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Cold War into Guerilla War
Students examine the Cold War and the War on Terror. In this American history instructional activity, students research print and nonprint resources regarding both wars. Student compare the experiences of youth at the time so both the Cold War and War on Terror in essays that they write.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 20 Downloads
Great Explorations: To the End of the Earth and Beyond
Students analyze the factors that affect exploration such as religion, trade, territorial expansion, and science. In this Great Explorations lesson, students determine the names of famous explorers as well as their routes and motivations. Students write a narrative and dialogue from a first person point of view regarding visiting explorers and indigenous habitants.
5th - 9th Science 23 Views 21 Downloads
Life in Space: International Space Station
Students explore the potential challenges of living in space. In this investigative lesson plan students search the Internet to locate 16 nations that are working together to build the Independent Space Station, then they divide into groups and answer the given questions.
6th - 8th Science 4 Views 22 Downloads
Energy From Space: The Next Frontier
Students investigate ideas for getting energy from space. In this space-based power lesson, students read articles about ideas for alternatives to fossil fuels. Students define and give examples of vocabulary words. Students answer questions in short paragraph form.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 2 Downloads
The Soviet Choice For Growth
Students examine five major events in Soviet History to introduce the concept of opportunity cost. They identify considered alternatives at the time of decision and examine benefits and cost. They apply these ideas to a typical school day.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 29 Downloads
Moonwalking to Mars?
Students examine a quote from George W. Bush's recent speech on space exploration. They evaluate one writer's stance on Bush's space exploration goals by reading and discussing "Plea to Policy Makers: Let's Take Another Giant Step." In groups, students research past presidents' space exploration proposals and programs.
6th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
Milestones in the Space Program
Learners brainstorm names of astronauts from NASA space missions. They are explained that the Cold War was not actually a war but pervasive tension that existed between the United States and the Soviet Union for several decades following World War II.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 17 Downloads
Milestones in Human Spaceflight
Students investigate the history and goals of NASA and human spaceflight. In this space science instructional activity, students answer questions about one of seven manned space programs and print pictures from the mission. As a class, students will create a visual timeline to represent the evolution of human spaceflight.
6th - 12th Science 3 Views 39 Downloads
Module 4 Invention and Discoveries That Change The World
Students examine how inventors and their inventions impacted the world. In this cross curricular unit, students are led through a series of lessons examining various inventors and their inventions. Each lesson incorporates reading, writing, listening, and grammar skills.
6th - 9th Language Arts 3 Views 29 Downloads
Grade 8: Intermediate-Level Test: Social Studies, Booklet 1 Objective and Constructed Response, 2005
In this 8th grade social studies standardized test practice activity, students respond to 45 multiple choice and 12 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of history and government in the United States.
8th Social Studies & History 13 Views 62 Downloads
Pop Art: Multiples of Me!
Young scholars discuss major events in the 60's era including conflicts, culture, and history. Students also take a look at artists from this time and discover Pop Art. They then create their own portrait in the Pop Art style using Clarisworks Paint and Hyperstudio.
7th - 8th Language Arts 18 Views 16 Downloads