Neighborhood Map Machine
Second graders study building placements in a neighborhood. They discuss businesses, roads, houses, rivers, police/fire stations, and use Neighborhood Map Machine to create a new map. They complete an exploratory map and community of their own.
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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
Staying Safe Online
Discuss with your class online safety and show them how to choose sites that are appropriate. Youngsters then play an interactive game which helps them determine suitable websites. An excellent, lively instructional activity that teaches...
2nd - 3rd 21st Century Skills CCSS: Designed
Simple Machines: Force and Motion
Get things moving with this elementary science unit on simple machines. Through a series of nine lessons including teacher demonstrations, hands-on activities, and science experiments, young scientists learn about forces, motion, and...
2nd - 4th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Poor Cartographer—Graph Coloring
Color the town red. Demonstrate the concept of graph theory with a task that involves determining the least number of colors needed to color a map so that neighboring countries are not represented by the same color. Pupils make...
2nd - 12th Technology & Engineering
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
New Review Simple Machines: Take a Load Off
How does using a tool affect the amount of energy required to do work? is the driving question of an inquiry based lesson that guides scholars through the investigation of how energy relates to the purpose of different simple machines.
2nd - 3rd Science CCSS: Adaptable