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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.
Students explore landmarks around the world. In this world geography and technology lesson, students view world landmarks using a webcam. Students take a virtual field trip during which they zoom in and manipulate three dimensional images in order to observe these famous landmarks.
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. 
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.
Students simulate the job of surgical resident by using surgical instruments to complete a task inside of a black box using a webcam and flashlight. They complete the task and complete a worksheet.
Second graders write and perform their own Native American-style stories after reading several examples. They also perform the stories for another class via webcam.
Students create nature journals. In this introduction to the nature journal instructional activity, 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.
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. Extensions and assessments are included.
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. Different colored spaghetti (prepared with food coloring) is cut into worm sizes and placed in the feeding area. Each day, your budding zoologists will make observations and record data; they will gain new insight into not only the eating habits of local fauna, but also develop a deeper understanding of natural selection.
Young scholars are introduced to animal observation. They observe the behavior of a zoo animal. Students create an ethogram based on the behaiors they observed. They log into the zoo's web cam. Young scholars choose, which webcam they are going to use. They watch their animal for five minutes. Students write down what they observe, after an additional five minutes young scholars create a simple ethogram specific to their animal.
In this language skills worksheet, students read an article on Pen Pal Day. Students respond to 6 matching questions, 29 fill in the blank questions, 30 multiple choice questions, 12 word scramble questions, 30 short answer questions, 1 graphic organizer question, and 1 essay question regarding the content of the article.
Students access a variety of Austria themed websites. They locate information about history, geography, climate, people and culture. They view a live webcam of different parts of Austria and read about famous personalities from Austria.
Students participate in various activities investigating the Mackinac Bridge. They explore various websites, read a history of the bridge, view live Webcams, take a Virtual Tour, and compare the Mackinac Bridge to other bridges in Michigan.
Learners investigate the skill of writing a letter to another class with the use of the E-Pals E-mail program. They find the location of the other class on a map and then write the letter. The unit progresses to eventually conducting conversations on a live webcam.
Students discuss the concept of social needs. They research social events. Students create posters advertising social events. Using a WebCam, students exchange social event ideas. Students chart how social needs are fulfilled in the classroom.
Students access a variety of virtual field trip related resources on the Internet. They view videos, audio, panoramic views, and live Webcams regarding the White House, Pentagon, United Nations, rainforests, and various countries.
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 plan on mirrors and reflection, as an enrichment when studying ocean navigation, or simply as intended: an engineering project.
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. Try these exercises out with your English language learners or all your ELA pupils.
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. Try these out as daily warm-up exercises or homework assignments.
Focus on relative pronouns and prepositions with a grammar practice instructional activity. After filling in blanks from a work bank, kids move on to a crossword puzzle about activities and hobbies that they may enjoy.

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