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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Longitude

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Longitude

Early Maritime Navigation Inquiry Unit

Solving the Longitude problem was necessary to navigating the world's oceans and opening the door to global trade. Early Maritime Navigation Inquiry Unit Click Here to Download Video…

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Power of the Sea

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Power of the Sea

Early Maritime Navigation Inquiry Unit

The video explains the important relationship of maritime navigational technologies in regards to global trade from the past through to today. Early Maritime Navigation Inquiry Unit Click Here t…

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Latitude

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Latitude

Early Maritime Navigation Inquiry Unit

The video highlights early maritime navigational tools used to determine latitude. Early Maritime Navigation Inquiry Unit …

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GPS

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GPS

Early Maritime Navigation Inquiry Unit

Briefly explains how the concepts of celestial navigation are used in today's global positioning systems, (GPS). Early Maritime Navigation Inquiry Unit Click Here to Download Video…

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The Compass

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The Compass

Early Maritime Navigation Inquiry Unit

A brief historical understanding of the magnetic compass and its use in early maritime navigation. Electronic Lighting Inquiry Unit …

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Europe and Northern Africa Portolan Atlas 1547

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Europe and Northern Africa Portolan Atlas 1547

Early Maritime Navigation Inquiry Unit

Early Maritime Navigation – Compass Lesson & Europe Classroom Activity Europe and northern Africa. HM 29. PORTOLAN ATLAS, anonymous (Dieppe, 1547) Europe and northern Africa. HM 29. PORTOLAN AT…

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