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Students watch videos about hearing and hearing loss.  In this hearing activity, students discuss how they respond to a loud noise, define stimulus and watch a video clip about hearing.  Students discuss the video, complete a worksheet on hearing loss, watch a case study on hearing loss and complete a diagram of the human ear and how we hear sound.
Third graders examine the issue of food quality to assess the dangers of pesticides, additives, and improper food preparation. After keeping food diaries and categorizing foods, they fill in food pyramids based on their journal entries. In addition, 3rd graders bake cakes to determine how additives change the taste of food and take a cola taste test.
Students examine the definitions of ray and angle and the classification of angles based on the degrees they represent and use digital cameras to find different angles in the world around them. This lesson is great for a middle or high school Geometry class.
Students study a healthy lifestyle. In this factors that affect health and wellness lesson, students discover how alcohol can be particularly dangerous for young people to consume. They read articles in the Ask, Listen, Learn student magazine and participate in class discussions about this topic. This lesson includes links to the magazine articles, other resources, and worksheets.
Seventh graders explore the West through the eyes of a settler. In this Westward Expansion lesson, 7th graders read excerpts from the diary of Narcissa Whitman as she journeyed West from Pennsylvania. Students respond to critical thinking questions that accompany the diary as they read.
Young scholars briefly explain the importance of nutrition in their everyday lives, and they tell you about how many calories they should consume in a day. They list readily available and affordable healthy foods that they LIKE to eat. Students explain why the above listed foods are healthy and list foods that they like, but explain why they should be the exception and not the rule in their diets.
Middle schoolers consider how animals solve the problem of finding food, especially under harsh climatic conditions. They explore how bees communicate about food to other bees. They create a scavenger hunt for other teams.
Students identify their own and others' feelings and emotions. They participate in a class discussion about feelings, develop a list of emotions, create a class collage, and role-play a "Feelings Dance."
Students explore the importance of the tropical rain forest in different cultures. Through a cooperative game, they locate countries that are known for their forest resources. Students discuss the similarities and differences of various cultures who live and depend solely on tropical forests.
Students plan a scavenger hunt for food and provide classmates with clues. For this animal adaptation lesson, students view videos showing how various animal species find food. They create a scavenger hunt for their classmates that uses the senses and clues to find food.
Students explore the structure of the DNA molecule and begin to explain how chromosomes, genes, and the base pairs, sugars, and phosphates of the DNA molecule are related.
In this literature and history worksheet, students prepare to read the novel by Lois Lowry Number the Stars. Students read the history behind the Nazi occupation of Denmark and the arrest of the Jews there. This is a 10 page historical account of the Holocaust events with photographs from WW1.
Students build their own DNA molecules using candy. In this science lesson, students build DNA molecules using licorice and gumdrops. The lesson includes the use of streaming videos from the teacher's domain.
Learners explore the relationship between structure and function in the mouthparts of different animals including humans.
In this 4-H leadership skill activity set, students design a Leadership Coat-of-Arms using the given questions. They examine eight important qualities that leaders need to have and complete a checklist of the leadership qualities that they possess.
In order to be a good leader, student need to evaluate their own personality traits. Using this 30 question activity, learners can get a grasp on their strengths and areas that they can improve on to be a better leader.
Students view pictures and videos to compare the structure and function of animal mouth-parts. In this structure and function instructional activity, students explore online pictures and videos of animal mouth-parts. They compare the structure of the parts with their function and with human adaptations.
Students explore physical health by researching good dental habits. In this tooth care lesson, students identify foods that promote good oral hygiene and discuss ways to improve their brushing habits. Students create paintings of smiling faces on paper and hang them in their classroom.
Secondary special education students are introduced to the topics covered in health class. This is the first in a series of lessons focused teaching developmentally appropriate life and sexual health related topics. Intended for mild to moderately disabled students.
Investigate herbal medicine in the science or health classroom with this lesson from the New York Times. After a discussion about class members beliefs about and experiences with herbal medicines, pupils read an article that might impact their opinions. The lesson would be a good addition to a language arts class, as it focuses on word choice in informational text. The approach could be used in a science or health class as well.