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For Students 3rd Standards
Follow-up a physical science lesson with a reading passage that connects sports to force. Readers respond to six short answer questions that requires them to use the text as a basis for the answers.
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Executive Order 9981: Truman Desegregates the Armed Forces

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
To most modern Americans, the idea that many aspects of society were once segregated is astonishing. Explore Truman's decision to desegregate the armed forces with your high schoolers. The first two days of this three-day plan are spent...
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Women's Roles in World War Two

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Students explore the various roles of women in the armed forces and their experiences at work. They discuss stereotypes of men and women during World War Two. They read extracts of stories from World War Two in small groups and report...
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British Armed Forces

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Stills and video clips are combined in an attempt to give young learners a look into the lives of the current British Army. Consider having your class compare and contrast the British Army and the United States Army. What are some...
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Exploring Military Career Options

For Teachers 8th Standards
A whole world of career options await in the armed forces! Lesson three in a six-part career and college readiness series introduces eighth grade scholars to military careers. Individuals research the entry requirements for the armed...
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Build Your Own Robot Arm

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Engineers team up to design and construct an 18-inch-long robotic arm that can successfully pick up a paper cup. Each group is given the exact same set of materials, but it is up to them to decide what to use and how to use it. It is a...
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Desegregation of the Armed Forces

For Students 9th - 12th
For this desegregation worksheet, students read the transcript of "Executive Order 9981," and then respond to 10 short answer questions about the desegregation of the armed forces.
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Celebrate Armed Forces Day Scavenger Hunt

For Students 4th - 6th
In this Armed Forces Day worksheet, learners utilize the Internet to access one specific website to complete five short answer factual statements on why we celebrate Armed Forces Day.
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Military Women

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students review the history of female participation in the armed forces and throughout various conflicts. They participate in a class discussion and consider many of the controversial issues surrounding women in the military.
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Armed Forces Day Reading Comprehension Passage

For Teachers 4th - 6th
In this reading comprehension/ holiday worksheet, students read a passage about Armed Forces Day which is celebrated on the third Saturday in May in the US. They answer 6 short answer, fill in the blank questions based on the reading.
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Celebrating Veterans Day

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students examine the history and significance of Veteran's Day. They discuss the purpose of the armed forces, and discuss whether anyone has family members who are veterans or who have served. They create Veterans thank you cards, and...
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Why Did T Rex Have Such Tiny Arms?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Explore explanations for the shockingly small size of the T-rex arms. A video lesson considers reasons why a T-rex has small arms through a process of elimination. Maybe the arms provide an advantage to the animal or maybe larger arms...
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Arms and the Man: Study Guide

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Few aspects of life make better fodder for a comedic play than politics. A study guide introduces George Bernard's Shaw comedy Arms and the Man. Along with summaries of each scene and brief biographies of the main characters, two lesson...
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Newton's First Law of Motion Activities

For Students 8th
For this Newton's First Law of Motion worksheet, 8th graders investigate five different activities that allow them to explore Newton's first law that an object stays at rest unless acted upon by a force.
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Determining the Author's Purpose: Analyzing a Recruitment Video

For Teachers 8th - 9th Standards
An ROTC recruitment video launches a discussion of author’s purpose, image choice, and bias. Class members also explore careers in the armed forces and in the field of video productions. Ask your pupils to consider how to make a video...
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Action and Reaction

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students experiment with Newton's Third Law of Motion. In this physics and motion lesson, students complete two experiments to illustrate force and its equal and opposite reaction. Students first work in pairs to exert an equal force on...
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Work in Linear Mechanical Systems

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students are able to identify the units associated with linear work. They are able to calculate the work done on an object. Students discover how the force exerted on an object and the distance the object moves determines the work done...
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Weight, Friction, Equilibrium

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this weight worksheet, students review the equation for solving for the force of weight and review the kinds of friction. Students complete 10 matching, 7 fill in the blank, and 8 problems to solve.
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Martha Goes To War!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers investigate how women went to war and the contributions that they have made in history. They conduct research using a variety of resources. The information is used in order to create a class presentation and answer some...
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"I Believe..." Podcast Style

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Use this communication skills instructional activity to emphasize evaluating a speaker's main point and argument. After reading Martin Luther King's, "I Have a Dream Speech" and John F. Kennedy's speech, "I Believe in an America Where...
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Bill Nye "Spinning Things"

For Students 5th - 10th
Study force and motion after watching Bill Nye the Science Guy, "Spinning Things" then answer 15 fill in the blank questions related to centrifugal force and motion. Use this worksheet during or after the video.
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Part-Time Protectors

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students research the roles of the reserve armed forces in a variety of United States military conflicts, then create a documentary that illustrates the contributions of part-time soldiers.
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Jumping Explorations

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young scholars work with a partner to follow the pathway-jumping in the different suggested ways. They listen to music to rotate from station to station. Students their favorite stations and levels of difficulty. They discuss the use...
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For Teachers 7th - 9th
Young scholars study gravitational force an.  In this gravitational force instructional activity students observe a demonstration. 

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