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Exploring the Distance Formula with the TI- Navigator
Students explore the distance formula. In this geometry lesson, students investigate the relationship between movement on the coordinate lane and cardinal directions. Students explore the distance formula in terms of the Pythagorean Theorem and rise and run.
9th - 12th Math 6 Views 25 Downloads
Rating Web Sites
In the lesson, Rating Web Sites, students will rate a website. Students will search a website and evaluate its effectiveness as a website. Students will have guidelines provided in which to score the website they are evaluating. Students will come to the conclusion that not all websites are helpful.
3rd - 5th 21st Century Skills 11 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Rhombi, Kites, and Trapezoids
Learners identify the number of diagonals for each polygon. In this geometry lesson, students identify the polygons based on their diagonals and the way it intersect. They create visuals using the navigator to see the changes in the shapes.
9th - 12th Math 3 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Navigating Our Global Future
As we make great strides in technology in an increasingly globalized world, are we actually headed toward a century of eco-disaster and collapse? Listen as Ian Goldin, director of 21st Century School at Oxford, discusses the two Achilles' heels of rapid globalization: growing inequality and systemic risk.
7 mins 9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 11 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Where Am I - Navigation and Satellites
Students explore geography by completing a navigation activity in class. In this satellite positioning lesson, students define terms such as orbit, satellite, GPS and triangulation. Students view diagrams of the Earth's orbit and complete math problems to determine the differences in geographic locations on Earth.
3rd - 5th Science 4 Views 25 Downloads
Geometry and the TI-Navigator: Transformations Part 2, Rotations
Tenth graders explore rotations. In this geometry lesson, 10th graders use TI- Navigator to examine the coordinates of a pre-image and the image. Students investigate the coordinates of the points as they examine rotations of 90, 180 and 270 degrees.
10th Math 3 Views 3 Downloads
Navigating the Inlets and Havens
Young boat captains must decide where to deliver supplies to the Carolina colony. They examine “Of the Inlets and Havens of this Country,” a primary source document to determine where to put in. Luckily, your sailors have computer access for this exercise and can read the document online.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Designed
This lesson has it all, primary source documents, an interactive trade game, clear teacher background information, and sailing to the West Indies chance cards. You will play, trade, and live out the experiences of early colonists in order to foster an understanding of triangular trade and English trade regulation occurring during the American Revolution.
5th - 7th Social Studies & History 84 Views 768 Downloads
An Introduction to GPS
GPS is a technological tool that has become available for use by the general public. Navigate the components and science involved in this remote sensing system. Here is a comprehensive collection of slides that would be valuable to share with your technology or engineering classes.
11th - Higher Ed Science 3 Views 6 Downloads
The North (Wall) Star
Students engage in a lesson which shows them that celestial navigation is the art and science of finding one's geographic position by means of astronomical observations, particularly by measuring altitudes of celestial objects - sun, moon, planets or stars.
6th - 8th Math 3 Views 14 Downloads
Students examine classroom objects and determine which has magnetic fields. In this physical science lesson plan, students explain how the magnetic field created by aurora's affect navigational compasses. They discuss investigation results in class.
5th - 9th Science 8 Views 35 Downloads
Internet Seek and Find
Ask your students to explain how to successfully find information on the Internet, focusing on how to select the keywords that lead to the best information on a topic and by navigating and evaluating a number of Internet search engines. They will then create a user guide for other students to have for their searches.
6th - 12th 21st Century Skills 43 Views 170 Downloads
Middle schoolers discuss the use of satellites and GPS for navigation, tracking, and creating detailed maps. They view satellite images of Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve, Mammoth Cave, and the Grand Canyon using Google maps. After viewing the images, they describe the natural forces that shaped the landforms.
6th - 8th Science 12 Views 64 Downloads
Making the Most of the Internet
Children listen as the teacher tells them about Childnet. Students use the CD-ROM and internet sites to answer questions on the worksheets. Students learn to navigate the sites and search techniques. If time and interest allows, an extension activity is to have students use MS/Publisher/Front Page/Word to develop their own website about internet safety.
4th - 6th 21st Century Skills 5 Views 23 Downloads
Navigation Across the Seas
Young scholars examine nautical navigation and discover the differences between nautical charts and other types of maps or charts. Students practice setting a course, taking a bearing, and dead reckoning. This gives young scholars an example of how vectors and other physics related material is used in the "real world".
9th - 10th Science 3 Views 3 Downloads