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Evidence Revealing the Composition of the Atom
Investigators use indirect evidence to guess what is occupying a sealed box. You could also use a set of plastic Easter eggs to encase the unknown items. Another terrific activity involves having learners drop a pencil on a sheet of scattered pennies, in a large-scale way modeling the Rutherford experiment.
9th - 12th Science
A problem from a chemistry textbook is posed on the screen. Sal solves the problem which attempts to calculate vapor pressure using the Ideal Gas Law. The rate of evaporation of water given a certain volume, temperature, and pressure is the focus of the problem.
16 mins 7th - 10th Science
Using Color to See How Liquids Combine
Blue-tinted water is added to unknown liquids that have been tinted yellow to find out how they interact. This is a memorable activity that is part of an investigation on the properties of liquids, which is part of a unit on the properties of matter.
3rd - 8th Science
Analyzing Point of View
Knowing how to identify point of view is very important when approaching a text. Using the short story "Saved by a Seal," a short video demonstrates how to note and analyze the narrator's point of view, and its effect on the story's plot. A great way to ease middle schoolers into an analytical reading unit.
4 mins 5th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Alabama Patriotic Symbols
Students research the flag, seal, tree, bird, and flower of the state of Alabama. They analyze and discuss each of the symbols as a class, listen to the story "Y is for Yellowhammer," explore various websites, and design a flag for Alabama that reflects what they have learned about the state symbols.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
The Greenhouse Effect a Good Thing?
Students create a model of the greenhouse effect by using bottles sealed with plastic wrap. In this greenhouse effect lesson students set up an experiment by breathing into one bottle and sealing it. The second bottle is simply sealed. Students measure temperature throughout with a TI CBL2 or Vernier Labpro.
4th - 9th Science
The State Seal Offline Lesson
Fourth graders discover the meaning of the different objects on the State Seal. They identify changes in the State Seal over time students hypothesize why elements have changed students suggest what elements should represent the State of California.
4th Social Studies & History
My Own Oval Office
Students research the White House and find out the importance of the Oval Office to the history and government of the United States. They find pictures of the Oval Office and the Presidential seal. Students find out about security measures to protect the president.
4th - 12th Social Studies & History
Leopard Seals and Penguins: A Delicate Balance
Learners research basic information about leopard seals and the Antarctic ecosystem. They draw diagrams of the Antarctic food web and predict factors that could potentially change its structure. They write paragraphs describing their drawings.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Hitting the Pavement and Sealing the Deal
How old were you when you got your first job? Help your high schoolers prepare for their first job (and every job thereafter) by providing them tips for career research, interview skills, and a mock interview. Either have local businessmen and women come in to conduct interviews or ask back recent graduates capable of giving a professional interview.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills
Bearly Any Ice
After reviewing food chains, your class members participate in an arctic predator-prey game that exemplifies the impact of climate change of food availability. If you are in a hurry, skip this lesson, but if you have the time to understand how it is played, it can become a poignant lesson in what is happening with arctic ecosystems.
5th - 8th Science
ELD Lesson Planner: Animal Habitats
Explore the ocean and the woods with this ELD lesson plan, which involves three Houghton Mifflin short stories ("Nights of the Pufflings," "Seal Surfer," and "Two Days in May"). Your third graders will enjoy reading about animals in their natural habitats, and will be quick to learn the necessary vocabulary.
3rd English Language Arts