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355 Pages of Unit Studies!


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Hundreds of Hours of Learning

for Grades K-12



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This E-Book contains 20 interactive PDF Unit Studies, with 355 pages of content, including 150 lesson plans and worksheets for grades K-12!



Each Unit Study:

  • Was developed by a team of certified education specialists
  • Is provided with 20 - 50 clickable links
  • Contains additional related online and book resources
  • Contains 6-8 lessons and 2-6 worksheets
  • Is cross-curricular with 10-30 pages of learning for grades K-12
  • Contains hundreds of hours of online and offline learning!

The following Unit Studies are included in this E-Book:


Marco Polo Unit Study
Marco Polo was one of the first Europeans to travel to the Orient from his home in
Venice, Italy. The book he wrote about his journeys would change the world. Learn more about Marco Polo and the many remarkable lands he traveled through!


Magellan Unit Study
Ferdinand Magellan was an lit who led the first voyage by sea around the world. Learn about Magellan and his accomplishments in this unit.

Martin Luther King Jr. Unit Study
Martin Luther King Jr. was born in
Atlanta, Georgia, on January 15, 1929. Both his father and grandfather were Baptist ministers and civil rights leaders. Young Martin grew up believing that black people deserved a life of dignity and equality, and his vision and values inspired him to strive for-and win-a better life for all black people.

Harriet Tubman Unit Study
The Underground Railroad was an amazing example of courage and dedication. Join HLN as we look at the life of Harriet Tubman, the original conductor of the Underground Railroad, and the awesome acts of heroism she displayed by helping slaves escape from the South.


Abraham Lincoln Unit Study
Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth president of the
United States, is considered by many to be the greatest American president in history. He was born into an uneducated, backwoods family. Through hard work and sheer determination he rose to the presidency during one of the most difficult times in our nation's history-the Civil War.


Thomas Jefferson Unit Study
Thomas Jefferson was one of
America's greatest presidents. He authored the Declaration of Independence, was responsible for the Louisiana Purchase, and had a strong hand in shaping the future of the newly formed United States of America. Learn more about this great American statesman.

Alexander Graham Bell Unit Study
Alexander Graham Bell was a great humanitarian, a teacher of the deaf, and an inventor with 30 patented inventions. His invention of the telephone changed the world's ability to communicate forever! Join HLN in exploring the life of the amazing inventor Alexander Graham Bell.

Thomas Edison Unit Study
The inventor who gave us the electric light bulb, the phonograph, the motion-picture camera, the microphone and a thousand other devices that improved life for humanity the world over was a hard-working, dedicated researcher. Learn about his life and his inventions in this unit.

Gandhi Unit Study
"We are constantly being astonished at the amazing discoveries in the field of violence. But I maintain that far more undreamt-of and seemingly impossible discoveries will be made in the field of nonviolence." (M.K. Gandhi) Join HLN in a lesson about Gandhi, an international leader who promoted peace, love and spirituality.

Chief Joseph Unit Study
Hear me, my chiefs, I am tired; my heart is sick and sad. From where the sun now stands, I will fight no more forever. Chief Joseph, the Nez Perce Indian leader, who spoke these words at the end of a long, hard-fought campaign against the U.S. Army in 1877, has become a personality of mythic proportions. He is known as a hero statesman.

John F. Kennedy Unit Study
John F. Kennedy was youngest person as well as the first Roman Catholic ever elected to the presidency of the
United States. President Kennedy weathered foreign and domestic crises and started programs that helped to shape America today. Kennedy met with a tragic death at an early age. Join HLN as we explore JFK's private life and political contributions.

Napoleon Bonaparte Unit Study
Who was Napoleon? What was his legacy to
Europe? Did he have an impact on the United States? Join HLN as we take an in depth look at who Napoleon Bonaparte was and how he changed the world.

Sir Isaac Newton Unit Study
Sir Isaac Newton was a 17th century physicist, mathematician and philosopher whose contributions had an enormous effect on the history of science and the development of human thought. He is considered by many to be the greatest of all scientists. Find out about some of his important discoveries, and learn some basic physics principles in HLN's introduction to Isaac Newton!

Albert Einstein Unit Study
In a century dominated by science, Albert Einstein still managed to dazzle the world and leave even the scientific community aghast with his Theory of Relativity. He was the genius among geniuses. Perhaps it was his creativity that propelled him to accomplish the feats he did, or was it his ingenuity and intuitiveness?

Galileo Unit Study
Galileo Galilei is known as the father of physics. He created new theories, and he persistently conducted careful experiments to prove his theories. Unfortunately he lived in a time when people were skeptical of ideas that challenged the belief that the Earth was the center of the world. Galileo discovered that the Earth was part of the Solar System, and that the Solar System was part of the universe. Come and explore the life and discoveries of Galileo!

Jane Goodall Unit Study
Jane Goodall began dreaming about
Africa when she was a young girl growing up in England. Her dream became a reality in 1960 when she went to work with Louis Leakey. Through her achievements in studying chimpanzees in the wild she became a famous naturalist, researcher, and scientist-although considered by many to be highly controversial. Come and learn more about Jane Goodall and the chimpanzees she treasures!

Amelia Earhart Unit Study
In 1928, Amelia Earhart was the first woman to fly as a passenger across the
Atlantic Ocean. Then, in 1932, she became the first woman to pilot a plane across that ocean. There were not many female pilots back then, and her actions inspired other women to follow their dreams. Amelia Earhart has inspired generations of women to do things that had never been done by women before.

Pablo Picasso Unit Study
Pablo Picasso, by all accounts a complicated, difficult man was one of the most gifted and prolific artists in history. His body of 50,000 works includes paintings, drawings, prints, stage sets, sculpture, etchings, lithographs, tiles, ceramics, murals, poetry, and screenplays. His styles include realism, surrealism, cubism, and neoclassicism. Introduce your children to art and art history with this study of the life and work of a most versatile and renowned artist.

Robert Louis Stevenson Unit Study
Robert Louis Stevenson was an astounding author who wrote with feeling and imagination. He was able take his readers on his journeys as if they were right next to him. Join HLN in this cross-curricular adventure into his life and writings.

Helen Keller Unit Study
Helen Keller was a woman who contracted a disease at a young age, and as a result, became blind, deaf, and dumb. Through the help of Mary Sullivan, she learned to communicate with the world, and to this day, she remains an inspiration and a heroine to people throughout the world. Find out why!

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