On the Track With NASCAR
Students complete a variety of activities to research stock car racing. They use the Internet to research NASCAR acronyms, schedules, results, car design and other aspects.
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New Review LIDAR: Mapping with Lasers
We would be lost without maps! How are they made? Introduce junior topographers to LIDAR technology with a fascinating activity. Set up a mock city, then have learners operate a laser measure to determine the shape of the landscape using...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Solving Problems with Decision Trees
After learning how to make and use a decision tree with simple yes/no questions, groups work together to create decision trees for increasingly difficult data. After several different exercises, groups create an account with a project...
8th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
New Review Competitors to Watch at the 2018 Winter Olympics
Can you name any of the top competitors to watch at the 2018 year's Winter Olympics in Pyeong Chang, South Korea? Have class members read an article on the athletes they won't want to miss at the Winter Olympics.
3rd - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Sochi 2014 Sports
Familiarize your class with the wide variety of events in the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games. After brainstorming different sports represented in the Winter Olympics, break the class into small groups and assign them specific events to...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Banking on Speed—Science of the Winter Olympics
Get on the right track! Young scholars learn about the importance of momentum and friction during a bobsled ride. A video lesson speaks to a bobsled designer to explain how he considers the physics during the design process.
5 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
10 P.E. Lesson Plans for Track and Field
Ten lesson plans for track and field include safety tips and class activities. The class activities include basic teaching instructions on how to perform each skill. There are some diagrams included to help you see what to do. Use this...
8th - 10th Physical Education
10 P.E. lesson plans for track and field - Hurdles
A lesson from track and field is all about hurdles. It's a difficult skill that takes time and lots of practice to be able to perform well. For this lesson, the class learns step-by-step techniques to performing getting over a hurdle...
7th - 12th Physical Education
Cambridge Ideas - How Many Lightbulbs?
Humans have become addicted to fossil fuels. From pumping oil into our cars, to burning natural gas to heat our water, or using coal to create electricity that lights our homes, we are constantly relying on these nonrenewable resources....
6 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable