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American Icons

Listen to a Studio 360 program that explores Miles Davis's iconic album "Kind of Blue" and learn why many consider it a jazz masterpiece. [20 mins, 6 secs]

Studio 360

• Audio • Pictures and/or Illustrations

• High School

Judy O'Neill



Thanksgiving Crafts, Decorations, and Printouts

Thanksgiving Crafts, Decorations, and Printouts Enchanted Learning provides a wealth of Thanksgiving-related crafts, decorations and printouts for the classroom. Make a turkey from handprints and footprints, or create a "Thankful leaf wreath" or "Thankful Turkey" so students can tell for what each

You Are the Historian: Investigating the First Thanksgiving

Name: You Are the Historian: Investigating the First Thanksgiving Brief Description of the Site: What does it mean to be an historian and how does one organize an historical investigation? "You Are the Historian: Investigating the First Thanksgiving," developed by Plimoth Plantation (administered by the Institute

Investigating the First Thanksgiving

Investigating the First Thanksgiving This site, developed by Plimoth Plantation, offers visitors the chance to use the skills of historians to peel away the layers of myth and misconception surrounding "The First Thanksgiving" and discover what might really have happened during the fall of

Witnessing A Dream

 NPR provides a captioned video slideshow that showcases highlights from Barack Obama's inauguration.  1 min, 43 sec courtesy of netTrekker

Byzantine Icons from Sinai

Byzantine Icons from Sinai A stunning exhibition, organized by the Getty in 2006, looks at the world's largest collection of Byzantine icons, from the Holy Monastery of Saint Catherine, located in the desert, near Mount Sinai, in Egypt. With many media-rich tools to aid understanding, such as

Inuit Carvings in Ivory

Inuit Carvings in Ivory The Royal Ontario Museum provides an exploration of ivory carvings made by Inuit artists. This comprehensive site does more than showcase works by master carvers. It also tells the underlying stories that tie the ivories to the culture and environment of the Inuit. You can learn