In this metaphor activity, students read information about how to write a metaphor . Students are instructed to write some metaphors about nature in an unlined blank space.
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Song of the Chattahoochee: Appreciating Nature Through Literature
Study the many facets of poetry with a close reading of the poem "Song of The Chattahoochee". The Chattahoochee is the largest river basin in Georgia, making this poem of particular interest to classes in Georgia or those who are...
5th - 8th English Language Arts
What's the Difference Between Accuracy and Precision?
While often used interchangeably, the distinction between accuracy and precision is critical for many scientific endeavors. Discover the importance of consistency for precise results, and the need for accuracy in the field of research,...
5 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Ode to the Earth: Magnetic Poetry
Students explore Earth Day by creating an arts and crafts project. In this nature appreciation lesson, students utilize nature related vocabulary terms on magnets and put them in different orders to create interesting poetry. Students...
3rd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Just How Small Is an Atom?
Using a massive cartoon blueberry as an atom model, an animated astronaut describes an atom's anatomy and the density of its nucleus. After showing this featurette, you can have young physical scientists construct atom models. Also, be...
5 mins 5th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable