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Resources for the 6th grade humanities project.


On this page you will find resources to help you complete your Young Social Activists research project for your Humanities class. If you are struggling to find information on your topic, please let Ms. Blakemore know.

Young Social Activists

Abby Wambach (gender equality)

Ashton Mota (LBGTQ and Equality)

Autumn Peltier (water rights)

Cavanaugh Bell (Anti-Bullying)

Colin Kaepernick (civil rights)

Emma Gonzalez (gun control)

Genesis Butler (Animal rights)

Greta Thunberg (climate change)

Isra Hirsi (climate change awareness)

Jamie Margolin (climate change) 

Jazz Jennings (Trans Rights)

Malala Yousafzai (education for girls)

Mari Copeny (clean water in Flint Michigan and underprivileged children’s rights)

Marley Dias (representation of diverse characters in novels)

Naomi Osaka (tennis player, mental health of athletes)

Natalie Hampton (Anti-Bullying)

Nicole Maines (Trans Rights Activist from Maine)

Ntando Mahlangu (Disability)

Ose Arheghan (LBGTQ and Equality)

Robert Irwin (Wildlife Conservation)

Sara Mora (Immigration reform)

Serena Williams (equal pay in sports)

Shamma bint Suhail Faris Mazrui (empower young people to become involved in society and government)

Simone Biles (Mental Health and #MeToo Activist)

Thandiwe Abdullah (co founder Black Lives Matter Youth Vanguard)

Venus Williams (equal pay in sports)

Vivianne Roc (climate change awareness)

Xiuhtezcatl Martinez (environmental activism)

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Databases & Encyclopedias

Databases gather articles, images, videos, and more from a wide variety of resources. Encyclopedias give general information on a wide variety of subjects. Together, these are powerful research tools and a good place to start your project.


These articles each cover multiple activists. Click in to see if your activist is included.

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