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Easter Islanders Made Tools, Not War

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
When studying artifacts, especially tools, how do archaeologists determine what the devices were used for? In what ways might researchers' previous experiences influence their perception of an artifact? An article about researchers'...
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The Mystery of Easter Island and Commas

For Students 5th - 6th
In this commas and Easter Island worksheet, students read three uses for commas in a box at the top of the paper. They punctuate 12 sentences properly by adding commas and periods where they belong.
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Easter Island

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders describe the location and physical environment of Easter Island. This description include: identification of the closet continent to Easter Island, ocean in which Easter Island is located, and some geographical features of...
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Easter Island

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders research Easter Island using Encarta Encyclopedia and the Internet. They create a PowerPoint presentation using the information they find.
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Easter Island

For Students 3rd
In this informational text comprehension learning exercise, 3rd graders read the passage about Easter Island and answer 10 multiple choice questions about Easter Island.
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The Mystery of Rapa Nui

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
What caused the collapse of the environment on Rapa Nui (Easter Island)? Who constructed the Moai? What was their purpose? Class members assume the role of investigators and use evidence drawn from field studies, ships' logs, and...
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Life Requires Free Energy

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Free energy, get your free energy here! Learners see that all organisms require free energy, which comes from the sun. The lesson explains the first two laws of thermodynamics and then analyzes metabolism, via glycolysis, on a very...
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What a Wonder-Full World

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students investigate the historical and cultural significance of various 'wonders of the world,' both of ancient and modern times, and develop travel posters and guides exploring them.
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Forest Canopies: View from the Top

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students examine the economic and ecological benefits of forest canopies. They read and discuss an article, answer questions, conduct research, draw field sketches of a canopy ecosystem, conduct a feasibility study, or prepare tourist...
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Birdman or Birdbrain

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Students become history detectives as they research, and later discuss, various theories about Rapa Nui. They study written language using symbols and create their own symbol language.
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Enigmas

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students research "mystery" topics such as Easter Island, Bermuda Triangle and the Loch Ness Monster. Students brainstorm mysteries and explore the one of their choosing. They write a short report and share what they have learned with...
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Mr. Indent

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Mr. Indent will help your class learn how to indent paragraphs! He flies across the screen and punches the top line over, just to make sure it's clear when a new idea begins. An entertaining presentation with some practice for youngsters.
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Adjectives: Superlatives

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Give the class the most interesting lesson yet with a fun grammar presentation on superlative adjectives. With animated slides and sound effects, the presentation is the greatest way to introduce proper usage.
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The Amazing Joan Armatrading

For Students 7th - 12th
Joan Armatrading may be an unfamiliar name in your classroom, but after some research, your class will find that she is an amazing musician. Use this worksheet to test their new-found knowledge. There are 10 multiple-choice questions in...
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Mr. Indent: A Write On Activity

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Using a cute premise, a bodybuilder named Mr. Indent, this resource explores the correct use of indentation. As a review of this concept, this presentation would be a great tool to use in the classroom. There are examples and exercises...
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Environmental Limitations

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders study the environmental factors that affect population growth. In this biology lesson, 7th graders create a city following certain criteria. They present their posters in class.
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Agricultural Societies: From Egalitarianism to Kleptocracy The Evolution of Government and Religion

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Find out what every anthropologist already knows by reading the book, Guns, Germs & Steel. This presentation is to accompany a reading of chapter 14 from the book, it helps define basic concepts and terms related to the effect of...
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Rocks and Minerals

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students investigate the properties and uses of rocks and minerals. They build towers using only one material from a pile of stones, tiles, wood, etc. provided by the teacher. Students test the hardness of rocks by scratching them with...
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Article Usage: Explanation and Practice

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Pep up your review of article usage with this bright green presentation! If your class is not normally enthralled with grammar, this neon green background will surely get their attention. The descriptions are very clear but...
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Stories That Go with the Territory

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners investigate various expeditions throughout history to new and/or uncharted territories. They work in groups to develop and 'produce' television news magazine segments about some of these historic expeditions.
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Archeology

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students investigate archaeological discoveries. In this ancient civilizations lesson, students research specific archaeological finds and prepare oral presentations to share their findings with their classmates.
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Archaeology For Kids Quiz 85

For Students 4th - 6th
For this archaeology for kids quiz 85 worksheet, student interactively answer 12 multiple choice questions about honoring the dead in ancient cultures, as part of an online magazine.
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Working with Sinusoidal Models

For Students 6th - 10th
In this sinusoidal model activity, students use the sinusoidal model to solve word problems about the hours of daylight in Anchorage, Alaska. Students complete 5 problems.
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Discovery Atlantis

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore Atlantis. In this geography lesson, students research selected websites to discover information about the lost continent of Atlantis. Students use the fruits of their research to participate in a debate regarding the...

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