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Lesson 1 - Community Social Studies Unit

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Some problems are so big it takes an entire community to solve them. So was the case in the children's book Humphrey the Lost Whale: A True Story by Wendy Tokuda and Richard Hall. This primary grade lesson uses a class read-aloud of this...
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Land Plan Challenge

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Links to two different versions of this mapping activity are available. In "The Small Version," youngsters design a town, keeping the water supply in mind. In "The Large Version," they also design a town, but they consider services and...
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What is a Philanthropist?

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
What does a philanthropist do? Help your class explore philanthropy using character development and literacy ideas. Learners will define and give examples of philanthropy, listen to The Lion and the Mouse, discuss how the characters help...
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Community Ecology

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Chart ecological community interactions and answer questions about niche, defenses, trophic structure, and succession. This community ecology worksheet provides a general overview of the interactions that occur among organisms that share...
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Population Growth

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A single slide depicts the normal population growth curve. The curve reaches a steady state when the population reaches carrying capacity. You can use this slide when teaching about populations, but it may be more effective to insert it...
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All Around Town

For Teachers 2nd
Here is a well-developed series of lessons designed for second graders which will lead them to a greater understanding of what makes up a community. Here are some of the essential questions addressed in the instructional activity: Who...
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Jeopardy 8th Grade (Science)

For Teachers 7th - 8th
There are so many topics touched upon in this Jeopardy-style science game, that it is difficult to classify! The categories include electricity, matter, ecology, earth and space, and scientific investigation. This would best be used at...
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Repopulating Michigan's Waterways

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders identify the parts of an ecosystem and how communities change over time.  In this ecology lesson students formulate a habitat restoration plan.
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Growing in Communities, Kids on the Grow

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students participate in an after school program that promotes concern for others, recognizing differences, accepting differences, leadership roles, mentoring, self-responsibility and personal safety. They explore the diversity of their...
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At Your Service

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners discuss various volunteer activities and read how New York City organizes its volunteer efforts. They create their own databases compiling volunteer opportunities and write reflective essays on how volunteers help their...
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Something Fishy in Ontario

For Teachers 4th
Students create a diorama of the habitat of the fish of their choice, along with a research paper. They research habitats, the factors which affect specific habitats, and how fish adapt to different habitats in order to meet their unique...
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Fill In The GAPP

For Teachers K - 1st
Youngsters discover what recycling is and identify things that can be recycled. They use both video and Internet resources to aid them in their study. This is a well-designed lesson with excellent activities and a nicely-written letter...
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Where People Start Communities

For Teachers 3rd
Explore the difference between man-made and natural features in nature with your students. While not an in-depth look at this topic, it would be a way to introduce this communities in your classroom.  
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Let's go to the Video Tape!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Using actual data from a deep-sea video survey, high school marine biologists consider the biodiversity, compare species richness between two communities, and learn to calculate the diversity index. The lesson plan is all-inclusive,...
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Where Do You Live?

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students discuss the community in which they live. They take an observation field trip and then use paper and boxes to design and construct a model of their community.
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Rings Of Responsibility

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Gather your class and start a discussion on the importance of being respectful on and offline. Kids will learn what it means to be a good digital citizen, and how responsibility and respect need to be maintained when communicating in the...
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Communities in Crisis

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students use primary and secondary sources to research the Holocaust. In this Holocaust lesson plan, students research people, regions, facts, philanthropy efforts, and more.
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Are You Getting Thirsty?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study droughts and how they affect communities and coastal ecosystems.  In this ecosystems lesson students use data to examine drought conditions in certain areas. 
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Travelers for Trade and Global Peace

For Teachers 1st - 7th
Young scholars explore the resources in other countries. In this communities lesson, students examine characteristics of their community to those of other communities. Young scholars examine Canada, El Salvador, and India and their...
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Communities and Biomes

For Students 7th - 9th
In this communities and biomes instructional activity, students are given twenty terms such as taiga, tundra and permafrost to find in a word search puzzle.
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Humans in the Biosphere

For Students 7th - 12th
In this biosphere instructional activity, students complete a crossword puzzle by figuring out the vocabulary words associated with the 15 clues. Students review renewable and nonrenewable resources and what makes a community by...
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Relationships Among Living Things

For Students 7th - 9th
In this relationships among living things activity, learners determine if given statements are true or false. Students correct the false statements making them true. Also, learners answer several short questions that relates to...
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Relationships Among Living Things

For Students 7th - 12th
In this living things worksheet, students review terms and concepts about the different relationships between living things. This worksheet has 7 true or false and 5 short answer questions.
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Community Journals

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Students visit a multimedia online journal as a model for their research and journal about their own communities. They examine writing for themselves and writing for an audience as they study the community and present it in more than one...