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A collection of photos and accompanying descriptions describing the life cycle of an Adelie penguin is the highlight of this resource. Working in groups, polar explorers match the descriptions to the pictures and create a timeline. An internet link takes you to Penguin Science where your class can then learn more about these fascinating creatures and how they have served as a great source of information about how animals adapt to climate changes.
4th - 8th Science 3 Views 12 Downloads
The Life Cycle of a Star
Students investigate the life cycle of a star and make conclusions based on evidence, research, and observation. In this lesson on space and scientific investigation, students describe the relationships between science and technology and build knowledge regarding the tools and techniques of scientific investigation.
3rd - 5th Science 8 Views 66 Downloads
Humanism in the Renaissance
Students explain that evidence of Humanism in the European Renaissance can be found in paintings from the Renaissance. They apply criteria of Humanistic evidence to paintings to determine their place in Renaissance history.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 11 Views 108 Downloads
The Geography of Renaissance
Middle schoolers use the internet to research the geography of the Renaissance. Using maps of Europe, they identify at least three key cities during the time period and discuss the main types of transportation. They research the various customs and traditions and examine the types of art that came out during the Renaissance.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 11 Views 98 Downloads
Middle schoolers investigate the best design using technology. In this science lesson, students construct a freestanding object with specific materials to be able to shoot a ping pong ball and a marshmallow. They have to adjust and discuss vocabulary words such as trebuchets and catapults.
6th - 8th Science 4 Views 25 Downloads
Tempera versus Oil Paint
Students explain the innovations in painting as a result of the invention of oil paint during the Renaissance. They see the differences between egg tempera paintings of the early Renaissance and oil paintings of the middle and late Renaissance.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Egg Tempera Painting In The Renaissance
Students explore the development of paint and paintings during the Renaissance. In a science lab, they reproduce the properties of egg in tempera paint and compare and contrast egg tempera paintings to oil paintings. Through experimentation, students examine the results of their paint mixing with that of other students.
7th - 11th Science 3 Views 16 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 students role play patients and physicians.
10th - 12th Science 3 Views 20 Downloads
Exploring Archaeology and Trade in the Middle School Latin Class
Students in a Latin class focus on archeology and trade from the Hellenistic period through the Middle Ages. In groups, they read various stages of a primary source documents in which they discuss and answer questions. To end the lesson, they examine objects found in the ashes of the Mt.
7th - 8th Languages 4 Views 8 Downloads
Not Just One Vector
Students examine multiple vectors involved in spread of disease and explore how community would be exposed to numerous diseases. Students read map with accuracy, synthesize information from various sources to create accurate picture of how disease transmission and trade were interwoven in medieval life, and create plausible explanation for problem from multiple sources of information, none of which contain exact answer.
9th - 10th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Nellie Bly's Newspaper Club: Introducing the Science of Writing
Young scholars evaluate a video about Nellie Bly, a famous reporter from the 19th century. They consider what makes a high-interest news article, write an essay in pairs and present it a literary tea.
4th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 23 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
GPS and Navigation
If you are navigating to find a terrific lesson on GPS (global positioning system) that incorporates math, geography, and science, then you have finally arrived! This is an ideal STEM lesson in which high schoolers learn the history of GPS, read maps using Google Earth, convert latitude and longitude into minutes and seconds, practice triangulation and trilateration, and more!
9th - 12th Math 44 Views 32 Downloads CCSS: Designed
HIV/AIDS in the United States
In the final of five lessons about HIV/AIDS, groups create presentations to share data about the infection rates in the United States, examining demographic and geographic trends over the past ten years. Depending on how much time you want to devote to the research, groups can either use the provided data exclusively, or do more research using the websites provided.
3rd - 12th Science 24 Views 17 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Hold a free-throw shooting challenge in your engineering class! Each team must design a contraption that will fire off a "robot arm" or, more specifically, a catapult, to send a Ping-Pong ball into a basket. Use this as an opportunity to teach mature learners about precision and accuracy, and for the rest, about teamwork and engineering design.
3rd - 12th Math 25 Views 23 Downloads CCSS: Designed