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Debating the Social and Ethical Issues in Personal Genetics and Sports
How might genetic testing impact and transform the nature of athletic sports? After reading a New York Times article on genetic testing for children to determine athletic ability, class members are broken into groups and take on the roles of parents, students, and doctors in various hypothetical scenarios involving such testing.
9th - 12th Science 32 Views 25 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Learners will develop an understanding design space. The arrangement of shapes is taught to create simple perspective. The differences in the size of shapes is shown in order to help learners see how they should be arranged in relationship to location.
1st - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 8 Downloads
8th Grade Math Worksheet
In this linear equations worksheet, 8th graders solve 10 different problems that include various types of linear equations. First, they write the distance between Venus and the Sun in scientific notation. Then, students determine the slope of a line given an illustration.
8th Math 3 Views 11 Downloads
Sun's Impact On Earth's Temperature
Students view NASA images and movies of Venus, Earth, and Mars to deduce weather patterns and manipulate computer models to test competing hypotheses. They manipulate computer models to investigate the influence of solar distance and atmosphere.
7th - 8th Math 4 Views 6 Downloads
The Goldilocks Principle: A Model of Atmospheric Gases
Learners discuss the characteristics of the Goldilocks Principle. They discover the pressure and chemical composition of Venus and Mars. They discuss how the Earth's temperature is affected by the atmosphere.
6th - 9th Science 5 Views 35 Downloads
Planet Scaling using Extra Terrestrial Tools
Your class will use a set scale to convert diameters of planets to the model size, the diagram given to expand on the number of planets drawn as concentric circles, and examine the scale that would be needed to fit the larger planets on a page.
7th - 10th Math 24 Views 203 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Galileo: Revealing the Universe
To gain an understanding of the significance of Galileo Galilei's revolutionary ideas, class members watch the short video "Stargazing Before Galileo," and conduct a close reading of Galileo's Sidereal Messsenger. They then compare Galileo's observations of the Pleiades Group and conclusions with those images taken by the Hubble Space Telescope and the observations made about them in the NASA news story.
6th - 8th Science 12 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Solar System Book
Young astronomers travel through the solar system in the pages of this printable book. With clear pictures and simple sentence structure, this is a perfect resource for exploring the planets in the early elementary grade levels.
6 mins Pre-K - 2nd Science 5 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
Study Guide for Island of the Blue Dolphins
Dive your class into a reading of Island of the Blue Dolphins with this in-depth study guide. Breaking the novel into three parts, the resource begins each section with a focus activity that identifies a specific theme or question to be addressed in the reading.
4th - 6th Language Arts 107 Views 114 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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Explore the digital stacks of the New York Public Library. Made up of over 700 primary and secondary sources, the app opens a door directly into the past. Users will be fascinated by this archive, which documents the World of Tomorrow.
6th - 12th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
A Wrinkle in Time Discussion and Activity Guide
As you work through Madeleine L'Engle's A Wrinkle in Time, try out some or all of the 20 questions and activities included here. Useful for discussion questions, group assignments, or individual projects, this resource covers plot as well as big ideas.
5th - 8th Language Arts 46 Views 37 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Kelper's Three Laws
A flipped classroom lesson introduces astrophysics fanatics to Kepler's three laws of planetary motion. After reading about the laws of ellipses, equal areas, and harmonies, and also learning how Newton's gravitation concepts come into play, they answer nine questions as a review.
9th - 12th Science 20 Views 16 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Solar System Model Project
Challenge young astronomers to demonstrate their knowledge of the solar system with this fun open-ended science project. Provided with a short list of requirements, students are given the freedom to use their creativity and whatever materials they desire to create physical representations of our solar system.
6 mins 3rd - 6th Science 19 Views 10 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Plants Alive! How Plants Grow and Move
Young scholars explore how plants move in response to the environment. In this plant instructional activity, students engage in three different experiments to investigate how plants grow and move. Resources available in English and French.
1st - 4th Science 50 Views 158 Downloads
Fractions in Space
In this fractions in space worksheet, students solve 4 problems where they find ratios of orbit periods of satellites, they find the ratio of Neptune's and Pluto's periods, they determine the location of the planets after 5 opposition periods and they determine how far the center of mass of a small planet is from a larger planet.
7th - 9th Science 3 Views 14 Downloads