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A Call to Invention: DIY Speaker Edition
What if I said that you can build a homemade speaker out of a potato chip? Bestselling author and do-it-yourself expert William Gurstelle shows you how in his brief presentation at TEDYouth 2012. He encourages young people to be creative and explore science through invention.
7 mins 4th - 12th Science 9 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Automobile and the Drive-In Society
How has automobile technology affected the United States and its citizens? After reading an introductory article, class members participate in a jigsaw activity designed to explore this question. After gathering information and filling out responses to the provided questions, pupils compose a five-paragraph essay using their research as evidence.
6th - 9th Language Arts 47 Views 63 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Listening Closely and Taking Notes: Colonial Trade Podcast About the Wheelwright
Voices from the past. Young scholars listen to a podcast interview with a historical re-enactor as they continue their research in the eleventh lesson of this unit on colonial trade. Applying their close reading skills, learners first listen for the gist of the interview, summarizing what they hear in a single statement.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 25 Views 15 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Old Stone House Lesson Plan
From stagecoach to railroad tracks, your class will discover how advancements in travel in the United States during the nineteenth century played an integral role in the industrialization and development of American society. The main activity in this resource is an investment game where class members are given a unique identity and then, based on their knowledge of transportation in the period, are asked to invest in the best mode of transportation at various stages in the eighteen hundreds.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 35 Views 26 Downloads
Gulliver's Travels - Jonathan Swift
Engage readers of Gulliver’s Travels with a series of worksheets that include pre-reading activities, vocabulary exercises, comprehension questions, and close reading checks. Designed for younger learners, the focus of the packet is on tracking Gulliver’s adventures and does not directly address the novel as a satire.
7th - 10th Language Arts 13 Views 6 Downloads
Oklahoma's Berry Best
Ask your learners to complete activities related to Oklahoma's agriculture, berries in particular. The lesson is cross-curricular and has class members investigate an article about berries, write an acrostic poem, and discuss new vocabulary.
2nd - 5th Science 17 Views 68 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Documenting Research: Sorting and Recording Information About the Wheelwright
Fourth graders practice using a graphic organizer to record their notes and answer text-dependent questions while supplying evidence of how they found their answer. They focus on a machine called the wheelright, which was commonly used back in the colonial period.
4th Language Arts 18 Views 36 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Research: Identifying Categories for Our Research About the Wheelwright
Here is a fine lesson on reading and understanding expository text designed for 4th graders. With a partner, learners read a passage of text about a machine called a wheelright. This machine was commonly used in the colonial period. Pupils' task is to get the gist of the text, think about the details, and to think about the categories of information they are learning about.
4th Language Arts 7 Views 20 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Personal Learning Plan
Setting goals, career exploration, and self-awareness are three major components found on the path to college. A wide variety of wonderful teaching tools are provided to help you facilitate an understanding of how simple it can be to plan out an academic career.
7th - 12th 21st Century Skills 199 Views 655 Downloads
Using "mystery bathymetry" shoeboxes, young explorers simulate sonar action to map out the topography of an un-viewable landscape. This classic activity helps physical oceanography learners understand how sonar works. It would be enriching to use when you are teaching the geologic features of the ocean floor to your earth science classes.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 39 Downloads
The Importance of Recycling Batteries
Young scholars discover the types of batteries and their uses. They experience static electricity by rubbing glass jars and using it to raise their hair. After discussing the importance of recycling batteries and using ones that are rechargeable, they build homemade wet cells based on the Voltaic cell.
5th - 12th Math 20 Views 63 Downloads
Waking Dreams: A Teacher's Guide
A teacher's guide for a seminar held at the Cincinnati Art Museum includes a full description of several Pre-Raphaelite art pieces, artists, and connecting literary works. Excerpts from authors and poets can help you make the connection between art and literature for your class.
12th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts 21 Views 70 Downloads
The Queen of Hearts
Youngsters examine a "The Queen of Hearts" poster and vocabulary. They identify the elements of the poster, listen to the rhyme, and play the listening game. Afterward, they add the rhyme card to their "My Very Own Nursery Rhyme Collection".
K - 1st Language Arts 3 Views 23 Downloads
Constructions and Creations: Sturdy Structures
Have your class draw the plans and design a structure. Learners discuss and investigate the variables in the stability of a 2D and 3D model. They also consider how to add a circuit to the design. Afterwards, they present their work.
Pre-K - 4th Technology & Engineering 17 Views 172 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Quilt Block Areas
Students explore the concept of fractions, decimals, and percents. In this fractions, decimals, and percents lesson, students determine the fractional pieces of quilts. Students determine the fraction, decimal, and percent, that a particular color in a quilt represents in relation to the entire quilt.
6th - 8th Math 11 Views 88 Downloads
Money Math Lessons for Life
An outstanding lesson on financial literacy is here for you. Learners are presented with six scenarios, then compute the amount of savings they will have in their accounts. They complete a series of exercises designed to teach them that they should begin saving as soon as possible and leave their savings in an interest bearing account as long as they can.
7th - 9th Math 65 Views 452 Downloads
Underground Railroad PowerPoint
A very interesting presentation on the Underground Railroad used by slaves who were seeking freedom. Learners consider photographs of safe houses, devices used to hide from capture, maps of routes used, and pictures of white people who were sympathetic to their cause.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 6 Views 10 Downloads