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Ask Jake the Sea Dog
Students access the ask-the-expert portion of the WhaleTimes.org website. They fill in the online form to submit a query of their choice and check their e-mail regularly for a response.
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Unit 2: Global to Local: Understanding My Place in the Hydrosphere
What does the ground around your home have to do with water pollution? Young ecologists learn about their local watershed and create their own cause-and-effect models of the hydrosphere.
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
New Review A Variety of Animals
There are more than two million identified species that scientists have classified. The 11th activity in a series of 20 introduces pupils to classification of animals. They determine which characteristics are most useful and use these to...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Reading Strategies for the Social Studies Class
Word splashes, read-draw-talk-write activities, exhibits. Middle schoolers use the Storypath approach to a unit study of America's concerns during the Cold War and the Cuban Missile Crisis. Teams organize a 21st century world's fair,...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
101 Ways to Teach Children Social Skills
Increasing pressure to improve student achievement has made it easy to overlook the social skills they also need to develop. With this collection of worksheets and activities, you'll be able to improve children's communication, teamwork,...
K - 6th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Adaptable
New Review The Bacteria That Make perfect, Tiny Magnets
A special type of bacteria produces nanomagnets to direct their movement. These bacterial have the attention of scientists simply because nanomagnets are difficult to produce in a lab. The video presenter describes the bacteria and the...
4 mins 9th - 12th Science
Free Willy? An Argument Analysis of the Controversy over Captive Killer Whale Populations
An abused captive or a treasured performer? Class members conduct an analysis of arguments presented by both sides regarding the captive killer whale population, labeling those claims that can be supported and those that need additional...
11th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed