Celebrate the achievements of African Americans past and present during Black History Month. This collection of resources includes profiles of prominent figures such as President Barack Obama and lesser-known war heroine Mary Seacole. Try an interactive exercise to witness the challenges slave faced attempting to escape North. Explore hands-on activities, maps, and more that will give students of all backgrounds new perspectives on this important part of American culture.


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1.2: PreK-8 Science Curriculum Standards Including Grade-Level Expectations

Living things have different structures and behaviors that allow them to meet their basic needs.

1.2: Massachusetts History and Social Science Curriculum Framework

Identify the current President of the United States, describe what presidents do, and explain that they get their authority from a vote by the people. (H, C)

1.2: Oregon Social Sciences Academic Content Standards

Compare the ways people lived in the community in the past with the way they live in the present.

1.2: Science Academic Content Standards

Interaction and Change: Living and non-living things interact.

1.2: History and Social Science Standards of Learning for Virginia Public Schools

The student will describe the stories of American leaders and their contributions to our country, with emphasis on George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Abraham Lincoln, George Washington Carver, and Eleanor Roosevelt.
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