Analyzing how people, ideas, systems, groups, events, and things change over time is a valuable skill for understanding the past, present, and future. In this…
This 15-minute activity uses an object from the National Museum of American Diplomacy’s collection and a video to teach students concepts of diplomacy. This activity can be used as a bell-ringer, introducing the class to a topic, or as an exit ticket, helping students explain their thinking at the end of a lesson.
This activity uses the Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Project Zero Thinking Routines: Name, Describe, Act; Think, Puzzle, Explore; and The Explanation Game. These routines help students summarize a subject and come to their own conclusions.
Grades: Secondary (6-12)