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Endangered Giant Pandas
In this giant panda worksheet, students read and complete 5 pages of information and activities pertaining to the giant panda. Students study maps of the area, read fun facts about pandas, cut and paste life cycle sequencing, and read paragraphs about the endangered panda.
3rd - 4th Social Studies & History 15 Views 116 Downloads
After reading an article on earthquakes and tsunamis, students answer a series of multiple choice questions about what they have learned. All answers can be found within the article, making this a good way to prepare for reading comprehension questions on a standardized test - or just a good way to practice reading skills.
5th - 6th Language Arts 76 Views 592 Downloads
In this log applications instructional activity, students solve and complete 10 different word problems that include various logarithms. First, they determine the number of years it takes an object if compounded continuously at a given rate.
12th - Higher Ed Math 3 Views 0 Downloads
Regents High School Examination
In this secondary mathematics worksheet, students are presented with questions indicative of those on the Regents high school examination. The twenty-four page worksheet contains a combination of thirty-four multiple choice and free response questions.
11th - 12th Math 3 Views 21 Downloads
Outreach in the Aftermath
Learners investigate types of aid needed to help Turkey recover and rebuild in the wake of a devastating earthquake on August 17, 1999. They create a plan for a fundraiser or project that they can do to offer assistance to victims of this disaster.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
Front Page News
Students write original earthquake articles typically found on the front page of a newspaper. Each student has the freedom to write in a variety of writing styles (lead story, human interest story, editorials, etc.). They research information on earthquakes and then create their story lines.
8th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 18 Downloads
Earthquakes Study Guide
In this earthquakes learning exercise, students answer questions about the components of earthquakes, the causes of earthquakes, how they are measured, the types of seismic waves and the types of faults. They also answer questions about the types of collisions and specific fault zones found in the United States.
8th - 11th Science 3 Views 123 Downloads
Earthquakes: Learn From the Past, Prepare for the Future
Students examine the destruction caused by earthquakes. In this community safety lesson, students examine the risk involved in living in an earthquake zone and how to prepare for future earthquakes.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 30 Downloads
Earthquakes: A Whole Lot of Quakin' Goin" On
Students develop Modified Mercalli Intensity values for a written description of an earthquake. They map MMi values and defend their decisions where to place them on a large-scale zip code map. They define how measures of magnitude and intensity are applied to earthquakes.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 19 Downloads
Dark Skies: Volcanic Contribution to Climate Change
Learners examine how volcanic eruptions affect global climate. They listen to first-hand accounts of the effects of a large volcanic eruption and illustrate a landscape to show understanding. They experiment with the loss of light and create a graph.
4th - 7th Science 3 Views 10 Downloads
Natural Hazards-Are You Ready to Shake?
Students investigate what can be done to reduce vulnerability to communities threatened by earthquakes and tsunamis. For this natural hazards lesson plan, students explain the causes of earthquakes and tsunamis and define terms associated with these hazards.
9th - 12th Science 6 Views 20 Downloads
Mathematics Lesson for Grade 12
Twelfth graders examine multiple aspects of statistics. In this mathematical reasoning lesson, 12th graders solve problems on probability, logarithms, exponential relationships and transforming rectilinear shapes. This resource contains several lessons which include extensions, vocabulary, and related activities.
12th Math 3 Views 15 Downloads