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Celebrating Diversity in Iowa Schools
Students examine the effect of cultural diversity on themselves and their community. They create a presentation to be given at a multi-school diversity conference. After listening to various cultures speak, they compare and contrast...
11th - 12th Social Studies & History
African-American Iowans: History, contributions & Accomplishments.
Students explore lives of African-Americans in Iowa. Students will examine biographies and discuss perspectives of African-Americans. They will then create posters illustrating elements of those lives finally, putting on a five act play...
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
WebQuest Solar System Colonization Project 2000
Sixth graders investigate the livability of different planets in the universe by researching and organizing information from a number of sources in this unit project. They decide on a location for a space station which they support in an...
Relative Positions of the Earth, Moon, and Sun Over Time
Teacher pages for four different activities and three assessments are provided in this resource. Topics deal with how the sun's position and Earth's atmosphere affect the amount of solar energy reaching Earth's surface. The concepts and...
9th - 12th Science
The Gay '80s, '90s and '00s
After reading and discussing a news article from the New York Times regarding gay and lesbian issues of the last thirty years, students engage in several activities to explore current events. They create a timeline, either electronically...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Applying KWL Guides to Sources with Elementary Students
What is a KWL chart? Here is a well thought-out lesson that has learners use KWL charts to gain historical perspective. Your class examines primary sources about historical events and identifies what they know, want to know, and,...
2nd - 7th Social Studies & History
Create a Wildflower Identification Guide
Young biologists practice identifying many species of wildflowers found in Iowa. The activity requires some internet research, word processing, and printing out of pictures of wildflowers from the web. Line drawings of the wildflowers...
4th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts