Students practice estimating distance traveled while walking. Also can be used to introduce backpacking/hiking or as a daily warm-up. Measure the blacktop/cafeteria/playground, then determine how many times around make a mile.
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To the North: A Black Family Leaves Arkansas to Find Work in Michigan
Upper elementary and middle school scholars study the economic factors that caused so many Arkansans to migrate to different parts of the country looking for work. Use this history lesson plan to help your charges gain a better...
5th - 8th English Language Arts
What Factors Influence Offshore Wind?
What is that out in the water on the horizon? Teams work together to study the coastline using maps to determine the best and worst locations to place an offshore wind farm. The teams then build a scale model wind farm to see what it...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Trans-Gulf Migration Headache (adapted from Aquatic Wildï¿½s ï¿½Migration Headacheï¿½ game)
Students play a game to investigate bird migration and habitat. In this hands on activity students go outside and participate in an activity that allows them to differentiate between factors that lead to survival and the ones that...
3rd - 8th Math