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Unit TitleAuthor


Where Does Our Water Come From?

David White
Keywords: Watershed, water pollution, water filtration, water cycle, water

Changing Technology for a Changing Climate: Knowledge is not always power, but power is rarely ignorant

Chloe Glynn
Keywords: fossil fuels, renewable energy, environment, geopolitics, power, climate change, critical minerals, social media, hands-on experiments, green technology, greenhouse gases

Gathering Clay: Community Poetry, Individual Grace, and the Limitations of Language

Greg Probst
Keywords: Pueblo, English Language Arts, community, Creative Writing, Culture, poetry, philly, artifacts, individuality, Indigenous, louise erdrich, High School, neoindigenous, Navajo, Native American, south philadelphia, society, Art, southwestern

Weaving for Healing and Connection

Karen Rufino
Keywords: reservation, Diné, Hozhó, Navajo, Native American, tribe, weabing, Spider Woman

Telling Stories and Making Connections Through Clay

Katherine Steiner
Keywords: Pueblo, pottery, clay, Indigenous Pottery, storytelling, Art


Natural Resources are Natural Wonders

Valerie A. Adams
Keywords: geometry, asian art and culture, literacy, Math, origami, Art


The Haitian Revolution and Governor General Toussaint Louverture: A Biography

Keysiah M. Middleton
Keywords: High School, social studies


“Moving on Up”: The Causes and the Impact of the Great Migration on African Americans

Tonya R. Oniyama
Keywords: eleventh grade, inquiry-based learning, ninth grade, The Great Migration, world history, tenth grade, African American History


In their Shoes: Teaching the Holocaust through the Journey of a Chain of Witnesses, Survivors, and Rescuers

Stacia D. Parker
Keywords: rescuers, bearing witness, History, testimony, world history, advocacy, survivors


American Racial Politics and A Little Town Called Arthington

Pat Mitchell-Keita-Doe
Keywords: racial politics, History, Arthington, Africa


Lessons from the Middle East: Using Technology for Protest and Political Activism

Zoelene Hill
Keywords: Political Activism, Middle East, women, Technology

Gender and Law in the Middle East

Matthew Roy
Keywords: Middle East, foreign affairs, gender, women


Afghanistan: A Nation of Minorities

Kathleen Ayers
Keywords: policies, economies, Middle East History, Global history, Afghanistan

The United States and Afghanistan 1970 – 2010: Friendships and Foes in Times of War

Stephanie Felder
Keywords: Foreign Relations, Middle East History, Afghanistan

The American Veil: Media Inspired (Mis)Conceptualization of Muslim Women of the Middle East

Zoelene Hill
Keywords: mass media, Muslim women, Middle East

Encounters of the First Kind: Early U.S. and Middle East Relations

Mona Kolsky
Keywords: Middle East History, oil, American History

In and Out of Africa — Egypt, Sudan and the Influence of the Ottoman Empire

Pat Mitchell-Keita-Doe
Keywords: Egypt, Middle East, Sudan


Give and Take from the Great Demographic Fact: A Vagarious Look At Commercial Influence over Cultural Exchange in 20th- and 21st-century Philadelphia

Chadd S. Johnson
Keywords: commercial influence, clothing trade in Africa, commerce, cultural imperialism, data analysis, migration, Philadelphia, personal narrative, History, worker migration

The Peopling of Philadelphia: 19th Century Immigration

Mona Kolsky
Keywords: political cartoons, ship manifests, photographs, industrial city, Lazaretto Quarantine Station, Philadelphia, Graphs, national trends, 19th Century Immigration, advertisements, stereotyping

Using Elder Stories to Understand the Continuity of History

Meagan C. McGowan
Keywords: folk lore, folk lorists, Reading, broader historical narratives, local resources, make history relevant, stories of elders