Evaluating Web Sites
Fifth graders discuss different aspects of web sites to determine what makes an appropriate one. They complete a web quest before evaluating a number of web sites based on Dr. Everhart's, Web Evaluation Worksheet.
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Simple Machines Make Things Go
Trying to plan a physical science unit on forces and motion? Make your work a little easier with this comprehensive collection of simple machines resources. Offering a wide variety worksheets, activities, and projects, these materials...
2nd - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Students search kids websites in order to decifer between advertising on the websites and other information. Students focus on five different kinds of online ads which are prevalent on children’s sites. Working in pairs, they practice...
3rd - 5th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Designed
Cracking the Code
Some interesting reading on the history of barcodes opens this technology instructional activity. Readers find out how engineers contribute, and then they gather into groups to discuss possible improvements to our current UPC barcode...
3rd - 12th Technology & Engineering CCSS: Designed
What is a Skyscraper?
Skyscrapers are amazing feats of architectural design that create the iconic skylines of the world's biggest cities. Young architects explore the defining characteristics of these monstrous towers with the first lesson in this four-part...
2nd - 6th Technology & Engineering CCSS: Adaptable
Cast Your Vote
In a simple but unique lesson, youngsters learn about the history of voting systems. They then collaborate in groups to develop a new honest and consistent voting method. A class-wide poll is taken, evaluating the designs of other...
3rd - 12th Technology & Engineering CCSS: Adaptable
Designing a Skyscraper
Besides serving as awe-inspiring monuments of human achievement, skyscrapers are built to perform a wide range of functions in urban communities. The second lesson in this series begins by exploring the history of the Empire State...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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