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Introduction to World Religions: Islam
Sixth graders explore religion by viewing a presentation in class. In this global culture lesson, 6th graders define the Islam religion and the stories that accompany it. Students read the story "Muhammad" by Demi and view an Internet presentation about the religion in class.
6th Social Studies & History 9 Views 29 Downloads
Dictating the Future
Read the article "Bush Lays Out Goals for Iraq: Self-Rule and Stability" and examine the keys points from President Bush's speech. Whether presented in written text or as an audio bite learners will work in groups to research world dictators and analyze presented information.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
Dugongs, Elephants, and Evolution
Young scholars compare and contrast the physical appearance and adaptations of dugongs with those of elephants. Next, they consider the evolutionary relationship between these two animal species. They finish by writing paragraphs about their discoveries.
5th - 8th Science 3 Views 35 Downloads
My Friend, the Volcano
Working in cooperative groups, young scientists research and report on how undersea volcanic activity may benefit marine ecosystems. There are many links to websites that you can use to stimulate curiosity or for pupils to use for gathering research information.
5th - 8th Science 19 Views 68 Downloads
Where Did They Come From?
Give science learners nine questions about the biogeography of hydrothermal vents and turn them loose to research this fascinating habitat. Working in cooperative groups, they prepare a report that addresses each of the questions. A plethora of resource links are included for groups to glean information from!
5th - 8th Science 13 Views 39 Downloads
Roots of the Mariana Arc
Plumb the depths of the Submarine Ring of Fire and explore seismic waves with this lesson. Junior geologists simulate s-waves and p-waves, calculate their speeds, and then apply the data to discover the material that makes up inner Earth. Detailed directions, student handouts, and internet resources provide everything you need to present a memorable lesson on seismology.
9th - 12th Science 7 Views 34 Downloads
World Geography: Postcard from the Rim
Students are able to identify the areas of the world that are affected by arsenic contamination of the water supply. They are able to describe the ways in which various societies deal with the problem of arsenic contamination. Students are able to discuss how societies adapt to their physical environment.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
In the Footsteps of West Virginia
Students prepare for a visit to the West Virginia State Museum. In this West Virginia history lesson, students research the individuals whose leadership impacted the state. Students create multimedia projects featuring the individuals they researched and role-play their characters for their classmates.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 16 Downloads
Sixth graders analyze key European explorers and focus on where and why they explored. They research who sponsored the explorers as well as the accomplishments of the explorers. They discuss the lasting effects of the expeditions in North America.
6th Social Studies & History 23 Views 77 Downloads
Students locate the location of the major geographical features of the Philippines. They analyze how geographical features may affect the location of cultures. Students encounter what a monsoon is, and how it affects the environment of this important Southeast Asian country.
8th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Study and Test Taking Skills
Are your middle and high schoolers having trouble with tests? Do they need skills to improve reading comprehension? Take the time to teach some useful strategies for both. Working together as a class or in small groups, discuss study strategies, review the RRAP reading method, practice making a study plan, and then put it all to use!
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 118 Views 831 Downloads
The Volcano Factory
The tectonic processes that have resulted in the formation of the Marianas Arc, and the Marianas Trench are explored. Groups of pupils access websites that give them a wealth of information about these formations. Each group must prepare a three-dimensional relief map of the Marianas Arc, or a model of a volcano found in the Marianas Islands.
5th - 6th Science 14 Views 26 Downloads
What's for Dinner?
View a video presentation comparing chemosynthesis to photosynthesis. Review the findings of the 2004 Ring of Fire Expedition that studied biological communities around the hydrothermal vents of the Mariana Arc. In collaborative groups, marine biologists research and report on the chemosynthetic organisms that make their homes there.
7th - 10th Science 4 Views 41 Downloads
Stop the Fighting and Start Uniting
Research current and proposed peace talks around the world with this New York Times lesson, Using the Darfur peace talks in Abuja, Nigeria as a starting point, middle schoolers create a news program on the subject. They propose a future role for the United States in Darfur if the Abuja peace talks do not end the violence in the region.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 24 Downloads
The Biggest Plates on Earth
The best part about teaching guides is all the great information you can use to inform your class. They infer what type of boundary exists between two tectonic plates. Then, using given information on earthquakes and volcanism they'll determine if their guesses are correct.
5th - 6th Science 77 Views 357 Downloads