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As long as you have some support information to answer questions that may come up from students, this is an excellent PowerPoint to cover almost all aspects of protein structure and ionization. The sequence of slides has great images and labels to help make the stages and components clear.
10th - 12th Science 11 Views 20 Downloads
Chapter 6 - Bonds
Although there are only 16 questions here, this chemistry handout makes a terrific unit assessment. It queries youngsters on the properties of ionic and covalent compounds, relates bond length tho stability and enrgy, compares polar and nonpolar covalent bonds, and addresses VSEPR theory.
9th - 12th Science 7 Views 46 Downloads
A collection of photos and accompanying descriptions describing the life cycle of an Adelie penguin is the highlight of this resource. Working in groups, polar explorers match the descriptions to the pictures and create a timeline. An internet link takes you to Penguin Science where your class can then learn more about these fascinating creatures and how they have served as a great source of information about how animals adapt to climate changes.
4th - 8th Science 3 Views 13 Downloads
A thorough investigation of magnetic levitation; this activity has four parts. First, physical scientists play with a wooden dowel and three disc magnets to review polarity and repelling action. Then they experiment with the strength of the force and the resulting distance between magnets.
4th - 9th Science 17 Views 34 Downloads
Born to be Wild
Students watch an episode depicting the human vs. polar bear conflict in Churchill, Canada. They conduct online research and analyze the information. They interpret the facts and use storytelling techniques and role playing to convey multiple viewpoints.
4th - 6th Science 3 Views 4 Downloads
Polar Bears and Ice
Students explore the Arctic food chain. They examine the needs of the polar bear and the threat that global warming poses to them. Students write a letter to a local political representative explaining what they have studied and requesting positive action.
6th - 12th Science 3 Views 9 Downloads
Archetypal Images and Polarities
Here is a rather esoteric resource that presents the archetypes found in “The Epic of Gilgamesh,” and would be appropriate for a college-level psychology or literature class, or as a teacher resource. Considered the “world’s oldest story,” the characters and events in the tale of Gilgamesh are presented as illustrations of the archetypal theories of Carl Jung and Fritz Perls’ ideas of polarities.
9th - 12th Language Arts 13 Views 17 Downloads
The Polar Express
Students read the story, "The Polar Express." Prior to beginning the story, students predict events of the story and drink hot cocoa. Afterwards, they write a short story about Christmas and create a model train for the classroom. Additional cross-curriculum activities are available.
K - 2nd Language Arts 3 Views 100 Downloads
Polar Bear Literacy Activity
Students generate vocabulary words synonymous or related to "noise." In this literacy lesson, students listen to the book Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What do You Hear? by Bill Martin and Eric Carle and discuss the meaning of vocabulary words such as "bellowing" and "yelping" from the story.
K - 1st Science 3 Views 34 Downloads
Diffraction of Laser Light, Polarization and Color Filters
Students investigate light behavior by conducting a series of experiments. In this physics activity, students calculate the wavelength of the light source using an equation. They determine what color is produced when light of different colors mix together.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 17 Downloads
Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? Lesson Plan
Students explore the sounds of outdoors. In this sound and literacy lesson plan, students read Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? and then listen to a tape of nature sounds. Students record their own nature sounds and collaborate to author a book titled Children, Children, What Do You Hear?
Pre-K - K Language Arts 3 Views 48 Downloads
Polar Day: Comparing My Community to a Northern Community
Third graders practice their geography skills. In this Polar Day-themed lesson, 3rd graders use their research skills to compare and contrast the place, regions, and human systems in their community to a Canadian northern polar region community.
3rd Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Global Climate Change and Sea Level Rise
Ice is nice, and its condition on the planet has a significant effect. Junior geoscientists experiment with ice melting in both water and on land to discover how each affect the rising sea level. This detailed lesson outline even includes photographs of the lab setup so that no questions remain.
3rd - 8th Science 30 Views 22 Downloads
Impact of a Changing Climate on the Pacific Walrus
How many of us can say they've seen a Pacific walrus? Not many and one of the reasons is the impact of climate change on their aquatic environment. Children get to think about the food web of the Bering Sea by creating an actual web with animal cards and a ball of yarn, after they see how all animals and plants of the sea environment are connected, they discuss what would happen if one or more of the animals were to become extinct.
5th - 8th Science 20 Views 16 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Taking Action!
Motivate young scientists to stand up and take action with this environmental science lesson plan. To begin, the class works in small groups brainstorming actions that support the conservation of the earth before creating and implementing an action plan aimed at making positive changes in the community.
4th - 8th Science 9 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Mammal Scavenger Hunt Activity
Did you know that a polar bear's skin is actually black? Or that the lightest mammal weighs less than a paperclip? Young scientists learn these and other amazing facts about mammals as they explore the animal kingdom with this fun scavenger hunt activity.
2nd - 6th Science 11 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Identifying Information in Nonfiction
Second graders investigate information in non-fiction texts. They review the features of a non-fiction text and read the book Nature's Food Chains: What Polar Animals Eat. Pupils discuss the text features and write down one fact they learned from a photo or diagram in the book.
2nd Language Arts 16 Views 57 Downloads CCSS: Designed