American Sign Language Teacher Resources

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Candy Chemosynthesis

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explain chemosynthesis and photosynthesis using candy. In this chemosynthesis lesson, students work cooperatively to create a visual explanation of the chemical equations of photosynthesis and chemosynthesis.
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Complete the Story with Homographs

For Students 5th - 6th
Why are homographs so tricky? They have the same spelling, but they have different meanings. After completing this reading passage with the correct words, look at each homograph listed and encourage your class members to find the...
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Reproductive Lottery

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students explain that fishes that reproduce externally have to release great numbers of eggs and milt (sperm) in order to ensure fertilization.
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Biochemistry Detectives

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore the process of chemosynthesis and relate it to the biological communities in cold seeps. In this biochemistry lesson plan students interpret analyses of enzyme activity and draw inferences about organisms in cold...
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Piercing the World of Silence

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Students explore the sign language alphabet. They examine the difficulties faced by handicapped persons, and are introduced to Helen Keller, Anne Sullivan and The Miracle Worker.
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Polar Bear Panic!

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students identify the three realms of the Arctic Ocean, and describe the relationships between these realms. They graphically analyze data on sea ice cover in the Arctic Ocean, and recognize a trend in these data.
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Survivors on the Ocean Ridge

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers discover the uniqueness of deep sea hydrothermal vent organisms through an exploration of the NOAA Galapagos Rift Expedition. They study the genetics and evolution of a shrimp species that lives near the vents then they...
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Mystery of the Alaskan Seamounts

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers study seamounts and the processes that form them.  In this Gulf of Alaska lesson plan students interpret data and investigate a hypothesis.
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Living With the Heat: The Ring of Fire

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students investigate the planet Earth's infamous ring of fire and the life that thrives from it.  In this ocean environment lesson, students investigate hydrothermal vents and how organisms thrive off their heat.  Students complete a...
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Lights in the Deep

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Learners describe, compare, and contrast bioluminescence, fluorescence, phosphorescence, and chemiluminescence. They explain the role of three major components of bioluminescent systems. They ex
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Feeling Crabby?

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students analyze data to investigate the influence of water depth on size among deep-water crabs. They interpret results from this data, and apply the results regarding appropriate fishery regulations.
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Rock Eaters of the Gulf of Alaska

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students compare and contrast the processes of photosynthesis and chemosynthesis. They identify and describe sources of energy used by various organisms for chemosynthesis.
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AdVENTurous Findings on the Deep Sea Floor

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Learners conduct investigations to observe formations of precipitates, then create models of developing hydrothermal vents. They compare the models with the actual hydrothermal vents developing along the Galapagos Rift.
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Yo-Yos, Tow-Yos and pH, Oh My!

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students explore how hydrothermal vents are formed and where they are located on the ocean floor. They study how scientists use CTDs to locate hydrothermal vents.
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Sounds Like Christmas, Exploring Hearing

For Teachers K - 1st
Students see that the sense of hearing helps us learn from each other through communication. Also, students explain that sound can produce patterns. They engage in a wide variety of activities that focus on the sense of hearing.
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Bits of Braille

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Intended to build an understanding of Braille in a general education classroom. They read the book Helen Keller then write their names using a braille website. Many interesting web links are included. Could be used for a general or...
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Understanding Deafness

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
The two main characters in the book Wonderstruck are both deaf. In order to connect to text, learners discuss the nature of hearing impairment or loss. The lesson is teacher-led and discussion-based. It focuses on types of hearing loss...
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Fingers Out Game

For Teachers 7th - 9th
To better understand technical text developmentally disabled students engage higher level thinking skills by making a hand movement while simultaneously speaking a number. They practice mental math by adding sums from 0-10.
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The Human Brain's Capacity for Language

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Incorporate this slide show into your lecture about speech, language, psychology, or physiology. Addressing the structure of the brain as well as handedness and aphasia, the presentation could fit the needs of many different lecturers....
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Moses Books

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students read about Moses Books and write about the similarities and differences between his life and their own. In this Moses Books lesson plan, students also show how schools for the deaf have changed over time.
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Submersible Designer

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students work in groups to design, build, and test a submersible prototype. In this engineering lesson, students learn about the importance and design of submersible vessels and apply their knowledge by building one of their own. They...
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Let's Make a Tubeworm!

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students discuss deep-sea chemosynthetic communities then create a poster of a three-dimensional tubeworm.  In this creative lesson students create their own tubeworm and write a written report on it. 
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From the Gulf of Mexico to the Moons of Jupiter

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners compare deep ocean conditions to those found on the moons of Jupiter. In this Earth science lesson, students consider the possibilities and conditions needed to support simple life. Learners examine the habitats and life found...
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Dalai Lama Peace and Conflict Resolution

For Teachers K - 1st
Students explore philosophy by researching the Dalai Lama. In this peaceful living lesson plan, students discuss the Dalai Lama and his unique views of the world before reading the story Can You Say Peace? Students answer study questions...