Student Resources for Sustainable Development Goals

Source: United Nations Description: It’s important to start learning about sustainable development from an early age. The materials available on this page are for adults and youth alike – a fun and engaging way to learn about the Sustainable Development Goals and what you can do to take action to make them a reality. Please download and…
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World’s Largest Lesson

Source: World’s Largest Lesson Description: We promote use of the Sustainable Development Goals in learning so that children can contribute to a better future for all. From citizenship and justice to climate change and the environment, inspire children to make a difference! This website offers fun activities and materials for all educators and settings – from schools, clubs…
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The Global Goals for Sustainable Development

Source: The Global Goals Description: In 2015, world leaders agreed to 17 Global Goals (officially known as the Sustainable Development Goals or SDGs). It’s now five years on, and we have more work than ever to do. These goals have the power to create a better world by 2030, by ending poverty, fighting inequality and addressing the…
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Resources for African American Genealogy

Source: American Ancestors Description: Researching African American ancestors can be challenging and often requires some creative searching methods. Many African Americans find it difficult to trace their family earlier than the 1870 United States Federal Census, the first federal census following emancipation and the first to record many former slaves by name. Locating records of slave ancestors…
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African-American Genealogy

Source: PBS – History Detectives Description: The challenges of reaching back to the period before the Civil War are great, but a host of tools are available if you know where to look. One invaluable resource is The U.S. National Archives. Documents created by federal agencies after the Civil War provide a wealth of personal data about…
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Philadelphia Timeline

Source: Philadelphia History Description: Did you know that in 1800, not L.A., not New York, but Philadelphia was our largest city, a distinction it held until 1830? The top five were Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, Boston, and Charleston, S.C. But we defy anyone to name the sixth largest American town in 1800. It was Northern Liberties, now…
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Black History Field Trip

Source: The Constitutional Description: The Constitutional Walking Tour takes you on a special Black History outdoor experience through America’s Birthplace. The Constitutional tells the dramatic story of the brave men and women who were responsible for creating America. The Constitutional Guided Walking Tour will take you on a 1.25 mile loop which starts and concludes at the National…
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African American Family Histories and Related Works in the Library of Congress

Source: Library of Congress Description: Revised in 2009, this edition of African American Family Histories and Related Works in the Library of Congress incorporates all the past efforts of Sandra Lawson and Paul Connor, supplemented by the edition of 84 family histories and genealogical handbooks. Because of the changing technological environment since the first publication of…
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Your African-American Genealogy Research Guide

Source: Family Tree Description: It’s no secret that tracing African-American roots can be a challenge. The seven African-American sources listed here can help you strengthen your family tree at its trunk—where it needs the most support. Along the way, you’ll learn about recurring family names, hometowns, white associates and more. These clues—and the experience you gain as a…
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Resources: Your Kids Aren’t Too Young to Talk About Race

Source: Pretty Good Description: So you’ve realized your kids aren’t too young to talk about race, so now what? We’ve rounded up some resources for you to start. Pretty Good’s purpose is to make good information easier to understand and share on social media. Any money contributed will go to pay artists, illustrators, photographers, and designers…
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