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Students interview a guest scuba diver or study electronic resources to discover facts about scuba diving. They investigate the physics of scuba diving, the gaseous components of air, equipment used, and safety precautions taken by divers. They then create a collage using mixed media to reflect their knowledge of scuba diving.
1st - 6th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
STRONG--an acronym for goal-setting success! Using a graphic organizer and useful acronym, your learners develop a goal plan for the class as a whole, while considering the requirements of, and obstacles to, achieving their goal. Briefly review the goal with your class at the beginning of each day and then at the conclusion of the goal's time frame, have your class reflect on their collaborative process.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 308 Views 372 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Arctic Food Chain
Explore the food chains that support Arctic ecosystems. A class discussion on interdependence and the different roles plants and animals play in ecosystems provides students with the knowledge to complete a worksheet asking them to create food chains involving a variety of Arctic life.
3rd - 6th Science 24 Views 16 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Land of the Midnight Sun
From days of 24 hour sunlight, to endless nights that last for days, the Arctic is a very unique place to live. Examine the seasonal changes that occur in the northern-most reaches of the globe and the impact they have on the plants and animals living there.
3rd - 6th Science 19 Views 14 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Revolution! The Atlantic World Reborn
This resource is rich with primary and secondary source material regarding major events in the Atlantic world during the Age of Revolution. While there are suggested classroom activities toward the beginning of the resource, its true value lies in the reproductions of such major historical documents as the United States Declaration of Independence, the Haitian Declaration of Independence, and the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 147 Views 101 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Investigate the various properties of the number six with this elementary math lesson. From simple addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division problems to the creation of hexagonal tessellations, this lesson covers all aspects of this simple number.
3rd - 5th Math 26 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Bar Charts & Pie Charts
Learn about life in the Arctic while practicing how to graph and interpret data with this interdisciplinary lesson. Starting with a whole group data-gathering exercise, students are then given a worksheet on which they analyze and create bar and pie graphs involving information about Arctic animals.
3rd - 6th Math 15 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Investigate the properties of three-dimensional figures with this Arctic-themed math lesson. Beginning with a class discussion about different types of solid figures present in the classroom, young mathematicians are then given a two-sided worksheet asking them to draw 3-D shapes, identify their parts, and create cubes from a series of nets.
3rd - 6th Math 22 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Autobiography, Verb Agreement and Tense
A reading of Carlos Sanchez’s Confessions of a Monolingual Americano, launches an investigation of how autobiographers use reflection and evaluation in a piece of writing. Groups are assigned different paragraphs from the narrative and work together to answer focus questions.
9th - 10th Language Arts 3 Views 8 Downloads
Using photographs and a coral reef identification key, junior marine biologists compare changes in coral cover for a No-Take Area and the surrounding unprotected area. The data that is collected is then analyzed for richness, Shannon-Wiener Index, and evenness.
10th - Higher Ed Science 7 Views 23 Downloads
World in the Balance
Students make estimates on how many people they believe live on Earth. While watching a video, they take notes on the issues facing Kenya, Japan and India. In groups, they calculate how long it takes for a country to double in size. To end the instructional activity, they discuss the challenges countries face with increasing populations.
5th - 8th Math 6 Views 135 Downloads
WWII German Submarine Warfare: U505
Students research how the capture of a German submarine by the Allies affected the outcome of WWII. In this WWII lesson, students complete a KWL chart. Students research primary source documents online and answer discussion questions.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 18 Downloads
Students study the history of United State/Cuba relations. For this diplomacy lesson, students research selected websites to gather information regarding various topics of significance between the U.S. and Cuba since 1868. Students collaborate to create a timeline that features pivotal events pertaining to relations between the 2 countries.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 26 Downloads
Technology and Daily Life
Fifth graders explore and examine popular communications inventions, including the Internet, and assess their advantages and disadvantages of each. They identify the top innovations in the last twenty five years and examine how they relate to their own lives.
5th Technology & Engineering 3 Views 8 Downloads