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Bones: Reading and Quiz
Make no bones about it- this anatomy worksheet is all about the human skeleton! Learners read a 2-page informational excerpt on bones and then use the information they learned to answer 9 recall questions, including 4 multiple-choice and 5 true/false.
6th - 10th Science 25 Views 320 Downloads
Gravity and the Human Body
How does the absence of gravity affect the human body? The skeletal system, circulatory system, and the sense of balance are all impacted. With a very casual tone, an astronaut explains the changes to these body systems and also an experiment done by neuroscientists on underuse of organs.
5 mins 3rd - 8th Science 34 Views 32 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Case of Darwin's Finches
One of the most striking pieces of evidence for Darwin's Evolution of Species was his observations of finches and how their beaks differed from island to island, depending on their primary food sources. So what would happen to the theory of evolution if it turns out, as new evidence shows, that Darwin didn't actually see any finches at all?
7th - 12th Language Arts 68 Views 44 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Unsent Letter: Canyons
As your class reads Gary Paulsen's Canyons, challenge them to assume the perspective of a character to write a letter. The plan suggests learners pair off, one person assuming the voice of Coyote Runs, and the other assuming the voice of Brennan Cole.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
Bronx Cheer Bulb
If you chew or make a "raspberry" while viewing an LED light source, the light will appear to wiggle or flicker. It is not because of the light itself, but because of the vibration of your skull! Have your physics class give this a try without explaining the cause, and ask them to come up with the reasons.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
How 'bout them bones!
After a lesson on the human skeleton, hand out a worksheet that requires learners to identify the pelvis, rib cage, skill, spine, and thigh bones. They draw a line from the name of the bone to its location on the skeleton. Tip: Instead of a worksheet, why not have kids label each other.
5th Science 6 Views 14 Downloads
Food Chains from the Field (Whoo's for dinner?)
Students identify various bones found in an owl pellet. They classify the bones in an owl pellet as to structural function, identify the prey according to the skulls found in the owl pellet and construct the probable food chain from the evidence found.
4th - 5th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
The Spanish Empire, Silver, & Runaway Inflation
How did Spain come to shape the lives of nearly every human on the planet? John Green discusses the cultural and accomplishments of the Aztec and Inca empire, the establishment of two administrative divisions after the Spanish conquered Mexico and Peru, use of indigenous labor, and discovery of silver that led to skyrocketing inflation.
10 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Holocaust & the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Your young historians will analyze several primary source documents regarding the Holocaust and then incorporate the information they have gathered into an essay on the treatment of Jews and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
6th - 11th Social Studies & History 22 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Arm your young scientists with knowledge about anatomy as they build their own model of the elbow joint. Help them get a firm grasp on how muscles and bones interact to allow movement as they try different positions for the muscles on their models.
3rd - 12th Science 62 Views 48 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 63 Views 55 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review What Happens When You Remove the Hippocampus?
Imagine not being able to remember what day it is or what food you had for breakfast this morning. This nightmare was a reality for Henry Molaison, whose life story is the focus of this video explaining how different parts of the brain are responsible for creating and recalling short-term and long-term memories.
5 mins 9th - 12th Science 7 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Students and Freedom of Expression
Should schools restrict students' freedom of expression? Expert groups examine one of six primary source documents and then engage in a jigsaw discussion of this hot-button topic. Individuals then craft an expository essay, taking a position on the topic and citing evidence from the documents.
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 58 Views 69 Downloads CCSS: Designed