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Functional Classroom Design
Students work in groups to design an effective and functional classroom. In this classroom design lesson, students discuss community and make a mental map and sketch of their classroom. Students complete a handout about the design process and then use the steps to design their own classroom.
7th - 9th Technology & Engineering 3 Views 6 Downloads
Packing for a Transcontinental Expedition
Students investigate what kinds of supplies would be needed for a trans-continental expedition. They watch a video about the Lewis and Clark expedition, develop a list of supplies, create a graph, and compare/contrast their list with the list of supplies collected by Lewis.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Lesson Plan: Global Warming
Students explore the concept of global warming. In this climate change activity, students explore the provided links to PBS NOW sources and research the greenhouse effect and the effects of global warming. Students support their stances on the issues as they write persuasive papers and complete a final project of their choosing.
9th - 12th Science 13 Views 101 Downloads
Development of Democracy: American Revolution
Eighth graders investigate the major events leading to the American Revolution and American democracy. They play the game Capture the Flag, read text and answer discussion questions, and complete a graphic organizer.
8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Indentured Servitude and Immigration
Students examine indentured servitude. In this Teaching Tolerance instructional activity, students compare indentured servitude of colonial America to the undocumented immigration of today. Students write reflections regarding how they feel about immigration.
6th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
The Sunni/Shia Split in Iraq
Students examine the historic Shia-Sunni conflict to assess its present-day status in Iraq and determine how it might play out in postwar Iraq. In this World History lesson, students research the factors that contribute to the current schism between the two groups in Iraq.
9th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 14 Downloads
When Something's Missing: Diagnosing Vitamin Deficiencies
The New York Times "Education" section posts an extensive lesson on vitamin and mineral deficiencies. It involves class discussion, examination of food packaging labels, and the reading of a blog post about Vitamin D. The highlight of the lesson is that small groups each research a different nutrient and create an informative poster.
6th - 9th Health 5 Views 12 Downloads
A Race to Watch: Campaign 2008, The Role of Technology and the Internet
Students listen to a statement about the role the Internet plays in the political process and respond by placing a card under the appropriate agree/disagree sign at the front of the room. Students brainstorm reasons to select their choice. They read an article "Presidential Campaigns Explore a New Medium.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
LESSON PLAN: CONTROLLING NUCLEAR WEAPONS: DEBATING THE NON-PROLIFERATION TREATY
Ninth graders examine various nuclear weapons. In this American Government lesson, 9th graders conduct primary source research to investigate nuclear weapons and the international nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty. Students compose a written response about what they learned about nuclear weapons and the Nonproliferation Treaty.
9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
Learners research three careers and write an essay in which they give specific information about each. In this career lesson, students use career finder to discover information about three careers. Learners will discuss each career in an essay.
6th - 8th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 6 Downloads