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Technology 6-8 / Welcome

Technology 6-8 / Welcome | BMS:SocialStudiesScoop | Scoop.it

Check out all the resources on our own BISD website. Students use school password info to see BMS Library Online Resouces: 24/7 access to many reference tools.

Questions about technology at BMS? Need help with a particular skill? How may I help you integrate technology into YOUR curriculum?

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Social and Cultural History, Ship Passenger Lists, Vintage Brochures, Steamships, WW1, WW2, WPA

Social and Cultural History, Ship Passenger Lists, Vintage Brochures, Steamships, WW1, WW2, WPA | BMS:SocialStudiesScoop | Scoop.it
Social and Cultural History archives with collections on Steamships, Ocean Liners, Passenger Lists, World War 1 and 2, Works Progress Administration (WPA), Ellis Island, and more.
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Zoom Into Maps - For Teachers (Library of Congress)

Zoom Into Maps - For Teachers (Library of Congress) | BMS:SocialStudiesScoop | Scoop.it
Online activity for teachers on maps. The Library of Congress...
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Create A Graph

Create A Graph | BMS:SocialStudiesScoop | Scoop.it

Lots of types and examples of different graphs to use. Easy, fast and fun to use.

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History Animated

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History Animated provides Flash animations of key battles of World War 2, the Civil War, and the Revolutionary War...
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From the National Archives

From the National Archives | BMS:SocialStudiesScoop | Scoop.it

Today's Document -- Lee’s Map of the Battle of Gettysburg...viewable in several sizes and downloadable as pdf and hi-res versions.

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3D American Civil War on Google Earth

3D American Civil War on Google Earth | BMS:SocialStudiesScoop | Scoop.it

A great source of Google Earth files and Google SketchUp models related to the American Civil War. 3D American Civil War is all about using Google Earth to illustrate places and events of the American Civil War.

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Michelle Lea Cerino's curator insight, June 17, 2014 10:40 AM

This is so cool! I love this idea! My students learn how to use SketchUp in computer class right before they learn about the Civil War. I can't wait to have them try this.

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Using iWork Numbers for Interactive Posters

Using iWork Numbers for Interactive Posters | BMS:SocialStudiesScoop | Scoop.it

iWork and NUMBERS --use it to create a poster....

HOW: Resize the spreadsheet or use it for your title. Then ADD:

 

Images                         Video

Comments                  Textboxes

Graphs/Charts           Spreadsheet information

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Upper Nasoni-WPA Excavations of Caddo Mounds

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1938 WPA excavators trace 800-year history of enormous temple mound at Hatchel-Mitchell site in East Texas.

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The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History | BMS:SocialStudiesScoop | Scoop.it

US and American History, immigration, migration, information by era, and primary resources.

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Titanic Inquiry Project

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Electronic - Fully Searchable - transcripts of the complete U.S. Senate and British Board of Trade inquiries, and reports, into the sinking of the S.S. Titanic

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HippoCampus - History & Government

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Resources for  American Government, US History, AP Government and AP US History.

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Battle for Bataan

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From New Mexico State University, this look at the Battle for Bataan, takes a close look at the Pacific Theater during World War II.

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Bill of Rights Rap

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From Free Technology for Teachers: this rap is quick and has a vocabulary list with it. Check out other things from Flocabulary....

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Our Documents - 100 Milestone Documents

Our Documents - 100 Milestone Documents | BMS:SocialStudiesScoop | Scoop.it
OurDocuments.gov. Featuring 100 milestone documents of American history from the National Archives. Includes images of original primary source documents, lesson plans, teacher and student competitions, and educational resources.
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Center for Civil War Photography

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Civil War photography is a key element in stimulating interest in the event, but yet it is so frequently overlooked.
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Animated Gettysburg Address

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Haunting.....
Lincoln's speech revisited. Read by Mitch Rapoport. Design/animation: Adam Gault & Stefanie Augustine. Sound design: Chris Villepigue | songloft.com. Additional animation: Carlo Vega.
You will have to override the content filter to show this at BMS, or download it to show to your class.

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