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Understanding Distance in Space
Students discover the vocabulary used for distances in space and review measurement units and instruments before creating a scale model of the planets. They determine how to calculate the relative distances between the planets using a scale distance then display the distances by creating a model.
7th - 8th Science 8 Views 32 Downloads
Does it Float? Exploring Density
How does density relate to mass and volume? Allow your young scientists a chance to discover the answer to the question though experimentation. Using simple lab equipment and ordinary household items, the relationship between density, mass, and volume becomes clear in a very short time.
6th - 12th Science 41 Views 88 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Mean and Standard Deviation
Get two activities with one lesson plan. The first lesson plan, is appropriate for grades 6-12 and takes about 20 minutes. It introduces the concept of measures of central tendency, primarily the mean, and discusses its uses as well as its limitations.
6th - 12th Math 43 Views 73 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Erosion and Landslides
A professional-quality PowerPoint, which includes links to footage of actual landslides in action, opens this moving lesson. Viewers learn what conditions lead to erosion and land giving way. They simulate landslides with a variety of soil types, then create a public service announcement warning of possible landslide.
6th - 8th Science 41 Views 38 Downloads
Planets in Proportion
Students apply estimation strategies and proportional reasoning to determine a scale comparing the planetary bodies to Earth. They convert measurements of time and distance using scientific notation. Both the metric and customary units will be applied.
6th - 12th Science 6 Views 47 Downloads
Speed Investigation and Lab
Learners work with Vernier real-time data collection probes. In this data collection lesson, students conduct time and distance experiments while collecting data and calculating averages. They use Vernier CBR probes and apply the appropriate formulas to investigate speed, acceleration, weight, and mass.
8th - 10th Science 3 Views 40 Downloads
Scale Model of Our Nearest Stars
Sixth graders calculate a light day, light hour, and light minute from the standard of a light year. After establishing the distances, a one meter scale is created to demonstrate the distance between the sun and the planets of our solar system.
6th Science 3 Views 23 Downloads
Lesson: Michael Blum: National Identity at a Distance
Immigration, refugees, and cultural change due to the movement of people around the globe is discussed. Learners examine the work of Michael Blum to gain an understanding of how national and cultural identities shift due to immigration. They complete a writing assignment, discuss the Arab-Israeli Conflict, and hold a mock debate.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 17 Downloads
Basic Complex Analysis
This video gives an excellent overview of the different representations of a complex number. First, Sal reviews a pictorial representation of a complex number as an Argand diagram, then shows how to find the modulus and the argument of a complex number and write a complex number in the form z = r (cos _+isin_), and finally, how to write a complex number in exponential form using EulerÕs relations.
13 mins 10th - 12th Math 5 Views 2 Downloads
Train vs. Car: Who Wins?
Ninth graders conduct an experiment demonstrating what happens when a train hits a car using easily accessible materials. They calculate momentum, velocity, and distance using the appropriate formulas. Then they write an incident report and discuss safety.
9th Math 7 Views 39 Downloads
Get Me to the Premiere on Time
Students discover how to calculate speed, distance, and rate. In this problem solving lesson, students view an episode of "Cyberchase" and use the distance formula to determine the fastest route that the main character in the episode should take to get to the movie.
4th - 7th Math 7 Views 38 Downloads
Students living in Hawaii draw a picture of themselves in their neighborhood. They draw their neighborhood in relation to their district and then in relation to the island they are from. They compare their pictures to their classmates' and measure the distance between the homes of different students.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Measure Twice, Cut Once
Elementary schoolers learn about metric units and how they are used by engineers. They learn how engineers use the units to measure mass, distance, and volume. Then, they estimate measurements of units, and compare them to actual measurements.
3rd - 5th Math 12 Views 40 Downloads
Pacing a Gunther Chain
Young scholars pace a Gunther Chain, a measurement used by foresters to determine distance and area. They discuss that pacing is individualized depending on age, gender, etc. They practice to find an average pace. Teams estimate, pace and measure shapes.
3rd - 5th Math 3 Views 1 Download
The Toilet Paper Solar System
Explore the solar system with this lesson. Learners create a model of the solar system using toilet paper. With this creative approach, learners create a solar system according to distance and scale parameters, and write down a list of interesting facts about the planets.
6th - 9th Science 18 Views 112 Downloads
Adjective Clauses Using That and Which
An online lesson that clearly, if exhaustively, explains when to use "that" or "which" to begin a relative clause, specifies exceptions to the rule, and notes when to set off such clauses with commas. Learners assess their mastery with 12 questions in which they select "commas" or "no commas" and get feedback at the click of a button.
7th - 8th Language Arts 9 Views 35 Downloads
Pupils practice combining relative pitch and reading music. They create, read and perform music on their own as they combine music and art to the concepts of differing pitches and reading music. Each student present their creations to their classmates.
K - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 20 Downloads
Kids and Money
Young investors examine how banks pay interest on money that is deposited and charge interest on money that is borrowed. They compute simple interest for bank accounts. They work with decimals as they relate to money and solve money word problems.
3rd - 6th Math 18 Views 31 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Oklahoma's Berry Best
Ask your learners to complete activities related to Oklahoma's agriculture, berries in particular. The lesson is cross-curricular and has class members investigate an article about berries, write an acrostic poem, and discuss new vocabulary.
2nd - 5th Science 18 Views 69 Downloads CCSS: Designed