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Storm Clouds-- Fly over a Late Winter Storm onboard a NASA Earth Observing Satellite
Young scholars study cloud data and weather maps to explore cloud activity. In this cloud data instructional activity students locate latitude and longitude coordinates and determine cloud cover percentages.
6th - 12th Science 3 Views 13 Downloads
After a class discussion where kids share how they find answers to their questions, learners explore the world of reference materials such as, an atlas, an almanac, and an encyclopedia. The Internet is also discussed as a way to access many reference materials quickly.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 26 Views 40 Downloads
Comparable Statistics from Countries of Various Continents
Seventh graders compare and contrast basic statistics about different countries, such as population growth and religion, review continents and their countries, practice graphing statistical information, and identify similarities and differences in various countries.
7th Social Studies & History 19 Views 46 Downloads
Solving the Puzzle
Learners create a map showing the United States borders at a specific period in history and produce three questions to be answered by examining the map. They also write a productive paragraph explaining who, what, when, where, how/why a particular piece of land was acquired by the United States.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 6 Views 10 Downloads
A world of oil
High schoolers practice in analyzing spatial data in maps and graphic presentations while studying the distribution of fossil fuel resources. They study, analyze, and map the distribution of fossil fuels on blank maps. Students discuss gas cost and the increase of gas cost.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 3 Downloads
Finding Your Way Around the World
Students plan a trip around the world and create a PowerPoint presentation of the journey. For this map, atlas, and technology lesson, students plan a trip around the world in which they avoid using an airplane. Students will consider risks and dangers of particular areas and create a PowerPoint of their journey, including sound effects, animations, and pictures.
10th - 12th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 16 Downloads
What's It All Have to Do With Me? Using Local History to Connect Students to National Events
Students examine the differences between primary and secondary documents. In this primary and secondary source lesson, students examine three distinct sets of primary and secondary sources dealing with the eagle as a national symbol. They play a eagle matching concentration game, and examine world maps, a Salem Impost book, and an atlas.
1st - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 76 Downloads
Loco for Cocoa
Is there anything better than chocolate? This series of cross-curricular lessons lays out five to seven days of a study on chocolate. Over these days, learners watch video clips about how chocolate is made, compose poems and legends, complete a map and timeline of the history of chocolate, and interact directly with chocolate.
5th - 8th Language Arts 29 Views 144 Downloads
Mapping World Explorers
Students research early explorers from selected nations, routes, or time periods. After finding maps of exploration routes over water and land, they create a time line. Presentations are created in the form of three-dimensional models detailing the explorers travel routes.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 28 Views 38 Downloads
Lesson 1: Setting the Stage
Sixth graders study the Native American civilizations and make a shape book using information from research. In this Native American lesson, 6th graders participate in the initial lesson of a new unit of study. They discuss the meaning of the word "civilization," look at maps and artifacts, and fill in a KWL chart.
6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
A Canadian Inventory: The Way We Are!
Students, in groups, explore major thematic sections of the Atlas of Canada. They use their findings to produce a wall display, consider and incorporate the issue of sustainability into their material and deliver a presentation to the class.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 14 Downloads