Starting with the 2018 Native American $1 Coin, students will learn about the lives of Jim Thorpe and Jesse Owens. Students will pick an athlete they think should be on a coin and create a coin design representing their athlete.
Starting with the Block Island National Wildlife Refuge Quarter, students will learn and demonstrate different techniques for photographing wildlife. Students will identify foreground and background in a composition.
Students will explore how personal experiences can lead to conservation efforts. Students will demonstrate their understanding by creating a digital presentation proposing the conservation of a special place.
Students will describe the geological formations of the Cumberland Gap National Historical Park. Students will describe the characteristics of a cave ecosystem and create a model representing a cave. Students will compare caves located in different environments.
Students will research and draw conclusions about specific time periods. Students will understand and sequence events and demonstrate an understanding of the importance of Code Talkers in American history.
Grades: 6th, 7th, 8th
Subjects: Social Studies, Language Arts, Technology, Art