Using Chart Wizard in MS-Excel
Students develop line graphs and pie charts that display weather data. They follow along with the demonstration on creating and modifying line graphs and pie charts, then create their own presentations.
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Using Literature with an Excel Worksheet
Seventh graders explore the concept of charting data on a spreadsheet. In this Excel activity, 7th graders use the data of distances the characters in Curious George travel to create an Excel worksheet. Students use their spreadsheets...
7th Technology & Engineering
Ever wonder what it would be like to be Rube Goldberg for a day? Scholars learn about simple machines and how combining them creates complex machines in a STEM activity. They use everyday materials to build machines to ring a bell along...
3rd - 8th Technology & Engineering CCSS: Designed
Air Pollution in the Pacific Northwest
Scholars investigate levels of nitrogen dioxide in the Pacific Northwest by examining the role of nitrogen in air pollution and how remote sensing can be used to measure nitrogen levels. An Excel spreadsheet calculates the difference...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Designed
Using Excel and Simple Machines to Give Students a Feel for Work, Force, and Distance Interactions
Use Excel-generated graphs after experimenting with a simple pulley device, in order to demonstrate the relationship between work, force, and distance. The graphs help to illustrate the concepts that learners uncover during the experiment.
5th - 7th Science
Multiplication Tables Using Microsoft Excel
Eighth graders are introduced to Microsoft Excel as a computer application software program. They create multiplication tables in Microsoft Excel. Students work in small groups. They discuss the $ (anchor) function in Microsoft Excel.
8th Technology & Engineering
Identifying and Using Tools
How can you teach a person about technology and engineering if he has never been exposed to the tools and devices used to create and construct? Learners with visual impairments examine a number of common tools, such as hammers, wrenches,...
6th - 12th Special Education & Programs
A Holiday Calendar in MS Publisher for Elementary School
Students create a holiday calendar using ms word. In this technology lesson, students create their own calendar while learning basic Publisher skills. Students use clipart, explore how to change fonts, and how to use templates.
4th - 7th 21st Century Skills