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Self-Monitoring Strategies and Vocabulary Games
Middle and high schoolers identify how to discover a word's meaning by exploring context clues and any pictures, diagrams, photographs, and charts that might be included. They continue this process with other examples and locate one on their own.
8th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 65 Views 408 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Introduce: Comprehension Monitoring using About Trees
As scholars begin reading more difficult text, they need to acquire an arsenal of comprehension strategies. Here are few helpful ones to guide new readers through the informational text About Trees, which is linked here for printing. This text is an excellent resource to investigate text features, and you conduct a think-aloud as you read through particularly confusing parts.
K - 3rd Language Arts 49 Views 207 Downloads
Water Monitoring Vocabulary
As the title implies, this is a list of vocabulary terms relating to water monitoring. If your ecology class is learning about how to test water quality, this will be an appropriate reference sheet for them. As a bonus, if you live in Texas near the Little Bear Creek watershed, you will find a topographic map of the area.
7th - 12th Science 12 Views 48 Downloads
Heart Rate Monitoring
Algebra learners like this resource because it is easy to understand and it relates to their lives. Whether you are starting a new workout routine, or just climbing the stairs, your heart rate increases and decreases throughout the day. Have your number crunchers construct a graph of this model and answer some simple questions.
7th - 9th Math 23 Views 24 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Introduce: Comprehension Strategy: Comprehension Monitoring
Help readers develop awareness of comprehension issues and employ tools for better understanding. The best way to begin this strategy is to model it through a think aloud. Choose a book scholars will also be reading, preferably one they will easily engage in.
K - 3rd Language Arts 27 Views 108 Downloads
Monitoring Climate Change
How is climate change monitored? See the infrared monitors and chemical sensors along with air samples that are used. Climatologists are constantly testing air quality to compare it to previous years. Show your environmental science class this interesting clip!
3 mins 6th - 12th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
Monitor Lizard vs. Croc
Check out this stand-off between a team of half-pound water dikkops and a half-ton crocodile against a hungry monitor lizard. As the lizard is hunting for crocodile eggs, a pair of feisty dikkops act as a defense for themselves and the crocodiles.
2 mins 4th - 12th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
Every Square Inch Counts
Students monitor the abundance of organisms in photograph quadrats. In this environmental monitoring lesson, students view pictures of rocky intertidal and subtidal marine zones and discuss the importance of monitoring organism abundance. They use life-sized photographs of marine quadrats to count and determine the relative abundance of organisms.
7th - 12th Science 15 Views 51 Downloads
Scientists Use Web Site to Report Volcano Activity
Students react to statements about volcanoes, then read a news article about scientists monitoring eruptions at Augustine volcano in Alaska. In this earth science and current events lesson, the teacher introduces the lesson with a discussion and vocabulary activity, then students read the news report and participate in a class discussion.
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History 14 Views 71 Downloads
Volunteer Monitoring???Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary
Students explore the monitoring efforts in Monterey Bay and Gulf of the Farallones national marine sanctuaries. They develop an ecosystem monitoring plan that explains the rationale for ecosystem monitoring, the methods for monitoring based on research, the people involved in the project, the steps of the monitoring plan, and the benefit of the monitoring project to the area.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 3 Downloads
Students participate in an interactive lesson using the scientific method to study biodiversity. For this insect monitoring lesson, students simulate the layers of soil and the insects that would live there. Students design parameters to collect insects and a research timeframe.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 9 Downloads
Observing the Changes: The Warming of the North
After reviewing the causes and effects of climate change, students become observers for "Plant Watch," a program to monitor the effects of climate change on plants. Students record blooming and leafing dates for selected local species and submit their observations to researchers.
1st - 7th Science 6 Views 38 Downloads
Survival: The Human Body in Extreme Environments
Young scholars name and describe the major systems that work together as a unity to monitor and regulate the human body as it goes about its business of securing the essential requirements for life. They identify specific human features and/or behaviors that enable people to monitor and maintain a healthy balance in their bodies.
7th - 8th Science 61 Views 265 Downloads
Round and Round
Learners interpret data from a three-dimensional array of current monitors to determine an overall pattern of water circulation. They hypothesize what effect an observed water circulation pattern might have on seamount fauna. A very interesting and high-level science lesson!
9th - 12th Science 10 Views 17 Downloads
Perceptions of Youth and Crime
Explore the potential for bias in the news and in scholars' own attitudes and opinions. Begin with a quiz on youth crime to see how learners perceive crime among their peers. After looking at the correct answers, put individuals in groups of six and assign a different media source to each group.
7th - 12th Language Arts 9 Views 37 Downloads
Animal Monitoring Introduction
Not only do mealworms taste great, they are also great for classroom science lessons. In pairs, young scientists observe and record what they see as they check out what their mealworms are doing from minute to minute. Each minute observation period focuses on a different aspect of mealworm survival such as, food preferences, movement, or response to stimulus.
3rd - 4th Science 3 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable