Dorothea Lange, American documentary photographer, is born

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Earth Day

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Exploring the Past: Archaeology in the Upper Mississippi River Valley

The result of an NEH-funded Summer Institute for School Teachers at the Mississippi Valley Archaeology Center, this site displays a rich array of humanities and STEM teacher-created lesson plans and teacher development materials from the elementary through the high school level covering archaeology, anthropology, biology, botany, geology, mathematics, and more.

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Exploring the Past: Archaeology in the Upper Mississippi River Valley

The result of an NEH-funded Summer Institute for School Teachers at the Mississippi Valley Archaeology Center, this site displays a rich array of humanities and STEM teacher-created lesson plans and teacher development materials from the elementary through the high school level covering archaeology, anthropology, biology, botany, geology, mathematics, and more.

From Pursuit to Preservation: The History of Human Interaction with Whales

An ongoing exhibit from the New Bedford Whaling Museum which explores the human fascination with whales and the history of whaling in New Bedford from a global context. The audio tour incorporates the stories of whale men as told by Herman Melville and introduces the commercial and scientific themes of the whaling industry.

Spanish adventurer Juan Ponce de León makes first known landing in Florida by a European explorer

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Rickett's and Steinbeck's Sea of Cortez sardine boat, The Western Flyer, at dock

Tracking John Steinbeck in "The Grapes of Wrath"

Steinbeck scholar Susan Shillinglaw teams with Bill Gilly, professor of Marine Biology at Stanford University’s Hopkins Marine Station to discuss the influence of Steinbeck’s best friend, marine biologist Ed Ricketts, on Steinbeck and his work— in particular, "The Grapes of Wrath."

Death of Jack London

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How Teachers Can Make the Most of “The Dust Bowl”

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Florence Thompson and her children in pea pickers campConnect to the Dust Bowl through these peer-reviewed lessons and websites from EDSITEment.

How Teachers Can Make the Most of “The Dust Bowl”

How Literature and Visual Arts Teachers Can Make the Most of “The Dust Bowl”

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