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WET Science Lesson #11: How Light Affects Water
Scientists listen to the story of Wadja Egnankou who works to save African mangrove forests. They experiment with refraction and the introduction of particulate matter to water. They conclude with creative writing about the need for a wetland plant or animal to have clean water. Overall, this is a creative ecology instructional activity, but the refraction activity is unrelated. Consider skipping that activity if you want to include this when exploring human impact on the environment with your emerging ecologists.
Similarities Between African Folktales And French Folktales
Students study the importance of the Storyteller in ancient times as well as in modern times. They realize that this is an art essential to the development and evolution of the mind and that today more than ever we need to rely on Storytelling to fight the mental passivity resulting from the use and abuse of TV.
Return to the Tour of the Hemisphere in Three Countries
Sixth graders use their prior knowledge of vocabulary for the continents, oceans, some countries, basic directional words (e.g., north, south), prepositions of location, basic land forms (e.g., mountains, island), and basic geographical terms to practice language.
The Global Grid System-World Map Activity
Learners demonstrate how to use the global grid system. In this map skills lesson plan, students use a world map to locate various locations. Learners identify locations based on the global grid system. Students complete a worksheet as an assessment.
At Home Around the World
Students explore homes of the world. In this global studies lesson, students read "World Homes," and discuss the article. Students collaborate to complete activity worksheets and research Indonesia, Mongolia, or Cote d'Ivoire. Students prepare classroom presentations using their research findings.
Sport and Security
Learners examine world sports. In this current events lesson, students analyze a photograph of a sport scene to determine what was taking place when the photograph was taken. Learners respond to the provided discussion questions about sports and safety.