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How do synthetic materials impact society? Case Study: Ceramics
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Museum archaeologists and educators lead students through this phenomenon-based investigation to identify and explain the difference between natural materials and synthetic materials. Students use early ceramics as a case study to evaluate how this early synthetic material impacted the lives of people who used them.
NHMU Research Quests are phenomena-based, online investigations asynchronously led by museum educators and scientists that are rooted in museum research and collections. Resources include teacher instructional guides, formative and summative assessments, and student notebooks. A free educator acount is required to access the materials.

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Science
Social Science
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Lesson Plan
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Natural History Museum of Utah
Provider Set:
Research Quest
Date Added:
04/27/2022
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Is John Smith a Liar?!
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This lesson dives into the life of Pocahontas and John Smith through the reading of primary sources. Class discussions take place to evaluate what students know and understand. Students utilize Ipad technology to create a pamphlet that focuses on the importance of primary sources. 

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Social Studies
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Activity/Lab
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Homework/Assignment
Primary Source
Author:
Douglas
Date Added:
03/03/2022
Is John Smith a Liar?!
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This lesson dives into the life of Pocahontas and John Smith through the reading of primary sources. Class discussions take place to evaluate what students know and understand. Students utilize Ipad technology to create a pamphlet that focuses on the importance of primary sources. 

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Homework/Assignment
Primary Source
Author:
Douglas
Date Added:
02/07/2022
What do the artifacts from Range Creek tell us about the people who lived there?
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Students engage in the science of archaeology as they examine the NHMU’s field site, Range Creek, to analyze artifacts and other primary sources to make evidence-based inferences about the people who lived there prior to European expansion of the Americas.
NHMU Research Quests are phenomena-based, online investigations asynchronously led by museum educators and scientists that are rooted in museum research and collections. Resources include teacher instructional guides, formative and summative assessments, and student notebooks. A free educator acount is required to access the materials.

Subject:
Science
Social Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Natural History Museum of Utah
Provider Set:
Research Quest
Date Added:
04/27/2022