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How Do Bats Navigate At Night?
Through an experiment, learners explore how bats use echolocation. First, they discuss how sound travels through air waves. Then, they talk about the ways bats navigate in the dark. As an extension, they can write about what they have learned.
3rd - 7th Science 3 Views 13 Downloads
Ladybug Mazes - Part 4
Here is an engaging, fun, and meaningful math lesson for young mathematicians. In it, learners plan a series of moves that help a ladybug find her way through a maze. The ladybug must turn at the appropriate corners and must never cross over the "walls" of the maze.
K - 2nd Math 4 Views 17 Downloads
Tragedy, Triumph, or Trespass?
Did westward expansion really live up to the dream of adventurers for a new life and opportunities for land and resources? While designed for a flipped classroom, try using this resource to evaluate primary sources alongside your class! Project the images provided and discuss as a group the reasons why each primary resource represents a cost/benefit of westward expansion.
8th - 10th Social Studies & History 27 Views 31 Downloads CCSS: Designed
All About Aid
Begin this lesson by estimating the cost of a college education and comparing it to actual data. After reading an article, high school seniors discuss the processes of the college loan corporations. They listen to a lecture about how to wade through all of the information and work together to create a brochure to help other students.
6th - 12th Language Arts 11 Views 68 Downloads
Stellar Navigation Curriculum
Students investigate the concept of star mapping and how it is used in space navigation. They conduct various activities to see the effect of mapping. Also the teacher uses models and demonstrations in order to communicate the main objectives of the instructional activity.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 5 Downloads
Motion in the Ocean
How does the formation of currents and waves in the ocean happen? High schoolers will learn about the primary causes for ocean currents and waves by calculating a wave's amplitude and nautical mile speed. Then they will complete a problem solving worksheet.
9th - 12th Science 25 Views 178 Downloads
Flavors Of The World
High schoolers engage in a simulation/role play. They analyze information about flavors and ingredients that create a unique flavor of a culture. They make recommendations to the executive chef on menu items appropriate for international buffet.
9th - 12th Health 8 Views 45 Downloads
Games on Echolocation
Get a little batty with life science! This fun simulation game replicates how bats use echolocation to hunt moths in their native Hawaiian habitat. After creating blind folds and discussing some basic principles of echolocation, students participate in two different simulation activities designed to show them how echolocation works, what physical features of bats help with echolocation and how it feels to navigate using this method.
1st - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 24 Views 119 Downloads
Navigating at the Speed of Satellites
Middle-school scientists explore trilateration and the speed of light in order to understand how GPS works. This fabulous instructional activity is very current and of great interest to youngsters. Use this as a part of your satellite studies in an earth science class or as an part of your curriculum for an engineering class.
6th - 9th Science 3 Views 26 Downloads
This interactive web site invites exploration of Anglo-Saxon history, culture, and daily life. It is easy to navigate, has clear information, and nice features like pop-up definitions when the cursor moves over the highlighted vocabulary. In addition to the impressive content for students, there are numerous resources for teachers including reproducible handouts, activities, pictures, videos, and related resources.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
This Old Ship
Junior archaeologists will be able to describe shipwreck artifacts and the information they reveal. They work in small groups to reasearch wreckage features of different period ships, making this not only a science lesson, but a social studies lesson as well!
7th - 8th Science 7 Views 30 Downloads
What's Out There? Space Shuttle Exploration and Simulation
Students simulate life in space aboard the space shuttle. In this space exploration lesson, students work in small groups to model life aboard the space shuttle. Each student is given a job, conducts Internet research on space, and models activities that astronauts would do in space.
5th - 9th Science 12 Views 101 Downloads
What is Conceptual Art?
Research, art history, and web page creation! Sounds too good to be true. With tons of links and resources, the lesson provides you with everything needed to engage the class in an amazing art and research activity. They create an art history timeline, research a conceptual artist, then create a website to display the research they've gathered.
6th - 9th Language Arts 15 Views 33 Downloads
Water Cycle PowerPoint
The water cycle is the focus of this technology and Earth Science lesson. Third graders complete a webquest to gain understanding of the water cycle. As they navigate through the Web Quest, they also begin the process of creating a PowerPoint presentation on the water cycle with a partner.
3rd Science 3 Views 25 Downloads
Developing Reading Comprehension
Developing reading comprehension is an ongoing process that begins the moment a child becomes engaged with literature. From learning the skills to navigate a picture book to reading an assigned chapter in a chemistry text, good readers acquire and initiate comprehension skills and techniques in order to comprehend, or derive meaning, from text.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
Your class can learn about Amelia Earhart and practice important comprehension skills here. Learners answer questions about cause and effect, compare texts, and discuss similes and metaphors after reading Amelia Earhart: Free in the Skies by Robert Burleigh.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 37 Views 447 Downloads
The Man Who Went to the Far Side of the Moon
Practice comprehension skills using the story, The Man Who Went to the Far Side of the Moon by Bea Uusma Schyffert. Learners answer questions, fill out graphic organizers, and engage in extension activities involving writing and research.
4th - 6th Language Arts 19 Views 261 Downloads