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What could be more fun than creating your own island to hide your pirate treasure Have your students design their own Treasure Map and Island This project based map skill. 3rd Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Classroom, Social Studies Activities, Teaching Social Studies, Learning Activities, Teaching Maps, Problem Based Learning, Inquiry Based Learning, Project Based Learning

Project Based Learning: Treasure Map

What could be more fun than creating your own island to hide your pirate treasure? Have your students design their own Treasure Map and Island! This project based map skills activity is designed to capture the interests of students while assessing their map skills. Rubric and student examples included! $

Ship in a bottle, construction paper collage with shaving cream and glue waves. Could also do message in a bottle to incorporate writing.

Ship in a bottle, gr.3, construction paper collage with shaving cream and glue waves.

This is the perfect power point presentation to teach the Columbian Exchange. The explanation for all that is included in the Columbian Exchange is illustrated and amplified by the slides and the many links leading to online animations, maps, and resource Columbus Day, Christopher Columbus Facts, Classroom Freebies, Classroom Ideas, Future Classroom, Cc Cycle 3, Teaching Social Studies, Teaching History, Study History

FREE Christopher Columbus Facts and Resources! - Blessed Beyond A Doubt

A Big list of Christopher Columbus Facts and Resources!

Unit Vikings Dress up like a Viking with these fun masks! Pre-cut and pre-printed cardboard masks for children to colour with acrylic paint or fibre pens and then wear.

Viking Colour-in Masks

Dress up like a Viking with these fun masks! Pre-cut and pre-printed cardboard masks for children to colour with acrylic paint or fibre pens and then wear.

Connecting social studies with literacy and meeting so many standards! -EM Grade Explorer Unit-- Students were each assigned an explorer. They researched facts and created a visual representation of their explorers. Social Studies Projects, 3rd Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Classroom, Social Studies Activities, Teaching Social Studies, Teaching History, History Teachers, History Classroom, Explorers Unit

5th Grade Explorer Unit-- Students were each assigned an explorer. They researched facts and created a visual representation of their explorers.

This Project Based Learning idea was a hit with my elementary students! They loved diving in to this project's STEM challenges! The PBL activities were inquiry based and extremely engaging. A great way to jump start science in your Century classroom! Problem Based Learning, Inquiry Based Learning, Project Based Learning, Stem Activities, Learning Activities, Teaching Ideas, Writing Problems, 21st Century Learning, School Fun

Project Based Learning with STEM: Pirates

This Project Based Learning idea was a hit with my elementary students! They loved diving in to this project's STEM challenges! The PBL activities were inquiry based and extremely engaging. A great way to jump start science in your 21st Century classroom!

The Vikings were a fierce, strong, and very interesting people from the Northlands. Here are some great resources to help you teach your children more about them. Lesson Plans Viking Lesson Plans from the Viking Network Ireland Middle Ages History, Study History, Mystery Of History, Tapestry Of Grace, Early Explorers, Teaching History, History Classroom, Canadian History, Social Studies

Teach Your Kids About ... Vikings

The Vikings were a fierce, strong, and very interesting people from the Northlands. Here are some great resources to help you teach your children more about them. Lesson Plans Viking Lesson Plans from the Viking Network Ireland – Five lessons about vikings, longships, sagas and settlements. Time Warp Trio: Vikings – based on the TV … Teach Your Kids About … Vikings Read More »

viking waffles - recipes with Eggo waffles Burton Brandt Eggo Waffles, Pancakes, Dragon Birthday, 4th Birthday, Helmet Of Salvation, Viking Food, Cute Food, Good Food, Viking Party

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DIY Project: Potsherds for an Archaeological Dig Tikkidocom The post DIY Project: Potsherds for an Archaeological Dig appeared first on Garden ideas - Architecture Ancient Egypt Crafts, Egyptian Crafts, Egyptian Party, Ancient Egypt For Kids, Ancient Greece, 6th Grade Social Studies, Teaching Social Studies, Archaeology For Kids, History Classroom

DIY Project: Potsherds for an Archaeological Dig

Making your own mock archaeological dig for a party, school, or scout project? Potsherds are a fabulous thing to include. Easy to make, incredibly inexpensive (about $1 for a whole bunch of pottery bits), and authentic enough to make your young diggers feel like real archaeologists!

use Viking symbols on it? Make a viking brooch:: Time Traveller Kids --Idea for youth activity. Have example pictures from various time frames.

Historical Craft Kits for Kids

Make some easy Viking brooches with this easy tutorial for kids

Vasco da Gama was born 1460 or Sines, on the southwest coast of Portugal, probably in a house near the church of Nossa Senhora das Salas. Vasco da Gama’s father was Estêvão da Gama, wh… Social Studies Notebook, Social Studies Classroom, Teaching Social Studies, Teaching History, Teaching Science, Social Science, Explorers Unit, Early Explorers, Historia

Mr. Nussbaum History Explorers Activities

This massive section includes games, historical accounts, articles, online activities, and printables related to explorers and the Age of Exploration.