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Students rehearse a scene from Julius Caesar and analyze how the physical aspects of stage direction impact the audience. In this Julius Caesar lesson plan, students use blood in the scene and analyze the direction and where the blood is coming from as a way to impact the scene.
Students measure blood pressures and discuss the causes, effects, and treatments for hypertension. In this blood pressure lesson, students read and discuss information about blood pressure and visit the given links for more information. Students participate in the procedure for taking blood pressure, take five people's pressure, and record on a graph sheet.
Remind your middle school scientists how fox ear size varies depending on the climate they live in; large ears allow heat loss while small ears keep heat in. Discuss how a cold-blooded animal might try to regulate body temperature. Then split the class into pairs and have them record temperatures at different locations around campus. They relate their temperature readings to where ectothermic animals might hang out. Finally, they relate what they've learned to the placement of solar panels on a building.
Photographs of human blood cells and a diagram of the stages of clotting are a great addition to your biology class. Young scientists label the major components and answer questions about the function of those processes and cells. Multiple choice questions will make the variables clear and may start further discussion.
What is the reading level of your language arts or English class? If you're not sure if In Cold Blood would be an appropriate reading level for your kids, give them this cloze procedure. They read the complete reading selection once, and then they attempt to fill in the missing words. Based on how well they do, you can assess whether this material is an appropriate choice.