Keyboarding - Keying by Letter
High schoolers play a keyboarding game to increase accuracy. They are given a letter of the alphabet. They type as many words as they can using that letter. Each time they use that letter it is worth one point.
9th - 12th Technology & Engineering 5 Views 13 Downloads
Letter Writing to Politicians on Environmental Issues
Let your voices be heard! Pupils research local and national environmental concerns using the Internet. Class members determine an issue they deem important and draft a letter to a local politician expressing their concern about the...
8th - 12th Science
You Can Say That Again! – Text Compression
Compression, the process computers use to store information, is the focus of a resource that presents two different stories that describe the concept of compression by eliminating repeated letters and replacing them with a pointer. The...
4th - 12th Technology & Engineering
Genes, Environment and Genetic Complexity: Aggression in Humans
The highlight of this lesson plan is a 53-minute investigative video, Can Science Stop Crime?" The question asked is whether or not aggressive behavior is caused by genetic factors. The answer has to do with genetic complexity, the...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
Transportation and Space: Reuse and Recycle
What can I use in space? The three-lesson unit has groups research what man-made or natural resources would be available during space exploration or habitation. Team members think of ways that resources can be reclaimed or reused in...
10th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Keyboarding - Let's Play Hangman!
Class members divide into teams and compete in a game of keyboarding "Hangman". In this version, instead of calling out letters, the teams call out the finger and row of the letter's location. Consider the maturity of your pupils before...
3rd - 12th Technology & Engineering
Advanced 3: Narrowing a Search to Get the Best Results
Familiarize your class with Google operators, specific symbols, or words they can use to express more clearly to the search tool what they want to find. With the resources included here, they can test their previous knowledge, view...
4th - 12th Technology & Engineering CCSS: Designed
Keyboarding - Create Your Own Words
Included is a list of long words like inconvincible, immunization, temperamental, and proofreading. With this list, small groups must create as many words as possible. They use the computer to develop keyboarding skills. How many real...
6th - 12th English Language Arts
Penny Perfect Properties (Solid-Liquid Interations)
I can get more water to stay on a penny than you can! Collaborative pairs determine the volume of liquids that can be contained on the surface of copper pennies and plastic coins. The pairs analyze their results using graphs and go on to...
7th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed