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      • Thumb image for Lake TemperaturesResource Type: Website / HyperLink

        Lake Temperatures

        Grades: PS/Pre-K to 12
        Subjects: Ecology & Ecosystems, Classification, Agriculture & Natural Resources, Earth & Space Science and 10 additional..
        Scientists studying large lakes in northern and tropical latitudes are finding that rising water temperatures are affecting the ...
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        Melting Mountain Glaciers

        Grades: PS/Pre-K to 12
        Subjects: Ecology & Ecosystems, Agriculture & Natural Resources, Earth & Space Science, Professional Development and 10 additional..
        The world's glaciers are shrinking at alarming rates, and many scientists believe it is due to changes in climate. Dr. Lonnie Th...
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        Food for Thought

        Grades: 6 to 9
        Subjects: Geography, Ecology & Ecosystems, Agriculture & Natural Resources, Instructional Strategies and 25 additional..
        Food for Thought is a spatial graphing activity that uses the participants as part of the graph. The activity helps students dev...
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        Smithsonian in Your Classroom: What Is Currency? Lessons from Historic Africa

        Grades: PS/Pre-K to 8
        Subjects: No subjects selected.
        In lesson plans, students gain a basic understanding of money and economics by exploring the currency system of the Akan people ...
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        Ntan Drum

        Grades: PS/Pre-K to 12
        Subjects: Music, Visual Arts & Performing Arts, World Geography
        Curriculum resource providing an in-depth glance at Ntan bands, popular among the Asante peoples of Ghana between 1920s and 1950...
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        Hats Off! A Salute to African Headwear

        Grades: No grades selected.
        Subjects: History-Social Science, World Geography
        Online exhibition presenting the history and significance of various forms of African headwear and the people who wear them.
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        A Spiral of History

        Grades: 4 to 8
        Subjects: No subjects selected.
        Online exhibition focusing on the origins and artistic significance of a carved ivory tusk from the Congo.
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        Treasures

        Grades: 4 to 12
        Subjects: No subjects selected.
        Online exhibition presenting the aesthetic value of traditional African sculptures.
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      • Thumb image for Urhobo: Where Gods and Mortals Meet Continuity and Renewal in Urhobo ArtResource Type: Website / HyperLink

        Urhobo: Where Gods and Mortals Meet Continuity and Renewal in Urhobo Art

        Grades: 9 to 12
        Subjects: No subjects selected.
        Online exhibition presenting the art and culture of the Urhobo peoples of Nigeria.
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      • Thumb image for Encompassing the Globe: Portugal and the World in the 16th and 17th CenturiesResource Type: Website / HyperLink

        Encompassing the Globe: Portugal and the World in the 16th and 17th Centuries

        Grades: 4 to 12
        Subjects: History-Social Science, Geography, Economics, World Geography
        Online exhibit describing the age of discovery and highlighting Portuguese conquests and trade agreements on the Indian Ocean an...
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      • Thumb image for  Playful PerformersResource Type: Website / HyperLink

        Playful Performers

        Grades: PS/Pre-K to 3
        Subjects: World Geography
        Online exhibition detailing how African children learn through playful inventiveness and creativity.
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        Beautiful Bodies: Color Pots

        Grades: PS/Pre-K to 3
        Subjects: World Geography
        In this activity, children examine traditional African pots in the exhibition Beautiful Bodies and then color in the images on d...
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      • Thumb image for Portraits of Mali from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic ArchivesResource Type: Website / HyperLink

        Portraits of Mali from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives

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        Photographs from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives portraying the diversity of contemporary Mali over the past half-centu...
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        Big/Small

        Grades: No grades selected.
        Subjects: History-Social Science, Visual Arts & Performing Arts, Principles of Design, World Geography
        Online exhibition illustrating how African artists use size and scale—both literally and metaphorically—to communicate ideas.
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        Design Kente Cloth

        Grades: No grades selected.
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        This online activity allows the design of personal kente cloths using strips of different patterns and colors. Requires Shockwav...
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        Ethiopian Passages: Dialogues in the Diaspora

        Grades: 9 to 12
        Subjects: Theatre, World Geography
        Video interviews with attending artists at the opening of the exhibition Ethiopian Passages: Dialogues in the Diaspora. Provid...
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        My Wonderful World

        Grades: 4 to 12
        Subjects: No subjects selected.
        A selection of Smithsonian geography resources for teachers and students, arranged by the five continents. Presented as part of...
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        Radio Africa

        Grades: No grades selected.
        Subjects: Music, History-Social Science, Visual Arts & Performing Arts, World Geography
        Free streams of the sounds that make up the diverse music of Africa including complete tracks from the collections of Smithsonia...
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