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Civil War (VS.7)

Civil War

Abolitionists Exploration:

Station 1: Review this site with famous abolitionists. Pick one and write a brief (2-3 sentence) response about their contributions to share back to the class.
Biographies

Station 2: Read about the Underground Railroad. Summarize what you learned in 2-3 sentences. Review the myth vs. truth page and choose one myth that you found interesting to share back in our discussion (write it on your page).
The Underground Railroad Reading
Myth Vs. Truth

Station 3: Read and explore the information on Harriet Tubman. Write down three things you learned along with one myth that surprised you.
Harriet Tubman Web Hunt
Harriet Tubman: Myth vs. Truth

Station 4: Travel on the virtual underground railroad by exploring these sites. When you have finished exploring, write a short response (2-3 sentences) about what you experienced on the journey.
Interactive Map of the Underground Railroad
Follow in the Footsteps
Travel on the Underground Railroad

Overviews:

North vs. South:
Northern Factory Workers

Factory Vs. Plantation

Industry and Economy During the War

Prezi: Factory vs. Slaves

General Differences Pre-War

North Vs. South

Social Systems Pre-War

The Plantation Myth

Economic Systems

Political System Link 1
Political System Link 2

Maps, etc.:

Civil War Animated

Maps of the Civil War

The North and South before the War

Civil War 150 (History Channel)

Civil War Interactive Poster

Causes of the Civil War

Life as a Soldier (Homework)

Civil War in Virginia:

Civil War Traveler

Virginia at War (updated)

Slavery:

Slavery and the Making of America

A Year in the Life

Escape from Slavery

Africans in America

Women:

Women and the Civil War

WomenSoldiers

Women Spies

Children

Life on the Homefront:

The Southern Homefront

The Northern Homefront

Education During the 1800s

Civil War Slang 1

Civil War Slang 2

Life as a Soldier:

Civil War Soldier Names

The Civil War Soldier

Hardtack Recipe

Battle Maps:

Mr. Nussbaum

Civil War Trust

Civil War Maps

Monitor and the Merrimack Research Links:
#1
#2

American Revolution VS.5

Background
Battles
Battles 2
Battles 3
a href=”http://www.history.org/history/museums/clothingexhibit/index.cfm”>Virtual Exhibit
Dress the Paper Doll
Games
Colonial Jobs Overview
Colonial Names

Classroom Declaration Activity:

Creating the Declaration
Digital Declaration
Join the Signers

Revolution Simulation Links

These links are for the colonial simulation and are due Thursday.

Colonial Names
Colonial Jobs
Colonial Dress

Astronomy (4.7-4.8)

Early Astronomers Exploration:
Overview
Astronomical Theories Over Time
Power of Ten Eames movie from the 1970s (remember this is a bit out of date!)
The Scale of the Universe

The Solar System:
The Sun:
The Sun (use for in class exploration)
The Sun Brainpop
Interactive Sun Layers
Light Years Video
The Sun is Older than You Think
The Planets:
Interactive Solar System
Dwarf Planets
Solar System in Order with Detail
Interactive Solar System
Nine Planets Tour
Solar System Links
NASA Solar System
PBS Interactive
Research the Planets
Astronomy for Kids
Our Solar System Size Comparisons

Revolution and Rotation:
Seasons Interactive
Interactive Moon Revolution
Revolution and Rotation Practice
Earth Rotation (YouTube so ask for permission)

Moon Phases:
Interactive
Lunar Cycle Challenge
Today’s Moon Phase
NASA Missions

Colonial Life VS. 4: Daily Life in the Colonies

Daily Life Reading
Printable Reading
Daily Life #2
Survival

Indentured Servants and the Brideship

Life of an Indentured Servant (primary source)
Virginia’s Brideship

Weather 4.6

USGS Water Cycle
Weather Study Guide
Measurement Practice:
Temperature Interactives
Anemometer Experiment Activity
A variety of interactives
Independent Activities (BONUS EXPLORATION)

Air Masses and Fronts:
Weather fronts

Clouds:
Cloud Tutorial
Cloud Lab
Many interactive links
Cloud Art Extension
Storms:
Thunderstorms
NOAA Thunderstorms
Hurricane Simulator
Fun Hurricane Activities
Mensa Hurricane Reading
Tornado Reading
Create-A-Cane
Control A Tornado
Tornado Simulator
Tornado Chase Game
Young Meteorologist Game
Research Links:
Weather.com
Weather Underground
Accuweather
National Weather Service
Intellicast

Jamestown

Colonial Life Study Guide

Life at Jamestown Reading
Virtual Jamestown

Jamestown Adventure

Secrets of Jamestown

Jamestown Archaeology

Weather (4.6)

NASA Missions
USGS Water Cycle
Weather Study Guide
Measurement Practice:
Temperature Interactives
Anemometer Experiment Activity
A variety of interactives
Independent Activities (BONUS EXPLORATION)

Air Masses and Fronts:
Weather fronts

Clouds:
Cloud Tutorial
Cloud Lab
Many interactive links
Cloud Art Extension
Storms:
Thunderstorms
NOAA Thunderstorms
Hurricane Simulator
Fun Hurricane Activities
Mensa Hurricane Reading
Tornado Reading
Create-A-Cane
Control A Tornado
Tornado Simulator
Tornado Chase Game
Young Meteorologist Game
Research Links:
Weather.com
Weather Underground
Accuweather
National Weather Service
Intellicast