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Interpret the Rate of Change/Slope and Intercepts within the Context of Everyday Life

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Rates of change can be a slippery slope. The resource makes the connection between the rate of change and the slope of a line. It continues on to provide examples of how to interpret the slope and the y-intercepts of linear equations...
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Climate Change Impacts on Ecosystem Services

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
The fourth activity in a series of five has classes participate in a jigsaw to learn about global impacts of climate change and then share their new information with a home group. Groups then research impacts of climate change (droughts,...
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The History of Life on Earth

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The first life on Earth developed in the oceans. As an introduction to ecology, the video starts with the formation of the earth. It follows with the Archaean and Proterozoic Eons including protobionts, prokaryotes, and eukaryotes. It...
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Thermochemistry: Heat and Chemical Changes

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What makes particles attract? Here, learners engage in multiple activities that fully describe colligative properties and allow the ability to critically assess the importance of these properties in daily life. Young chemists conduct...
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How Can I Make Good Decisions?

For Students 7th - 12th
Your entire life can change as a result of one decision—for better or for worse. Guide middle and high schoolers through the process of making decisions and weighing the consequences in the midst of peer pressure and other influences.
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Ocean Acidification: Whats and Hows

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Open this lesson by demonstrating the production of acidic carbon dioxide gas by activated yeast. Emerging ecologists then experiment with seashells to discover the effect of ocean acidification on shelled marine organisms. They measure...
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Define the Effects of Parameter Changes on Graphs of Linear Functions

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
Parameters can move and change the steepness of a graph. Introduce the effects of changing the slope or the y-intercept of a linear graph. The resource shows how to incorporate changes on graphs and how they will move up, move down,...
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Coloring the Life Cycle of Fruits and Vegetables

For Teachers Pre-K
Students investigate how fruits and vegetables change and grow.  In this life cycle of fruits and vegetables lesson, students observe the changes in fruits and vegetables as they grow and record the colors on a worksheet.
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Lesson: Paul Chan: Tree of Life

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Paul Chan's work has been known to show the cycle of change. Learners explore the concept of change by analyzing his work and reading the poem "For Which it Stands." They consider symbolism, communication, art, and society as they use...
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Secret Life of Bees Research

For Teachers 9th - 10th
The Secret Life of Bees provides high schoolers an opportunity to connect the events in the novel to events in America’s history. After choosing a topic from a provided list, individuals research how the event affected the Civil Rights...
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Which Life Form Really Dominates Earth?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Humans only make up 0.01 percent of all life forms on Earth. We sure know how to make an impact though! An episode of the It's Okay to be Smart series examines the proportion of different species that inhabit Earth. The narrator compares...
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Could Complex Life Survive on Mars?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Is there life on Mars? Is it likely? A video lesson analyzes the possibility of life on Mars. The discovery of water on Mars changes how scientists think about the likelihood of life on the red planet. Part of the SciShow Space series,...
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Shorts in January? Is Climate Change Good for Us?

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students investigate the differences between weather in the past and in today's world.  In this climate change lesson, students review what they currently know about global warming, then discuss ways climate change might make life better...
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How To Change a Tire

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
As a driver, there are few things worse than hearing the flap, flap, flap of a flat tire. Fear not, after watching this video, young drivers will be able to get their cars back on the road and running in no time.
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Stressed Out Sally

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Life changes may cause stress. Here, scholars identify stressful situations in a peer's life and offer coping skills to make for a better day. A short story, "Stressed Out Sally," provides pupils with a look inside a bad day. After...
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Sally’s Super Day

For Teachers 2nd Standards
After having a bad day, Sally took scholars' suggestions and had a super day. Pupils listen to her newest short story then discuss the events that occurred. They sort each event by what was in her control and what was not. Participants...
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A Lesson in Biodiversity: Making Comparisons Between Defensive Mechanisms Utilized by Marine Organisms

For Teachers 5th - 8th
If your upper elementary or middle school marine biology learners are going to visit an aquarium, then here is a field trip activity guide for you. It is written specifically for The Maritime Aquarium, but the idea can be adapted to any...
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Post-Impressionism: Mosaic Still-life

For Teachers 2nd - 10th
A still life with tissue paper? Why not! Using Paul Cézanne's art as inspiration, learners create their own still life pictures by gluing various colors of tissue paper onto a paper or pattern.
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Life Skills: Employment Application

For Teachers 11th - 12th
I used to hate filling out job applications when I was younger. Make a tedious task painless for your job-minded upper graders. They practice their written communication skills and get ready to search for employment by filling out...
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Climate Educator Guide

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Climate change is a hot topic in the news. Class members examine carbon dioxide data to analyze trends of our atmospheric makeup over time. They also discuss climate and climate change, and determine how these changes are affecting life...
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Carbon Sinks and Sources

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Earth or environmental science pupils are assigned to be carbon sources or sinks. They ask yes-or-no questions to try to figure out which one they are. Then they discuss ways people can have positive effects on the changing climate by...
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Life … Bring It On!

For Teachers 8th
To conclude the study of coping skills, class members create a collage that identifies and celebrates their strengths that support their ability to make good decisions.
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How Did Relations between Britain and the Colonies Change after the French and Indian War?

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
What does the French and Indian War have to do with the American Revolution? Following the war, Britain issued the Proclamation of 1763 in an attempt to limit the colonists' western expansion. To understand how the proclamation, the...
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Climate, Corals and Change

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Global warming isn't just an issue on land; deep ocean waters are also showing troubling signs. Young scientists learn more about deep water corals and the many recent discoveries researchers have made. Then they examine data related to...