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THe Trash We Pass
Students identify the sources of pollution and waste in their community. They examine the process of recycling and how to eliminate some of their family waste.
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Youth Emergency Preparedness
Preparation is key when it comes to dealing with disasters. Starting with a lesson series centered around researching the facts about different types of emergencies, children go on to create preparedness plans and learn how to respond in...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
What Is Authority?
Young scholars examine the concepts of power and authority as they begin learning about government in this elementary social studies instructional activity. Through a series of readings, discussions, and problem solving activities,...
1st - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Martin Luther King, Jr.: What Did He Do? Why Does It Matter?
Young historians examine the work of Martin Luther King Jr. by reading and answering questions about the Montgomery Bus Boycott, the Albany Movement, the Birmingham and Chicago campaigns, and the Memphis Sanitation Worker's Strike.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Teaching Inference with Trash and Mystery Objects
Students practice solving mysteries and using inference skills by digging through trash. In this problem solving lesson, students investigate groups of garbage to determine what type of person the garbage belonged to. Students create a...
4th - 5th English Language Arts