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Volcanoes are among the most spectacular geological features on the planet. Jump into an exploration of these amazing phenomenon with this multimedia lesson series. Working collaboratively in small groups, young scientists view videos and use online simulations as they learn about the formation of different types of volcanoes through the action of tectonic plates.
6th - 12th Science 52 Views 41 Downloads
Fun with Sorting
While designed for computer science, the activity here could be used in any lesson involving communication or problem solving. In a game similar to Mastermind, one group member is the controller and is able to see the numbers on a series of objects.
3rd - 12th Math 36 Views 28 Downloads
Arduino Blink Challenge
Emerging engineers read about how Arduino software and how it can be used. Then they follow a nine-step tutorial to connect an Arduino board to a computer and put it to work! The objective is to code a program that will cause an LED to consistently turn on for five seconds, then turn off for two.
9th - 12th Science 6 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
A new form of standardized testing? Learners evaluate arguments for and against the use of computer-based standardized tests in schools. They express their views through discussion and explore the views of others through the creation and analysis of a survey.
6th - 12th 21st Century Skills 28 Views 116 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Name Parts of a Computer and Terms for Interface Elements
Familiarize your young learners with the parts of a computer and some basic key terms relating to technology. As the teacher demonstrates using an LCD projector, class members practice moving a mouse, opening the Internet, typing in a web address, and using an online interactive game.
K - 2nd 21st Century Skills 61 Views 49 Downloads
Who's Ruling the Roost: Comparing and Contrasting the Types of Government
After reviewing the three branches of the United States government, pupils take a look at the similarities and differences between a variety of foreign countries' governments. Small groups use a Venn Diagram that has been loaded onto a computer program in order to organize the similarities and difference they find about the governments they were assigned.
5th Social Studies & History 30 Views 112 Downloads
New Review Classifying Triangles
Building on young mathematicians' prior knowledge of three-sided shapes, this lesson series explores the defining characteristics of different types of triangles. Starting with a shared reading of the children's book The Greedy Triangle, children go on to create triangles using geoboards and flexible straws, complete a series of worksheets, and, finally, demonstrate their learning on a short quiz.
4th - 8th Math 17 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Using a Computer to Write a Letter- Nouns- Vocabulary Skills
This nicely-done computer based letter writing learning exercise has learners fill in each blank with a noun from the word bank. There are 20 sentences. They complete instructions for writing a letter using the computer, and use words such as operating system, document, spell checker, envelope, and monitor.
5th - 6th 21st Century Skills 11 Views 64 Downloads
Combining Clouds and Art in the Classroom
Get your head in the clouds before teaching cloud types to your mini-meteorologists. The lesson opens with a beautiful PowerPoint presentation of clouds portrayed in different artists' paintings. After viewing artistic renditions, learners then view photographs of different cloud types.
2nd - 8th Science 22 Views 65 Downloads
Keys on a Keyboard
Begin developing basic computer and typing skills early on with your youngsters and introduce them to the keys on a keyboard with this simple instructional activity! Learners begin by identifying the appropriate key (i.e. enter, shift, space bar, etc.
K 21st Century Skills 52 Views 29 Downloads
A Questionnaire: What Do You Like to Read?
What do your fifth graders know about types of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry? Find out as they fill out this questionnaire that requires them to list authors and texts that exemplify each genre. Not only will you be able to assess what they know, you'll be able to get an idea of what they like to read.
5th Language Arts 8 Views 27 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Understanding Electricity Mix Tradeoffs
Use the accompanying presentation and colorful technology sheets to introduce your class to the 10 different energy technologies. Connect kids to an interactive computer tool that allows them to combine different types of power generation and find out how it will affect emissions and costs.
9th - 12th Science 7 Views 6 Downloads
Basic Computer Skills for Students with Emotional/Behavior Disorders
Create journal entries and basic internet searches to show that they know basic computer skills. Children diagnosed with emotional or behavioral disorders demonstrate computer skills such as typing and following directions.
4th - 6th Technology & Engineering 9 Views 49 Downloads
Parts of a Computer
Young scholars identify parts of a computer. They categorize parts of a computer by function: input, output, process, and storage. They explain how the parts work together and simulate the process a computer uses to execute a command.
4th - 9th 21st Century Skills 50 Views 115 Downloads
Graphing on the Computer
Students create a bar graph on the computer using given information from the teacher. They create a bar graph using their own information chart (they need to create one on separate paper first). They utilize Microsoft Excel for this lesson.
6th - 8th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 17 Downloads
Computer Basics and Appropriate Use
View this PowerPoint and go over the basic rules about computers. It is well-suited for all ages because the rules apply to all learners. Everyone benefits from knowing the terms for working with computers. But more importantly, make sure your learners understand the importance of being safe on the Internet and what they should do if they come across something that might be harmful.
2nd - 8th 21st Century Skills 5 Views 67 Downloads
New Review Learn to Code: Variables and Basic Data Types
7 mins 9th - Higher Ed Technology & Engineering 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable