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Diving into Iceland's Genetic Pool
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.
Icelandic Shopping kronur
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.
Population Trends in the European Union
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.
Every-Day Edit: Volcanic Iceland
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.
Teach and Learn: Journalism
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
On the Table
Learners act as delegates to the Russia-NATO summit in Reykjavik, Iceland by researching and drafting position papers on six topics of interest to NATO.
For Sale: Iceland's Genetic History
Students read articles about Iceland's Genetic History. In this genetics lesson plan, students discuss questions related to the article. They select a project they want to work on from a given list.
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.
Mother Language Day
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. For this newspaper research lesson, 5th graders work in heterogeneous groups to design parts of the newspaper.
Lesson Plan on Volcanoes
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.
Worksheet 1: Geography Quiz
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 worksheet, 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.
The Children of Eric the Red Explore the West: The Norsemen Encounter Indigenous People of North America
Students read about Viking exploration and complete activities based on the Indigenous people they encountered. For this Viking exploration lesson plan, students compare and contrast stories, write a character sketch, and more.
In this Bjork worksheet, learners read about the life of the performer, then complete a variety of comprehension activities. An answer key is included.
In this reading comprehension instructional activity, 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.
The Great Continental Drift Mystery
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.
Lesson Plan on Migration
Fourth graders diagram written and oral directions of a Native American, European Viking, Right Whale or Humpback Whale migration route, the student diagram all directions only in the sequence given, with arrows indicating direction of the movement pattern
Postcards From Iceland Mailbox
Students observe a demonstration of the proper way to write a post card. They discuss possible writing topics. Individually, students draft a postcard to their Care Buddy. Postcards are given to a partner for editing and revision. Students revise their postcard and give it to the teacher for mailing.