Finally! Teachers have been asking for this book for years. Easy-to-follow directions and precise blueprints guide you in creating lessons your students will never forget! You can talk about Columbus's voyages while students stroll a full-scale drawing of the Santa Maria's deck! Kids can read about the Oregon Trail-while sitting in a scale model of a prairie schooner! Imagine the impact when kids arrive at school to find a life-sized Roman road stretching across the playground. See how big a log cabin really was and the International Space Station truly is. Actual Size-Social Studies also makes it easy to create smaller scale models of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
Categories include the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, The Old World, Native America, U.S. History, Historic Transportation, Warfare, and American Landmarks. Guaranteed to wow kids (and adults!) with unforgettable images and lessons.
Grades K and Up. 36 Complete Lesson Plans. 36 Accurate Blueprints.
Companion book to Actual Size-Science.
Actual Size-Social Studies includes:
The Lighthouse of Alexandria • The Colossus of Rhodes • The Mausoleum at Halicarnassus • The Statue of Zeus at Olympia • The Temple of Artemis at Ephesus • The Hanging Gardens of Babylon • The Great Pyramid of Giza • Stonehenge • The Parthenon • Roman Roads • The Roman Colosseum • The Great Wall of China • Viking Ship • A Medieval Castle • Native American Boats • Moai (Easter Island Statue) • Inuit Igloo • Iroquois Longhouse • Sioux Tipi • Log Cabin • Conestoga Wagon • Prairie Schooner • Slave Cabin • One-Room Schoolhouse • The Santa Maria • The Mayflower • The Clermont • Locomotives, Then and Now • The Wright Flyer • Range of Weapons • World War I Trenches • Modern Tanks • The Alamo • The Statue of Liberty's Torch • The Oval Office • Mount Rushmore