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Tree Rings: Living Records of Climate
Open with a discussion on weather and climate and then explain how tree rings can provide scientists with information about the earth's past climate. Pupils analyze graphics of simulated tree rings from various US locations for the environmental conditions over the seasons and years.
5th - 10th Science 15 Views 16 Downloads
Dinosaurs: Prefixes and Suffixes
Examine how scientists use prefixes and suffixes to name dinosaurs. Using a list of prefixes and suffixes, learners will name an imaginary dinosaur, explore dinosaur websites, create a drawing of their dinosaur, and write a story describing the life of their made-up dinosaur.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 17 Views 335 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Black Actors in American Cinema
Students examine the contributions of a few African American actors. After watching different films, they work together to recreate the film and the struggles faced by the actors. In groups, they compare and contrast the acting style of the different actors.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 24 Downloads
Exploring the Accomplishments of African American Scientists
Ninth graders research inventions and discoveries that were made by African Americans using the attached worksheet. They investigate the contributions of these scientists using print media and interviews. They design slideshow presentation highlighting these contributions.
9th Social Studies & History 4 Views 13 Downloads
Hey You! Want to Become a Scientist?
students prepare and give oral presentations about assigned scientists and the accomplishments of the scientists after completing research and written reports on their subjects. They come to school dressed as their scientist!
6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 14 Downloads
A "Real" Picuture of a Scientist
Students share their own stereotypes when they talk about scientists. In groups, they draw a picture of a scientist where they are working and the tools they most commonly used. Using the internet, they discover how archeolgists use the scientific method and take a quiz to end the lesson.
6th - 8th Language Arts 10 Views 46 Downloads
The Scientist Project
Twelfth graders are given a pre-test that quizzed them about their perceptions of science as a career. They brainstromed to compile a list of scientists students were interested in investigating. Students worked in groups of five and selected a scientist from the list to research, write about, and present to the class.
12th Science 3 Views 5 Downloads
Men and Women Scientists
Fourth graders study the history of scientific discovery and the men and women who were integral in the process. In this science history lesson, 4th graders study various scientists and their contributions to the field of science. Students watch a video about the life of scientists, read a biography of a scientist, and create a presentation about a scientist using a variety of media.
4th Language Arts 6 Views 34 Downloads
Scientist Yellow Pages
Sixth graders research a scientist. In this research lesson, 6th graders pick a scientist from a list who they would like to research. After conducting research, students create a "yellow page" like page of information on the scientific discoveries made by their scientist.
6th 21st Century Skills 4 Views 17 Downloads
What it means to be a scientist and What is the Scientific Process?
Students read an article and describe the scientific method. In this scientific process activity, students compare basic science and applied science. Students discuss ideas such as team work, application of an idea, how scientists answer problems and where their findings lead them.
6th - 8th Language Arts 23 Views 141 Downloads
Researching a Scientist/Inventor
Students research scientists and inventors. They research their figure and write notes on a Fact Card template, biographical information regarding their figure, their occupation and achievements. After citing their information and locating a picture of their figure, they assemble the card and complete an online scavenger hunt.
4th - 6th Science 4 Views 34 Downloads
Fifth graders investigate the contributions of famous scientists. In this contributions lesson, 5th graders create a matching game using information about scientists. Students discuss how their inventions and discoveries have made our lives different .
5th Science 4 Views 41 Downloads