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Students use maps and mathematics to determine the appropriate panther population in a given area. In this Florida ecology lesson plan, students research the area requirements of male and female panther and use a map to help calculate how many panthers could live in a given area.
Fourth graders explore the characteristics of three-dimensional forms. After identifying shapes such as cylinders, rectangular prisms, triangular prisms and more, 4th graders create a value scale and explore how to shade drawings to demonstrate their three-dimensional forms. They observe architecture created from three-dimensional shapes.
If you want to have your space science superstars build and test rockets, NASA has crafted a comprehensive guide for you! In collaborative groups, high schoolers construct soda bottle rockets and apply Newton's laws of motion. Everything you need to make this a memorable and educational project is included: teacher instructions, a budget worksheet, materials requisition slips, and more!
In this cross-curricular sampler of worksheets, students determine the meaning of specialized vocabulary and to understand the precise meaning of grade-level-appropriate words, describe and connect the essential ideas, arguments, and perspectives, and write clear, coherent, and focused essays. They also compute with whole numbers, decimals, and fractions and apply the relationship among decimals, fractions, and percents.
Students participate in a scavenger hunt to find the different attributes of selected objects, to prove the object is a particular shape. Sides, angles, parallel lines, congruent angles, opposite angles, diagonal bisectors, congruent sides, etc., are all used to construct informal proofs.
Three pages containing 51 true and false questions make up this nervous system review. The major topics listed at the top of the test mention a film strip and a laboratory activity, but the questions appear to be answerable without having to have seen the film or participated in that particular lab. The content, however, is aimed at an advanced biology curriculum.
Thoroughly written, this plan walks you through every detail of having your high school astronomers design scale models of the solar system. Complete instructions on building to scale, lesson procedures, and associated worksheets are all included. Use this as part of an astronomy unit and have groups work together to construct the models. One small problem is that Pluto is still considered a planet on one worksheet. However, this prompts a discussion on what defines a planet.