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Students determine how healthy they are. They examine health risk behaviors of adolescents and their consequences. They complete a risk factor survey and discuss why they might take risks.
Eleventh graders examine how the geography of St. Lucia affects its economy. They draw a mental image of St. Lucia and its location in relation to other places. They examine images of the island and read about its banana crops before discussing the article as a class. Using the attached T-chart and images they determine the true picture of the island geography and it's economy.
Students describe the importance of structural features that increase surface area in a coral reef habitat. In this investigative lesson students quantify the impact of modifications on surface area in model habitats.
In this Regents High School Comprehensive Examination worksheet, students listen to a passage and answer ten multiple choice questions to check comprehension. Students then complete an essay response in which they write a feature article giving advice on writing successful How-To articles.
Students explore a three hour set of readings, discussion questions an web links to gain tools to identify, alleviate and prevent stress in their lives. They work to develop a life-style that is, to a large extent, stress-free.
Students explore the ways that local, national, and global events are interconnected. They identify current issues at a local and global level, identify organizations that seek to improve conditions in other countries, and examine the role of non-profit organizations.
Students identify popular songs from 1968 era and analyze some of the topical and musical elements. They focus on social protest songs and other songs of social conscious.
High schoolers analyze musical and topical elements in popular songs and compose song as a classroom effort. They write a short paragraph evaluating the effectiveness of the song in conveying the message of the lyrics.
Students discuss the relationship teenagers have with the television. In groups, they watch different excerpts from various television shows and note every instance of violence including children. They also discuss the instances of stereotyping on television and how it influences those who watch it. To end the lesson, they identify ways they can reduce the amount of television they watch.
Young scholars create a definition for family that is applicable to the African American. The make a collage made up of family pictures and present it to the class giving a brief explanation of the family members present in the collage. They interview a relative or family friend who has migrated from a Southern rural town.
Students examine biological diversity and see how it relates to the concepts of variety and relative abundance. In this investigative lesson plan students view a video on biodiversity and complete an activity.
Students design a functional model of a coral reef ecosystem. In this coral reef lesson, students identify the energy sources and material cycles of a coral reef. They write an essay about their niche in their own ecosystem.
Pupils explore how a side-scan sonar can help locate underwater objects. In this hands- on instructional activity students compare side-scan sonar and other methods used to search for underwater objects by creating their own "simulation" of a bathymetry graph and comparing it to actual topography.
Students explore the contributions of Lyndon B. Johnson. In this congress lesson plan, students listen to their instructor lecture on the prowess of Lyndon B. Johnson's legislative skills. Students respond to discussion questions connected to the lecture and participate in a legislative simulation.
High schoolers classify the Bill of Rights. For this U.S. Constitution lesson, students complete provided readings and worksheets in order to define, identify and analyze each of the amendments and explain why they were included in the Constitution.
Eleventh graders explore American government reform. For this Progressive Era lesson, 11th graders read about the Era in their textbooks and in the provided handouts. Students then create group presentations and write essays on the role of Progressives in changing American government.
Students address four different environmental topics (water issues, the threat of food shortages, human population growth, and global warming) as they watch a film and discuss the future of the earth. In groups, they complete various projects relating to the above issues.
Students begin the lesson by identifying how and why the Native Americans came to North America. Using the internet, they examine how their culture spread throughout the continent and in groups they discuss the stereotypes between the Europeans and Native Americans. They end the lesson by discussing how Native Americans today are trying to preserve their culture.
Students study the human rights of refugee populations around the world. In this human rights lesson plan, students research the problems of refugees around the world. They investigate the basic human need for dignity and read about the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
Students compare prices of goods across the century and consider the concept of inflation. They investigate the Consumer Price Index and the information it can (or cannot) provide. They create a graph showing their observations.