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A President's Vision: Franklin D. Roosevelt

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
This poster goes well beyond any traditional worksheet in allowing learners to analyze a variety of primary source documents related to the presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt.
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Generating Electricity: Evaluating the Sustainability of Today's and Tomorrow's Energy Sources

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Energize your class with a shocking lesson on energy — for both today and tomorrow. Class members investigate the energy sources of their local power company. Groups then work together to determine the impact of one activity and a...
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Archimedes' Principle, Pascal's Law and Bernoulli's Principle

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What do Pascal's law, Archimedes' Principle, and Bernoulli's Principle have to do with fluid mechanics? The included PowerPoint presentation provides the basic definitions and equations associated with the three. A set of homework...
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Renewable Energy Sources

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Not all energy sources are renewable, as learners investigate in this unit. Made up of six lessons that span a few weeks of instruction, the unit has learners examining US energy reserves and consumption, using data to draw conclusions...
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Draft-O-Meter

For Teachers K - 8th Standards
Help your class improve the energy efficiency of their homes with the draft-o-meter. Simply tape a sheet of plastic wrap to a pencil and use it to observe any air leaking through windows, doorways, and other locations around the house....
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Water in Alabama History

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students examine the role of water in Alabama's history. They discover the geographical regions of the state and how dams change Alabama's rivers.
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Teaching with Primary Sources Across Tennessee

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Young scholars examine Gee's Bend Alabama. In this resettlement lesson, students view a series of photographs taken of Gee's Bend Alabama. Young scholars will write a series of newspaper articles based on the images, that exemplify the...
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Draft-o-Meter

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students conduct an experiment to measure the location and amount of air drafts present in their homes. They discuss the effects of drafts on healing and cooling efficiency in their homes.
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Technology (Post Lab): Utility Companies

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students study physics. In this utility company research lesson, students discover how their local utility company charges for electricity. They listen to a presentation and then conduct internet research to find more information on...
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Private Property Vs. the Public Good: the Problem of Eminent Domain

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners view video The Electric Valley, discuss film clips and review news articles and other documents pertaining to eminent domain, prepare declarative statement on issue that has pro or con side, and present case to opposing side in...
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Imaginary Numbers

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Here is a worksheet that takes all aspects of quadratic functions and incorporates imaginary numbers into the problems. The problems range from simplifying to graphing and solving by using a variety of methods with imaginary and complex...
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FDR's First Inaugural Address

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students, in groups, describe a photo to the class. They determine which New Deal program is depicted in each of the images based on the research they conducted.
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The Three R's: Relief, Recovery and Reform through the New Deal Programs

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore how the United States recovered from the Great Depression.  In this history lesson, students research a chosen program that was implemented by Franklin D. Roosevelt, then create an informational brochure or pamphlet...
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The New Deal: Domestic Policies (5)

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive American history worksheet, students answer 20 fill in the blank questions regarding the domestic policies of the New Deal. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Chapter 18 – The New Deal

For Students 9th - 12th
In this U.S. history worksheet, students read assigned textbook pages regarding New Deal policies and respond to 47 short answer questions.
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New Deal Agencies

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify examples of government intervention during crisis. In this New Deal lesson, students play a game to place descriptions and names to abbreviations of New Deal Agencies. Students interview a person who lived through the...
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The Impact of Water Projects on Environmental Issues: Case Study Three Gorges Dam of the Yangtze River

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils research different perspectives on the building of the dam on the Yangtze River. Working in groups or independently, students prepare a 2-3 minute introduction on their view point (Geographer, Environmentalist, Electronics...

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