Lesson Plans

Available are descriptions of lesson plans created by schools, educators, museums, state and federal parks, and other educational organizations.

A short activity book to help young learners find out about runoff pollution from a fish's point of view.

In this lesson plan, students read an article about the slave trade in West Africa, which caused the kidnapping of millions of free West Africans by slave traders.

This activity provides an interactive look at photography from the Civil War. Participants examine a set of photographs and later place those shots into the historical context of the Civil War.

Political leaders and parties in the tense time after the Civil War proposed various plans for Reconstruction.

Students will analyze photographs taken in Charleston, SC, during the Civil War years, 1861-1865. The photographs are from the American Memory Project of the Library of Congress. 

Students will be able to analyze data in a rose plot and determine preferred orientations.

Students will be able to interpret census data to statistically describe population trends.

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Historic Content 

In this lesson plan, students will look at photographs of women and discuss their first impressions.

Students will: