Pearl Harbor and the War
This year marks the 75th anniversary of the
bombing of Pearl Harbor. It presents unlimited opportunities to enhance your
students’ knowledge around significant moments in history.
Pearl Harbor: PBS
Teach your students about a day that will live in infamy, December 7, 1941. Explore the war through
videos, images and website content using quality resources from PBS
LearningMedia. (Grades 1-12)
Comparing the U.S.,
Soviet Union and China During WW2
Help your students make connections
between ideas and details. In MPT’s social studies interactive, students
integrate quantitative and qualitative sources and answer research questions
about the U.S., Soviet Union and China during World War II. (Grades 9-10)
Human Rights Month
December is Human Rights Month. In order to cultivate positive change, we need brave leaders and pioneers to stand up and speak out. Learn more about these determined change agents using MPT's literacy activities.
Women Crusaders for Rights
women in contemporary history led the charge for equality, human rights and
democracy. In MPT’s literacy-building
module, students read about the opinions of four important women in history and work to separate facts from opinions. (Grades 6-8)
The 1960’s: A Decade of Human Rights Struggles
for human rights is a struggle that individuals and groups have fought over
time and throughout modern history. MPT’s literacy interactive uses excerpts
from civil and human rights speeches to help students
analyze and evaluate an author’s use of reasoning. (Grades 9-10)
Weather, water and the environment come to life in your classroom and homes with interactive learning activities from MPT and PBS.
Water, Water, Everywhere?
Students study global access to clean water and then apply
the engineering design process as they research, design and build a water
purification system. (Grades 9-12)
Spotlight on MPT & PBS
Bridge: Spanning the Bay
Thursday, December 1, 8:00 pm MPT2/Create
Capture the physical majesty of the bridge and its distinct
Conowingo Dam: Power on the Susquehanna
Thursday, December 1, 10:00 pm MPT
MPT explores the many stories that have swirled around the Conowingo Dam for decades.
Potomac by Air: Our
Saturday, December 3, 7:00 pm on MPT2/Create
Experience the nation's history through an aerial trip along
the striking curves of the Potomac River.