Yearly Place Based theme
Students are awaken to their surroundings. They gain a greater access of how their city was formed. Students assess the human impact on the land. They comprehend the cultural diversity of the city.
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When You Were My Age, What Was This Place Like?
Here is a lesson that includes many great ideas for investigating and discovering how our communities have physically changed over the years, and how land use changes over time may affect a community's water supply. The lesson's...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Chemistry Revision Themes: Quick Crosswords
A collection of 16 different chemistry crosswords provides variety in the ways that your class reviews chemistry vocabulary and concepts. Because the topics for each range from the introductory periodic table of elements to the complex...
6th - 12th Science
I Speak for the Polar Bears!
Climate change and weather extremes impact every species, but this lesson focuses on how these changes effect polar bears. After learning about the animal, scholars create maps of snow-ice coverage and examine the yearly variability and...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How Different Authors Treat Similar Themes - Elephants of Africa
Students watch videos about similar themes presented by two different authors about elephants and their relationship with humans. In this theme analysis lesson, students watch video segments, visit the given websites, and complete...
7th - 9th Science
Writing Fiction Based on Real Science - NYTimes.com
Refuse to alienate your scientific-minded young scholars during your creative writing unit. Learners explore how literary writing can reflect observable fact, and be based in actual science. The links include examples of fiction and...
6th - 12th Science
The Coelacanth: A Living Fossil of a Fish
It was just another day of fishing at the local pier when a man unknowingly reeled in a fish thought to be extinct for 65 million years. This short video explains how scientists were surprised to discover that this 360 million year old...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Einstein's Miracle Year
Why was Albert Einstein initially labeled as a "failed" academic, and what events occurred in 1905 that constituted a major turning point for this great scientist? Review Einstein's major theories regarding relativity, light particles,...
5 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable