Tag Archive: History

3D Printing Rosa Parks

Today is the first day of African American History Month and I wanted to publish a new model to celebrate. I’ve written before about the lack of models related to African American History and Culture in my posts 3D Printing Martin Luther King, Jr. and Looking for African American History on Thingiverse. The lack of models is a great opportunity for students to contribute designs.

3D Model: Hidden Figures – Friendship 7

Portraits of NASA mathematicians Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson and Katherine Johnson in bas relief on the Friendship 7 capsule.

Mystery Artifact: Getting Started and Rubric

I’m working with Super Star Social Science educator Andrea Relator, @AndreaRelator, on a Mystery Artifact project. Over the last 2 days, we kicked off the project with 4 of her classes, taking approximately 45… Continue reading

Lesson Plan: MLK March on Washington Artifact

Introduction The 1960s Civil Rights Movement sought to end segregation and discrimination against African Americans. One of the largest political rallies of the Civil Rights Movement was the March on Washington for Jobs… Continue reading

3D Model: MLK March on Washington Button

MLK March on Washington Button Reproduction of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom button. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “I have a dream” speech during this march and is seen… Continue reading

Designing a Year of the Horse Medallion

My school librarian is hosting a Lunar New Year Tea on January 31st. This annual event is an opportunity to share Asian culture with the school staff and also to highlight new library… Continue reading

Project Idea: Design a Historical Marker

Here is a project idea for students to create a historical marker. This project is a natural fit for social science but can be used in any content area. Challenge: Propose a design… Continue reading