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Asian Folktales

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A great way to learn to understand people and their environment is to study their folktales. Stories from China, Vietnam, India, Iran, Persia, and Palestine offer an opportunity for readers to investigate the cultures of Asia. A list of...
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Nevada: The State of Sin?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Here is the big question: "Why does Nevada base much of its economy on illicit behaviors?" To uncover the answer, the class reads two articles and discusses how the state of Nevada has used its Tenth Amendment rights to build their...
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All about Me!

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Celebrate the uniqueness of your young scholars with this character building lesson plan series. In order to learn about and appreciate diversity and individuality, children create All About Me books by cutting out and drawing pictures...
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Deliberative Dialogue

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
How do you create a classroom environment where hot button topics may be discussed in a respectful manner? As part of a series of lessons that focus on immigration issues, class members examine the rules for civil discussion before...
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Biodiversity in Your Backyard!

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Take your enthusiastic ecologists outdoors to explore the biodiversity right in their own schoolyard! In preparing for this activity, it may be worthwhile to research websites with local flora to help in the plant identification portion. 
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Horseshoe Crab Fun

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Marine biology masters will meet the horseshoe crab and red knot shore birds that feast upon the crab eggs. Begin with a discussion and then have learners write postcards from each animal detailing their migration trips. A few math...
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Crude Conversation

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students analyze text and maps in determining the effect the world's energy resources have on human society, and make charts illustrating at least three ways each resource makes life easier for human society.
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Committing to Respect: Lessons for Students to Address Bias

For Students Pre-K - 12th Standards
Here's a guide designed to build safe, respectful learning environments, and to build understanding of the value of diversity through lessons packed with activities for specific grade levels.
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Exploring Exploring

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
The reason people first began trading was because of their desires for objects other societies possessed. In the activity, classes discuss why exploration has been a common thread in all societies and where these desires have taken...
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The Effects of Pollution!

For Teachers 3rd
Learners examine pollution and how it affects the environment. They discuss how human activities lead to more pollution. They talk about the importance of recycling. There is a skit, resource links, and activities provided to make this a...
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Vision Lab: The Eye

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Our bodies have some amazing capabilities, but there are some limitations. Explore the limitations of the human eye through the eighth lab activity in a series of 12 biology lessons. Individuals measure their own peripheral vision and...
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Nanotechnology Grant Proposal Writing

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Please, sir, can I have a few thousand dollars for my research? The last installment in a six-part instructional activity has the pupils develop a grant proposal. Class members apply their knowledge of skin cancer, ultraviolet radiation,...
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Youth Dealing With Homophobia:Stories From Real Life

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students read testimonials of real gay and lesbian teenagers dealing with homophobia. They discuss how to create an environment that respects all persons regardless of sexual orientation. They discuss a variety of emotions that these...
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Dogtown and Z-Boys; Adapting to the Environment of the 1970's California

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers investigate the uses of natural and man made objects in our current society by researching skateboarding. In this environmental resources instructional activity, students view the skateboarding documentary "Dogtown and...
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How Did Maine Factories Affect The Environment

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students investigate the history of interactions with the environment in the 1800s. They conduct research looking for possible negative influences upon the environment. The information is used to conduct a class discussion about the...
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Hula Hoop Twister

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students demonstrate how the body moves and the use of personal and general space concepts.Students identify different body parts and colors.students identify various body parts (knees, elbows, hands, feet, etc), right and left side of...
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Making Your Own Sampling Tools

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students examine cause-and-effect relationship between human attitudes and behavior in the environment. They also assist citizens in increasing their sensitivity and stewardship for the environment.
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Respect for All Life

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Ten percent of the world's forest carbon stores exist on the 18 percent of land legally owned by indigenous people. The first lesson in a series of four discusses the way different groups of people treat the land and forests. Scholars...
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Waste and Recycling: Recycling and Energy Recovery

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Reduce, reuse, recycle, and recover. Young environmentalists learn about the overwhelming amount of garbage produced and discover better ways to minimize their impact on Earth by learning the difference between garbage and recyclables. 
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Create a Marine Protected Area

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Draw your class in by working together to complete a chart of ocean users and uses. Connect the users to how they use the ocean where possible. Introduce the class to ways that areas of the ocean are protected, and take them to the NOAA...
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Service-Learning Links Curriculum to the Read World

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Learners explore examples of community service events across the world. They discuss the "Hands Across America" campaign, a project to assist a community with their economy through the use of a science project, and a project where...
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The Basics of Creature Connectedness: Biodiversity Diversions

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Learners study biodiversity. They participate in a scavenger hunt to look for presence of wildlife and connections in nature. They create a collage about Venezuelan biodiversity in small groups and present to the class. They write a...
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Rights for Indigenous People

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students consider how to fight poverty. In this global issues activity, students define indigenous communities and participate in an activity that requires them to allocate funds to end poverty among the indigenous in Papua New Guinea.
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We Are Unique - Yet Also Alike

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders compare their lives to trees and make connections between the two, consider how trees are metaphors for people, and draw and label trees to represent themselves. Students then read brief stories, fables or nursery rhymes,...