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Ahoy, matey! Here is an engineering expedition that mini mariners are sure to be swept away by! After reading a brief description and history of periscopes, they work in crews to construct one. Use this activity to enhance a instructional activity on mirrors and reflection, as an enrichment when studying ocean navigation, or simply as intended: an engineering project.
3rd - 12th Science 47 Views 44 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Show Me a Hero, and I Will Write You a Tragedy - F. Scott Fitzgerald - Part 2
Complex text can be a challenge for even good readers. Encourage your class members to develop the skills needed to tackle big reads with a series of activities based on a passage from "The Offshore Pirate." The second in a three-part series of close reading exercises based on passages written by F.
11th - 12th Language Arts 10 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Designed
This lesson will make an impact, especially on scientist-athletes who may have an interest in waterproof clothing! Acting as materials engineers, they work collaboratively on waterproofing pieces of cotton fabric. This challenge is preceded by reading about nanotechnology and the hydrophobic effect.
3rd - 12th Science 32 Views 28 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Grade 3 Literacy in Science: Animal Adaptations
I've always feel that the best lessons or units are ones that employ multiple content areas as a way to foster a complete topical understanding. Third graders research and study animal adaptations and then use their findings to write narratives that include scientific criterion.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 312 Views 345 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Writer’s Toolbox: What You Need to Master the Craft
All the tools (and directions) you’ll need to build an essay are included in a resource designed for learners and educators. The packet can be given to class members or divided into sections and used as part of a series of instructional activity on the writing process.
7th - 12th Language Arts 58 Views 51 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Dramatic Day of the Dead Designs
Students research customs and activities associated with the Mexican celebration of Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). Students then analyze their favorite aspects of the holiday and represent them in drawings with bilingual displays.
1st - 6th Social Studies & History 9 Views 10 Downloads
Designing an Underwater Habitat for Humans
Students consider the limitations of deep water oceanography and design an underwater habitat to support scientists while they complete long term studies under the ocean. In this engineering lesson, students are introduced to the difficulties encountered in creating a functional underwater habitat.
5th - 12th Science 4 Views 40 Downloads
Pattern, Functions, and Algebraic Reasoning
Lower graders explore recursive patterns. They use a calculator to recognize, generate, and explore patterns during arithmetic explorations. The unit provides several assignments of an exploratory nature designed to assist in developing mathematical thinking and reasoning.
1st - 3rd Math 7 Views 105 Downloads
Archimedes' Principle of buoyancy
Students use the internet to research Archimedes' principle of buoyancy. In groups, they summarize the principle and share it with the class. They also participate in experiments in which they test the principle and share their results with the class.
9th - 12th Science 4 Views 30 Downloads
The Who, What, and Y of Design
Students discover how large national chain stores create product lines that appeal to Generation-Y consumers. After learning in-depth about Target's new Dorm Room line, students create their own Generation-Y inspired product line.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 37 Downloads
Regents Review Worksheet #1: Principles of the U.S. Constitution
Kids who take the Regents Exam really need to know a lot of information. This is a wonderful exam review tool that includes 26 pages of questions, charts, and suggested readings to help upper graders pass the test. It focuses on all aspects of the US Government including, the three branches, powers, separation of powers, the Amendments, case studies, checks and balances, rights, and judicial process.
12th Social Studies & History 26 Views 105 Downloads
Learners design a carousel for an amusement park. In collaborative groups they conduct research, develop a presentation, write a descriptive paragraph, evaluate design features, and draw an artistic rendering of their carousel.
2nd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads
Show Me a Hero, and I Will Write You a Tragedy - F. Scott Fitzgerald - Part 1
A passage from The Great Gatsby is used to launch a series of skill-building activities that can be used to introduce close reading strategies. Groups practice crafting text-dependent questions, theme statements, and conclusions, as opposed to summaries.
11th - 12th Language Arts 9 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Biomimicry: Working Together, Cooperative Design
Students explore the concept of biomimicry. In this cooperative design lesson, students consider how cooperation is connected to nature and then collaborate to create their own cooperative designs for the future.
6th - 8th Science 4 Views 17 Downloads
Design and Texture
Learners experience how texture is one of the six basic elements of design. It gives an image authenticity and 'flavor'. It invites the audience to enter a piece and encourages each viewer to experience rather than simply observe.
1st - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 12 Downloads