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EngageNY

EngageNY Grade 6 ELA Module 4: Building Background Knowledge: Frightful’s Mountain and DDT

For Teachers 6th Standards
The first unit in Module 4 introduces sixth graders to the central question of the module; do the benefits of DDT outweigh its harmful consequences? Jean Craighead George’s novel, Frightful’s Mountain, is the module's anchor text and...
Lesson Planet

Everest Education Expedition

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Young explorers investigate the biodiversity of Mount Everest and the Himalayan Mountain ecosystem through hands-on and interactive activities. They examine the effects of climate change on the mountains, analyze maps, take a virtual...
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EngageNY Grade 6 ELA Module 3a: Understanding Perspectives: The Land of the Golden Mountain

For Teachers 6th Standards
How does an author’s culture influence their perspective and point of view? Moreover, how does an author’s purpose affect their point of view? These are the questions middle schoolers investigate in a three-unit module that uses works by...
Lesson Planet

Plate Tectonics

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Young geologists examine evidence scientists have gathered to develop the Theory of Plate Tectonics. They explore how tectonic events are monitored and how future events can be predicted. The unit concludes with groups investigating how...
Lesson Planet

ScienceWeb Australia: Years 9-10

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Science Web Australia presents a collection of three units designed for English speaking high schoolers and utilizing resources available online. The first unit focuses on ecosystems, the second on plate tectonics, and the third on the...
Lesson Planet

Mountains

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
An informative and well-designed presentation on mountains awaits your geographers. Excellent photographs from mountain ranges around the world are includedin this terrific PowerPoint. The last slide effectively sums up what pupils have...
Lesson Planet

Mountain Lions in Arizona Lesson 2: The Lion as Predator - Feast of Plenty

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Middle and high schoolers examine the basics of a mountain lion's diet by examining food chains and food webs. Learners are each assigned one of the lion's prey species and they must construct a food chain for this animal. They see how a...
Lesson Planet

Mountains

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Mountains are described and some of the more famous listed along with their altitudes. Climate, glaciers, and avalanches are also covered. Because there is a copious amount of text on each slide, this would be best used by assigning...
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Lesson Planet

Planet Earth - Mountains

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Rich images showcase mountain peaks from all over the world. Thick clouds of snow are brushed off of the Himalayas, and the Andes sharp, unforgiving peaks are clouded by mist. This video is non-narrated, yet it provides spectacular views...
Lesson Planet

Mountains - What Does it Feel Like to Walk up a Mountain?

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
Some absolutely stunning photographs of mountains around the world are included in this eight-slide presentation on creative writing. The focus is on writing a story as if you are actually climbing to the top of one of these mountains....
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Intro to Everest: Man vs. Mountain

For Teachers 9th - 12th
It's man versus mountain here! Can a group of British mountaineers be the first military group to successfully climb the West Ridge of Mt. Everest? Watch the beginning of their ascent.
Lesson Planet

Mountain Lions in Arizona Lesson 1: The Lion as a Predator - Agile as a Cat

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Middle school zoologists compare their physical abilities to those of a mountain lion. They record jump height and distance. Next, they measure their peripheral vision and hearing. They discover that their abilities do not even begin to...
Lesson Planet

Mountain Lions in Arizona Lesson 3: Humans and Lions - Sharing Space through Time

For Teachers 6th - 8th
A worksheet showing both historic and current ranges of mountain lion populations is given to emerging ecologists. They examine human population data as well and try to determine if there is any correlation. Critical-thinking questions...
Lesson Planet

Mountain Weather: Orographic Lift

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Why do so many mountain ranges exist next to a desert? As part of a larger series, PBS 6-8 Weather and Climate answers this question. The presentation offers diagrams and photographs of the development of a rain shadow. From Oregon to...
Lesson Planet

Mountains and Rain Shadows

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Scholars use an online interactive to learn just how different the other side of the mountain actually appears. They use satellite images, graphics, and videos to compare the impact of winds, oceans, clouds, precipitation, and more on...
Lesson Planet

Move Mountains

For Students 4th - 6th
As part of a series of activities, or maybe just as a demonstration, this activity shows how tectonic plates push together and give rise to mountain ranges. All it takes is a piece of newspaper and your own two hands. 
Lesson Planet

Mountain Lions in Arizona Lesson 5: Humans and Lions - Encounters in Nature

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Middle and high schoolers discover how to recognize when a mountain lion is about to attack. They identify the most effective actions they can take to increase their chance of survial. A very clever card game is played that requires...
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Mountains and Valleys - Part 2/5

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Come explore what the Nepalese call the goddess mother of the world, Mt. Everest. The Himalayas, of which Mt. Everest is part of, is home to a very unusual group of people, the Sherpas. Take a look at their lives and the adaptations they...
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Lesson Planet

How Tall Can Mountains Be?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Currently, the tallest mountain on Earth is Mount Everest at 8,848 meters above sea level. The video discusses how tall a mountain might reach based on gravity, rock density, and other factors such as plate tectonics and erosion. 
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Lesson Planet

Make Your Own Mountains! - #sciencegoals

For Students K - 5th Standards
In a world where plate tectonics have helped create Earth's geological features, it is an ever-changing process. Show young scientists a video that demonstrates the movement of Earth's plates to create fold mountains.
Lesson Planet

Ming Lo Moves the Mountain Discussion Guide

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Have you ever read the story Ming Lo Moves the Mountain to your class? It's a fun fable about a man who wants out from under a mountain's shadow. Use these discussion questions and critical reading ideas to enhance comprehension,...
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Mountain Lions in Arizona Lesson 5: Humans and Lions - Encounters in Nature

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Fledgling felinologists are taught how to recognize when a mountain lion is preparing to attack. They identify proper actions to provide the greatest chance of survival if they are attacked. Learners play a matching card game in which...
Lesson Planet

Mountain Lions in Arizona Overview

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Here is an overview to a unit on the mountain lions of Arizona. Six different lessons take youngsters on a complete investigation of the adaptations, diet, population density, and management of these beautiful wild cats. Each of the...
Lesson Planet

Put the Mountains on the Map

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students discuss what they know about the regions where snow leopards live. They observe the worksheets to see if they can identify any of the mountain ranges and then use atlases to check and complete the country identification worksheet.

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