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Students examine the concepts of computer and mechanical engineering. They dissemble a computer mouse and create a new design for the mouse. They also design new enhancements for the mouse over time.
Students practice their computer skills by learning to use a computer mouse. In this computer skills lesson, students read a book about a mouse and then discuss a computer mouse. Students use KidPix to practice using the mouse to draw lines and change colors. Students then use markers to practice the verbal instructions used for a computer mouse. Students then practice their mouse skills with practice on the computer.
Students observe plants outside the classroom and choose one in particular on which to focus. They write their observation in draft form and revise for a final book. They take a photograph of their plant to include in the book and for further study.
In this left-handers day instructional activity, students read or listen to a passage, then match phrases, fill in the blanks, choose the correct words, unscramble words and sentences, put sentences in order, write discussion questions and conduct a survey.
Students in a special education class identify the setting in various photographs. Using the photo, they share what they believe is going on and what the characters are doing. They use the internet to choose pictures from a historical website that have a setting.
Students analyze portion sizes in a healthy diet. In this portion sizes activity, students complete a food group choices worksheet and identify the correct portion of food. Students work in groups to teach the unit to elementary students. Students take a quiz on the activity.
Young mathematicians respond to math problems presented on screen. They use the computer mouse, and are introduced to the computer program. Students are shown ten problems, along with ten possible answers. They click on an answer and drag it into position.
Students order different-sized objects from little to big, click, drag, and hold objects using a computer mouse, and improve confidence with computer skills. They use the computer mouse to order sets of clip art in a Word document.
In this printing practice and coloring instructional activity, students color the computer mouse and trace and print the word "mouse!" Students complete 2 activities.
Students explore computer devices. They examine the input and output devices, monitor and speakers. Students input information into the computer by completing a web page assisted tutorial.
First graders use "Millie's Math House" software to practice their mouse skills. They point and click to choose shapes and drag them to appropriate spots. They design a blueprint of a building using shapes. They build their building using blocks.
Students use drawing software to draw, or write and draw, their own endings to a read-aloud story.
The book If You Take a Mouse to School is sweet, enjoyable, and so fun to read. Little learners hear the tale of Mr. Mouse and all the trouble he causes. They discuss the book as a large group and then split up into smaller groups to use the classroom computers. Each group will familiarize themselves with using a computer mouse as they draw pictures of their favorite part of the story. To make this tech-driven instructional activity even better, children practice using e-mail by sending their drawings to their friends of family.
This collection of animated slides offers an explanation of the photosynthesis process. It must be homemade as the sounds of dishes clanging, a television commercial, and computer mouse clicks are heard in the background. You will need to turn the sound off and use the pause button to slow the progression of these otherwise informative slides.
Four modules are a part of this stellar lesson plan. Space scientists view the electromagnetic spectrum, they generate waves on a computer screen in order to measure frequency and wavelength, discover how light is related to temperature, and finally relate their learning to the temperature of stars. Much of this lesson is taught via an interactive website. There is so much terrific material here that you could spend an entire week on this topic!
Young scholars analyze the specifications and construction of modern boxing rings. They calculate the area of circles and rectangles by different methods. They compare and contrast different areas in the ring used for attack and defense.
Through the use of stories, artwork, and the KidPix program, youngsters explore the color word red, and engage in activities around the word. Teaching kindergartners about the color words can be so much fun. This could be adapted for any of the primary or secondary colors.
Students match upper case letters with the corresponding lower case letters using appropriate Internet sites. They move lower case letters adjacent to the matching upper case letter using computer skills working in PowerPoint. They insert clip art pictures of things that correspond to the letter sound shown.
Space scientistse examine facts about the solar system through the collection of solar system trading cards. They explore various websites, answer questions, and collect solar system trading cards for correct answers.
First graders examine how to retell the events of a story in chronological order. In this story retelling lesson, 1st graders listen to a read aloud of Leo Lionni's, The Alphabet Tree, prior to filling in a flow chart of the story events. They use a software program to create a multimedia presentation that retells the story.

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