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Autism is a World
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.
Through Thick and Thin: Examining the Dynamics of Friendship Relationships
Learners 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.
The Science of Weather
Students read an article. In this seasons lesson plan, students discuss the seasons and seasonal affective disorder. Students find an article that illustrates other ways that the environment negatively effects humans.
Temperature and Thermal Energy
Examine how heat can be transferred between systems by reconstructing a diagram on energy flow and solving problems on heat flow and work done.
21st Century Social Skills
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.
Self-Injury Awareness Day
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.
Young scholars assess how global trade impacts the businesses and industries of their city. They explore world trade and interview people at related business and industries.
Time is In
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.
AP Chemistry Topic 9: Thermodynamics, Part D, Examples
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.
Reading Comprehension 3
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.
Game Related Social Skills
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.
Lesson 2: Trouble in Gold Flats
Students, 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 lesson includes extensions and adaptations to include every learner.
CHM 152 Thermodynamics (Ch. 16)
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.
Eliminating Wordiness: Exercise 1
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 plan, students rewrite word problems and use properties of quadratic equations to solve.
How to Change the World
Biology or health classmates read a case study about a family who is dealing with fetal alcohol syndrome. The PowerPoint that is supposed to be shown is not included, but there are a plethora of web resources that can be used to help you design a lecture on the topic. As a concluding activity, pupils work together to design a policy to help decrease the use of alcohol during pregnancy in their community and then write a letter to a government official using the data that they collected.
Project in Human Systems
Students research a disorder that occurs in a human system and creates a paper and a powerpoint presentation on it.
In this famous people activity, students read about the life of Kate Moss and complete a variety of comprehension activities including but not limited to matching, sequencing, writing and spelling activities. An answer key is included.
The Nervous and Endocrine Systems
Students discuss the jobs of neurons and nerve cells. In this biology lesson, students study the nervous and endocrine system and what it is used for. They discuss nerve, resting and action potential about neurons.