The Queen's Empire
Students conduct Internet research on a variety of ant species and their habitats. They have an opportunity to observe ants in their environment. Areas of interest might include ant identification, colony life, the ant life cycle, and queen ants.
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Book: First Encounters Between Spain and the Americas: Two Worlds Meet
Students, after reading Chapter 1 in the book, "First Encounters Between Spain and the Americas: Two Worlds Meet," design and create a map of the Aztec Empire at the time of the first contract with the Spanish. They create the map from...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History
New Review Bee Detective: Discover the Culprit Behind Declining Bee Populations
The Colony Collapse Disorder has some people baffled. Task your classes with providing possible explanations for the declining bee colony population. Through brainstorming and research, young scholars present plausible causes while...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Designed
Pharaohs, Queens, and Goddesses
Students study feminist art in relief art activities. In this art analysis lesson, students study feminist art by viewing a carving of Queen Nefertiti. Students answer questions as they view the piece and then conduct research about...
7th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts
Inspiring Middle School Students to Engage in Deep and Active Learning
After reviewing this document, you will be an expert in both the definition of project-based learning and how to implement it with your class. Discover and explore thorough explanations, detailed examples, and applicable resources for...
6th - 12th Science
The Day The Earth Stood Still: Film Language And Elements Of Style
In this, the third in a series of four resources that use Robert Wise's 1951 version of The Day The Earth Stood Still as the core text, young film makers examine the language of film including shot composition, camera angle, lighting,...
6th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Rudyard Kipling's Rikki-Tikki-Tavi: Mixing Words and Pictures
Create meaningful illustrations to accompany stories in a web-based art and literacy lesson. The class takes a virtual "art safari" with the Museum of Modern Art and then discusses how illustrations contribute to meaning. Individuals...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable