Looking Back in Time (Alternative Activity)
This Looking Back in Time (Alternative Activity) lesson plan also includes:
- Join to access all included materials
Students, in groups, devise alternative ways of measuring distances. They view a video and are introduced to the concept of parallax in measuring. They discuss their ideas with the class.
3 Views 1 Download
- Curriculum Sets
- Assessment Sets
- Activities & Projects
- Unit Modules
- Root Folders
- Graphics & Images
- Handouts & References
- Lab Resources
- Learning Games
- Lesson Plans
- Primary Sources
- Printables & Templates
- Professional Documents
- PD Courses
- Study Guides
- Performance Tasks
- Graphic Organizers
- Writing Prompts
- Constructed Response Items
- AP Test Preps
- Lesson Planet Articles
- Interactive Whiteboards
- Home Letters
- Unknown Types
- All Resource Types
- Show All
See similar resources:
A Parting Look at Cell TransportLesson Planet
A nice large diagram of the cell membrane tops an excellent cell transport worksheet. Cell biologists describe the actions occurring in four different instances on the diagram. Then they analyze the description of a lab activity in which...
7th - 12th Science
Can you imagine Washington DC and London as close neighbors occupying the same continent? Learners will be fascinated as they step back in time and discover the evolution of the earth's continents and oceans from 4.5 billion years ago to...
6th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
A Brief History of Geologic TimeLesson Planet
How do scientists know the history of Earth before humans—or any mammals—existed? An epic "Eons" series video explains the larger history of geologic time. It highlights the eons, eras, periods, epochs, and ages scientists use to divide...
12 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Hunt for the First Neutrinos in the UniverseLesson Planet
How far back in time can scientists see? Currently, the earliest photo of the universe is the cosmic microwave background, but math models prove the universe existed long before that time. An installment from the SciShow Space series...
7 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
An Exercise in Time PerceptionLesson Planet
Some experiences can feel very brief or excruciatingly interminable. How is it that we come to miscalculate time so easily? Our perception of time is heavily influenced by the number of memories and data we record in our brains. Learn...
5 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Brain-Controlled Robotic Arms: Cloze activity with ArticleLesson Planet
Fascinating content about current medical research on brain-controlled prosthetics comes in cloze activity form with a link to the original article. Useful for listening and reading comprehension skills development, and for any science...
5th - 9th English Language Arts
Active and Passive Transport: Red Rover Send Particles OverLesson Planet
I can move about freely, but you cannot. The class models the movement through cell membranes by way of passive and active transport. Members of the class play the roles of various proteins, atoms, compounds, and cell actions and mimic...
9th - 12th Science
Getting Oriented: A Move to Alternative FuelsLesson Planet
The challenge surrounding a transition to alternative fuels may fall on the next generation of scientists, innovators, and creative thinkers. Get them started on their journey with a research and discussion activity focuses on the...
9th - 12th Science