Social Studies Elementary Lessons

Social Studies Elementary Lessons

This lesson plan allows students to explore the wonder of modern energy. Students will gain an appreciation for the electrictiy they use in their every day lives and what the world would be like without it. Topics covered include: the nature of fossil fuels, where they come from, how they provide energy, and the impact they have on the world....

Each learner will be able to recognize, sing, and discuss the historical context of the song Low Bridge by Thomas Allen. 
 
This lesson is intended for 4th grade. It can be taught in collaboration with their classroom teacher or school librarian.

In this lesson students will explore the cultural history of the island nation of Cuba. In light of President Obama's announcement that the two countries plan to re-establish diplomatic relations, students will look into the two countries past and try to predict what might change with the new announcement. Students will take a journey into Cuba...

Throughout New York State's past, individual visitors and the state government have promoted the natural beauty, history, cultural attractions, and recreational activities that the state has to offer. Explore New York State through photographs, documents and...

The salt industry as been a major player in the New York economy for decades, it is a vital resource and part of New York State heritage. Explore the production process and importance of the salt industry in New York State. 

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