Confucian Analects by Confucius.
This lesson offers thought-provoking activities for grades 9-12 with this interactive in which students are given a limit and must decide what to bring on the Mayflower.
Thanksgiving is right around the corner. As inspiration for your festivities, check out the different types of headdresses worn by Native American groups across North, Central and South America.
Skyscrapers are awesome to check out. Celebrate the world's tallest buildings with this graphical timeline that showcases all the buildings from 1890-2004.
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Doing a unit on Water Quality? Learn all about an outhouse and sewage-treatment plant in one, processing human waste through a “constructed wetlands.” "Poop and Paddle"demonstrates how sewage and rainwater can be converted to cattails and clean water.
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Celebrate the aeronautical contributions of Amelia Earhart. The mystique of incredible bravery gives Amelia Earhart a lasting place in history. To this day, her death is unsolved and her character an enigma. This official site includes photos as well as her life story.
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Valerie Bourbour is a certified educator and past Co-Director of The Academy of Ormond Beach. Ms. Bourbour has experience in online learning platforms and aims for student success.