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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.
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.
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.
Young scholars 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.
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.
Students discover the true cost of taking a vacation. In this budgeting activity, 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.
Take a trip to Great Britain with this fun reading lesson plan! 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 plan 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.
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.
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.
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.
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. In this current events lesson plan, students visit selected websites to learn about the history of Heathrow Airport and the current opening of terminal 5.
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
For this Fed Ex worksheet, students read a word problem about air travel and time to deliver packages and solve it. Students complete 1 problem.
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.
In need of a probability resource that has it all? Take a look at a full textbook chapter on teaching and engaging learners in mathematical probability and data analysis. It begins with a teacher preparation section, and then moves into several multi-part lessons that include activities, tools, manipulatives, worksheets, and assessments. The best thing about the resource is that it is full of research-based strategies proven to help learners access content. The entire packet is 54 pages in length, can be printed or saved, and comes from a reputable source that adheres to standards-based teaching.
Sound engineers investigate the structural design of a musical instrument, the recorder. They work in collaborative groups to choose an instrument to build out of everyday craft materials. It must be able to repeat a three-note sequence at least three times. Though the publisher designated this lesson as appropriate through high school, it may be best used with your elementary engineers or during a unit on sound waves when learning about pitch.
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.
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.

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