Concept Map Teacher Resources
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Here is a good cross-curricular lesson requiring middle schoolers to read about Egypt and determine main ideas, make connections, check understanding, draw inferences, and ask clarifying questions. It includes activities like an online scavenger hunt, concept mapping, and a learning frame.
6th - 8th Language Arts 26 Views 212 Downloads
Energy, Matter, and Organization
Tenth graders review the Energy, Matter, and Organization unit. They have one week to complete an essay. Students must submit a concept map or drawing. The activity is introduces by reading a short story line which presents a simple problem or task to do.
10th Science 3 Views 13 Downloads
Genocides of the 20th Century
Ninth graders research the causes of the major genocides of the 20th century. They participate in a jigsaw activity and complete a concept map of different genocides, watch and discuss excerpts from the movies "Hotel Rwanda," "The Killing Fields," and "The Armenian Genocide," and answer discussion questions.
9th Social Studies & History 9 Views 48 Downloads
How To Make a Science Concept Map
Here is a clever way to get your pupils thinking about a science topic they'd like to research for a report, or a project they'd like to do for a science fair. The three-step process is easy to follow, and it really should help your learners focus their scientific thinking.
3rd - 5th Science 9 Views 27 Downloads
Lesson 3: SySTEMS Thinking
In the third and final activity in the series, learners synthesize the knowledge they have obtained about food systems to define a problem and propose a solution. While this could be a larger world problem, by keeping it focused on food system issues on a local scale, groups can put their proposals into action in the community as a service learning project.
6th - 12th Science 14 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Using Concept Maps to Design 3D Spheres
Students create three dimensional shapes using concept maps. In this geometry lesson plan, students investigate the impact of mental schemas on humans. They collect data on this topic and plot their data on a coordinate plane.
9th - 12th Math 3 Views 13 Downloads
Build a Genetic Concept Map
Eighth graders review genetic concepts including homozygous and heterozygous traits, alleles, and recessive and dominant traits. They use Microsoft PowerPoint to create concept maps that graphically represent the relationships among these genetic concepts.
8th Science 6 Views 428 Downloads
Using Color as a Pre-Writing Tool
To better understand how to compose a clear and well-organized paper, learners read short passages, write summaries, and make colored graphic organizers. This is a fully developed three-day lesson with suggested assessments.
3rd - 8th Language Arts 10 Views 72 Downloads
Organic Molecule Concept Map Review Sheet
Stretch the brains of your organic chemists with this amazing concept map. A list of 31 organic molecules is provided on one page, and a graphic organizer with empty boxes for each is provided on the second page. Unfortunately the photocopy of the concept map is not the most crisp, but the value of this exercise is not diluted.
9th - 12th Science 6 Views 23 Downloads
Using Concept Maps to Teach Evolution
Students encounter concept maps for reviewing evolution. Concept maps provides an alternative method of interacting with the information and a forum for asking questions about vocabulary, concepts and interrelationships. A quiz is followed to be filled out at the enc of each map.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 26 Downloads
Microbes and Disease
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.
5th - 8th Science 85 Views 54 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Study the elements of the mystery genre. Your elementary schoolers explore pre-writing strategies and organize process outlines. They explore graphic organizers, specifically concept maps, as tools to capture and organize ideas before defining a list of mysterious words.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 669 Downloads
Biodiversity in an Estuary
High schoolers investigate the biodiversity in estuaries. In this estuary lesson plan, students use Google Earth to explore the Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. They produce a biodiversity concept map and portray the life of a plant and an animal in an estuary by producing a poster.
9th - 12th Science 19 Views 60 Downloads
Prepare your class for a unit by introducing them to the main ideas and topic that will be covered. While you explain the concepts, have your class fill out this graphic organizer, which provides space to write in a topic and six related main ideas.
K - 8th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 3 Downloads
Science Concept Maps
This collection of concept maps has some terms filled in and others left blank for young scientists to fill in. Topics vary vastly and include the branches of science, atomic structure, organic compounds, heat, radioactive materials, motion, energy, electricity, digestion, circulation, disease, stars, rocks, water, and air pollution.
7th - 10th Science 16 Views 80 Downloads
What is the Water Cycle? Activity A
Hydrologists create a concept map about how water is used and a sentence strip defining water and describing its unique properties. Small groups work together to fill a small milk carton and compute the mass of water inside. The next day, after freezing the water, they make new observations of the properties.
2nd - 5th Science 3 Views 3 Downloads
Students analyze an interview with the Climate Change Project Jukebox in order to help them undertand how to use a concept map. In this writing and climate change instructional activity, pairs of students log onto the Internet site for Climate Change Project Jukebox and use a concept map to create an understanding of an interview.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads