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Investigate ethical issues surrounding the Decode project in Iceland. Middle and high schoolers take the positions of the Icelandic government, scientific researchers, and citizens and defend or refute the Decode project in a Reykjavik town hall meeting.
Fourth graders discover the country of Iceland. They investigate Iceland's history, culture, and geography using hands-on materials. They engage in a multi-day lesson. Each day focuses on a different aspect of Iceland. A most-impressive lesson which has everything you need to successfully-implement it.
In this European Union population trends worksheet, students compare and contrast the average age of a person in Iceland and Luxembourg as they respond to 6 short answer questions.
Students read and discuss keypoints of the article, "Iceland to start hunting whales." They write in the style of newspaper reporters and order the information so that it tells the story from beginning to end with relevant detail
Students act as delegates to the Russia-NATO summit in Reykjavik, Iceland by researching and drafting position papers on six topics of interest to NATO.
Students, after demonstrating their ability to count change, recognize the correct amount of kronur for their imaginary purchase. They identify the differences between U.S. money and Icelandic kronur. Imaginary stores are set up for the students to be assigned roles to sell products and count various amounts of money.
In this editing a paragraph worksheet, students read and edit a short paragraph on "Volcanic Iceland" and find the ten errors in capitalization, punctuation, spelling and/or grammar. Students correct the errors.
Students read articles about Iceland's Genetic History. In this genetics lesson, students discuss questions related to the article. They select a project they want to work on from a given list.
A couple PowerPoint presentations are used to stimulate discussion about the perspectives of different countries on the issue of energy consumption. Afterward, they play a game in which each team is assigned a country, considers its economic growth model, and then compares it to the other countries. Consider also implementing the preceding lesson by the same publisher on this current topic.
In this Vikings worksheet, students read about the Vikings and the Viking Age and then answer the 15 questions in the packet. The answers are on the last page.
In this Mother Language Day worksheet, students complete activities such as reading a passage, matching phrases, fill in the blanks, choose the correct word, multiple choice, unscramble the words, sequencing, unscramble the sentences, write questions, take a survey, and writing. Students complete 12 activities for Mother Language Day.
Fifth graders become familiar with volcanic eruption in Iceland and create a newspaper to report the information.  In this newspaper research lesson, 5th graders work in heterogeneous  groups to design parts of the newspaper.
Fourth graders are able to label a diagram of a volcano with a least 3 of the following parts: the magma chamber, vents, dome, and caldarea. They break up into groups of four and design their own volvanoes using paper and drawing materials. Students then label the drawings that they made.
In this Northern Europe instructional activity, students complete a graphic organizer while reading several passages about technology, art, and the treatment of women, then answer five comprehension questions.
Students take a geography quiz and circle the multiple choice answer that answers each question correctly. The quiz is quite-challenging, and an atlas may be required to help the students. An answer sheet is provided.
In this historical perspectives activity, students read a 2-page selection about Northern Europe of the past and today and then respond to 5 short answer questions and compete a graphic organizer based on the information.
Students read about Viking exploration and complete activities based on the Indigenous people they encountered. In this Viking exploration lesson plan, students compare and contrast stories, write a character sketch, and more.
In this Bjork activity, learners read about the life of the performer, then complete a variety of comprehension activities. An answer key is included.
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students read a 6-paragraph article about the Iceland volcanic eruption that halted European transportation in 2010. Students respond to 5 short answer questions regarding the article. Vocabulary words and definitions are also included.
Students stud the concept of Pangaea by using Wegener's clues to construct a map of the continents joined together. They determine how fossil distribution can be used to enhance the study of continental drift. They locate the following and mark them on a world outline map; Urals, Alps, Iceland, San Andreas fault, Andes mountains, volcanoes in Italy.