Dorling Kindersley BooksPowerPoint Library

Brush up on your knowledge of history and earth, life, and physical sciences with these beautifully illustrated PowerPoint presentations. Print or project any PowerPoint presentation on an interactive whiteboard to enhance a classroom science or social studies lesson. We created these PowerPoint presentations as part of our mini-lessons on the same topic. These lessons are meant to motivate students using illustrated reference materials focused on key science and social studies concepts, plus accompanying worksheets, writing activities, and discussion tips.

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Visit DK in the Classroom, where we feature plenty more fantastic science, social studies, history, and math content to introduce new and exciting topics to your students!

Highlights

Memorial Day
Find a way to honor the American men and women who have sacrificed their lives in wars and military disputes this Memorial Day (May 30). Some of our most popular activities include: World War II Student Project, Chronology of Conscription in the U.S., and American Flag, Memorial Day Videos, and "In Flanders Fields" -- History and Poetry!

May Calendar of Events
May is full of events that you can incorporate into your standard curriculum. Our Educators' Calendar outlines activities for each event, including: Transportation Week (May 15-21), Museum Day (5/18), and Memorial Day (5/30). Plus, celebrate Asian-Pacific-American Heritage Month, Get Caught Reading Month, Inventors Month, National Family Month (May 8 - June 19), Physical Fitness & Sports Month all May long!

Videos
Interested in using different types of media in your classroom? We have a growing collection of videos, with related activities, for holidays and events, including: slavery & the Civil War, American History, U.S. Presidents, handwashing awareness, the Common Core, women's history, Memorial Day, the American Revolution, and the environment. Enjoy!

Coding & Computer Science
Introduce your students to basic coding and computer science! Our Top 5 Free Coding Tools for Kids, Top 5 Free Coding Tools for Teens, and Hour of Code resources make a great introduction to the computer science skills all students will benefit from.


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