Elementary Social Studies

Coastal Plains | Regions of Georgia

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Learn about the Coastal Plains region of Georgia, including how it was formed, its climate, wildlife, location, and industry.

This video is a part of GPB Education’s Regions of Georgia virtual field trip, which you can view here.

Know Ohio | Ohio's Mounds and Earthworks

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Explore the mystery of ancient Indian earthworks and mounds in Ohio. No one quite knows when or why they were built. At Hopewell National Historic Park, modern-day archaeologists are still uncovering artifacts and looking for answers.

Art & Music | Northwest Profiles

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This collection of video and curriculum resources from KSPS's Northwest Profiles series focuses on a variety of art and music events as well as on professional artists in the Pacific Northwest.

Remembering Spokane

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Remembering Spokane, a documentary produced by KSPS Public Television, explores the social history of the Spokane community as told by the people who lived it.

Community members use their old home movies and photo albums to depict the heart of the Inland Northwest, reminiscing about important cultural landmoarks such as Nat Park, Manito Park, The Crescent Hotel, and the Davenport Hotel.

Native Voices | Wampum

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Wampum jewelry sculptor and artist Allen Hazard, of The Purple Shell in Charlestown, Rhode Island describes the importance of the beautiful quahog shell in the tradition and culture of the Narragansett people.

Native America | Episode 3: Cities of the Sky

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Native America: Cities of the Sky explores the creation of some of the ancient world’s largest and most impressive cities. An archaeologist explores some of the world’s largest pyramids in Central America, scientists 3D-scan a lost city of monumental mounds on the Mississippi River, and native elders reveal ancient powers of the sky in modern-day Missouri. Modern research suggests these ancient urban centers are more than just great feats of engineering and artistry. They are heavenly cities—aligned to and inspired by the movement of the sun, moon, and stars.

Fargo Indigenous Peoples' Day

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An overview of Indigenous Peoples Day at the Agassiz School in Fargo, ND on October 8, 2018, and meaningful conversation about the need for the day to be recognized.

The Vikings! | Crash Course World History

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Join host John Green to learn about Vikings, one of our most requested subjects on Crash Course. Many of the preconceived notions you have about Vikings may not be true. They weren't simply pagan raiders striking terror into the hearts of defenseless European Christendom. They were some of the greatest travelers of their time, and they weren't always traveling to steal. In many cases, they were traveling to trade. John will teach you about Viking trade goods and Norse Mythology - and some blood, guts, and dragons for good measure.

Activity Starter | Past, Present, and Future

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Learn about the difference between past, present, and future in this video. Then try the hands-on activity in the classroom or at home.

Visit the Activity Starters website to learn more!

Frank King - Kissimmee | Central Florida Roadtrip

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Many of us who enjoy reading the Sunday comics are very familiar with “Gasoline Alley.” First published in 1918, it is the 2nd longest-running comic strip in the U.S. “Gasoline Alley” was the creation of Frank King, who for some 20 years called Kissimmee home.

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