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Spring Scale Engineering

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
After examining how a spring scale works, teams work together to design their own general measurement device. Reading material provides background information, but there is no part of the procedure in which learners handle an actual...
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Understanding Wave Motion - Slinky vs. Snaky: Which Spring is Dominant?

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Ride the wave to an understanding of refraction! The first in a series of two inquiry-based lessons challenges learners to create transverse waves with two different types of springs. As their wave hits an object, they observe the change...
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Forces Acting on a Spring

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Teaching elastic forces in your physics class is a snap with this resource! Scholars compare the stretch of rubber bands with differing width, then measure the stretch of a spring and calculate force. In a whole-class experiment, wire is...
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Spring Mechanics

For Teachers 7th Standards
Scholars practice calculating spring constants before performing hands-on experiments. They compare data for parallel and series springs. Finally, they learn how spring mechanics find applications in biotechnology, such as prosthetic limbs.
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Spring Acrostic Poem

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders write Spring acrostic poems. In this Spring acrostic poem lesson, 3rd graders listen to Spring: Discovering the Seasons by Mahwah before they compile a list of words that describe Spring. They use the words as they write an...
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Arlington Springs Man: Lesson Plan 2

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
West of the West's documentary Arlington Springs Man and a two-page scientific article about the same topic provide the text for a reading comprehension exercise that asks individuals to craft a one page summary of information gathered...
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Arlington Springs Man: Lesson Plan 1

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Learning to craft quality questions is a skill that can be taught. Class members use the Question Formulation Technique to learn how to create and refine both closed-ended and open-ended questions. They then view West of the West's...
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Spring Haiku Poetry Podcast

For Teachers 4th
A instructional activity that incorporates technology with the writing of Haiku poetry awaits your fourth-graders. After being introduced to Haiku poetry, they brainstorm a list of Spring images, words, and things that happen in nature....
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Spring: Paul Laurence Dunbar

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Explore the abundance of spring, no matter what season you are covering in your class! Using the poetry of Paul Laurence Dunbar, GALE Biography Resource Center, and Litfinder, pupils work on researching the poet and analyzing the use of...
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Signs of Spring

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Young scholars identify the first signs of Spring. They track birds and butterflies on their journey North.
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Strings and Springs

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore physics with springs and strings. In this force and motion lesson, 9th graders rotate through four stations exploring how various springs stretch and bounce, and how mass and length affect a pendulum's swing. They...
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Spring Colors

For Teachers 1st - 6th Standards
Holi, Easter, Fassika, Sham El Nessim, and Earth Day are all springtime events that celebrate renewal and hope. Explore how different cultures celebrate the spring season with a three-step lesson plan that incorporates research, social...
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Spring Time Trees/Flowers

For Teachers 5th
Plan ahead! Integrate science and language arts! Schedule your reading of C.S. Lewis’ The Lion, the Witch, and The Wardrobe to coincide with the arrival of spring. As pupils read Chapter 11 of the Lewis classic, they are assigned one of...
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Spring Poems

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Learners complete activities with spring poetry. For this poetry lesson, students read and compare 2 poems. Learners then answer 7 multiple choice questions focused on improving comprehension.
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Spring Cinquain Poems

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders create a Spring cinquain poem. In this poetry instructional activity, 3rd graders review the outline of a cinquain poem and brainstorm words about spring. Students create a cinquain poem by using a word processing software...
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Spring Similes

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students write similes with a partner. For this spring similes lesson, students discuss the season an write a story using a minimum number of similes.  
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Arlington Springs Man: Lesson Plan 4

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
West of the West's documentary Arlington Springs Man introduces viewers to the remarkable finds on Santa Rosa Island. Archaeologist have discovered on this small island that is part of the Channel island chain, human and pygmy mammoth...
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Birmingham, 1963: Spring Jubilation Part 2

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
The release of Martin Luther King, Jr. from the Birmingham jail, the Children's March, and the bombings of the Gaston Motel and the home of Reverend A.D. King's home. As part of a study of the civil rights movement, class members...
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Winter to Spring Changes

For Teachers K
In order to compare winter and spring, learners use educational software to create a presentation. The lesson begins with the class listening to a story called Spring by John Hirschi. Then, they then to the computers and sort pictures of...
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Animals in the Spring

For Teachers 1st
After listening to the book Spring by Ron Hirshi, learners discuss animal behavior during the spring. Next, they go to the computer lab to create an animal habitat using Kid Pix and show how it changes throughout the seasons. At the end,...
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Signs of Spring Door Hanging

For Teachers K - 5th
Students create their own original design for a spring door decoration. As a class, they follow specific instructions to make the decorate the door piece. They also practice using art supplies and materials correctly and complete a...
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Spring Has Come

For Teachers 3rd
Using their Orff instruments, your third graders can learn to play as a music ensemble. They work together and in small groups to practice melody, harmony, and rhythm for the song, "Spring Has Come." This lesson is intended for use with...
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Spring is Here

For Teachers Pre-K - 4th
Students analyze changes between winter and spring. In this seasonal changes instructional activity, students read the story "Spring is Here." They record changes between winter and spring on a large chart paper. Students compare and...
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Graham's Appalachian Spring: A Study

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore choreographic narrative. For this choreography lesson, students explore the elements of Appalachian Spring as they develop a series of written responses to assignments that challenge them to investigate the...

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