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Researching Information on the Internet
Practice Internet research skills. Each class member will need Internet access in order to follow along as you model how to search using key words and to do their own research on African and Asian elephants. Their notes will go into a report on elephants.
6th - 8th Science 11 Views 11 Downloads
Cave in the Classroom
Young scholars explore caves in their classroom. In this science lesson, students research how caves are formed, animals that live in caves, spelunking safety, and human impact on caves. Young scholars create a classroom cave and give tours.
4th - 6th Science 3 Views 16 Downloads
Ancient Greece Research
Sixth graders explore ancient Greece. In this ancient civilizations instructional activity, 6th graders research how ancient Greece influenced modern societies. Students prepare PowerPoint presentations to share their findings with their classmates.
6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 17 Downloads
A Long Way from Home: A Hands-on Geography Lesson about World War II
Young scholars build World War II directional signs. In this World War II lesson, students explore the geographic locations of the war as they analyze primary sources and conduct research regarding places of significance in the war. Young scholars collaborate to create a detailed classroom directional sign featuring their findings.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 27 Downloads
Prairie Voices: Community Development, Investigating Local History
Students investigate local history. In this research skills lesson, students examine historic landmarks, tax records, fire maps, town plans, historic photographs, newspapers, and other primary sources to learn about local communities in the Iowa Territory.
3rd - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Let's Go Fly a Kite!
Students research and report on aspects of kites. They research the history of kites, the types, and building and flying kites. They use software that enables them to create a graphic organizer and then they create booklets with word processing software.
4th - 6th Technology & Engineering 3 Views 8 Downloads
Developing Research Skills
Students gather information about careers and jobs and create a PowerPoint. In this research lesson, students use a variety of sources to explore working life and trends in employment. Students create a PowerPoint presentation and evaluate those of their classmates.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 26 Views 84 Downloads
Tribes and Colonists
Native American culture and lifestyle in colonial America are the backdrop for these tasks aimed at improving writing and research skills. Young researchers use graphic organizers, journals, creative writing through story telling, illustrations, and literature response to complete daily expectations.
5th - 7th Language Arts 6 Views 8 Downloads
Crisis in Darfur
High school social studies teachers addressing the crisis in Darfur could use elements of this plan to increase social studies vocabulary and research skills. It includes a page of lecture/discussion notes, instructions for creating higher-level questions, and a DBQ essay assignment.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 41 Downloads
Through Many Lenses: How are Countries Depicted by the Media?
If you plan to utilize the ABC miniseries, "The Path to 9/11" in your classroom, consider incorporating media literacy and research skills. After (or while) learners view the series, they discuss ways information can differ from source to source.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 6 Downloads