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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 27 Views 115 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 5 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Using a Computer to Write a Letter- Nouns- Vocabulary Skills
This nicely-done computer based letter writing worksheet 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 10 Views 64 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 30 Views 25 Downloads
Discovering Math: Computation
Middle schoolers add, subtract, multiply, and divide rational numbers. They find the square and the cube of numbers. They create a game incorporating computation on rational numbers. Everyone works together to write and evaluate expressions.
5th - 7th Math 44 Views 654 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Lessons - Feeling Hot, Hot, Hot!
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 45 Views 37 Downloads
Entrepreneurship: Computer Made Easy
Students explore computer skills in the current job market by completing worksheet activities. In this modern technology lesson, students identify the importance of being technology savvy when it comes to running a business or embarking upon a career.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 56 Views 85 Downloads
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 28 Views 110 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. Young scholars 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
Transform Me! -Types of Energy
Use interactive online tools to help physicists understand the Law of Conservation of Energy. They watch a homemade video featuring a science teacher singing a song about energy conservation (consider having them make one as extra credit), and predict what the law states.
9th - Higher Ed Science 17 Views 65 Downloads
Barbie in the Labor Force
How have the women's share of the labor force and chosen occupations evolved in the United States over the last century? Using census reports, graphs detailing the gender makeup of the labor force, and analysis of the careers of Barbie dolls at various points in time, your learners will examine the occupations that women have held historically and consider the need for their presence in more diverse fields, such as computer science and physics.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Complex Number Properties
High schoolers experiment with complex numbers to see which properties of real numbers apply to the system of complex numbers and practice computations. The study of these properties is first explored by looking at rotational transformations and completing a chart of the rotations.
10th - 12th Math 32 Views 232 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Cracking the Code
Some interesting reading on the history of barcodes opens this technology lesson. Readers find out how engineers contribute, and then they gather into groups to discuss possible improvements to our current UPC barcode system. Know that though the publisher lists national education standards met as early as third grade, this lesson would be above the heads of most third graders.
3rd - 12th Technology & Engineering 69 Views 54 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Going Places Safely
For this internet safety lesson, students discuss the rules for staying safe on the internet. By taking a virtual field trip, students experience how the Internet can take them to places they might not be able to visit in person. This lesson drives home the point that; just as when traveling in the real world, students should also follow safety rules when they travel online.
K - 2nd 21st Century Skills 18 Views 27 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Organization Two: My Computer Folder
Students examine the ways in which computer folders and files help people organize and retrieve information. In this computer folder lesson, students are introduced to the computer as an important resource. Students discuss what a file and folder are and take turns making a file to put inside their folder.
K - 2nd 21st Century Skills 19 Views 42 Downloads
Soil Type and Management
Young scholars study the basics of soil science. They research and gather data through readings, videos, and performance of laboratory investigations. As a team they generate oral and written recommendations for the amendment of soil.
10th - 12th Science 8 Views 38 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 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
An Introduction To Quadrilaterals
Young geometers investigate and apply properties of quadrilaterals. After a review and discussion of key terms, young scholars use a computer applet to explore four-sided figures and classify them according to their attributes. The exploration can be done individually or in groups.
3rd - 7th Math 69 Views 87 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Water Pollution and Water Quality Assessment
Experiments are great ways to learn and explore new topics. Third graders discuss how some macroinvertebrates can live in polluted water, while others cannot. They head to the computer lab with guiding worksheets as they learn more about the affects of water pollution and adaptations in the macroinvertebrate population.
3rd Science 27 Views 26 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable