Virtually Build a Cell
Current Electricity & Electrical Circuits
Study Jams- http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/energy-light-sound/current-electricity-elec-circuits.htm
MAIN Causes of the war- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tletwavDMgM
WWI Song- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oEFo4o579G8
U.S. Involvement in WWI
Homework Due: Thursday
Classwork Wednesday & Thursday
Sinking of the Lusitania
Primary Source- https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83030214/1915-05-08/ed-1/seq-1/#words=l.usitania+Lusitania+LUSITANIA
The Treaty of Versailles
Emigration to US
Click on the link to go to Miss Norris' blog for powerpoint.
Miss Norris Blog
Scroll to bottom of page to "Immigration" and click on "Immigration Powerpoint"
Ellis Island Tour:
Expanding America's Role in the World
Experience the Canal:
Inventors & Inventions
Websites for Researching Inventors:
Impact on American Life: http://www.jonathanfeicht.com/changing-america--the-turn-of-the-century.html
Alexander Graham Bell
George Washington Carver
Cowboys & Cattle Trails
"Beef Moves to Nebraska"- watch this brief animation of how beef (cattle) came to America.
Cattle Trails in the 19th Century
Chisholm Trail video
Black Cowboys of Texas
Overview of the Time Period
Risks that many people took in the late 1800's and early 1900's
Impact on Native Americans
Cowboys & Cattle Herds
Cattle Trails in the late 19th Century
Cowboy Folk Songs
Land Formation – site with good basic information and images of the examples of types of constructive and destructive forces.
Earthquakes for Kids - site is full of different resources about earthquakes. It includes: Learning Links, Animations, Earthquake Pictures, Puzzles & Games, Latest Earthquakes, Today in Earthquake History, Become an Earthquake Scientist, The Science of Earthquakes, and Science Fair Project Ideas.
Natural Disasters- National Geographic site that gives 101 information about earthquakes, hurricanes, tsunamis, floods, and much more.
Geography for Kids- site that explores a wide variety of topics about our Earth. It includes: Earth energy, Earth structure, and climates.
Shape it Up!
An Earth Changing Erosion Activity
Internet Scavenger Hunt:
How Earthquakes Happen
Physics of Tsunamis
Plate Tectonics for Kids
-Simple website that allows students to visit volcanoes and other unique landforms around the world through virtual tours. Contains other valuable resources related to volcanoes as well. Can we predict volcanic eruptions? A simple, interactive, and organized site that allows students to explore the latest research.
Earthquake for Kids
-Directory page for kids from U.S. Geological Survey that includes opportunities for students to locate the most recent earthquakes in their area and “Ask a Geologist” among others.
Geography for Kids
-Excellent website that explores a wide variety of topics from standard S5E1. Simple, easy to read text, and supporting graphics make this a great site for students to read and conduct research.
National Geographic Forces of Nature
-Quality, media enhanced online activities that illustrate the forces of volcanoes and earthquakes. Includes atmospheric hurricanes and tornadoes.
Allows students to build volcanoes under different conditions and observe the outcome.
Forces of Nature
Simulator- simulate tornadoes, hurricanes, volcanoes, and earthquakes
Art Connection with Mrs. Armstrong-
Test: Monday, September 11th
Use this ppt to help!
Test your understanding with these GAMES!