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A Gem of a Story
A live, interactive, televised electronic field trip to the Janet Annenberg Hooker Hall of Geology, Gems, and Minerals at the National Museum of Natural History. Requires purchase of log-in. Includes webisodes, a website with activities, lessons for the classroom, and a live broadcast on location at the Nation Museum of Natural History.
Provider: National Museum of Natural History
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Grade(s): All grades
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Geological Time: Story of a Changing Earth
Interactive geological timeline. The story of Earth is broken up into eons, which can be clicked on for more information. Each eon comes with an overview, description of major events like shifts in plate tectonics or the Cambrian explosion, and a look at evidence collected from that era. Foundational concepts are also described, these concepts being broken up into the forces that formed the Earth, how to date evidence, and the processes that shaped what life looks like today.
Provider: National Museum of Natural History
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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The Allure of Pearls
Webpage provides images and information on several of the world’s most famous and beautiful pearls. Includes background on pearls, how they are formed, and how they are valued.
Provider: National Museum of Natural History
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Lakota Winter Counts
Lesson plans teaching about winter counts which record events critical to the Lakota people. Lesson plans for elementary, middle school, and high school. Includes background information on the Lakota, curriculum connections, glossary, student lessons, and suggestions for discussion.
Provider: National Museum of Natural History
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Grade(s): All grades
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What can science tell us about American history?
Webinar in which Doug Owsley and Kari Bruwelheide take you inside the real world of forensic investigations. They lay out their evidence in cases dating from the earliest English settlement in America to modern times. Educator Robert Costello is on hand to show how one case—a four-hundred-year-old murder mystery—has been adapted into an entertaining “webcomic” for classroom learning.
Provider: Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access
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Grade(s): 9–12
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Anthropology Teaching Activities: Archeology in the Classroom
Two student activities explore the relationship between material remains and activities in different areas. Students look at trash from around the school or objects hidden in a sandbox to simulate how archaeologists learn about a people from the objects they leave behind.
Provider: National Museum of Natural History
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Grade(s): PreK–3, 4–8, 9–12
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Archaeology
Home page for the NMNH department of Archaeology. Information on North American archaeology, research programs, training programs, collections, online databases, online exhibits, teaching guides/activities, and staff video interviews.
Provider: National Museum of Natural History
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Anthropology Teaching Activities: Random Strategies in Archeology
Several activities designed to introduce the principles of archeology, the importance of material culture, and techniques and questions of archeology. Also includes suggested speakers in the Washington, DC area.
Provider: National Museum of Natural History
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Anthropology Teaching Activities: Relative Dating in Archeology
Classroom activities focus on stratigraphy and seriation, dating techniques used by archaeologists to establish a relative chronology. Includes several suggested activities and recommendations for further reading.
Provider: National Museum of Natural History
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Crossroads of Continents
Combines modern research in North Pacific anthropology and archeology with important objects from early collections. Development from end of last Ice Age to modern day. Includes interactive virtual tour.
Provider: National Museum of Natural History
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Grade(s): 4–8, General audience
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