Historical Thinking and Skills
2. Primary sources such as artifacts, maps and photographs can be used to show change over time.
This is a pretty easy activity to complete. Have students take a screenshot of the environment where they want to building their community. Students can begin to build their community and take screenshots as they progress. They should try and take the shot from the same location every time. They should begin to see trees missing, land looking different, their home developing, etc., over time.