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Recreation Yesterday and Today
Eleventh graders research entertainment and recreation in the early 20th century using the American Memory collections and From the Hidewood: Memories of a Dakota Neighborhood, a book by Robert Amerson reflecting life in Deuel County, South Dakota, during the late 1920s and 1930s.
11th Language Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads
Jump-Starting Research with Visual Thesaurus
Students navigate the Visual Thesaurus to find keywords for research. In this keywords lesson, students use synonyms, hypernyms and hyponyms to find keywords. Students understand why some searches are effective and some are ineffective.
3rd - 8th 21st Century Skills 10 Views 61 Downloads
Flightless Birds and Scientific Research
Learners study the work done by various scientists on Antarctica. In this biology lesson, students play the role of researchers who must justify the importance of their study. They create a multimedia presentation about a specific issue that impacts Adelie penguins.
9th - 12th Science 5 Views 31 Downloads
A PBS clip focused on collecting sports memorabilia launches this research project lesson. Class members then read Dan Gutman’s Honus and Me in which Wagner’s baseball card is used to time travel. The lesson ends with researchers presenting their own trading cards and stories about historical figures.
3rd - 11th Language Arts 3 Views 129 Downloads
Digital Curation: Life and Times of Mark Twain
By digitally organizing research, your class leaves a legacy for future students on the life and times of Mark Twain. Before reading The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, scholars conduct group research projects on one of six (listed) topics. They focus on recognizing reliable sources, digital curation, and a final presentation.
7th - 8th Language Arts 4 Views 12 Downloads
Examine Methods of Reporting Research Results
Students analyze a research report and the list of components needed in a research report and then identify those components based on a set of standards using the scientific method. They collect data which can be used for a graphical determination of density.
Higher Ed Science 3 Views 7 Downloads
Writing a Research Paper
Students work through the steps of writing a research paper in this lesson plan. They define their problem and decide what sources of information to use. They read, take notes, and organize the collected data. Finally, they write the information in a research paper form.
5th - 7th Language Arts 28 Views 174 Downloads
Inventions, Innovations, and Exhibitions
Eighth graders research inventions using the A Living Archives website. In this inventions research lesson, 8th graders discuss the most significant inventions of the past fifty years and classify them into categories. Students research 'The Great Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations' and complete a writing assignment based on their research.
8th Language Arts 3 Views 8 Downloads
Jump-Starting Research with the Visual Thesaurus
Students practice expanding their vocabulary by utilizing a visual thesaurus. In this web search lesson, students examine search engine inquiries by utilizing different keywords to get different results. Students work with a personal computer, internet access and Google.
2nd - 4th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 6 Downloads
I Heard It 'Round the Internet: Sexual Health Education and Authenticating Online Information
Students evaluate websites regarding sexual health information. In this media awareness instructional activity, students discuss facts and myths regarding sex as they determine how to find reputable online and print resources.
7th - 9th 21st Century Skills 24 Views 112 Downloads
Impact of World War II in Your Town
Students examine the impact of World War II on local communities. In this World War II lesson, students conduct research in their community regarding World War II industries and government programs. Students blog about their research findings and use the blog to collaborate to produce final projects.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
Have a Heart!
High schoolers assume the role of a doctor, detective, and decision maker. They research the function of the heart, the diseases associated with the heart, and lifestyle choices that are heart healthy. Information gathered will be placed in a heart portfolio and used to create a board game.
9th - 12th Science 16 Views 77 Downloads
How The Scientists Really Work
High schoolers question the accepted practices of science by scientists and their interactions with technology and society. They devise and conduct appropriate interview procedures for scientists to question their understanding and application of scientific habits of mind and conditions for research work.
9th - 12th Science 9 Views 42 Downloads
Science: Defining Technology
Young scholars define and give examples of technology by conducting online research. They create presentations highlighting artifacts they find on the Eastern North Carolina Digital Library website. Among the artifacts students examine are a tobacco peg and an embroidery stand.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 4 Downloads
Young scholars act as decision makers and research and determine the nutritional needs of young children, teenagers, and adults. They compile their findings in a nutrition portfolio. Class groups assume the role of hospital dietician and plan meals for their patient based upon research and the information given to them about the patient.
9th - 12th Health 10 Views 94 Downloads