Thinkport Newsletter: 'Going Places!' Resources

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                 March 23, 2016

Going Places resources

Spring Break is upon us! To honor the travels near and far taken by your students, here are some "virtual armchair-worthy" resources across grade bands and subjects.

Arthur: Global Gizmo

Arthur - Global Gizmo

Set off on an adventure with Arthur from PBS KIDS. Children will help Arthur match pairs of musical instruments from around the world. (PreK).

> Go to Global Gizmo

Wilson and Ditch: Postcard Adventure

Wilson and Ditch: Postcard Adventure

Are your students ready to travel with PBS KIDS' Wilson and Ditch? Students will pick the right postcard from each location to help the duo. (PreK-2)

> Go to Postcard Adventure

Maryland & the Underground Railroad

Maryland and the Underground Railroad

Step back in history and trace Maryland's underground railroad. This literacy lesson offers historical accounts of how Marylanders guided slaves to freedom through a unique collection of covert byways and secret hiding places. This site has audio recordings and interactive learning activities. (Grades 6-8)

> Go to Pathways to Freedom: Maryland & the Underground Railroad


The Port

Explore the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore to learn about the ways technology and careers help make this trade center such a successful part of Maryland. Videos and interactive activities introduce students to life at the port. (Grades 9-12)

> Go to the Port

The Port

Water, Water, Everywhere?


In this STEM lesson, students learn about global access to clean water and apply the engineering design process to develop a solution to purify water. (Grades 9-12)


> Go to Water, Water, Everywhere?