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Ecological Footprint--How Does The Way We Live Affect Earth?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students demonstrate an awareness of the global implications of decisions that individuals and families make about their needs and wants. They identify environmental and health issues related to the production and consumption of food....
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Entrepreneurs Should Keep Business Simple

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Delve into the idea of small businesses and get reading to find out how they grow. THe class reads an article about Steve Gotty, a who made his small business grow and discuss the setbacks he faced. They also discuss ways for a company...
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Layers as Clues

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore the development of certain regions. For this Earth Science lesson plan, students will learn about 2 records of seismic events. The students will be working in groups and as a class to complete worksheets that include...
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Design a Reef!

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students design a functional model of a coral reef ecosystem. For this coral reef lesson, students identify the energy sources and material cycles of a coral reef. They write an essay about their niche in their own ecosystem.
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Stop the Bleeding

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Pupils explore various parts of the heart and blood vessels . They begin with an overview of the components of the cardiovascular system. They see a cross section of an artery and watch how a blood clot develops.
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Know your Heart Parts and Functions

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students put together a 3-D interactive "heart" puzzle and learn the names of heart parts.
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Ohio Statehouse History

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine the history of the Ohio Statehouse and order the major historical events in its development. The lesson traces the development from the time of Ohio's vast wilderness to the house's completion in 1861.
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An Overview of the European Union, Eurozone, and the European Debt Crisis

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This is a solid introduction to the European Union and the debt crisis of the late 2000s through 2012. Class members watch a PowerPoint, take notes, read passages, answer questions, and work in groups to write a fable that illustrates a...
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Language Arts: Awesome Authors Website

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Learners examine the writing techniques of professional authors and apply them to their own work. In pairs, they email authors to discover the tricks of the trade. Students create their own Website for their work.
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Common Cold – Self Care

For Students K - 12th
When kids enter school, they often bring home new illnesses. Decode their symptoms, and help them to take care of themselves, with a fact sheet about the common cold. It delineates the symptoms one would experience as well as the signs...
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Statehouse Time Capsule

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders create a time capsule that is representative of their community. They explain why the chosen objects are representative of themselves or their community.
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Animals on the Move

For Teachers K
How animals move from place to place is the main thrust of this science lesson. Students listen to the book, the Very Busy Spider together on the carpet. Then, the teacher constructs a Venn Diagram on the board. The circles are labeled,...
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Sunflowers

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students grow their own sunflower and create their own sunflower art work. In this sun flower lesson plan, students base their art work after Van Gogh and other artists that used sunflowers.
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Inspirational Canadian Humanitarians And Activists

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders investigate the concept of being a humanitarian or hero. They conduct research about the concept looking for historical figures in which the traits of a hero or humanitarian is displayed. Once people are found then...
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The Cell Cycle and Cancer

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars compare and contrast the cell cycle of frog eggs, normal cells, and cancer cells. They watch a video about early development of the frog embryo, generate a hypothesis in small groups, and listen to a teacher-led lecture. ...
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Read Martin's Big Words

For Teachers Pre-K - 4th
Students read Martin's Big Words. In this social studies lesson, students read and discuss  the life and times of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
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CSI Clamshell Investigation

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Young scholars explore predator/prey relationships. They research information on moon snails and claims. Students draw conclusions from the data collected. They use math and graphing to determine if there is a relationship to the clam's...
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Glided Age

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders will participate to brainstorm on the overhead, characteristics of an "irresponsible" adult and 5 of a "responsible" one? How do these differ if we apply these to businesses? Working in partners--Create a Code of Ethics...
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Oil Slick Emergency

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine how to recover and remove oil from an oil spill.  For this oil spill clean-up lesson students use role play and act like a committee to determine how to clean up an oil spill.
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Functional Homes

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students observe and reflect on habitats built and used by various life forms. They discover the benefits of the "homes" to the creature and its life and apply the natural designs to human uses.
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Food-Borne Illnesses

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Use this lesson to have your charges consider the differences between food spoilage and food-borne illnesses including the differentiation of food infections and food intoxication, including characteristics of each. Some excellent...
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Land Use

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students brainstorm lists of land uses, gather pictures of them, and create a collage. They research land uses in their communities by contacting local agencies. They make charts of the land use planning systems and their impact on...
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Native American Tribes

For Teachers 4th
Have your class learn about Native American tribes in California. They identify five regions where Native Americans lived, discuss the daily life of these people, and conduct research on a particular tribe. Afterward, they create a...
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Aerobic and Anaerobic Conditioning

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students view the A.D.A.M. computer simulation of aerobic and anaerobic exercise. They break into groups and members brainstorm and list as many aerobic and anaerobic exercises as possible in five minutes.