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Study of a Rotting Log
Discuss the amazing ecosystem contained in a rotting log, then take your biology explorers out to examine one up close and personal! A two-page student field study guide provides a procedure for examining the log and a data table in which to record observations.
6th - 12th Science 3 Views 18 Downloads
What is Air?
Learners investigate air by participating in a class experiment. In this matter measurement instructional activity, students identify air as a gas which consists of mass. Learners utilize a windsock or balloon to measure oxygen and explore it's true weight.
4th - 7th Math 5 Views 75 Downloads
Greenhouse Gas Line-up
The actual lesson itself is not unique; groups discuss and rank different sources of energy in order of their cumulative greenhouse gas emissions. They compare their prediction to real data. What makes this resource valuable, is that it provides a vocabulary list, extension ideas, and links to relevant websites.
7th - 9th Science 3 Views 14 Downloads
Jeffrey and Sloth: Six Traits of Writing
Use drawings as inspiration. Have learners doodle for 10 minutes before beginning the lesson. Then, have them use their doodles to inspire a story. Several writing activities are included here to play with writing. One of my favorites asks learners to write a story starter on a blank piece of paper, put the paper into a hat, and have each learner randomly draw one from the hat to start their story.
4th - 8th Language Arts 23 Views 248 Downloads
Concrete for Kids
Although preparation-intensive, this would be an unforgettable experience in materials engineering. Stimulate learners' curiosity with a slide show and then introduce them to the components of concrete. Small groups mix and pour concrete into frames.
8th - 10th Science 3 Views 18 Downloads
Biomes of the World (and Canada)
Students explore environments by analyzing food chains. In this biome identification lesson, students define a list of environmental vocabulary terms such as tundra, rain-forest and desert. Students create a fictional self sustainable food chain that is built on one specific biome or environmental setting.
2nd - 7th Science 36 Views 219 Downloads
Website Scavenger Hunt
Pupils use the internet to complete a species scavenger hunt. In groups, they answer questions given to them about sea lions, rockfish and killer whales. As a class, they identify any questions they have and discuss the role government should have in protecting species.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 4 Downloads
Students role play the role of a famous artist living during the 1800s. They write a letter to their friend explaining the impact of this artist on others. In groups, they read primary source documents to examine life during the 1800s.
11th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Third graders "adopt" a deciduous tree in September and conduct regular observations of their tree. They collect leaves from their tree daily and create a timeline to show how the leaves change color. They conduct a science experiment to show color change.
3rd Science 3 Views 12 Downloads
fun with Plants that We Use
Students become familiar with the products made from various plants. In this plants instructional activity, students experiment with natural dyes from plants. Students complete a list of things made from plants. Students answer questions about plant products.
2nd - 3rd Science 25 Views 63 Downloads
The Frozen Gridiron
Students conduct research for this lesson plan is based on viewing the Historica Footprints, Normie Kwong, Russ Jackson, Ron Lancaster and Angelo Mosca. The first Grey Cup game was played on a cold, blustery day in December 1909. The 1950 Grey Cup-The Mud Bowl-was such a mess at one point that a referee mistakenly thought a Winnipeg player was drowning in a puddle.
4th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 4 Downloads
the Journey of the Pacific Salmon in the Open Ocean and Fishing
Third graders discuss salmon and their life cycle. In this salmon life cycle lesson, 3rd graders recognize the difficulties researching the life cycle of salmon as they migrate. Students conduct an experiment and create a game.
3rd Science 3 Views 19 Downloads