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Understanding "Eat Local"

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This Oregon-based infographic succinctly summarizes the local food movement and taps into the cultural ethos that permeates the growing number of consumers that are demanding more home-grown products.


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WeAreTeachers: Save This List! 21 Top Websites for Social Studies Teachers

WeAreTeachers: Save This List! 21 Top Websites for Social Studies Teachers | Social Studies 7 Resources | Scoop.it
21 Essential Websites for teaching social studies and history recommended by teachers.
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The Ultimate Directory Of Free Image Sources

The Ultimate Directory Of Free Image Sources | Social Studies 7 Resources | Scoop.it
So, you need an image for your blog? We’ve spent some time categorizing our favorite sources for free images and organizing them in such a way as to help you find what you’re looking for. Here are ...
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Spurious Correlations

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Why do these things correlate? These 20 correlations will blow your mind.

(Is this headline sensationalist enough for you to click on it yet?)
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A closer look at communities thriving in unexpected places | TED Blog

A closer look at communities thriving in unexpected places | TED Blog | Social Studies 7 Resources | Scoop.it
In Iwan Baan's TED Talk, he shows 154 images in rapid succession. Here, he lets you spend more time with them, and appreciate the detail.
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Cause/Effect Practice

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25 Weird And Exotic Fruits From Asia You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

25 Weird And Exotic Fruits From Asia You’ve Probably Never Heard Of | Social Studies 7 Resources | Scoop.it
From durian and rambutan to mangosteen and langsat, these are 25 weird and exotic fruits from Asia you've probably never heard of.
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PBS Teachers . Thematic Teaching . Crime & Justice . Activity Ideas

PBS Teachers provides PreK-12 educational resources and activities for educators tied to PBS programming and correlated to local and national standards and professional development opportunities delivered online.
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#sschat Daily

#sschat Daily | Social Studies 7 Resources | Scoop.it
#sschat Daily, by mrpotter: updated automatically with a curated selection of articles, blog posts, videos and photos.
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Building Classroom Community Amongst the Machines

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There’s no denying that most of us are engrossed daily with technology. The attachment is evident in just about every public place. Mobile devices, for many of us, have become our closest friend. In
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The World Religions Tree

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Dynamic infographic on world religions (don't be intimidated by the page being in Russian... The graphic is not).


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Marcelle Searles's curator insight, January 25, 4:42 AM

fascinating infographic on world religions.

Sid McIntyre-DeLaMelena's curator insight, May 29, 12:06 PM

The immense tree of world religions is presented as a graphic to tell connections of world religions and how far they've broken and changed.

The movement of ideas and people have helped caused these breaks in the religion by bringing ideas to new people, mixing with the present culture, and going further from the hearth of the religion.

Courtney Barrowman's curator insight, September 11, 2:08 PM

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Archaeology for Teachers - Free Lesson Plans, Games, & Activities

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Lesson Plans: Simulated Digs - Archaeological Institute of America

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America's History in the Making — Historical Thinking Skills Interactives

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Step 7: Images, copyright, and Creative Commons

Step 7:  Images, copyright, and Creative Commons | Social Studies 7 Resources | Scoop.it
Welcome to the seventh step in our free professional learning series on class and student blogging! The aim of this step is to: Discuss copyright, fair use and using images on blogs. Introduce you ...
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Today I Found Out | Learn Interesting Facts Every Day

Today I Found Out | Learn Interesting Facts Every Day | Social Studies 7 Resources | Scoop.it
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Make Your Case: Game Instructions | Scholastic.com

Make Your Case: Game Instructions | Scholastic.com | Social Studies 7 Resources | Scoop.it
Make Your Case is a courtroom trial simulation in which students control the action in a television-like trial. Students play the role of attorneys in a civil case involving a traffic accident between a bicyclist and a driver.
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Every Noise at Once

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11 Popular Fruits in South China_Chinese Language Companion - HanBan.com

11 Popular Fruits in South China_Chinese Language Companion - HanBan.com | Social Studies 7 Resources | Scoop.it
No matter when and where, fruit is an eternal topic for most people, China especially South China area is endowed with much advantage in fruit planting.
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Chinese Vegetables Photo Gallery

Chinese Vegetables Photo Gallery | Social Studies 7 Resources | Scoop.it
Chinese Vegetables come in a variety of intriguing shapes, sizes and textures. Here are pictures of various types of Chinese vegetables, from Bok Choy to Winter Melon.
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A Final Embrace: The Most Haunting Photograph from Bangladesh | LightBox | TIME.com

A Final Embrace: The Most Haunting Photograph from Bangladesh | LightBox | TIME.com | Social Studies 7 Resources | Scoop.it
Many powerful photographs have been made in the aftermath of the devastating collapse of a garment factory on the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh. But one photo, by Bangladeshi photographer Taslima Akhter, has emerged as the most heart wrenching, capturing an entire country’s grief in a single image.
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38 Maps You Never Knew You Needed

38 Maps You Never Knew You Needed | Social Studies 7 Resources | Scoop.it
Some prime examples of map porn for all my fellow amateur cartographers to get lost in. Get it?
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Animated Maps of Military History

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Animated Maps of Military History
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The Best Online Geography Games | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

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Science - Anthropology - Resources for Kids

Science resources for kids - Anthropology
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Teaching Archeology > Lesson Plans

Interesting lesson plans ranging from 'What Is an Atlatl?' to 'Mapping and Excavating a Jello Mold' integrate archeology with social studies, math/science, art, language arts, using TEKS objectives.
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