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How to Navigate in the Wilderness
While many of our learners aren't going to be out in the wilderness on their own, it is important for them to understand why we stress the importance of maps, compasses, and thinking skills. This short clip describes what is needed to safely navigate the wilderness.
2 mins 9th - Higher Ed Physical Education 3 Views 0 Downloads
News and News Analysis: Navigating Fact and Opinion in the Times
Help your class understand the difference between fact and opinion by exploring the New York Times homepage and articles. In pairs or small groups, pupils complete a scavenger hunt, answering the provided questions. Next, discuss the hunt and the idea of interpretive journalism.
8th - 12th Language Arts 22 Views 23 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Sonar & Echolocation
A well-designed, comprehensive, and attractive slide show supports direct instruction on how sonar and echolocation work. Contained within the slides are links to interactive websites and instructions for using apps on a mobile device to explore sound.
9th - 12th Science 10 Views 15 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Laura Hillenbrand's Unbroken and Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston and James D. Houston's Farewell to Manzanar
Passages from Unbroken and Farewell to Manzanar provide the context for a study of the historical themes of experiencing war, resilience during war, and understanding the lasting trauma of war. Appendices include extension activities, Roosevelt’s December 8, 1941 speech, primary source accounts of the attack on Pearl Harbor, a San Francisco Chronicle article on post-war trauma, and graphic organizers for a culminating essay.
7th - 9th Language Arts 73 Views 166 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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If you are following a Common-Core-based math curriculum, then this app is for you. By arranging topics based on a sequential learning pathway, this app helps to answer questions such as:
- When does the Common Core first address parameter and area?
K - 12th Math 63 Views 22 Downloads
By Land, Sea or Air
Students learn navigational techniques change when people travel to different places. They understand differences between navigation on land, water, air and in space. They explain the concept of dead reckoning as it applies to navigation estimation.
6th - 8th Math 3 Views 4 Downloads
Factoring and Solving Quadratic Binomials
Here is a TI-Navigator™ activity that allows students to review the concept of factoring and solving quadratic binomials, including a connection to graphical solutions. They enter a number such as -2 using the minus key and not the negative (-) key (due to the inability of the number fields to support more than one possible answer).
9th - 12th Math 3 Views 3 Downloads
TE Lesson: GPS on the Move
Students participate in a scavenger hunt and a drawing activity to examine the use of Global Positioning Systems including a handheld GPS receiver for personal navigation. They practice using the GPS receivers while collecting data from which they decide how to navigate to set points.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 7 Downloads
Students examine how navigation is based on mathematics and how making a mistake in measuring an angle could have an impact on a target. They observe a teacher-led lecture, use a calculator to complete two worksheets, and participate in a hands-on navigation demonstration on the field at school.
6th - 8th Math 3 Views 5 Downloads
Over the Rivers and Through the Woods
Sixth graders examine the purpose of the keelboat used by the Corps of Discovery on the Lewis and Clark expedition. They assess its strengths and weaknesses for navigating different rivers, and describe its overall purpose for the Expedition.
6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
Create a Height-Time plot of a bouncing ball using a graphing calculator. Graph height as a function of time and identify the vertex form of a quadratic equation that is generated to describe the ball's motion. Finally, answer questions in the provided worksheet and discuss the results.
6th - 8th Math 4 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Mapping The Great Lakes
Can you fathom a fathom? Through this activity, learners get a grasp of how deep a fathom is and how the floor of The Great Lakes might look. They compare topographic maps to Great Lakes navigation charts, which you will need to obtain in order to completely carry out this instructional activity.
4th - 6th Science 4 Views 15 Downloads