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For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Viewers learn about adaptations of plants, animals, and humans through a collection of four Animal League videos. Host Britt Garner discusses behavioral and physical adaptations like camouflage. Also featured are unique adaptions like...
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Big vs. Little – Micro to Nano

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Here's a small collection that introduces young scientists to some very big concepts. Kids complete an interactive, build structures, use magnifying lenses to find micro specimens, and compare objects—large and small. Learners examine...
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Scale of the Universe II

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How is a dodo bird like a beach ball? Science sleuths discover amazing size comparisons using a hands-on Internet resource. Individuals examine the metric scale of objects and organisms ranging from the smallest possible to the largest...
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Properties of Rational Numbers: Lollipop Trees

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
A six-question interactive takes mathematicians to Lollipop Land where they manipulate lollipop trees to make equivalent ratios.  Question types include multiple-choice, true or false, and a discussion. 
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Why Are Animals Getting Smaller? - From A to B

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Many believe dinosaurs were much larger than animals of today, but even the biggest dinosaur was only half the size of the average adult blue whale. Understanding why animals appear to be getting smaller starts with a discussion of...
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Eclipse Over America — Relative Sizes and Distances of the Sun and Moon

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Here's a lesson that is sure to overshadow others! Introduce young astronomers to the unique size and distance relationship between the sun and moon with an activity from a larger series exploring space. A short video illustrates the...
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Diffusion and Cell Size and Shape

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Is your class ready to size up the topic of diffusion? Help them get cell shape savvy with a well-written handout. The resource covers how substances such as oxygen passively move through the cell membrane and how cell size and shape...
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Cumbersome Cubes

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
Halving is not always so simple. Small groups build a cube and then determine how to construct a cube that is half the size. Groups create two cubes, one that is the correct size and another that would be an alternative solution. To...
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How Big is the Moon?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How many football fields would fit on the moon? Although it appears small in the night sky, the distance from Earth makes its size misleading. A quick video lesson from the Kurzgesagt playlist helps scholars understand the size of the...
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Jupiter’s Relative Size

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
How do you properly illustrate the extreme size difference between two planets—Earth and Jupiter? With the help of jellybeans, of course! Create a scale model of Jupiter's mass compared to Earth using a fishbowl, 1,400 beans, and a dixie...
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Down on the Farm: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 8)

For Teachers K Standards
Down on the Farm is the theme of this series of ESL lessons designed to support reading, speaking, and listening skills. Over three weeks, your learners will have the opportunity to sing songs, play guessing games, create masks, role...
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King of Math Junior

For Students K - 6th Standards
Do your students have what it takes to be the king of math? Find out with this fun skills practice game that covers a wide range of topics from counting and basic operations to measurement and fractions.
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Growing Bean Plants

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Plant growth experiments offer rich, cross-curricular learning opportunities that can really excite and engage young learners. In this series, children work in pairs planting, measuring, and comparing the height of bean plants in order...
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Size Shuffle

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
In the eyes of children the world is a simple place, objects are either big or small. This simple activity aims to expand the comparison language of young mathematicians as they use the words taller and shorter to compare their height...
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Which Weighs More? Which Weighs Less?

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Expand the the comparative language of young mathematicians with a hand-on weight measurement activity. Working independently or in pairs, children compare the weight of large wooden blocks to various other classroom objects, recording...
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Height Museum

For Teachers K - 2nd
Here is an engaging lesson which invites learners to cut a strip of adding machine tape that is their height. They decorate their strip, arrange the strips from shortest to longest, and then discuss predictions.
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Comparing Lengths

For Teachers K
Kindergartenrs trace the outline of their body on butcher paper and compare their length to other classmates. They measure their outline in feet. This activity should be most-enjoyable for your little ones!
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Scale of the Universe I

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
From quantum foam to the universe itself, plus everything in between, what is the scale of the world around us? Inquisitive physicists grapple with the proportions of all things great and small using a fascinating interactive. Scholars...
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Sizes Worksheet: Smaller

For Students K - 3rd
In this size comparison worksheet, learners will examine three shapes, determine the name of each shape and then draw a smaller version of each shape.
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar Big and Little Activity

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
A big caterpillar, a little caterpillar. A big butterfly, a little butterfly. Images from Eric Carle's The Very Hungry Caterpillar model for learners with autism the difference between big and little.
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Big vs. Little - Macro to Micro Lesson 1

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Small and large are relative terms; what's the best way to quantify them? Young scientists take on that challenge as they complete an interactive activity to explore size. They build structures during their exploration and begin using...
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Find the Shorter Item

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
In this early childhood size comparison worksheet, young scholars examine the 4 groupings of objects and circle the shortest object in each of the 4 groupings.
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Comparing Sizes

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
In this early childhood size comparison worksheet, learners examine the 5 pairs of food items and circle the biggest food item in each of the 5 pairs.
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Identify the Smallest Object

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
In this early childhood size comparison worksheet, students examine the 4 groupings of vegetables and circle the smallest vegetable in each of the 4 groupings.