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Aircraft Carrier Documentary Part 3 of 3

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Arguably one of the most perilous occupations in the world, pilots aboard these super carriers enjoy ready rooms, off-limits to anyone except aviators. What makes them successful? The training and high tech machinery kick in, even in the...
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Aircraft Carrier Documentary Part 1 of 3

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The most advanced carrier ever built, the George Washington, was christened in 1990. Weighing 100,000 tons, fully loaded, they are the muscle of the US Navy. Watch the christening, how the boat travels through water, and the long line of...
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Aircraft Carrier Documentary Part 2 of 3

For Teachers 9th - 12th
There are 600 crew members aboard USS George Washington; what do they do? Where do they live? Take a glimpse into the lives of several different officers, where they work, and what they do in their spare time. Part two of three.
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Submarines and Aircraft Carriers: The Science of Nuclear Power

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
As physics masters view this presentation, they learn how nuclear power is used in submarines. They use Google Maps to plot a course through the ocean and calculate the time required for surfacing and traveling. They learn about fission,...
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Transition Metals

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students identify and describe transition metals. They discuss alloys and their benefits. Students research one common, alloy, its composition, properties, and uses. They are asked for some common properties of most transition metals....
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For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders describe roles of key figures in the Pacific Theater of war during World War II.  In this American History lesson, 10th graders research key events of the Pacific Theater of War during World War II.  Students analyze...
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For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Ready, aim, fire! Launch to a new level of understanding as scholars build and test their own catapults. Learners explore lever design and how adjusting the fulcrum changes the outcome. 
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From Mach-20 Glider to Humming Bird Drone

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
"What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?" This question guides Regina Dugan's exploration of amazing achievements in science and engineering that push the boundary of impossibility. From robotic hummingbirds and...
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Distance - Rate - Time Word Problems

For Students 8th - 9th Standards
In this word problem worksheet, algebra learners solve 10 distance problems. Problems include motion in different directions, the same direction, and round trips.  
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Sink Cap’n K!

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
Turn a lesson on the coordinate plane into a class game of battleship with this fun math resource. Providing two coordinate grids and and places to fill in the ordered pairs that are guessed, this activity is a great way to familiarize...
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The Attack on Pearl Harbor

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
After reading a short passage about Japan's involvement in World War II and why the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, readers are asked to analyze how the attack effected the attitudes of Americans who previously had not wanted to go to war.
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For Students 4th - 8th
In this recycling worksheet, students explore the topic of hazardous waste and then answer 8 fill in the blank questions pertaining to recycling.
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Play Battleship on Graph Paper

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Who says learning can't be enjoyable? Your class will love identifying the x axis and y axis of a coordinate plane and plotting various points when it's dressed up in the guise of a Battleship game. Rather than sets of the actual game,...
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Assignment #10: Internet Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Test your learners' Internet research skills with this scavenger hunt. Of the twenty questions provided, scholars research ten and provide the answer, the URL, the search engine, and the keywords they used. While some of the questions...
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The Kitchen Sink-N

For Students 9th - 12th
Challenge your learners with this trivia worksheet. They can use research techniques to find the answers to questions about famous poems, world history, and vocabulary terms.
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Battle Shapes

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders play Battleshapes which is a variation of Battleship with geometry. In this geometry instructional activity, 5th graders get a graph paper with four quadrants. They call out coordinate points and attempt to sink their...
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The Object Is Objectivity

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students search for and read articles about the initial United States strike on Afghanistan from non-U.S. news sources, then describe the journalists' perspectives and reflect on how difficult it might be to maintain an objective wartime...
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Ice Alloys

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore and experiment with a durable form of ice called Pykrete. They test the properties of Pykrete and ice to determine if the claims about this mixture are true from their history around World War II. The lab report includes...
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Periodic Table of the Elements: Transition Metals

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students conduct an exothermic reaction to investigate the properties of a transition metal. In this periodic table lesson, students identify the transition elements and discuss their properties after watching a video. They conduct an...
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Infrared Imagery

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Young scholars research the use of infrared in the real world. In this algebra lesson, students model real life applications of infrared use in weapons and weapons vehicles. They calculate the amount of products that should be made in a...
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Pearl Harbor

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students identify the location of Pearl Harbor and Hawaiian Islands on a map. In this map skills lesson, students use latitude and longitude coordinates to locate various places of importance of the Pearl Harbor attack.
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Twelve Distance, Rate, Time Word Problems

For Students 10th - 11th
In this word problem instructional activity, students solve twelve various distance, rate, time word problems.  The solutions are provided.
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Weapons of War

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students discuss how American and Great Britian attacked Afghanistan after September 11. They analyze different types of aircraft, missiles, and munitiions used in the attacks in Afghanistan.
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The Periodic Table of the Elements Transition Metals

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students identify and describe transition metals.  In this periodic table lesson students research a common alloy and report its composition, properties and uses. 

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