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Alas, All Human
Young scholars define a scientist. In this ethics and science lesson, students read Asimov's Alas, All Human and write responses and discuss the possibilities of imperfection within science by scientists. Young scholars discuss what steps should be taken by the scientific community or government to prevent unethical behavior.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
I, Robot: Chapter Four- Catch That Rabbit
Sixth graders explore the development of technology in the 20th century. In this chapter lesson, 6th graders read and discuss the literary content of chapter four, I, Robot by Isaac Asimov. They research the technology that was found in a common home from 1900 to 1998.
6th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 6 Downloads
I, Robot, Can Do That!
Assign groups of middle school oceanographers to research one of the following underwater robots; ABE, Herculues, ROPOS, RCV-150, Tiburon, or general purpose ROVs. An included handout guides them through information to be gathered. Each group then presents their assigned robot to the rest of the class.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 8 Downloads
Breaking News English: Computers to Match Man by 2009
In this English instructional activity, students read "Computers to Match Man by 2009," and then respond to 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
5th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
I, Robot, Can Do That!
Students describe underwater robots. In this robot lesson, students describe and contrast three types of underwater robots used for scientific exploration. This lesson includes several activities, a handout, background data, and multiple resources.
7th - 8th Science 4 Views 28 Downloads
Buying Bananas, Assessment Version
Practice with unit rates, proportions, and ratios when Carlos purchases an amount of bananas. Learners must interpret a graph to decide whether points on the same line represent similar proportional relationships. Use with lesson plans listed in the materials to continue practicing ratios and proportions.
7th - 9th Math 20 Views 21 Downloads CCSS: Designed
String Theory and the Hidden Structures of the Universe
When we take things apart, we can learn how they work. Physicist Clifford Johnson explains how we break down all objects into elementary particles of matter and forces. Patterns have been identified with the particles, the existence dark matter has been suggested, and gravity's unexpected behavior at the quantum level all contribute to string theory.
8 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science 5 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Movie Presentation Parent Letter and Slip
This is a detailed movie presentation permission slip that begins by explaining to parents the choice of the movie(s) and what questions will be addressed after viewing the film. While designed for a psychology course assignment, you can edit the document to meet your individual curriculum needs.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 6 Downloads
A Pill with a View
Students brainstorm a list of potential uses for micro-video technologies. After reading an article, they analyze the development of a new pill-sized camera. In groups, they create a children's book that shows them the various systems of the human body as it would be seen from this pill-sized camera.
5th - 12th Science 20 Views 356 Downloads
Ego Trip- Exploring the Inner Workings of the Human Body
Young scholars gain an understanding of how systems and organs in the human body work. They create their own fictional account of a trip through the human body, and describe one response the body makes to stimuli.
5th - 8th Science 39 Views 260 Downloads
Students describe the impact of population growth on the environment. They describe how cities affect their surrounding environment and explain how cities are handling growth and its resulting effect on the quality of life. They visit the CIA World Fact book Web site and read the information posted about Kenya.
9th - 12th Science 9 Views 65 Downloads
My Place In Time
Sixth graders interpret Franklin's style, his ease of writing and content, using this to inspire, motivate and guide them to do more writing. They list Franklin's civic accomplishments and political accomplishments. They name 4 documents he signed and interpret how he felt about his accomplishments.
6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads