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