Student Resources

Student resources are interactive activities collected from around the Web. They can be used to support related lesson plans or as standalone activities in the classroom. Browse our library of student resources by grade level or subject area below.

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Art & Culture

Launchpad: Symmetry and Balance (Teacher)

In this launchpad, teachers will instruct students how artists use symmetry and balance to convey a sense of harmony in their works.
Art & Culture

Launchpad: Symmetry and Balance (Student)

In this launchpad, students learn how artists use symmetry and balance to convey a sense of harmony in their works.
Art & Culture

Launchpad: Composition Basics (Teacher)

In this LaunchPad, teachers will instruct students about composition in the visual arts and some of its most basic components.

Art & Culture

Launchpad: Composition Basics (Student)

In this launchpad, students learn the definition of composition in the visual arts and some of its most basic components.

History & Social Studies

Launchpad: Having Fun: The Economics of Leisure

By 1900, there were more than 29 million people in the American workforce including men, women, and children. Americans worked an average of 59 hours per week and usually received Saturday afternoons and Sundays off. Many companies provided unpaid leave to their employees. How do you think Americans might have spent their leisure time a century ago?

History & Social Studies
Following the Great Wall of China: Interactive Map

Following the Great Wall of China: Interactive Map

You are about to build China's Great Wall and learn about the great Chinese imperial dynasties.

This detail map of China is the area from the inset (lower right) map of the whole of the Chinese mainland.

Wall Segment (Route) Legend:

legend image showing segment of wall

When the user answers a question correctly, a blue "segment" of the Great Wall is added.