Seventh graders write an outline organizing data gleaned from a search online. They give an oral report from their written outline on a specific area of technology, an inventor or an invention and its impact on society.
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You Can Say That Again! – Text Compression
Compression, the process computers use to store information, is the focus of a resource that presents two different stories that describe the concept of compression by eliminating repeated letters and replacing them with a pointer. The...
4th - 12th Technology & Engineering
The Invention of the Telephone
All of the people in your class would agree that life would be different without the invention of the telephone! Study Alexander Graham Bell's most famous and influential invention through the primary source document of his sketch of the...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Identifying Ozone Variations over Different Locations
Students analyze ozone data. In this atmosphere lesson, students will use a NASA resource to gather data for different regions of the Earth. Students will then create a graph for their data and answer related questions.
7th - 12th 21st Century Skills
Fun with Air-Powered Pneumatics
How high did the ball go? Engineering teams build a working pneumatic system that launches a ball into the air. The teams vary the amount of pressure and determine the accompanying height of the ball. An extension of building a device to...
7th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
Manufacturing: Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) Shielding Gas Mix
Middle schoolers apply math to the real-world skill of choosing the correct shielding gas mixture for welding. Even if you do not have shielding gas cylinders on hand for demonstrating, the concepts of converting percentages into...
6th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed