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Students explore different natural and manmade disasters through a webquest. In this earth science lesson, students explain their causes. They also discuss how disasters affect society.
Here is a 114-slide PowerPoint that covers the proper use of articles, singular and plural nouns, and rules of capitalization. Your students should gain valuable practice from working through the examples present in the slides. This is an impressive teaching resource!
Young environmentalists examine the biogeochemical cycles: carbon, nitrogen, phosphorous, and water. Explanatory notes and colorful diagrams are presented for each, followed by a blank diagram that is filled in click-by-click as a reinforcement. After teaching the cycles, time is spent on limiting nutrients and eutrophication in aquatic ecosystems. This commendable PowerPoint will educate and arrest the attention of your high schoolers.
Try these cool writing lesson ideas that promote creativity and increase vocabulary.
Inspire children to learn and create by teaching the history of female inventors during National Inventors Month.
Fourth graders generate an oral presentation on the weather. In this weather instructional activity, 4th graders watch the weather for a week and record the data on a chart. Students give a weather report at the end of the week.
Students explore weather terminology and the jobs that are associated with it. In this weather lesson students write about thunderstorms and make a tornado.
It's raining! It's pouring! Your class will not be snoring when viewing this presentation. Cloud formation and types are explained in the first half. Forms of precipitation are detailed in the second half. Concepts are explained thoroughly and the overall presentation is attractive. Consider replacing some of the photos that are not very crisp to make this PowerPoint a top-notch resource to use with your meteorology unit.
Learners read about a town where no one ever goes hungry because the sky provides food. They participate in various activities to explore weather, healthy and unhealthy foods, and create a database.
Seventh graders take an outdoor observation walk around the campus and take soil samples. Working in groups , they conduct experiments with rocks and soil that demonstrate the effects of different types of erosion.
Learners continue their examination of the existence of life on Earth. In groups, they determine the role of the water cycle and other biogeochemical cycles play in keeping balance on Earth. They participate in experiments to discover how moisture gets in and out of the air. To end the lesson, they compare and contrast the relationships between biotic-biotic, biotic-abiotic, and abiotic-abiotic interrelationships.
Students explore ways to use indicators to distinguish between acids and bases. They conduct an experiment to model and discuss the harmful effect of acid rain in our living and non-living environment.
Third graders name at least three resources that come for the Great Salt Lake. They describe at least one product that is made from each resource. They name and locate on a map at least five different geographic regions where Great Salt Lake products are marketed.
What a great way to discuss the rainforest! Learners discuss the importance of adaptation in the environment and how it is linked to survival. They use critical thinking and inference skills to place animals and insects in the different strata of the rainforest based on diet, body modification, and prior knowledge.
Students investigate about acids, bases, and pH and relate this information to the problem of acid deposition. They use pH paper, students test common household substances to determine whether they are acidic, basic, or neutral. Pupils consider how using photovoltaic panels to generate electricity can reduce the amount of acid deposition.
In this water cycle worksheet, students learn about the 3 different stages of the water cycle: evaporation, condensation and precipitation. They then solve the 12 problems on the page. The answers are on the last page.
The four worksheets here are provided to introduce your learners to new vocabulary on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Each list contains seven vocabulary words focused on a specfic vowel pair. First the learner hears the word, and then they hear the definition. The second activity requires learners to unscramble the jumbled vocabulary words, and the final activity has them write a sentence for each vocabulary word. Then, record how quickly and accurately learners can say the list of vocabulary words.
Fifth graders study the water cycle. In this science lesson plan, 5th graders distinguish among evaporation, condensation, and precipitation phases of the water cycle.
Part of a unit on Arizona's biotic communities, this lesson 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. The rest of this outstanding unit can be found online or via Lesson Planet.
Students read, Where the Red Fern Grows over a span of several days. In this reading comprehension lesson, students answer discussion questions about the chapters they are reading. Students also write reflections for the chapters they have read, and the questions the lesson poses.