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What is a political party, and what major parties exist in American politics today? How did the party system develop in American history, and how are parties organized? These questions and many other details regarding the political party system in the United States government are addressed in this publisher-designed presentation.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 36 Views 23 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Understanding Stage Design: Using Visual Elements to Provide Information to an Audience
Students study about theatrical design by developing environments for improvised and scripted scenes. They develop focused ideas for an environment using visual elements.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 7 Downloads
Students design and build an irrigation system that can move water from one place to another. In this engineering lesson plan, students test whether their system can move two cups of water to at least three feet from the source. They evaluate and make changes when necessary.
6th - 12th Technology & Engineering 21 Views 58 Downloads
Engineering Air Traffic
Students work as air traffic controllers to read the radar and land 3 planes safely. In this engineering lesson, students use what they have learned about the principles and engineering and radar to land 3 planes then evaluate the current ATC system.
4th - 12th Science 15 Views 46 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Biomimicry in Engineering
Take a look with your class at how nature supplies inspiration to engineers. In cooperative groups, youngsters research biomimicry and then develop a system that would help support people living on the moon. Each team also considers patent rights and presents their design to their peers.
3rd - 12th Science 28 Views 45 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Design and Build A Better Candy Bag
Learners discuss how the final design for a product can affect its success. They work together to design and develop a better candy bad. They predict the volume and strength they need for the bag to be successful.
2nd - 12th Technology & Engineering 11 Views 29 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Traveling Through Time and the Consideration of Design
Students develop a greater understanding of how societal and environmental effects existing during each period of time impacted the development of design styles. In this technology lesson plan, students develop an awareness of what those forces were and through that understanding develop their own design project that will evidence what the future might in fact look like.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 15 Views 33 Downloads
Book Cover Design
Students design book covers. In this graphic design lesson plan, students are introduced to designing book covers. Students develop skills on how to promote their designs to clients. Students then create their own book covers.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 33 Views 87 Downloads
After reading to learn about golf ball aerodynamics, eager engineers put their minds together to apply their new knowledge to an aerospace design challenge. Additionally, they work in teams to predict and test the bounce heights of different balls, then share their results with the class.
2nd - 12th Science 12 Views 11 Downloads
Design a Reef!
Using a miniature coral reef aquarium kit, young ecologists model this unique ecosystem. They research various coral reef organisms and their niches, and they culminate the project by working together to write a report. Use this activity as an enrichment when you are teaching an ecology unit to your life science learners.
7th - 8th Science 6 Views 24 Downloads
Tippy Tap Hand Washer
High school physics or engineering classes construct a system for piping water from a storage tank to a water dispenser. They will apply Bernoulli's principle and perform calculations for elevation, pressure, and velocity. This is a well-formulated, three-day lesson plan, complete with diagrams, handouts, and links to various resources.
9th - 12th Science 5 Views 14 Downloads CCSS: Designed
A Circular Journey to Imaginative Narrative Writing
There is nothing better than a good story. Young authors examine the circular journey common in stories like The Wizard of Oz and Jack and the Beanstalk. They engage in a series of activities that help them understand story elements and then apply their skills to compose an original narrative piece including a beginning, middle, end, characters, plot, and a circular journey.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 20 Views 134 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Students examine the needs of their community for public space and determine the solutions to math problems related to planning landscape designs. They read and discuss an article from the New York Times, create their own designs for a community space in small groups, and present their plans to the class.
6th - 12th Math 14 Views 50 Downloads
What Floats Your Boat?
Students compare the amount of water displacement of a lump of clay versus various shapes of clay of the same mass. They design and build boats out of clay that will float in water. Then they refine their designs to carry as great a load of metal washers as possible.
7th - 9th Science 8 Views 15 Downloads
Young scholars discuss the Heisenberg uncertainty principle and how it applies to the subatomic world. Working in groups, they design a model that would help others to understand the uncertainty principle. Written explanations are included with the model.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 14 Downloads
Using the Patterns and Symbols of Mali Mud Cloth to Convey Identity
Students participate in relating the role of the arts in defining identity. They examine the community in West African society and how members of that community define their role. They view how artifacts, music and performance can express one's identity and mark life passages from birth to death.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 19 Downloads
Geometry and Art: Art Museum Post-Visit
Second graders explore geometric design. In this geometric design lesson, 2nd graders graph, draw, and display geometric artwork for their peers. Activities are designed as centers or for use as an independent learning station. A check list is included.
2nd Math 3 Views 12 Downloads