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Activity

Clues to Human Migration

Students imagine they are detectives and figure out ways to solve the mystery of how humans migrated around the wor...

Article

The Grapes of Wrath

John Steinbeck captures people’s relationships with the environment during the Dust Bowl.


Historic Article

Mayflower Compact

On November 11, 1620, 41 Separatist Pilgrims signed the Mayflower Compact—the first legal document of what wo...


Historic Article

National Geographic Launches Genographic Project

On April 13, 2005, the National Geographic Society launched the Genographic Project.


Historic Article

Happy Birthday, Laura Ingalls Wilder

On February 7, 1867, American author Laura Ingalls was born in Pepin County, Wisconsin.

Historic Article

First Indian Reservation

On August 29, 1758, colonists established the first Indian reservation in what would be the United States, in Shamo...



Page

RFP: Documenting Human Migrations

The goal of this RFP is to support research into the causes and effects of human migration and increase tolerance t...

Activity

Genographic Project: Looking Ahead

Students discuss ways the world may change over the next century and millennium. Then they work in teams to develop...


Activity

Introduction to Human Migration

Students discuss types of migration and people who migrate. Then they brainstorm reasons for migrating.


Activity

Crossing the Atlantic: Then and Now

Students use a map to compare and contrast transatlantic travel during colonial times and today, including changes ...


Activity

Sailing Through History

Students compare objects that would have been aboard a 17th century ship with modern counterparts and match each ob...

Article

Anthropologist: Jason De Leon

Jason De Leon is a 2013 Emerging Explorer who uses anthropology to document and study migration between Mexico and ...



Historic Article

Surveying Begins on Cumberland Road

On March 29, 1803, Congress, under President Thomas Jefferson, authorized construction of the Cumberland Road&mdash...

Historic Article

Oklahoma Land Rush

On April 22, 1889, thousands of homesteaders rushed to claim land in central Oklahoma—one of America’s ...


Historic Article

Mormon Handcart Pioneers Head West

On June 9, 1856, the first wave of Mormon “handcart pioneers” began the long journey to Salt Lake City,...


Idea

Our Human Story

Our Human Story Idea Set


Page

Living in the Age of Airplanes

Find multimedia and activities related to the themes of human migration, globalization, and the history of aviation...

Activity

Exploring Modern Human Migrations

Students research the causes of several modern migrations, and create a map showing these migration routes.



Activity

Why Communities Move

Students consider the push and pull factors that cause groups of people or communities to move. Then they investiga...

Activity

Why People Move

Students take a migration poll, discuss places they might like to move and why people might move to their area, and...


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Article

Tracking Growth in the U.S.

Late 19th century rails linked sea to shining sea.


Activity

A Community Migration Story

Students conduct interviews to learn migration stories in their own communities.

Activity

A History of Trade in New York City

Students analyze the seal of the city of New York, use maps, and read and discuss a passage to understand how trade...