New York City - before it was a city - Tech Learning

New York City - before it was a city

The Mannahatta Project, is an effort to show what the ecology of Manhattan was once like and how it has changed from forests full of animal habitats to a habitat mainly for people. There is an interactive map to view
Author:
Publish date:

The Mannahatta Project, is an effort to show what the ecology of Manhattan was once like and how it has changed from forests full of animal habitats to a habitat mainly for people. There is an interactive map to view changes in specific locations and plenty of links to learn about the science behind the project. Includes resouirces for teachers, students and resaearchers, and many lesson plans that may be adapted for those outside of New York.

courtesy of netTrekker

Featured

Related

New York Times: Heads of State

Humorous portraits, so to speak, of forty four American presidents, from George Washington to Barack Obama. Includes a link to a related graphic of the hairstyles of America's first ladies. You can trace the changes of hair styles but perhaps

Raptors in the City

Name: Raptors in the City Brief Description of the Site: This site tells the story of the Peregrine Falcon, recently removed from the endangered species list as a conservation success story. The site, the brainchild of Debbie Mathies, provides lesson plans on various levels to teach students about these once

Recycle City

This interactive site allows students to implement recycling programs to transform "Dumptown" into "Recycle City". To make this simulation realistic, students must implement the programs within a budget. courtesy of netTrekker

Lost City of Stone

Two thousand years ago, Petra stood at a crossroads of the ancient Near East. On this site, explore present day Petra and its past. Click on "View Panorama" at the bottom of the screen for a trip all around this