Students identify and practice the strategies necessary in assessing the merits of their peers' Mars Colony designs as they decide which components they wish to utilize in the final class design.
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Get the Picture - Severe Weather Graphs and Other Visual Representations
Whereas the lesson is an analysis of weather-related data, it can be used in any science class to teach how to review data, graphs, and visual models for pertinent information, and how sometimes these representations help to clarify...
5th - 9th Science
My Community: Up Close & Personal
Help your young citizens explore their community in this thorough activity. They research attributes of their neighborhood and collaborate to design a slide show that features the community. Individually, they design, create, and present...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Thunderstorm Public Service Announcement
As a meteorologist, it is your job to prepare the public for inclement weather. Throughout the activity, groups create a public service announcement that explains how thunderstorms form and how the public can remain safe when they occur....
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Designed
Why is Mount Everest so Tall?
Many years ago, when the Indian plate collided into the Eurasian plate, the highest mountain on Earth was formed. But what gives Mount Everest its shape? Watch an informative video to learn what factors make the prominent peak so tall.
5 mins 2nd - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Inspiration: Visualizing Vocabulary
The Vocabulary Word template provided with this scripted plan helps readers create a visual representation of the word under study. Using mind mapping, class members explore definitions, synonyms, antonyms, word origin, and sentence...
6th - 12th English Language Arts