LESSON PLANS BY UNIT



 
Full Steam Ahead: Robert Fulton & the Age of Steam Boating

  • What is Steam Power?
    Students discuss steam power -- its advantages and the way it works. In our program, this lesson was conducted before students visited the Albany Inst...

  • Images & Themes from the Hudson
    Students use images attached here to investigate primary sources and answer questions about culture, art and literature, transportation, commerce, eco...

  • Connecting Hudson River Art & History
    Students view and analyze a series of Hudson River images (attached here) from the Albany Institute of History and Art. To help students make connecti...

  • Pollution in the Hudson Valley
    Students conduct web-based research to discover how pollution affects the Hudson Valley, how scientists and activists help us become aware of the prob...

  • Preparing to Paint the Hudson Valley
    This lesson builds on what students already know about the Hudson Valley and provides some art basics to help them prepare to paint a mural featuring ...

  • Travel Postcard
    This activity can be adapted for use with many topics although it was developed in conjunction with Full Steam Ahead: Robert Fulton and the Age of Ste...