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Mechanical Engineering: Crash Course Engineering #3
10 mins 9th - 12th
Build a concrete understanding of mechanical engineering. Viewers watch an engaging video that describes mechanical engineering as the "design, construction, operation, and maintenance of mechanical systems." It also highlights some...
The Industrial Revolution: Crash Course History of Science #21
12 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The Industrial Revolution changed transportation systems, social systems, and economies. Episode 21 of Crash Course History of Science examines the Industrial Revolution. From the invention and improvements to the steam engine to the...
Engines: Crash Course Physics #24
10 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Rev up your teaching with a lesson on engines! The 24th installment in a Crash Course physics series explains the basics of an engine through a discussion of thermodynamics. The instructor shows examples explains the efficiency of the...
Generating Ideas for Electricity Generation
3rd - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Electricity is an integral part of our daily lives, but many energy sources are damaging the environment. Young engineers read about innovations in alternative energy sources, then work in groups to design and build a model of a system...
Growth of a Revolution-The Industrial Revolution
6th - 9th CCSS: Adaptable
How did changes of the agricultural revolution in eighteenth century Great Britain influence the Industrial Revolution that followed? How were inventions and processes of the Industrial Revolution interrelated? This resource includes a...
Industrial Revolution in America: Exploring the Effects of the Heat Engine on the Growth of Cities
8th - 12th
Learners research the development of the steam engines. In this US history activity, students analyze the impact of this invention to civilization. They discuss the events leading to the growth and development of different cities.
Humans and Energy: Crash Course World History 207
7 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Is flipping a switch and lighting up a room normal or miraculous? It depends where—and when—you live. Crash Course World History covers historical uses of energy, current uses of energy, and the possible future uses of energy with an...
Icon of Modernism: Representing the Brooklyn Bridge, 1883-1950
K - 12th
The Brooklyn Bridge is not for sale but it is certainly a valuable work of art, and is certainly an American icon. Class members research the history of the bridge, examine eight works of art depicting the bridge, and then design their...
Architecture: It's Elementary!—Fifth Grade
4th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Young citizens construct an understanding of urban planning in this cross-curricular unit. Covering every aspect of city development from the political, economic, and social influences to sustainable building practices, this 10-lesson...
Demonstration of Newton's First Law of Motion
3 mins 9th - 12th
A scientist performs an engaging experiment to demonstrate Newton's First Law of Motion. He puts a blow-torch to a Hero's Engine to create steam, which sets the apparatus spinning. He explains that in space where nothing would act on it...
Harry Potter And The Prisoner of Azkaban: Guided Imagery
3rd - 8th
Readers of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, the third in J. K. Rowling's series of novels about the young wizard, engage in a guided imagery exercise and then record in detail as many imagers from the passage as they can remember.
A Time Line for Writing Ideas : Creative Writing, Pre-Writing
4th - 6th
What is your earliest memory? Give pupils of all ages a folder full of writing ideas by having them complete a time line for their life. After they identify important events from their life, they'll have a whole bunch of topics to choose...
Do Something about… Eating Healthy - Day 9: Fitting in Fitness
9th - 12th
Lesson 9 in this 10-lesson unit put together by Do Something, Inc. is about fitting fitness into daily activivty. First off though, the class needs to take a look at what kind, and how much, activity they do in a day, in a week, etc....
Teaching Tone vs. Mood Using Computer-Based Multimedia
9th - 12th
If you have Microsoft's Photo Story 3 or Macintosh's iMovie software, you can use it to teach about tone and mood. First, display the positive images listed with calm, classical music in the background. Then, with the same music, show...
9 Scientific Cooking Techniques
9 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Liquid nitrogen makes microscopic ice crystals, which make for a creamier food product than normal freezing. A gastronomical video explores nine different cooking techniques that are scientifically based. From food pairing to using...
What Objects Sink and What Objects Float: Special Ed
Pre-K - 3rd
Intended for use with children having severe and profound special educational needs, this resource brings practical science to life. In order to understand what objects float and what object sink, learners will predict and test their...
Getting Personal/Concept Mapping Narratives : Language Arts, Creative Writing, Peer Editing
4th - 9th
After reading and discussing examples of personal narratives, groups of students highlight elements of the text that emphasize setting, conflict and private thoughts. Class members then work independently to create a concept map of a...
This Is A Good Activity To Do Following A Unit On Short Stories
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
To review for a short story unit exam, class members engage in a talk show activity where individuals adopt the persona of characters from the unit's stories, sit for an interview, and answer questions posed by the class. Ask actors to...
Developing Expression and Fluency Through Recognition of Punctuation : Reading Comprehension, Oral Reading, Grammar
3rd - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
Why do we use punctuation marks? Start the class by reading a short passage aloud, using correct punctuation. Then, hand out a copy of the passage to each child and have them find the punctuation marks. After studying the punctuation...
A Creative Way to Comprehend the Elements of a Short Story
4th - 8th
Introduce your secondary readers to the elements and characteristics of short stories. As a class, they read a short story answering questions as the story continues. In groups, they complete post-reading activities and compare their own...
Do Something about… Eating Healthy - Lesson 8: Action Plan
9th - 12th
Check you heart rate, evaluate your current level of activity, figure out calories burned based on the activities you do. Then put together an action plan of activities to do on a regular basis to maintain physical fitness. Lesson 8...
Do Something about… Eating Healthy - Day 3: Nutritious Choices
9th - 12th
Day 3: Nutritious Choices is the third lesson of ten in this nutrition unit by Do Something, Inc. The focus this time is sugar. How much sugar does the average American consume in a year? Ask your class to make some guesses and then...
Ancient Egypt : Ancient Civilizations, Rosetta Stone
6th - 7th
Learners gain an understanding of Ancient Egyptian's physical make up and appreciate the importance of the Rosetta stone because it unlocked the secret of the Ancient Egyptian writing system. They also get to play an Egyptian board game.