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Daily Announcements Made Easy!
Use Newsmaker software to write a script experimenting with setting. Students use a webcam to record information about this day in history. They will then self-evaluate their announcements. Adaptation: Other types of software can be used.
3rd - 12th 21st Century Skills
Oh! The Places I CAN See!
Young scholars explore landmarks around the world. In this world geography and technology lesson, students view world landmarks using a webcam. Young scholars take a virtual field trip during which they zoom in and manipulate three dimensional images in order to observe these famous landmarks.
1st - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts
Motivate your class with this lesson on clay animation. Learners use webcam software and stop-motion animation software to explore this process. They watch a how-to video to identify the steps used in making this animation, and create clay characters for use in their own videos.
3rd - 5th Technology & Engineering
Pandas, Flamingos and Blogs
Students use the computer to discover animals. In this animal lesson, students look at online webcams to view animals and write in a daily blog discussing what the animals are doing. They use either Pixie or PowerPoint to create an animal report.
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
Although originally designed for young film makers who wanted to enter their videos in a contest, the step-by-step instructions included here would serve as a guide for any video project. Classes with no access to video editing software could develop their proposals and create storyboards.
9th - 12th English Language Arts
A Model for Natural Selection- Spaghetti Worms
Does the early bird really get the worm? If so, which color of worm does it prefer? In an exciting and easy week-long field investigation, young field biologists set up a one square meter feeding area for birds. If you have a webcam, learners can observe from inside the classroom.
6th - 12th Science
Ahoy, matey! Here is an engineering expedition that mini mariners are sure to be swept away by! After reading a brief description and history of periscopes, they work in crews to construct one. Use this activity to enhance a lesson on mirrors and reflection, as an enrichment when studying ocean navigation, or simply as intended: an engineering project.
3rd - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Old Faithful Geyser
Such a creative way to teach and engage young mathematicians in learning about ratios! Mathematical calculations can be made, and a time frame can be calculated for the next eruption of Old Faithful (within 10 minutes) based on the duration of the previous eruption.
5th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed
Butterflies in Space
How does gravity affect the life cycle of a butterfly? Learn first-hand what types of investigations astronauts perform in space by following along with one of NASA's experiments. Create butterfly habitats in the classroom with specific factors to be studied (learners choose what to study).
K - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Turn your students into flocks of migratory birds for this fun instructional activity on animal migration. Prior to the activity, the teacher creates four different migration routes in the classroom or any available open space, labeling nesting areas, non-nesting areas, and stopover locations along each course.
K - 4th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Language Focus and Vocabulary Unit Three: Present Perfect
Give your learners the tools and vocabulary to talk about the Internet and related technology. There are six exercises on this sheet that focus on the present perfect and technology-related vocabulary. English language learners fill in blanks, put together sentences, and conjugate verbs.
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Language Focus and Vocabulary Unit One: Pronouns and Prepositions
Focus on relative pronouns and prepositions with a grammar practice worksheet. After filling in blanks from a work bank, kids move on to a crossword puzzle about activities and hobbies that they may enjoy.
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Vocabulary Unit Three: Nouns and Verbs of the Internet
Practice a whole list of Internet-related vocabulary! There are four exercises on this page, which would work out well for starters during the week. Pupils use the vocabulary in the word bank as they match words to definitions and fill in blanks.
7th - 11th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Language Focus Unit One: Hobby and Interests Vocabulary
What do your kids do in their free time? Use a worksheet to reinforce vocabulary for interests and activities in your mainstream or English language development class. It features fill-in-the-blank activities, as well as word groups and images to match with vocabulary.
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Introduction to the Nature Journal
Students create nature journals. In this introduction to the nature journal lesson, students discover the uses of nature journals and begin their own. Students are challenged to use vivid, concise terms in their descriptive language. Activities include describing different birds and following the behavior of a species from a webcam.
5th - 7th English Language Arts
New Review Materials for Teaching Modern Physics
A must-see for any physics teacher! You will find 217 pages of physics activities and worksheets that cover motion, electricity and magnetism, light, modern and quantum physics, and astronomy. Each activity comes with an answer key for easy assessment.
11th - 12th Science