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Planning A Trip To Disneyland Or Disney World
Students, in groups, collect data to plan a trip to Disneyland or Disney World http://disney.com. They determine not only elapsed time and distance, but extend their problem solving to figuring meals, lodging, and air travel.
Planning a Trip to Disneyland Or Disney World, Part Two
Students, in groups, use data collected in the previous lesson to plan a trip to Disneyland or Disney World. Using skills they developed in the previous lessons, students determine meals, lodging, air travel, and incidentals.
Words in the News: Growth in Air Travel Harms Environment
Students discuss activities that they believe harm the environment. In groups, they match the new vocabulary words to their definitions. They read an article about environmental damage and answer questions.
Students explore the emerging budget flight industry and the resulting increased competition among airlines. They compare a budget airline with a legacy carrier in terms of cost, corporate profile, flight statistics, amenities, and convenience.
Lesson 6: Crowded Skies
This is a treasure-trove of multimedia resources to help your scholars analyze transportation methods. They discuss different forms of movement, utilizing several infographics to spur conversation deeper and get visual learners engaged. A video on the future of air transport reveals the NextGen technology and why the FAA feels it is necessary. Partners compare and contrast two forms of transportation on a Venn diagram and then create infographics to synthesize their research. There are plenty of links here to extend this lesson and meet multiple objectives, and everything is included.
The Cost of Planning a Trip
Students discover the true cost of taking a vacation. For this budgeting lesson, students examine the cost of taking a vacation by breaking down each individual category and conducting pricing research. Students create a chart with their trip's information and present it to the rest of the class.
Things That Make Britain Great
Take a trip to Great Britain with this fun reading lesson! Young learners read an article about many famous attributes of Britain - 101 of them, to be exact - and finish several comprehension and grammar activities about what they have read. The lesson is designed for English learners, but could work for any reading level. Note: Don't use the article as an example of a well-structured piece of writing, as it is only a list in paragraph form.
History of Flight Timeline Activity
Scholars are introduced to the significant events that led to the development of today's modern forms of air travel. They create a timeline to identify the vital events that are related to man's flight. In addition, they research various websites and gather information about the topic of flight.
World Tourism Day
In this World Tourism Day worksheet, students complete activities such as read the passage, match the phrases, fill in the blanks, choose the correct word, multiple choice fill in, correct the spelling, put text in correct order, unscramble the sentences, take a survey, and write all about World Tourism Day. Students complete 12 activities.
Lesson for the EasyJet Set
Students take a closer look at the environmental costs of flying. In this current events lesson, students research the noted Web sites regarding the Airbus, noise pollution, and oil use associated with airline travel. Students brainstorm solutions to the issues.
Juan Trippe - Pan American Airlines - Reading Comprehension
Who is Juan Trippe? Have your learners read this short, three-paragraph passage and answer the four questions that follow. You could use this as a short reading comprehension quiz, or you could use this to introduce a unit on biographies.
Students take a closer look at Heathrow airport. For this current events lesson, students visit selected websites to learn about the history of Heathrow Airport and the current opening of terminal 5.
Economics of Internet Access: Technology, Supply and Demand
How can we use economics to analyze the issue of Internet access? How can the market system work efficiently to ration Internet access? How is Internet usage like air travel and interstate beltway usage? Understanding shortages, supply, demand and the rat
The Fed Ex Problem
In this Fed Ex worksheet, students read a word problem about air travel and time to deliver packages and solve it. Students complete 1 problem.
Glow With the Flow
Students investigate the force of drag and how NASA engineers use models and glowing paints to examine how air flows over vehicles in a wind tunnel. They discover how the blended wing body will affect air travelers of the future.
New! HIV/AIDS in the United States
In the final of five lessons about HIV/AIDS, groups create presentations to share data about the infection rates in the United States, examining demographic and geographic trends over the past ten years. Depending on how much time you want to devote to the research, groups can either use the provided data exclusively, or do more research using the websites provided. It is important to stress using only reliable and reputable websites during the research portion, as there is a lot of misinformation out there on the topic of HIV/AIDS.
New! Microbes and Disease
Discuss how diseases have impacted human history. Divide your class into groups and assign each group one of the following: tuberculosis, malaria, plague, cholera, smallpox, and AIDS. They read up on, complete a concept map, and present to the rest of the class their assigned disease. Afterward, they create artwork and write a paragraph about it. This could be used in a life science class when studying microbiology as a way to demonstrate how it impacts society and as a way to incorporate history, writing, and art into your curriculum.
Here is a fabulous collection of lessons for your emerging meteorologists! In them, learners will utilize satellite data to determine distribution of rainfall, research global rainfall patterns, and utilize their knowledge to propose new instruments and satellite missions that can help us understand the changes in the earth's climate. Some fantastic worksheets, weblinks, and other educational resources are embedded in an incredibly detailed and exciting lesson plan.
New! Tools of Magnification
Life science learners need to be able to use a microscope. With this comprehensive resource, they first experience how lenses and magnification work, and then get familiar with using a compound microscope. Tremendous background information, detailed set-up and procedure instructions, and even a video that acts as a teaching guide, work together to thoroughly prepare you to implement this classic and vital activity.
New! Infectious Disease Case Study
Small groups of life science learners look at Allison's symptoms and discuss a diagnosis. They use a chart of illnesses and draw symptom clues from an envelope to determine what illness she has. A instructional activity like this gives children an opportunity to role-play and practice critical thinking skills.