What's An Oasis?
Students view a film about the characteristics of an oasis. They discover it can be used as a type of shelter for animals. They work together to identify the basic needs of plants and animals.
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Why Can’t I Eat This Fish?
Can turning on the television lead to toxins in the food supply? The lesson offers an opportunity for young scientists to complete guided research. A worksheet lists each question as well as the web page necessary to answer the question....
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have a Dream"
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s speech "I Have A Dream" is hailed as one of the most eloquent and moving speeches of the 20th century. But what makes his words hit his listeners' ears in just the right ways? Young orators study Dr. King's...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Climate and Vegetation of Africa
Portray African climate and vegetation through this text-companion activity. Learners read about how climate and vegetation affect life in Africa, take notes, and answer 4 comprehension questions as they read the selection. A graphic...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Note-Taking Handout 1: Sahara Desert
For this research skills worksheet, students collect information about the desert regions, savanna regions, and rainforest regions of Africa and then respond to 7 questions about each of the regions. Students then compare the regions...
7th - 9th Social Studies & History