Mesa

Learning Object — Asset
Rate Mesa

Asset: Mesa

Large mesas in desert

Student Application

Explore the many different ancient cultures of the first people to live in North America: The Native Americans.


Learning Objectives

  1. Students will understand that Native Americans were the first people to inhabit North America. Many believe that long ago people from Asia crossed the frozen Bering Straight into North America, while following animals that they were hunting. As time progressed, people broke off from the main group and settled in different areas. Soon, there were gro...

    [ Signin to View ]


Supporting Activities

  1. Before viewing the video

    1. Ask the students to tell what the word "Indian" brings to mind. Ask the students if they know why the natives are called Indians. The video will explain the answer. Watch the video and pay attention to the regions where the Native North Americans lived.
      Student Application

      Enjoy this brief introduction to Native Americans in the Southwest through folk tales, where they lived, how they lived with each other and how they live today.


      Learning Objectives

      1. Students will gain a greater understanding of the contributions from different groups of American Indians of the Southwest.
      2. Students will understand the difference between sedentary and nomadic people, and realize the impact of these lifestyles on their ability to thrive in The times of European settlement.
      3. ...

        [ Signin to View ]


      Supporting Activities

      1. Tell Your Story. Have students work individually or in pairs. Remind students of the story of Turkey Girl and the importance of storytelling to the Native people of the Southwest. Ask students to brainstorm an ideal, moral, or lesson that they have learned and would like to pass on to others. Then have students create their own story to te...

        [ Signin to View ]


      Related Content


      Pueblo
      Pot
      Platform Mound
      Petroglyphs
      Nomads
      Kit Carson
      Katsina Dolls
      Indian Removal Act
      Hopi
      Fetish
      Conquistador
      Channel
      Canal
      Boarding School
      Artifact
      Arrowhead Right
      Arrowhead Down
      Archeologists
      American Indians
      Agave
      Adobe
      Pithouse
      Caliche
      Ramada
      Mesa
      Nomadic
      Reservations
      Hogan
      Sedentary
      Water
      Zuni
      Introduction
      The Hohokam
      The Ancestral Pueblo People
      The Pueblo People
      Turkey Girl
      The Navajo
      The Apache
      Americanization
      American Indians Today
      Southwest Match-up
      American Indians Of The Southwest
      American Indians Of The Southwest
      American Indians Of The Southwest

Mesa

Learning Object — Asset
Rate Mesa

Asset: Mesa

Mesa with desert in foreground.

Student Application

Take a ride in a traveling machine to learn about the form and function of landforms.


Learning Objectives

  1. Students will know that a landform is the shape of the surface of the land.
  2. Students will identify continents as the main areas of land on the earth.
  3. Students will understand that a mountain is a landform with steep sides and a high elevation. Some of the mountain ranges in North America are the Rocky Mounta...

    [ Signin to View ]


Supporting Activities

  1. Before viewing the video

    1. Anticipatory Set: Show the class a globe. Have the children identify: ocean, river, continent, lake, island, and peninsula. The landforms shown on the video are: mountain, hill, valley, river, lake, gulf, island, volcano, harbor, bay peninsula, desert, plateau, canyo...

      [ Signin to View ]


Related Content


The Treasure
Stream
Sea Level
Sea
River Mouth
River
Prairie Provinces
Prairie Dog
Prairie
Plateau
Plain
Pirate Ship
Pirate Map With Ships
Pirate Map
Peninsula
Peak
Panama Canal
Oceans
North America
Mountain Range
Mountain
Mississippi River System
Map Of The Earth
Level Two, Whale Attack Solution
Level Two, Harbor Shipwreck Solution
Level Two, Cape Dolphin Solution
Level Three, Whale Watch Bay Solution
Level Three, Base Of The Mountains Solution
Level One, Pirate Bay Solution
Level One, Lost Island Solution
Level
Landform
Lake
Island
Hill
Harbor
Gulf Of Mexico
Gulf
Great Smoky Mountains
Great Plains
Great Lakes
Grand Canyon
Glacier
Game Background
Foothills
Fall Line
Elevation
Eastern Europe Prairie
Duplicate
Desert
Dead Sea
Continents
Coin
Coast
Cliff
Central Valley
Cape Horn
Bay
Asia
Appalachian Mountain System
Delta
Swamp
Canyon
Gemstone
Level Three, Hit The Beach Solution
Everglades
Grid
Mesa
Directions
Level One, Peninsula Solution
Bag
Great Basin
Valley
Volcano
Introduction
Mountains
Hills
Valleys
Bodies Of Water
Lakes
Land Near Water
Desert Landforms
Plains
Review
Plains Indians Crossword
Pirate Map
Landforms #1
Landforms #1
Landforms #1

Mesa

Learning Object — Asset
Rate Mesa

Asset: Mesa

Student Application

Take a journey to discover how physical weathering, chemical weathering, and erosion occur on the surface of the land.


Learning Objectives

  1. Students will know that landforms are the shape of the land on the surface of the earth. Mountains, hills, plateaus, basins, and valleys are examples of landforms.
  2. Students will realize that landforms are constantly changing. Some of these changes occur because of actions below the surface of the earth. For example, magma can er...

    [ Signin to View ]


Supporting Activities

  1. Give each student a piece of white paper (larger than 8 1/2 X 11) and some coloring utensils. Ask the students to fold the paper in half (not lengthwise if the paper is not square). Ask each student to choose an example from the video of weathering, erosion, and/or deposition. Then have him draw a picture on one side of the paper showing what the l...

    [ Signin to View ]


Related Content


Topsoil
Time
Terracing
Terracing
Temperature
Stream
Silt
Sediment
Sediment
Sand Dunes
Sand Dunes
Rain
Plants
Peninsula
Outliers
Outliers
Outer Core
Ocean Waves
Mountains
Mountains
Mining
Lava
Landforms
Inner Core
Ice In Rock
Half Dome
Gravity
Glacier
Glacier
Glacial Map
Foundation
Erosion
Erosion
Eroded Soil
Earthquake
Dust Storm
Dust Bowl
Duplicate
Duplicate
Duplicate
Duplicate
Duplicate
Duplicate
Duplicate
Duplicate
Duplicate
Duplicate
Duplicate
Duplicate
Duplicate
Duplicate
Desert Wind
Deposition
Delta
Delta
Crust
Crust
Creep
Contraction
Contraction
Chemical Change
Biological Erosion Continues
Biological Erosion Begins
Biological Erosion
Before An Earthquake
Background
Agents Of Erosion
Agents Of Weathering
Biological Erosion Occurs
Plant In Rocks
Earthquake Damage
Roads
Deposition
Expand
Gravity
Glacial Flow
Boulders
Delta
Duplicate
Man Made Erosion
Delta
Ice
Duplicate
Erosion Control
Duplicate
Gravity
Mesa
Valley
Valley
Valleys
Water
Water
Water In Rock
Waterfall
Wave
Waves
Weathering
Weathering
Wind
Introduction
Landforms
Weathering
Erosion
People
Deposition
Conclusion
Leaders And Events Crossword
Landform Changes Venn Diagram
Push Pin Review
Weathering & Erosion
Weathering & Erosion
Weathering & Erosion