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Castles and Cornerstones
Learners become familiar with the style of architecture of medieval times. In this architecture lesson, students design a model of a medieval castle including its cornerstone. Learners understand scale in their representation.
2nd - 4th Visual & Performing Arts 16 Views 89 Downloads
King Arthur: Man or Legend
Students research the Legend of King Arthur. In this King Arthur lesson, students explore him as he is presented in stories, poems, and art. Students compare and contrast the real life of King Arthur versus the man in legends and stories. Students design clothing for a theatrical performance to be performed by the class.
10th - 11th Language Arts 11 Views 54 Downloads
Making Copies of an HIV Particle
In the second of five lessons about HIV, discover the mechanisms that allow the HIV virus to replicate. Using the models that they created the day before, learners examine the parts of the virus particle. The lesson plan does not say what pupils should do with the information, so you may ask them to take notes, explain it to a neighbor, or make a drawing in their science notebooks.
3rd - 12th Science 11 Views 11 Downloads
Hippocratic Medical Rounds
A very interesting way to model Hippocrates allows your clas to to compare world views and to illustrate how ideas have changed at key times throughout the history of science. This simulation has pupils role play patients and physicians.
10th - 12th Science 3 Views 20 Downloads
The Use of Myths in Science
Students are told stories, myths and legend to explain their world. After telling the tales and discussion them, students are assigned to write a myth that describes a familiar situation, such as why the school garbage cans are always empty in the morning.
9th - 12th Science 7 Views 28 Downloads
The Science of Microbes
Learners will explore cells to understand that all living things are composed of cells. In this science lesson, students use the scientific process and work in cooperative groups to gain a better understanding of cells. In this lesson, learners examine an onion cell under a microscope and record their findings.
6th - 9th Science 11 Views 7 Downloads
Flow Of Time, Part 2/4
Part two of the four-part series on the flow of time takes us from the Middle Ages to the insights and mathematical understanding that bloomed in the Renaissance Period. Newton and Galileo's understanding of time is explained in terms of current physics.
10 mins 9th - 12th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
The Great Age of Exploration (1400-1550)
Delve into the Age of Exploration with this activity-packed resource! Complete with a pre-test, discussion questions and quiz for a 30-minute video on the period, map activities, timeline of discoveries, vocabulary, etc. this is a goldmine for ideas and activities associated with exploration in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 477 Views 356 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Crusades: Voices and Perspectives
Invite your young historians to discover the distinct perspectives of Muslim, European, Jewish, and Byzantine groups during the Crusades. Class members are divided into groups and are given a packet of handouts, including background information, maps, artistic depictions of major figures, and more, to review for a particular historical group.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 66 Views 59 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Math in the Design and Building of Bridges
Research various types of bridge designs. Your class will be asked to consider what it would be like without bridges while learning about how they work. They will construct a model bridge based on given parameters. They then calculate cable circumferences, length and thickness.
7th - 11th Math 72 Views 312 Downloads
The Variety and Roles of Microbes
Mini microbiologists play a card game in which they group microorganisms by groups: virus, fungus, protist, or bacteria. Then they identify the roles different microbes play in the natural world and explore how humans effectively use certain microorganisms in food production and industry.
5th - 8th Science 56 Views 53 Downloads
Galaxy Hunter - A Cosmic Photo Safari
Space science stars journey through our night sky and take virtual photos of galaxies to investigate simple random samples. Higher math is used to analyze the data collected. Copy the evaluation/assessment questions onto a handout for learners to answer as they work though the interactive component.
10th - 12th Science 8 Views 23 Downloads
Microbes Are Everywhere
In a nutshell, your class will culture bacteria from their choice of surfaces. You will need to prepare or purchase agar plates. If you are new to this classic biology activity, this resource carefully walks you through the process of preparing the plates and the implementation of the lesson.
5th - 8th Science 13 Views 13 Downloads
Shari'ah: An Islamic Law Simulation
Consider the role that shari'ah played in the development of Muslim civilization during the Abbasid caliphate. Learners become acquainted with both the religious and scholarly basis of Islamic law to help them understand the differences and similarities between shari'ah and our system of jurisprudence, as well as to compare it the legal systems of other world cultures.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 6 Downloads
Defending Against Microbes
In the preceding lesson plan from the unit, beginning biologists discovered that microorganisms are everywhere, so the question follows, why are we not sick all of the time? Class members read and discuss an article in small groups about immunity.
5th - 8th Science 17 Views 18 Downloads
Signs and Symbols
Sixth graders carefully analyze a triptych of the nativity, paying close attention to the lines, shapes and symbols included in the artwork. They explore the role of the Catholic church in society at the time the piece was created and consider why the market for religious artwork was so large at the time.
6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 13 Downloads