Trains On the Move
In this trains on the move activity, 6th graders apply their knowledge about energy and motion to solve science and math word problems. Students solve five word problems.
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Mayan Mathematics and Architecture
Take young scholars on a trip through history with this unit on the mathematics and architecture of the Mayan civilization. Starting with a introduction to their base twenty number system and the symbols they used, this eight-lesson unit...
4th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
The Weather Channel Virtual Field Trip – Tornadoes
Tornadoes are violent and destructive, yet most people are fascinated by them. Topics such as safety and emergency preparedness are covered, in addition to hands-on activities like making a tornado in a bottle and plotting/mapping...
3rd - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Using a cut-out template of a whirligig, emerging engineers experiment with flight behavior. After you teach them the concepts of force, air resistance, and lift, they discuss what variables on the whirligigs might be changed in order to...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Biology Training Conclusion
Gravity is just one consideration when determining human habitability on a new planet. The instructional activity connects four different units and starts with connecting the various systems: planetary systems, human body systems, etc....
5th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable