Egg Wrap (circumference, measurement & estimating)
Young scholars determine the circumference of the balloon (by measuring the diameter and using the equation "circumference = D times pi"), and then use that information to estimate how much yarn they need to go around the balloon x amount of time
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The Three Life-Giving Sisters: Plant Cultivation and Mohican Innovation
Children gain first-hand experience with Native American agriculture while investigating the life cycle of plants with this engaging experiment. Focusing on what the natives called the Three Sisters - corn, beans, and squash - young...
2nd - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable
My Community: Up Close & Personal
Help your young citizens explore their community in this thorough instructional activity. They research attributes of their neighborhood and collaborate to design a slide show that features the community. Individually, they design,...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Ag Adventure Lesson Plan: Hands High, Live Horses & Pony Express
What's the difference between a pony and miniature horse? Young farmers explore this and other horse-related questions as they learn all about the history of horse management, measurement, and breeds. They learn about using hands to...
2nd - 4th Science
I love this topic and don't think it is discussed nearly enough. Learners consider how boys and girls are stereotyped around the world and how marketing uses and promotes these stereotypes by how they package or present children's toys....
3rd - 5th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Designed
Shakespeare & The Renaissance: Activity Ideas
Looking for ways to implement the words and works of William Shakespeare into your curriculum? This list of activity ideas is a great starting point, as it covers a wide range of grade levels and a wealth of online references to explore.
3rd - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable