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Vending Machine Bans Increase in Schools Nationwide
Does a ban on vending machines infringe on student rights, or do school officials have an obligation to monitor foods sold on school grounds? Your class members will explore the educational, health, and financial issues related to vending machines on school campuses.
7th - 11th Language Arts 103 Views 85 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Not So Sweet: Investigating Science and Health Questions About Sugar and Our Bodies
Is sugar as dangerous to our health as cigarettes? What happens when we ingest sugar, and how much do we consume on a daily basis? Using several New York Times articles, learners search for evidence to answer important questions like these and construct claims about sugar consumption, health correlations, and responses from industries to health initiatives in the United States.
6th - 12th Science 49 Views 43 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Tidal Forces-Let'er Rip!
In this tidal forces worksheet, students read about the gravitational pull from the moon that causes the ocean tides. Students solve 3 problems including finding the Roche or the tidal radius for the Earth and Moon, comparing the Roche Limit of Saturn to its ring system and finding the Roche Limit for the sun.
9th - 12th Math 4 Views 44 Downloads
Selecting the Tap: Water Safety
Are you looking for a cross-curricular activity between science and language arts, or a writing project for your environmental science class? Examine water as a scarce natural resource instead of taking it for granted. Middle schoolers identify the traits of potable water, and research local water sources to determine if they are impaired or not.
6th - 8th Science 21 Views 88 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Lesson: Collect Oral Histories About the Genocide in Guatemala
Begin this powerful study on the Guatemalan genocide with a nine-minute video clip, which can be easily found online. The excerpt introduces the class to this tragedy through a personal account, which is what they will be collecting. Discussion questions following the clip drive scholars to deeper thinking about oral histories and justice, and they view a website dedicated to keeping memories of victims alive (linked).
7th - Higher Ed Language Arts 22 Views 99 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Gender Stereotypes Online
Activate thinking about gender preconceptions, both offline and online. Class members participate in a couple of introductory activities to help them understand gender stereotypes before creating avatars that represent these stereotypes. You will need Internet access and permission to access the suggested site in order to complete the plan.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 44 Views 40 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Lesson 2: SySTEMS Thinking
Where does our food come from? Sure, it comes from plants and animals, but how far does our food travel to get to us and what impact does that have on the environment? What types of processing does food go through and what does that entail?
6th - 12th Science 10 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Market Economy
From consumers and producers to profits and incentives, offer your learners an overview of the market economy and the concept of supply and demand. Here you will find reading materials that cover several fundamental terms of economics, as well as information on six primary traits of a market economy (i.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 47 Views 41 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Additional Stoichiometry Review Problems
In this stoichiometry worksheet, students interpret a chemical equation, determine number of moles produced or mass of product, and solve for the limiting reactant for reactions. This worksheet has 25 problems to solve.
11th - Higher Ed Science 10 Views 51 Downloads
Unit 2 Quantities Review
In this quantities in chemistry worksheet, students solve 13 review problems about percent composition, significant digits, the mole, simple and molecular formulas, balancing equations, stoichiometry, limiting reagents and percent yields.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 45 Downloads
Exam 1 Review Calculus with Applications
In this functions instructional activity, students identify the domain and range of a function. They find the slope of a line. Students determine the limits of an equation and note the discontinuous and continuous functions. This three-page instructional activity contains 14 multiple-choice problems.
10th - 11th Math 3 Views 3 Downloads
Rubber Band Science
In this physical limits lesson plan, students test the limits of a rubber band. Students will use various masses to test how far a 1/4 in. rubber band will stretch. They will record and graph their data, then evaluate how the outcome would change with rubber bands of varying sizes.
6th - 8th Science 6 Views 16 Downloads
Picture This - Stars Over Hoke
The classroom becomes a safe and inclusive place for your ELLs as they create documents about their lives. Learners create, read, and present story books based on their own personal experiences. They will utilize digital cameras to take photographs of their lives growing up in a culturally diverse family, then narrate their story and define popular bilingual vocabulary.
5th - 12th Language Arts 27 Views 130 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The battle over same-sex marriage is a prevalent issue in the United States, and a valuable topic to be discussed in your social studies classroom. Here is a basic outline of introductory questions, focus questions, vocabulary, and media resources to help you begin your coverage of this topic with your learners.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me
Follow up a reading of The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me by Roald Dahl with this collaborative lesson on teamwork. Starting with a fun team game, learners go on to investigate examples of teamwork in the story before working in small groups developing businesses that use each member's talents.
3rd - 7th Language Arts 10 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review At-Risk Species
There are currently thousands of species around the world whose survival is in serious danger. This lesson allows young conservationists to explore this global issue by classifying at-risk animals by the various factors threatening their existence.
3rd - 8th Science 24 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review The History of Hindu India
What obstacles did India face during their post-colonial formation after gaining independence? Topics discussed in the lesson include Pakistan's conflict over Kashmir, the Indian Constitution, economic development, and the influence of Hindu ideas today.
7th - 11th Social Studies & History 7 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable