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7.013 Spring 2005 Problem Set 2 - Genetics
Three pedigrees are presented for junior geneticists to interpret. Then, a double strand of DNA is printed for them to analyze. Hypothetical animal crosses are described, from which learners determine the genotypes and phenotypes of the offspring.
9th - 12th Science 33 Views 42 Downloads
Neurons and the Nervous System
The highlight of this series is activitiy #4. Anatomy pupils examine slides of three unknown cells. With the function of the nervous system in mind, they consider the structure of each and try to guess which one is part of that system. In other activities, they examine the nervous system of earthworm and grasshopper specimens, or they study drawings of different animal nervous systems.
7th - 12th Science 26 Views 109 Downloads
Can you train a worm? Biology buffs will have a blast trying! Using planaria or earthworms, they introduce a certain stimulus repeatedly until the desired response happens more quickly. They also explore the response of their own eyes to light and their eye-hand coordination.
7th - 12th Science 12 Views 44 Downloads
The Visible Spectroscopy Expert Witness Problem
In a simulated crime science investigation, chemistry or physics sleuths use spectroscopy to analyze solutions. The lesson gives learners practice making salicylate solutions, using spectrophotometers, calculating dilution amounts, applying Beer's law, and measuring volumes.
9th - Higher Ed Science 14 Views 47 Downloads
It's Getting Hot in Here
Discover the environmental and economic impact of global warming. After reading an article, emerging environmentalists identify how different countries are responding to the Kyoto Protocol. They research emission laws and write a news article from the perspective of a delegate who is attending the Kyoto Protocol conference in Buenos Aires.
5th - 12th Social Studies & History 15 Views 274 Downloads
MUSICAL ELEMENTS OF THE LITTLE PRINCE
Students demonstrate knowledge of musical instruments and the families of the orchestra. They acknowledge different voice types found in opera. Students interpret emotional expressions through listening. They compose sounds to express emotions.
2nd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 24 Views 74 Downloads
Sorting out Homophones in Ronald Dahl's Matilda
Identify the correct homophone using the Visual Thesaurus. Learners recognize homophones in a reading passage from Matilda. They complete a dictation exercise, rereading for the correct homophones. Pupils self-correct using the quotes dictated.
3rd - 8th Language Arts 42 Views 106 Downloads
Electric Car: American Industry and Innovation
Explore the concept of electrical cars through technology and language arts activities. Learners will research advancements in car building and watch "Electric Car: American Industry and Innovation." They will then create marketing campaigns to sell the cars.
7th - 12th Language Arts 26 Views 133 Downloads
Eastern European Studies
One worksheet, three projects. Learners explore Eastern Europe and mark Eastern European countries on a map. They then collect and record census data on thirteen different countries, and write a 3-5 page expository essay on one of the countries.
6th - 10th Language Arts 9 Views 52 Downloads
Back to School: Style Analysis
Jump back into expository writing and analysis at the start of a new school year! Start with a review of an authors' stylistic choices in diction, syntax, treatment of subject matter, and figurative language. Writers choose a text to analyze in a complete essay.
9th - 12th Language Arts 25 Views 160 Downloads
Pre-AP Strategies for Spanish Literature
Take a break from vocabulary development and have your Spanish scholars immerse themselves in Spanish culture. What are common Spanish proverbs? In short sessions over the course of a few weeks, the class will learn about different proverbs and the cultural differences between Mexico and the United States.
11th - 12th Languages 30 Views 95 Downloads
Using Basic Properties to Solve Problems in Math
Learners identify and define the rules of properties of real numbers. They rewrite each of the problems listed using the commutative or associative properties. Pupils apply problem solving strategies to clarify situations in a table provided and justify logical statements.
6th - 8th Math 47 Views 758 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
States of Matter
The three states of matter are the focus of this chemistry video. Sal uses the example of a water molecule, and explains in great detail what forces are present to make that molecule change back and forth between a liquid, a solid, and a gas.
19 mins 7th - 10th Science 87 Views 287 Downloads
City Government: Omaha Nebraska
This thorough resource helps government and economics classes understand the complexity of city planning by giving them the responsibility to plan a budget and then propose cuts in a mock city council meeting. It includes background information, an introductory activity to increase relevance, key vocabulary, and two additional activities along with all of the necessary worksheets.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 10 Downloads
Upper graders form a "Presidential Task Force," and attempt to make recommendations concerning the future of the national power grid. After a teacher-led discussion which proves that our nation's energy consumption will soon outpace our ability to produce energy, the class studies the main sources of alternative energy and makes recommendations based on which one(s) they find to be the most viable.
4th - 6th Technology & Engineering 3 Views 7 Downloads
Calculus: Derivatives 2
Sal continues where he left off with the last video, ï¿½Derivatives 1,ï¿½ by looking at the equation y = x2 and examining the slope of the secant line at a specific point, and again defining the limit as _x approaches zero to get the slope of the tangent line (derivative to the curve) at a specific point.
10 mins 11th - Higher Ed Math 3 Views 0 Downloads
Calculus: Derivatives 3
This video covers the differential notation dy/dx and generalizes the rule for finding the derivative of any polynomial. It also extends the notion of the derivatives covered in the Khan Academy videos, ï¿½Calculus Derivatives 2ï¿½ and ï¿½Calculus Derivatives 2.
10 mins 11th - Higher Ed Math 4 Views 2 Downloads