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42 resources with the concept cell phones

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Do Cell Phones Cause Brain Tumors?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
It appears everyone has a cell phone, but are they damaging our health? A thought-provoking video addresses this question by pulling together multiple studies from around the world. It explains the methodology and conclusions of each.
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Cell Phone Radiation

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Should people be more worried about cell phone radiation? Scholars read extensive background information about the issue to prepare for a class discussion or debate. As they explore the website, they learn the main arguments for and...
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Over the Hill

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Can you hear me from there? Pupils determine the place to build a cell tower on a hill. The class uses constraints and creates a scale drawing on a coordinate system to calculate the exact location of the base of the cell tower.
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Can You Call a Cell Phone in the Microwave?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Next match: cell phone versus microwave! A lesson in a larger physics playlist compares frequencies of cell phones and microwaves and their interactions. Experimenting reveals microwaves block cell tower signals but allow WiFi signals to...
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Which Number Should I Call?

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Who do you call if you spot someone littering? What if you see a fire? Who should you contact if the garbage truck does not arrive? Find out with a 13-question instructional activity equipped with scenarios for scholars to read and...
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How Can You Make Your Smartphone Battery Last Longer?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Be sure to charge your phones so you can view the resource. An informative YouTube video in the ACS Reactions playlist describes how lithium-ion batteries work. It also gives three tips for how to make cell phone batteries last longer.
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Can You Hear Me Now? Cell Phone Accounts

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How sustainable are cell phones? Throughout the unit, learners explore the issues around cell phones concerning sustainability. Class members take a graphical look at the number of cell phones across the world using a box-and-whisker...
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Cell Phone Battery Life

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How much battery is left? Well, that depends on the time. The resource presents a situation in which the percent of a cell phone battery left is a function of time the phone has been in use. Pupils interpret an expression and an equation...
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Models

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Small groups research one of six recycling topics and collect data to develop a model. They then use the model to make predictions and draw inferences about the recycling trends of their materials and present their findings to the class. 
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Exploring Acceleration with an Android

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Small groups use rubber bands to accelerate an Android device along a track of books. They collect the acceleration data and analyze it in order to determine the device's velocity. 
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Android Acceleration

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Prepare to accelerate your Android. Pupils prep for the upcoming activity in this third installment of a four-part series. The lesson progresses nicely by first introducing different types of acceleration to the class. The teacher...
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Pixels, Pictures, and Phones

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Take a real close look at your phone screen. What do you see? Here's an activity that provides guidance on how to look at a smart phone screen in order to see the pixels and to see how the phone creates colors and motion on the screen.
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iDiots

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Mobile phones have become an integral part of many people's lives. Examine the role and impact of technology through a short video and related activities. Pupils share what they use their phones for before viewing the film. Class members...
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Get Your Class Back! Free Your Class from Cell Phones in 5 Minutes

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Welcome to a class in Cell Phones Anonymous! Rid students of their addiction with an easy, positive reinforcement, two-step program: turn them off and put them in a box at the front of the classroom. Each day they participate, they...
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Cell Phone Usage When Lost

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Getting lost can be scary for anybody. Hone communication skills necessary when attempting to ask for help in a scary situation. Learners with special needs discuss how to know they're lost and how to use a cell phone to call for help....
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Mobile Phones

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Why do we use phones? How does our language change on the phone? Learners practice phone conversations with the dialogues provided. They practice written phone dialogues with a partner, and create and perform phone conversations to...
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Using a Cell Phone When Lost in the Community

For Teachers 7th - 12th
We have all been lost at some point and for Special Needs individuals getting lost in the community can be a real issue. They prepare for a life of independence by memorizing their phone number and practicing what to do if they are lost....
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Technology Picture Cards

For Students K - 12th
From smart phone to tablet computer, class members become familiar with technology vocabulary, and the action that make it accessible. 
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Nesting Lists

For Students 9th - 12th
Create lists within lists. The second lab in a series of five in the unit has pupils develop a simple contact list app. The tasks within the lab build the need for an abstract data type. Individuals build more complexity into their...
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Cell Phone Interview

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Are there benefits to comparison shopping? Yes, even with cell phones. It's important to know which carrier is best and why. Learners interview a family member about his choice in cell phone carriers, and compare that person's choice to...
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Mobile Phones

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Mobile phones and how they are used is the focus of this sociology lesson. In it, middle and high schoolers explore how they use mobile phones. They create and act out conversations, text messages, and take a close look at how texting is...
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Technology and Teen Abuse

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research dating abuse, particularly as it affects teens in general and specifically when technology like cells phones and the Internet is involved. They develop and use a survey on dating abuse in thier school and use the...
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Driving Safety and Distractions

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research process necessary to add local or state law limiting such driving distractions as cell phones or other technological devices, interview city leaders or legislators, research areas that already have such legislation and...
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Algebra- Cell Phone Plans

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers analyze graphs to compare cell phone plans. In this algebra lesson, students work together to analyze phone plans and report the best phone plan. High schoolers develop tables and graphs.