Topics--High School

Exploration, Encounter, and Exchange

Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland--Exchanging paths around the world

Mansa Musa:  Exploring Africa

Hugh Glass: Exploring the west, Encountering death

Catherine the Great’s encounters with Voltaire and the Enlightenment

Exploration and Ice--Robert Peary and  the north pole

Ada Lovelace--Exploring computer programming in 1840

Galileo--Exploring the universe, encountering resistance

Rudolph Roessler--The allies’ exchange with an undercover German decoder

Exploring disease:  Jonas Salk and the polio vaccine

Exchange between the United States and France--The Louisiana Purchase

War of the Worlds:  Encounter with Martians and dramatic radio

New Spain and the Comanche: Encounters, Missions,and Conquests

The Spark that Ignited a Flame: China’s Explosion  into Gunpowder

Roger Williams: The Exploration to Establish Rhode Island and Provide Religious Tolerance

Commodore Matthew Perry and Exchange with Japan

The Exchange of Disease: Encounters between Europeans and Native Americans in the Colonial Era

James Cook and the European Encounter with Oceania

Venice 1348: A Global Encounter, a Deadly Exchange

The Silk Road and Cultural Exchange

Encountering New Spain: Manifest Destiny and the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

Exploring the Galapagos: Charles Darwin and the Theory of Evolution

An Encounter with Fanaticism: John Doyle Lee and the Arkansas Mountain Meadows Massacre

Intimate Exchange: Abigail and John Adams

Expanding the Boundaries of Dance: Martha Graham

Rosalind Franklin: Exploring the Human Genome, Encountering Prejudice

Exploring New Technologies: Andrew Carnegie’s Steel Empire

The Artistic Exploration: Bierstadt and Moran’s Journey and the Creation of Yellowstone National Park

The Zimmermann Telegram: The Exchange that Broke Down American Isolationism

Encounter in Little Rock: Desegregating Central High School

Minersville School District v. Gobitis: When Idolatry Encounters Patriotism

Exchanging Musical Performance for Morale: Captain Glenn Miller’s Contribution to World War II

Apollo 13 and the Exploration of Space

World War II War Brides: The Exchange of Cultures

Roanoke: When Exploration, Encounter, and Exchange Went Terribly Wrong

The Sinn Féin Party and their Exploration of Irish Independence

Encountering Two Worlds at the Berlin Wall

19th Amendment Suffragettes: Exploring New Methods of Protest

Ed Pulaski and his encounter with the Fire of 1910 (Idaho Topic)

Exploring nature in film:  Idaho filmmaker Nell Shipman (Idaho Topic)

Exploring an Empire: Hammurabi’s Expansion of Mesopotamia 

Athens and Sparta: Military Encounter and Exchange

Exchanging Musical Performance for Morale: Captain Glenn Miller’s Contribution to World War II

World War II War Brides: The Exchange of Cultures