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Learning About Independence Day

Learn about the Declaration of Independence and the history of July4th celebrations. 


themed packages

Watching the Summer Night Sky

By Phil Nast, retired middle school teacher and freelance writer

Brush up your stargazing skills and get ready to enjoy humankind's first TV, the night sky with these science lessons, activities & curriculum resources for all grade levels.


social studies

Teaching About the 1963 March on Washington

By Phil Nast, retired middle school teacher and freelance writer

August 28th is the 55th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs & Freedom. These resources explore events leading up to the March, and help place it in historical context.


science

Hurricane Season

By Phil Nast, retired middle school teacher and freelance writer

Summer is here and hurricane season approaches.  Use these lessons to teach how hurricanes form, how they are tracked, and how their size and intensity are affected by global warming. 


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