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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
A PBS clip focused on collecting sports memorabilia launches this research project lesson plan. Class members then read Dan Gutman’s Honus and Me in which Wagner’s baseball card is used to time travel. The lesson plan ends with researchers presenting their own trading cards and stories about historical figures.
3rd - 11th Language Arts 4 Views 130 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 5 Views 13 Downloads
Jump-Starting Research with Visual Thesaurus
Learners navigate the Visual Thesaurus to find keywords for research. In this keywords lesson, students use synonyms, hypernyms and hyponyms to find keywords. Learners understand why some searches are effective and some are ineffective.
3rd - 8th 21st Century Skills 10 Views 62 Downloads
Flightless Birds and Scientific Research
Students study the work done by various scientists on Antarctica. In this biology lesson plan, 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
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
Ahead of the Game
According to the movie Wildcats, "It's the sport of kings, better than diamond rings, football!" It is also, however, the sport of severe concussions and ongoing blows to the head. In order to keep our Seahawks soaring and Broncos bucking, we have to make sure the grapplers of the gridiron are protected.
5th - 8th Health 11 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
I Heard It 'Round the Internet: Sexual Health Education and Authenticating Online Information
Students evaluate websites regarding sexual health information. In this media awareness lesson, students discuss facts and myths regarding sex as they determine how to find reputable online and print resources.
7th - 9th 21st Century Skills 27 Views 113 Downloads
What Path Will You Follow?
"What do you want to be when you grow up?" is a question every kid has to answer quite often. Here is a lesson that will allow them to do some thinking about that very topic, and to learn about some professions they might consider trying. Groups of pupils are assigned a career.
6th - 9th 21st Century Skills 13 Views 27 Downloads
Have a Heart!
Students 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 19 Views 79 Downloads
How The Scientists Really Work
Young scholars 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 11 Views 44 Downloads
The Internet of Things: IoT: Social Science Curriculum
Because they have been immersed in the digital world since birth, most young people don't spend a lot of time reflecting on the immediate or future impact of the Internet. It's a high-interest topic which makes this resource all the more appealing.
9th - 12th Language Arts 99 Views 181 Downloads CCSS: Designed
“Dewey Defeats Truman”: Be Aware of Data Revisions
Discover the impact and importance of data releases about current economic conditions in the United States. Your class members will learn about data revision and the GDP, and how these figures can alter people's views on the economy.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Designed
The agricultural industry, just like any industry, can have issues. Kids discuss hot topics like mad cow disease to grasp the types of political issues common to industrial agriculture. The lesson is broken into three parts. Each part describes that day's objectives regarding the main topic.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 14 Downloads