TEKS Expectation 7.20A

7.20A Differentiate between, locate, and use valid primary and secondary sources such as media and news services, biographies, interviews, and artifacts to acquire information about Texas.
Belongs to Statement 7.20: The student applies critical-thinking skills to organize and use information acquired through established research methodologies from a variety of valid sources, including technology.

Teacher & Community Submitted Resources

A Journey to the Moon through Texas: Texas and the Apollo Program
Aeronautics and Aerospace Industry
Aerospace Medicine, Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center
Bottles, Pins, and Horseshoes: Analyzing Artifacts from the Ransom Williams Farmstead Using Bloom’s Taxonomy
Celebrate Texas 175: Luke Wilson talks about Carroll Shelby
Celebrate Texas 175: Nolan Ryan talks about Nokona Baseball Gloves
Celebrate Texas 175: Owen Wilson talks about Bline Willie Johnson
Celebrate Texas 175: Summer Glau talks about Wind Energy
Chemical Industry
Cities and Towns in Texas
Conquering Polio: A Lecture by David Oshinsky
Cotton Gin Old Red, Richardson, Texas
Cotton Ginning
Electronics Industry
Handbook of Texas Online
Hazardous Business: Industry, Regulation, and the Texas Railroad Commission
Health and Medicine
Health and Science in Texas
Historic Land, Railroad, and County Maps
Home on the Range
Houston and Texas Central Railroad, 1876
Inventions Over Time
Manufacturing Industries
Medical Research
Mexican-American Heritage: Texas Experiences Social Studies, Grade 7
Mineral Spas in Texas
Oil and Gas Industry
Pieces of the Past: A History of Austin Television
Piecing Together History: A Turn-of-the-Century African American Farmstead
Railroad System of Texas, 1887
Railroads, Windmills, and Barbed Wire
Schedule of the Houston and Texas Central Railway, 1879
Teaching With Documents: Gliddens Patent Application for Barbed Wire
Texas - The Big State Activity
Texas and Pacific Coal Company, Thurber, Erath County
Texas Digital Newspaper Program
Texas Originals: Billy Lee Brammer
Texas Originals: Dominique and John De Menil
Texas Originals: Héctor P. García
Texas Originals: Stephen F. Austin
The 1900 Storm, Galveston Island, Texas
The disaster scene at New London, March 18, 1937
The Influenza Pandemic of 1918-1919
Timber! - The Texas Lumber Industry
Transportation in Texas
Two Ways of Life
Wax, Men, and Money: Candelilla Wax Camps along the Rio Grande
Weather in Texas
Weathering Texas

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