Event Planning Teacher Resources
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Jurassic Park: The Science and Ethics of Genetic Engineering
Explore genetic engineering through an engaging "Jurassic Park" unit, which is an extensive use of a cross-curricular teaching event. Planned for AP Biology, English, and Calculus students, learners and teachers are involved for 4-6 weeks of study. This unit has four distinct sections which are: Teacher Motivation, Concept Formation, Experimentation and Integration. Links to activities and assessment are included.
Event of the Century
Learners practice budgeting skills. In this event planning lesson, students plan all aspects of an event of their choosing. Learners establish a budget for the event and create portfolios that document their plans.
Wild in the Schoolyard
Stake a few plots around the playground and conduct a scientific investigation! Budding scientists discuss what is alive, what is not, and what they think they'll find on the school playground. After a quick discussion, they head out side and collect items of interest found within the designated areas. Back in the classroom, they classify their items and determine how many of their items are alive and how many are not. They make observations to determine if their predictions made during the discussion were correct. A very well-written lesson, full of embedded teaching tips.
The Wright Quest
A very impressive lesson plan on the Wright brothers and their place in aviation history. Learners discover many fascinating facts about the Wright brothers and their trials and errors regarding flight. Best of all, they get to build a sled kite. All of the instructions on how to build this simple kite are embedded in the plan, as is a nifty pre-building questionnaire which has them make predictions about how their kite will fly based on what they incorporate into it.
Here Comes The… Bill
Students share opinions about importance of milestone events they might host or attend. They then prepare estimated budgets for parties based on established budget totals, and compare their estimates against the real costs.
And Now, A Word From Our Sponsor
Students act as groups of event planners to invent large entertainment events, determine appropriate sponsorship categories for them, identify potential sponsors within those categories, and pitch their ideas to those companies.
Fourth graders investigate Canadians of diverse cultures and ethnic backgrounds. They describe the multicultural, multiracial and multi-ethnic character of Canadian society and take age-appropriate actions to demonstrate their responsibilities as citizens.
Local Pride in a Guide
Students examine the distinctive cultural and historical attributes of Boston and Philadelphia. They research the history, geography and culture of their town or city to create a booklet.
Tolerance in Times of Trial
Students view the treatment of people of Japanese and German descent during World War II. They explore the problems in assigning blame to populations during times of war. They identify modern examples of discrimination and stereotyping.
Proud to Be of Service
Young scholars observe the National Day of Service and Remembrance. In this service learning lesson plan, students discuss the events of September 11, 2001. Young scholars plan and implement their own service learning project in honor of American heroes.
Students write a diary entry from the perspective of someone who was affected by the Hindenburg explosion. In this Hindenburg lesson plan, students learn the history behind the explosion, discuss the reactions of people, and discuss unexplained events.
Bowl of Love Lesson 6
Students study the concept of having a fundraiser to benefit a local soup kitchen. In this fundraising service project lesson, students participate in different activities that explain the history and making of clay pottery, service project planning and implementation, and assessment of the project.
The Rise of Community Activism
Students examine the rise of citizen leaders and community organizing.
Students examine what teenagers value most, and discuss the trend of decadent sixteenth birthday parties. They read an article, analyze forms of teen-focused media, and create a visual presentation on their media analysis.
Be Screen Free for a Week
Challenge yourself to completely close all of your electronic screens for seven straight days!
Lesson New Museum: Exploring the Building
Explore the possibilities of buildings, public spaces, and architectural design. Learners examine the work of SANAA architects Sejima & Nishizawa through background information, images, and guided class discussion. This lesson includes image links, a great vocabulary list, and excellent discussion questions that foster a critical understanding of art, space, and design.
A Simulation for Business English Students
Students are introduced to business concepts through authentic materials and modeling. They design a new product and name it. They create advertising for their newly created product.
Bulleted Lists: punctuating items in vertical lists
What is easier to read: a bulleted list or a block of text? Look at different examples with your class and then go over the style guidelines for vertical lists.
Environmental Event: Earth Day Activities
Students identify solid waste and water pollution concerns. They discuss how to prevent water and air pollution as well. They describe any behaviors they have that would be considered environmentally irresponsible.
Ready, Set, Go for Good Health: My Future--Setting Goals
Learners recall significant personal life events and identify future goals