Unit Theme Resources

Below are links to various materials we've created to support students' work on the unit theme: Change.


Think Like a Geographer

Here are links to Internet resources that can be used to support instruction of the “Think Like a Geographer” feature for this unit: How Did Settlers Use Rivers as Roads?

Navigation Information Connection
Part of the U.S. Army Corp of Engineer's Navigation Information Guide, this site presents an extensive index to information related to inland rivers in the United States. Includes are links to both current and historical data on infrastructure and transportation, maps and charts, and historical pictures of river boats, particularly of the Mississippi River.
http://www2.mvr.usace.army.mil/NIC2/default.cfm

Links for Citizenship

Here are links to Internet resources that can be used to support instruction of the “Citizenship” feature for this unit: What Do Schools Cost?

Economic Education Web
The Center for Economic Education at the University of Nebraska at Omaha has assembled this treasure trove of economic education resources, including links to economic information and data, K-12 curriculum materials, economic education contacts, and much more. A comprehensive, well-organized resource.
http://ecedweb.unomaha.edu/home.htm
Teacher
The Bureau of Labor Statistics tells all about what it takes to become a teacher.
http://www.bls.gov/k12/help01.htm