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Ninth graders examine the significance of safe work procedures. They listen to an OSHA representative speaker, conduct an interview with a parent or relative about safety requirements at his/her workplace and give an oral report about the interview, and in small groups create a collage showing protective clothing or equipment they may use on the job.
Ninth graders examine federal and state safety regulations for workers. They discuss the health and safety standards at various work place settings and at their school, and create a health and safety procedure manual.
Ninth graders investigate how to prevent accidents in the workplace. They read and discuss a handout, examine OSHA/EPA guidelines, and create a poster depicting safety policies and procedures.
High school freshmen search for examples of justice, kindness, peace, and tolerance in news media, and brainstorm how they can promote these attributes in their school, community, and world. Directions for a role-play activity, a vocabulary list, and cross-curriculum extensions are included.
Including a full procedure and a safety game, this lesson is sure to be a winner in your special ed class. They practice identifying basic safety signs, looking both ways, and crossing at the signal. They then play a pedestrian safety game to practice their new skills. Great for use with younger learners or special needs learners with moderate to severe disabilities.
Students explore how the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has impacted the people and economies of North America and Mexico.
Students create movements that connect art and science. In this body systems instructional activity, students interpret the function of body systems, organs, and processes as they create movements to exhibit their research findings.
Have your class explore alcohol awareness public service announcements. Provided is a detailed plan and a complete set of materials for doing just this. Learners are exposed to a series of approaches and advertisements and decide which techniques are the most valid. Then, they get together in groups to create their own alcohol awareness campaigns. Class members also act as focus groups so that pupils have the full experience of creating and implementing a campaign. Great resource!
Seventh graders select, collect, and classify various insects by constructing an apparatus from materials that aid in the capture and containment of the insect.
Learners collect and analyze data to study wavelengths of visible light. They cover Styrofoam cups with three different colors of sun filtering products and shine a lamp directly on the cups. They determine the most effective filtering color and then answer assessment questions individually.
Eighth graders examine how the Nazis overworked the Jewish people and see how there are physical limits tot he body.  For this physical limits lesson students complete several activities.
Students determine the mass, volume, and density of two different mineral samples. Students show data and calculations as well as answer questions about the mineral identities.
Students examine the obstacles in education faced by young girls in developing countries. Through discussion, they explore what international documents protect this basic human right.
Students compare different means for accomplishing tasks. They explain benefits and liabilities for the above different means. Exploration is studied in photos of laborers, animals and machines doing work.
Students investigate Social Darwinism. In this government systems lesson, students listen to their instructor present a lecture on the details of Social Darwinism and American laissez-faire capitalism. Students respond to discussion questions following the lecture.
Students study volcanoes using a chemical engineering project. In this volcanoes lesson, students create a model town and discuss the properties of a volcano. Students then make a volcano using a chemical engineering format for their town. Students then observe the volcano erupt in their town and draw pictures of their volcanoes.
Students observe a demonstration performed by the teacher. They examine of a series of acid/base reactions and discover how various indicators work.

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