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Navigating The Road to my Future
Some kids think that making a plan for the future is a cinch! Let them discover through peer work and discussion that the road through life isn't always an easy one. The activities and worksheets in this lesson provide them with an opportunity to start considering obstacles they may face as the grow up and ways to overcome them.
7th - 8th 21st Century Skills
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
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 CCSS: Designed
Rhombi, Kites, and Trapezoids
High schoolers 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 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 CCSS: Adaptable
Where Am I - Navigation and Satellites
Students explore geography by completing a navigation activity in class. In this satellite positioning lesson plan, 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
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.
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 English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
New Review Journey Under the Sea
Discover the interesting world of maritime archaeology and explorations under the sea with this nice set of worksheets, which cover such topics as search tools and techniques of underwater archaeology, carbon dating, vessel types, and archaeological underwater finds.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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
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
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
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
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