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Fresh Solutions: Water Use and Conservation

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Water, water, everywhere but there is less of it available to drink! The ten resources in this collection examine water waste in manufacturing, depleted aquifers, water usage, and desalination and recycling methods. Students watch...
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NewseumED: Civil Rights

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
As part of a social, economic, and legal/political civil rights study, class members brainstorm a list of current civil rights issues that affect their community and then select one issue that they think they could work to change as a...
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NewseumED: News Reporting

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed Standards
Three lessons comprise the NewseumEd unit module. For the first lesson, young reporters have an opportunity to craft a news story about a topic that interests them. They select a topic, research it, and write their story for a class...
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Climate Action in Language Education lesson plans

For Teachers 1st - Higher Ed Standards
The 11 lessons in the Climate Action in Language Education collection, designed for English as a Second Language and English Language Development classes, permits instructors to bring environmental and sustainability issues into the...
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Activity
Tennessee Technical University

Carousel Brainstorm

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A variation of the Walkabout Review process, carousel brainstorming directs groups to rotate through a series of stations posting ideas on the topic or question posted at each stop. 
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Lesson Plan
iCivics

Step Seven: Brainstorm A-Brewin'

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Brainstorming—the art of coming up with endless ideas. Pupils brainstorm how to solve local problems in their counties and eventually narrow their ideas down to one solution as a team.
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Peace Brainstorming Activity

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars study the topic of peace and use brainstorming techniques to create a clustering diagram. In this peace brainstorming activity, students organize brainstorming material to complete a writing assignment. Young scholars...
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Lesson Plan
Teach Engineering

Design Step 3: Brainstorm Possible Solutions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Our young scientists have now specifically identified a problem, and this step helps them think of possible solutions. An outline, including guidelines, for brainstorming helps scholars stay on the right path. The resource includes...
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California Academy of Science

Rapid Brainstorming: How Can We Conserve Our Water Resources?

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Water covers around 75 percent of the earth, yet humans struggle to find enough fresh water to live. The fourth of 10 lessons focusing on Fresh Solutions requires brainstorming. Young scientists consider various problems related to fresh...
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California Academy of Science

Rapid Brainstorming: How Can We Improve Our Global Food System?

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
In 2018, the average fast food burger cost $2.64 while a salad averaged $4.14. Does the price difference matter to public health? Scholars consider that question and others in a brainstorming session about improving our global food...
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Lesson Plan
NPR

Brainstorm and Evaluate Solutions

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
May the best idea win. In groups, scholars brainstorm solutions to the problem statement developed in the previous lesson. The best idea moves forward to the prototype stage.
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Organizer
Curated OER

Brainstorming for a Song Essay

For Students 4th - 12th
Use this brainstorming organizer to help writers organize their song ideas. Starting with the name of the song, they will use bubbles to brainstorm various elements of a song from lyrics to meaning.
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PPT
Curated OER

Brainstorming

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Do your learners really understand brainstorming? Here’s a presentation that covers the ground rules, procedures, and phases of this thought-provoking design tool.
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Organizer
Student Handouts

ABC Brainstorming Chart

For Students 2nd - 10th
Get your pupils' minds going with a brainstorm that goes from A to Z! Individuals fill out the chart with words, ideas, and concepts that start with each letter of the alphabet.
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Lesson Plan
Novelinks

The Little Prince: Brainstorming Activity

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What do you think of when you hear the word adult? Or friend? Learners brainstorm with a group of peers to list the words they think of when they hear seven words from Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's The Little Prince.
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Organizer
Curated OER

Brainstorming Famous Songs and Musical Styles

For Students 4th - Higher Ed
Use a graphic organizer to help students think and write about songs and music. From famous singers to styles and songs, students will brainstorm for each of these categories.
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University of North Carolina

Brainstorming

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Did you just hear thunder? Nope, you heard the sound of another kind of storm—a brainstorm! A handout teaches writers about different kinds of brainstorming and provides options for them to try when beginning to write their own papers....
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

BrainStorming

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students, through modeling and independent practice, are introduced to the different methods of brainstorming. They explore and engage in these different approaches individually, in pairs, and as a group.
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Activity
App State

Brainstorming

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Get your young writers outside of the traditional essay writing mode with Free Write Friday. Free Write Friday encourages your class to use personal experiences or knowledge to write more creative pieces. Young writers could experiment...
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Organizer
Student Handouts

Brainstorming!

For Students 1st - 4th
A simple worksheet can offer loads of possibilities. This resource includes six blank thought clouds for pupils to brainstorm ideas for their next project or assignment.
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Directed and Undirected Free-writing: An Activity in Brainstorming

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Start the flow of writing with music! Help learners free-write and brainstorm by playing various selections of music. After each selection, scholars talk about the theme and mood and then practice free-writing on their own. Lighten up on...
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Organizer
Do2Learn

Brainstorming Map Clusters

For Students 3rd - 12th
Get your class thinking with a graphic organizer made for brainstorming. Pupils note down a topic in the middle and then branch out to write down more ideas in each of the three circles that form the cluster around the topic.
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Directed and Undirected Free-writing: An Activity in Brainstorming

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders practice pre-writing skills using brainstorming methods. Using music and meditation, they examine the difference between directed and undirected free-writing, as well as how and when to apply them to the pre-writing process.
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Directed and Undirected Free-writing: An Activity in Brainstorming

For Teachers 8th
Analyze the free-writing method of brainstorming to explore how to write an essay. Middle schoolers plan their writing from the beginning after reading two samples of free-writing, then creating their own. The lesson includes extension...

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