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Exploring Arizona's Biotic Communities Lesson 2: Biotic Communities Vocabulary
Part of a unit on Arizona's biotic communities, this activity focuses on the vocabulary to be used. Terms include biodiversity, topography, desert, hybridization, niche, and more! Youngsters will define these words from contextual situations, use them in sentences, and then solve a crossword puzzle by the definitions.
6th - 10th Language Arts 5 Views 25 Downloads
How I Use Water
Investigate facts about water by showing this PowerPoint! The slideshow addresses ways we use water, why it is important and how much of it we have on earth. There are beautifully illustrated slides along with clear sentences that provide explanations on why water is important.
1st - 4th Science 3 Views 9 Downloads
ELD Lesson Plan: Give It All You Got
Ice skating, music, hiking, and astronauts - what do they have in common? The four Houghton-Mifflin stories featured in this lesson ("Michelle Kwan," "La Bamba," "The Fear Place," and "Mae Jemison") show pupils that in order to be successful, you have to "give it all you've got!
5th English Language Development 27 Views 81 Downloads
How I Use Water
Beginning with a brief anticipatory set on how water is commonly used, this presentation evolves into a well planned lesson on the water cycle. Students will discuss vocabulary, label the parts of the water cycle, locate where water is found, and discover what kinds of water comprise the Earth.
2nd - 3rd Science 3 Views 13 Downloads
The Water Cycle
An inventive and interesting lesson on the water cycle (and other cycles associated with it), is here for you. After doing a well-designed hands-on inquiry in class, learners also identify organisms and processes that are involved in the nitrogen cycle and the carbon cycle.
5th Science 40 Views 83 Downloads
Investigating the Climate System: Energy, A Balancing Act
Earth science explorers design an experiment to demonstrate that the albedo of a surface affects its temperature. They test to find out if moisture on the surface affects temperature. They discover whether or not concrete or asphalt heat any differently from natural landscaping.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 52 Downloads
Acid Rain Effects
Get out the goggles and conduct a simple experiment to model and explore the harmful effects of acid rain (vinegar) on living (green leaf and eggshell) and non-living (paper clip) objects. Young chemists observe and describe the harmful effects acid rain has on living and non-living items, they explain why engineers are concerned about acid rain and discuss how they are working to prevent pollution and acid rain.
4th - 6th Science 9 Views 17 Downloads
Leaves, the Sun, and the Water Cycle
As a way to combine life and physical science, or simply as an investigation of plant transpiration, this lesson plan is sure to inspire! Middle schoolers capture the moisture given off by plants that are placed in different conditions. They relate the output to the surface area of the leaves.
7th - 8th Science 3 Views 29 Downloads
Does cloud type affect rainfall?
Student use MY NASA DATA to obtain precipitation and cloud type data. They create graphs of data within MY NASA DATA. Students compare different cloud types, compare precipitation, and cloud type data They qualitatively describe graphs of the precipitation and cloud type data.
7th - 9th Science 3 Views 31 Downloads
Lesson: Heroes: Then and Now
What is the difference between Hercules and Spiderman? Both are heroes, right? Kids identify the characteristics that make a hero, and analyze the differences between heroes of long ago and today. They write creative stories describing a modern-day hero of their own invention.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 19 Views 36 Downloads
Lesson: That Long Jakes
Cross-media analysis takes time and attention to detail. The class analyzes the painting Long Jakes and the poem "Backward Bill." They pay attention to the similarities and differences in each piece, looking for details that describe the main character's position and expression.
1st - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
I Just Drank George Washington's Water!
Guide your learners through the water cycle with this lesson plan. Over the course of the lesson plan, they read two Magic School Bus books, discuss the water cycle, come up with water facts, complete a diagram of the water cycle, recognize water cycle vocabulary, and explain the water cycle in a summary.
2nd - 4th Science 4 Views 77 Downloads
If You Give a Man a Horse
Students practice the relationship between cause and effect. In this cause/effect lesson, students listen to the story "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie" and discuss how each action causes the next. They look at the painting of Long Jake and create their own If/Then statements showing cause and effect.
Pre-K - K Language Arts 3 Views 26 Downloads
Weather or Not
Hypothetical meteorologists' quotes help young earth scientists become acclimated to weather vocabulary. The terms are all related to air masses and forms of precipitation. This is a fun way to discover if your learners are truly understanding the weather-related concepts being taught in your class.
6th - 9th Science 34 Views 144 Downloads
Our Poetic Planet - Writing Poems about the Earth
As a way to combine language arts and science, try this lesson on writing cloud poetry. Begin by showing a PowerPoint presentation and images of cloud types. Take meteorology masters outdoors to explore the sky using the provided "Cloud Viewer.
2nd - 8th Science 15 Views 33 Downloads