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Did my stomach make that noise? Explore the digestive system through a WebQuest and research project, ending in a visual display and presentation that classmates review for one another. Partners begin the WebQuest with a pre-quiz followed by research using given links. They reference an evaluation rubric (also included as a document) to put together a digital presentation on the digestive system which is later presented to other groups for peer review. Consider jigsawing this presentation so not all groups do the same thing. Be sure to check out the "Digestive Games and Activities" section of the WebQuest; watch the video through the alimentary canal! 
Students, with an emphasis on problem solving, students given a patient with some background information and symptoms. It is up to a pair of students to diagnose their patient and then inform the relatives of the patient about the condition.
Explore Autism by watching the CNN presentation: Autism is a World. Upper graders view and discuss the documentary  identify the symptoms and characteristics of autism, research treatment options, and create an informational brochure.
Students read one teen's story of dealing with her best friend's anorexia to explore the dynamics of friendship relationships and the qualities needed to sustain a friendship through challenges.
Students read an article. In this seasons activity, students discuss the seasons and seasonal affective disorder. Students find an article that illustrates other ways that the environment negatively effects humans.
In this ESL/EFL comprehension instructional activity, students read or listen to an article entitled, "Water Supply returns to Chinese City." They participate in discussion activities, and written exercises. They complete fill in the blank, true or false, short answer, and graphic organizer activities.
In this Parkinson disease worksheet, students read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion questions, write, and more about Parkinson disease. Students complete 10 activities total.
Examine how heat can be transferred between systems by reconstructing a diagram on energy flow and solving problems on heat flow and work done.
Explore communication techniques by using the latest video technology.  In this special education lesson, students create a video discussing their own social goals for the future.  Students utilize Flip Video cameras to document their behavior (autistic, and social anxiety disorders) and analyze ways to work through their disadvantages.
In this Self Injury Awareness Day worksheet, students complete activities such as reading a passage, phrase matching, fill in the blanks, correct words, multiple choice, spelling, sequencing, scrambled sentences, writing questions, survey, and writing. Students complete 12 activities on Self Injury Awareness Day.
Students assess how global trade impacts the businesses and industries of their city. They explore world trade and interview people at related business and industries.
Analyze the influence of culture, media, technology, and other factors on health. High schoolers will identify and recognize propaganda techniques (glittering generalities, bandwagon, sex appeal, testimonial, transfer, etc.) and write a script for their own "Keep Healthy" commercial.
A continuation of a lessons on thermodynamics, this handout serves as an explanation of Gibbs Free Energy. It elaborates on the various reaction conditions and the resulting energy. Use the first page when you are teaching these concepts. Chemistry apprentices will be able to refer to it later when they pracitce problem solving. The second page offers two examples that you can work through with them to enhance their learning. 
Prepare your classes for the impending state testing! Give each student the reading passage and questions, and then set the timer. Encourage them to use specific reading strategies to improve comprehension. They could start by reading the questions before beginning to read the passage. 
Most of us like to play games, but knowing what to do when a game doesn't go the way one expects is a learned skills. Adolescents with behavioral disorders practice responding to a variety of situations that arise during game play. They take turns, ignore taunting, respond to losing, and discuss disputes. 
Learners, after researching and discussing the California Gold Rush, identify consequences of a lack of law and authority in the hypothetical California mining camp of Gold Flats. They are introduced to the Gold Flats Gazette, which describes problems within the camp.
Chopin was a lovely composer who played the piano masterfully. Third graders are introduced to Chopin, his piano sounds, triple meter, music patterns, movement, and the waltz. They listen to his music while hearing the story Butterflies Fly, they then move in time to the music to show what triple meter looks like. This integrated instructional activity includes extensions and adaptations to include every learner.
In this thermodynamics worksheet, students answer multiple choice questions about enthalpy and entropy, they calculate molar entropies and they determine equilibrium constants and free energy of reactions.
In this writing exercise, students are given a series of sentences and asked to rewrite them to eliminate wordy phrases and clauses, repetition and passive voice.
Students solve quadratics using factoring. In this algebra lesson, students rewrite word problems and use properties of quadratic equations to solve.