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How Much Does That Cost?

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students examine the specific cost of grocery items and collect data which they graph. They use the data to solve word problems after completing a grocery scavenger hunt.
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Poetry with Art Integration

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students write a poem and create a border that represents their poem.  In this poetry instructional activity, students are given words to help inspire a thought or subject for their poem.  They are free to write about anything they want...
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Plant Parts

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders conduct research on plant parts. They listen to the book "Jack and the Beanstalk," explore various websites and read about plant parts, and create a movie using Kid Pix computer software.
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Can You Find It?

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Pupils use the Internet and search engines to research a foreign country. They use the Internet and library to further their understanding on how to use those resources.
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Evaluating Health Related Web Pages

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders complete an evaluation checklist while analyzing various health related websites. They present their findings to the class.
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Famous Scientists

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Learners research a scientist by using a database. They discover the differences between a website and a database. They take notes, cite their sources and gather informatoin about their scientist.
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On the Move: Animals That Migrate

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students study reasons for and the dangers of migration to animals that migrate. They watch a video segment and visit the National Zoo website to research these animals.
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The New Canada Project

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Young scholars focus on one province/territory in Canada. They study the natural resources, location and geographical significance, physical geography, people, culture, climate, and the brief history.
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Symbols of Culture

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students discover artistic symbols from cultures around the world. In this cultural murals lesson, students observe different murals on-line, and select two to write about on their student blog. The students investigate the murals and...
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Portfolio: Careers

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students use careercruising.com to assess and explore career matches. In this career search activity, students complete a pretest pertaining to future careers. Students complete a questionnaire of careers and write a job description....
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Native Americans

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders are assigned a group of Native Americans from the North Carolina area to study. They research and write a paper, including sections on family, government, food, clothing, shelter, European contact, artifacts and give an...
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Lions-on-Line

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders do research on the Internet, then show what they have learned by writing a postcard.
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Rpbert Henri: People, Places and Perceptions

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Young scholars use artworks to investigate the idea of cultural perspectives. They use the works of Robert Henri and the Ashcan School are used to initiate the discussion. Students e to view the examine and distingusih the formal...
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Beach Project

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students visit the beach in Florida and take digital pictures of their visit. Students create a slide show of the day or create an iMovie of their time at the beach. The iMovie should include titles, transitions, and audio.
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Rainforests

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore the rainforests. They research and identify the four levels of the rainforests. Students locate and research animals that are found in each level of the rainforest. They write a descriptive story about the rainforest.
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Choosing a Family Dog

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders research types of dogs and recommend one that would make the best family pet. They work in cooperative groups of three using Kidspiration to map out the essential question before beginning their research, write reports,...
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Palestinian/Israeli Debate

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders participate in a Palestinian and Israeli debate. They are arbitrarily divided into two groups and research the issues and beliefs that have contributed to the conflict.
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Faces, Places, and Traces of Wisconsin

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders view a teacher-created PowerPoint presentation. They read and conduct research, taking notes as they go. Students build a storyboard of their projected slide show. They create a PowerPoint show based on their storyboard....
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Research a Decade

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders work in designated groups of two on a given decade, spanning from the 1950's to the 1990's. They conduct the research in order to construct a presentation and timeline of the time period.
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Three R's on the Hill : Roles, Responsibilities, Relationships

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students develop an understanding for the Canadian Federal Parliamentary System by constructing a game.
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Magazines are More Than Pictures

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explore print-type literature through magazines. They locate various articles using magazines or the internet. Students read and analyze a variety of magazine articles and they write an article.