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Writing Task 6.NS.7
Temperature data for Anchorage, Alaska offers an excellent context for assessing young mathematicians' understanding of integers. After first looking at a table of the record low temperatures for each month of the year, students are asked to simply identify which month is coldest.
5th - 7th Math 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Designed
Mineral Cycling Through the Ecosystem
Students explain the role of different organisms in the food web. In this ecology lesson, students participate in a game to simulate mineral cycling through the web. They discuss the importance of recycling minerals and resources.
6th - 12th Science 39 Views 252 Downloads
Architecture on Ice: The Challenge of Building on Permafrost
Students identify the problems associated with building a structure on permafrost. In this physical science instructional activity, students investigate how heat and pressure affect the rate of ice melting. They read an article about traditional housing and write an essay that explains why the permafrost underneath the structures did not thaw.
9th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 20 Downloads
Cells Are Building Blocks
Investigate the parts and functions of animal and plant cells. Observe slides on which different types of cells are displayed and answer questions on a related worksheet. Construct a cell model using household items such as pasta and marbles.
5th - 6th Science 114 Views 709 Downloads
Impacts of Climate Change on Caribou
Eleventh graders examine the effect of climate change on Caribou. For this earth science lesson, 11th graders brainstorm ways to adapt to a changing environment. They analyze data of caribou population estimates and calculate statistical information.
11th Science 9 Views 33 Downloads
Older Than Blue Babe
Students create a collage of the carbon cycle. For this earth science lesson, students explore the history and significance of permafrost. They analyze a graph of climate trends and explain how climate change and permafrost thaw are connected.
9th - 10th Science 6 Views 40 Downloads
Sexual and Asexual Reproduction
Students differentiate the processes involved in sexual and asexual reproduction. In this plant science lesson, students discuss the pros and cons of both methods. They explain how sexual reproduction can lead to genetic diversity.
6th - 7th Science 94 Views 365 Downloads
Alaska History: Oral Traditions
Students research American culture by reading a story in class. In this Alaskan heritage instructional activity, students read the book Red Cedar of Afognak and discuss the characters, settings and conflicts of the Alaskan story. Students complete a worksheet and create storyboards to identify the main points of the book.
K - 4th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 13 Downloads
Computation Practice: Rounding to the Nearest 100 and 1000
For this math worksheet, 4th graders practice rounding four digit numbers to the nearest 100 and 1000. They complete 10 problems. They solve 4 word problems about the state of Alaska by showing all work and labeling their answers. They subtract with four digit numbers when solving the problems.
4th Social Studies & History 3 Views 17 Downloads
Makushin Bay: Its Resources and People
Eighth graders examine resources that relate to human settlement in Makushin Bay - Uguudax- on Unalaska Island in the Aleutian Chain of Alaska. In this Geography instructional activity ,students predict where settlement sites would have been located, based on the availability of food and other resources.
8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Where's the Boss? -- A Scripted Play About the Iditarod
Students utilize a Reader's Theater script and accompanying lesson plan to learn about the Iditarod race that takes place in Alaska. During the process, they also learn about teamwork and working together.
K - 8th Language Arts 5 Views 42 Downloads