Skyscrapers Hands-On Activity

Hands-on Activity

Skyscrapers Hands-On Activity

Skyscrapers Inquiry Unit

Skyscrapers Inquiry Unit Download PDF Skyscrapers Hands-On Activity Prompt for the students: Using only the materials provided, teams of students will design and build a structure as tall as p…

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Skyscrapers

Inquiry Unit

Skyscrapers

The symbol of growth in China and India of the early 21st century is the proliferation of skyscrapers. This was also the symbol of urbanization in the early 20th century U.S. How did this come about? …

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Khufu Pyramid Complex

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Khufu Pyramid Complex

Skyscrapers Inquiry Unit

The Pyramid of Cheops or Khufu, constructed c. 2580 – c. 2560 BCE, is the tallest pyramid in Giza and the largest ever constructed in Egypt.  Made of limestone and originally reaching a height …

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Triremes “How to Build Your Vessel”

Hands-on Activity

Triremes “How to Build Your Vessel”

Triremes Inquiry Unit

Please refer to the Triremes Hands-On-Activity Power Point found here Hands-on Activity PDF includes: Materials Directions Instructional PowerPoint Evaluation Worksheet Images C…

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Triremes Oar Simulation

Hands-on Activity

Triremes Oar Simulation

Triremes Inquiry Unit

Photo taken from Ms. Bisconti’s 8th grade class, on Triremes - Democracy and Empire, 2016. Ms. Bisconti is a Social Studies Teacher, at Heritage Middle School, Livingston NJ (Note: An option prior t…

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Ancient Near Eastern Seals, c. 3000-1000 B.C.E.

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Ancient Near Eastern Seals, c. 3000-1000 B.C.E.

Printing Press Inquiry Unit

Printing Press (Artifact Photo) Produced for about 5000 years, these seals were made by engraving, in reverse, on a small stone using metal tools. The design becomes apparent only after being rolled …

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