Idealism Teacher Resources
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Demonstration of Ideal Gas Law
You know that liquid nitrogen turns into a gas at room temperature. Place some in a two-liter bottle for a physics demonstration of the ideal gas law. Beware, however; this is a dangerous demonstration! Not to mention that you may not have the time to fill a trash can full of water for each period that you teach in a day.
9th - 12th Science
Gas Laws and Alka-Seltzer Rockets
Students investigate the Ideal Gas Law. In this three states of matter lesson, students create Alka-Seltzer rockets using film canisters. Students record observations and data according to the scientific method and explain the gas property that causes an explosion.
4th - 5th English Language Arts
In this gas activity, students convert within units of pressure and temperature, they solve problems using the various gas laws, they explain concepts as they related to the kinetic molecular theory and they discuss details of a hydrogen lab showing changes using the gas laws.
10th - 12th Science
"For What Is a Mother Responsible?" -- Idealized Motherhood vs. the Realities of Motherhood in Antebellum North Carolina
What is a mother's role in American society? According to an article in a 1845 newspaper, to the mother falls the job of daily, hourly "weeding her little garden--of eradicating these odious productions (like vice, fraud, idleness) and planting the human with the lily, the rose, and the amaranth, that fadeless flower, emblem of truth.
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
New Review Main Idea and Summarizing
The ability to identify the main idea of a text and summarize a text will help your learners get far when reading. This resource covers both main idea and summarizing in detail with six short lessons about main idea and five quick lessons on summarizing as well as a culminating project for each topic.
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Substance Use and Abuse
What is substance abuse? What is the difference between a depressant and a stimulant? Here is a comprehensive unit on drug use, including three lessons with such activities as categorizing and defining key terms, identifying issues related to drug use in a whole group brainstorm and research, and practicing good decision making using the acronym IDEAL.
6th - 8th Health CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Writing Prompts for Elementary, Middle and High Schools
Work on descriptive, narrative, persuasive, and expository writing with 110 prompts! The writing prompts are organized by type of writing. Several are separated into collections for younger students so you can find prompts for your fourth graders or your tenth graders.
3rd - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Meaning of America: Freedom and Religion
The United States of America was founded on firm ideals of both the pursuit of happiness and a spirit of reverence. Through a close reading of Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The May-Pole of Merry Mount," you can examine what some consider was a "culture war" between these two ideals in the early stages of the new nation.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Readers at any level who are practicing phonics will benefit from a highly customizable set of features designed for instruction and practice. The extensive library of phonemes and exemplar words covers sounds from the a in cat to the zh in usual, and everything in between.
Pre-K - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Is This a Rectangle?
How do you show that something is a rectangle? This activity starts with four coordinate points and asks young geometers to explain whether they create a rectangle. Knowledge from both geometry and algebra come into play here, as well as, exploring many different approaches to solve this problem; making this a good small group activity.
8th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Optimum Flashlight Design
Let there be light! The light will go on for your geometry students when they use their knowledge of the parabola to determine the optimal placement of a bulb in a flashlight. Collaboratively, learners measure the latus rectum and the focus of different flashlights and compare their measured values to calculated values using the standard form of a parabola equation.
9th - 11th Math CCSS: Designed
Beginning the READ 180 Routine - Teaching the Rotations
Students identify each of the three rotations for the READ 180 classroom (computer, independent reading, and small group instruction) and the expectations for each. They check out audiotapes and books for independent reading and discuss the anti-bullying materials provided during small-group lessons.
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Can You Canoe?
A neat handout immerses learners in the history of canoe making. After reading, small groups of mini engineers work to craft a canoe that will not be immersed! This is an ideal exercise in engineering design for your STEM curriculum or as an addition to a physical science instructional activity on buoyancy.
3rd - 7th Technology & Engineering CCSS: Adaptable
Young engineers work in teams to design and build their own trebuchets according to certain criteria; they must be able to launch a mini marshmallow accurately into a pie tin. Background reading material, a planning sheet for trebuchet design, and evaluation questions are all provided for your class.
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
Keep it Cool
This cool lesson is ideal for elementary engineers or physical scientists, especially when learning about heat transfer and insulation. After reading a page of background information, engineering teams collaborate to design and build a container that will keep cold water form warming.
3rd - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable