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15 resources with the keyterm generations

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Natural Selection and the Owl Butterfly

For Students 10th - 12th
The lecturer describes how certain characteristics develop. In this case, he discusses eye marking. The impact of environmental factors plays a huge role in the probability of successful reproduction and the fact that favorable genes...
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Living History

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students write an essay and interview someone who remembers the 1960's and 1970's. In this history lesson plan, students write their essays as if they were there in that time period, write their feelings, and put together a mini museum...
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Pass It Down

For Teachers 1st - 11th
Students in varying grades work cooperatively to create a living museum of items that have been "passed down" through generations. They give a brief oral presentation showing their object (or a picture of it) and describing its history...
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"Me and My Family Tree"

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Learners explore genealogy by reading a family history book in class. In this family tree lesson, students read the story Me and My Family Tree by Joan Sweeney and discuss their own family history. Learners identify what the term...
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I Watch Babies Grow

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore the changes of life in different generations. In this change of life lesson plan, students help out families with new babies and learn about their needs. Students participate in interviews, creating timelines and writing...
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Tracking Down Traits

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders list traits that all sixth graders share. They receive worksheets "Tracking Down Traits," working in groups to complete the chart. Students share results with the class and a class summary is tallied. Students discuss the...
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Family Traits

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students investigate the study of pedigree designs and human genetics. They construct the pedigree representing two, three, or four generations. They investigate their family members' traits for ear lobe attachment, tongue rolling,...
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It's All in the Family with Mother's & Father's Day

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students interview family members to make a family tree for a Mother's or Father's Day card. In this family tree instructional activity, students read Love You Forever and discuss love within families. Students view Genealogy Resources...
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New Technologies

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students analyze how technology has changed over time. They identify technologies that did not exist in the past and might be invented in the future and design a poster that illustrates the evolution of one kind of technology and...
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Changing Families Lesson Plan

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the increase of multigenerational families living under one roof. In groups, they discuss how more generations are affecting younger generations and how the family structure affects the relationships in families. They...
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Estimation of Population Growth by Counting Offspring: Seed Multiplication

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze a multi-seeded fruit, such as tomato, pepper, squash, watermelon, etc. They remove and count the seeds from the fruit and hypothesize/calculate the reproductive rate of that organism.
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Intergenerational Life Writing Lesson Plan

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers meet with an older adult to complete a writing assignment. Using a topic suggested by the teacher, they each write a story about their own lives and compare and contrast their perspectives. They share their viewpoints...
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When I Was Your Age...

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners discuss generational differences in life experiences, consider their future life paths based on their past and present, and write essays from perspectives of themselves 50 years from now.
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Nature Through the Eyes of Generations

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Students compare the state of nature today verses the past. They describe photos with their opinions and create stories that could possibly accompany the photo. They are encouraged to think more of the environment and how to protect it.
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This Lesson is Totally Trippy Man

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders interview parents, friends and neighbors to find examples of slang terminology from previous decades. They write slang words and their definitions and chart current and previous appropriate slang on a poster.