## 6th-8th Grade History Activity: 3 Civil Rights Activists

Booker T. Washington, W.E.B Du Bois, and Marcus Garvey were all prominent, black civil rights activists in the 1920s. They each wanted the best...

## 6th-8th Grade Math Activity: Algebra Tiles Explained

Algebra tiles can help students visualize and understand the process of solving equations. This interactive activity breaks down each step of the...

## 6th-8th Grade Science Activity: Equinox and Solstice

Learn about each equinox and solstice in this interactive activity. A solstice or equinox is when the seasons change. Set the month and see when the...

## 6th-8th Grade Math Activity: Interactive Protractor

A protractor is an instrument that measures the angle between two lines. Practice using a protractor by placing it on the point where the lines...

## 6th-8th Grade Math: Polynomials

Polynomials can be factored with a process nicknamed FOIL. Polynomials include four sets of numbers (x+1)(x+1). To use the 'FOIL' method, multiply...

## 6th-8th Grade Math Activity: Snail Population Sampling

Population sampling is a method used by statisticians to determine the total number of a population. Use the interactive activity below to see one...

## 6th-8th Grade Math Activity: Box and Whisker Plot

A box and whisker plot is a tool used to separate numbers into different quartiles. They are often used to represent statistical data. Use the tool...

## 6th-8th Grade History Learning Activity: Wild West Myth

In today's media, the West in the 19th-early 20th century is sensationalized into an uncivilized place driven by chaos and run by criminals. Is this...

## History Learning Activity: 1920s Trivia

Beat the clock in this 1920s trivia game. The 1920s was also known as the age of prosperity or the Roaring 20s because many inventions came about...

## 6th-8th Grade Math Learning Activity: The Area of a Circle

We all know the area of a circle is πr2, but what is the math behind that equation? This interactive video will explain the logic behind the...

## 6th-8th Grade History Learning Activity: Mapping America – 21st Century

Learn about the US at the start of the 21st Century. Use the interactive map of the continental United States to learn about the population in the...

## 6th-8th Grade History Learning Activity: 3 French Estates

Late in the 18th century France was divided into three social classes or, estates. The first class consisted of clergy, the second of nobility and...

## 6th-8th Grade History Learning Activity: English Civil War

The English Civil War lasted for nine years from 1642-1651. It was a time of political strife between King Charles I, Parliament  and the...

## 6th-8th Grade History Learning Activity: Spain vs. Aztec Empire

Since 1492 when Christopher Columbus sailed to the new world, Spain had been expanding its territories in the Caribbean and South America. They did...

## 6th-8th Grade History Learning Activity: Medieval Empires

Explore medieval empires from 450 AD-1450 AD in this interactive timeline. Highlight the timeline to learn how long each empire reigned. Then click...

## 6th-8th Grade History Learning Activity: 3 Great Greek Philosophers

Learn about Socrates, Aristotle, and Plato, three great thinkers who all lived in a similar time period.  These Greek philosophers influenced...

## 6th-8th Grade Math Learning Activity: Direct Variation

Practice solving direct variation in this activity. Using algebra calculate the displacement of the spring caused by the weight. Click here...

## 6th-8th Grade History Learning Activity: The Early 20th Century

Explore this slideshow of actual photographs taken during the early 20th century. Many changes were going on in the United States during this time,...

## 6-8th Grade Math Learning Activity: Stem and Leaf Plot

A stem and leaf plot is a method for analyzing a set of data. Use this tool to practice creating stem and leaf plots to find the mean, median, mode...

## 6th-8th Grade Math Learning Activity: Perpendicular vs. Parallel Lines

Practice graphing lines and measuring angles in this activity which allows you to manipulate two lines to find if they are perpendicular or...

## 6th-8th Grade History Learning Activity: Communism on the Move

Learn about the origin of Communism, it's founder Karl Marx, and how it traveled across Europe. Click here for full screen This activity...

## 6th-8th Grade History Learning Activity: Cincinnatus vs Caesar

Cincinnatus and Caesar were both leaders of Rome during two different times periods. While several similarities can be found between the two, they...

## 6th-8th Grade History Learning Activity: Mapping America – Manifest Destiny

Between 1860 and 1890, America saw drastic changes to its landscape. Use this map to learn about how Manifest Destiny expanded the United States from...

## 6th-8th Grade Math Learning Activity: Total Value Using Coins

Total Value = Value of Item multiplied by Number of Items. What better way to practice finding the total value than using coins? Practice...

## 6th-8th Grade Science Learning Activity: Aquatic Biomes

In this science activity, learn about the different aquatic biomes around the world. Click here for full screen The Earth Science...

## 6th-8th Grade Science Learning Activity: Coal Formation

Coal is an organic sedimentary rock, that is usually formed from plant debris in a swamp environment. To learn more about Coal Formation use the...

## 6th-8th Grade Math Learning Activity: Best Line Scatter Plots

Using this math tool you can practice best line scatter plots. Use practice data or challenge yourself by creating your own with random...

## 6th-8th Grade Science Learning Activity: An Earth’s Year

Watch the Earth as it rotates the sun. Follow it's night and day cycles as well as the changes in seasons. Click here for full screen More...

## 6th-8th Grade Science: Land Biomes

A land biome is a major habitat. The earth has eight major land biomes. In this interactive science activity, you can locate the different land...

## 6th-8th Grade Science: Kingdoms

King Philip Came Over For Some Good Soup is a mnemonic device, or teaching aid, for memorizing: Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family Genus...

## 6th-8th Grade Science Learning Activity: The Pendulum

Practice naming the parts of the pendulum in this science activity. Can you name all the parts? Click here for full screen This course can...

## 6th-8th Grade Science Learning Activity: Radioactive Decay

Learn how scientists use the molecular level of rocks to figure out how old they are in this interactive science activity. Click here for full...

## 6th-8th Grade Science Learning Activity: Fuel Cost Estimator

Are you going on a trip? How much will fuel cost? Have your student estimate how much fuel will cost, and compare it to the actual results. You...

## 6th-8th Grade Math Learning Activity: Mapping Out Quadratic Functions

Practice Quadratic Functions. Use this tool to review and create Quadratic Functions.  Create your own coordinate pairs and find out if the graph is...

## 6th-8th Grade Science Learning Activity: Periodic Table

This interactive Periodic Table will break down each element so you can practice learning its Name, Symbol, Atomic Number, and Atomic...

## 6th-8th Grade Math Learning Activity: Graphing Inequalities

Use this interactive tool to practice graphing and mapping out inequalities. Create your own problems and challenge yourself. Click here for...

## 5th-8th Grade Reading List

Find recommendations of great books for 5-8th grade students in K12’s 5-8th grade reading list. Including both classic and modern works of...