Information, Media, & Technology Teacher Resources

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Meet the Extractors, Harvesters, and Harnessers: Methods, Technology, Benefits and Consequences in Acquiring Natural Resources

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
There are advantages and disadvantages to all sources of energy; the trick is determining which one has the least impact! Part six in the series of 12 has learners further explore energy resources. After reading information about one of...
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For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
If you allow the space for your class members to be creative with technology as they make a presentation, they will make you proud with their inventiveness. The resource suggests an open research project for which pupils look up...
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Truth in Advertising

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Does propaganda exist in popular media? Explore the concept of propaganda in this media education lesson. Middle schoolers examine persuasive techniques used in commercials. They then create commercials that feature truthful information.
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Ready, Set, Save on Solar Energy Technology!

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Does your class have a bright future in the solar energy industry? Science scholars take an in-depth look at what's new in solar technology. After completing research into the solar industry, participants create and market a product in...
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Top Secret Sensitive Information

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Bring the multiple cultural perspectives of a state to life in a lesson designed to challenge assumptions. Learners develop criteria to evaluate different cities, looking to find the one that should be "the heart of Florida capital." A...
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Learn to Reach Out

For Teachers 12th Standards
How can social media help my career? Explore the world of networking through a lesson about professional organizations. The fourth of six career and college readiness lessons has seniors research organizations in their professions of...
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Technology: Electronic Media

For Students 3rd
In this recognizing the usage of electronic media worksheet, 3rd graders read about situations and decide which type of technology resource to use choosing from computer, audiotape, videotape, or television. Students write 5 answers.
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The Bill of Rights and Supreme Court Cases Project

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Social media and United States history combine as your young historians design a Facebook page for two major defendants of landmark Supreme Court cases. The resource includes a detailed rubric for research and page design, as well as a...
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Getting Informed and Informing

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Help your young learners understand the importance of privacy when communicating about relationship issues and sexual health. Class members are broken into groups to research various technology-based communication channels that can be...
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All About Our Town

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Pupils explore brochure writing. They work in groups to brainstorm and categorize important places in their community. In addition, they gather information from the Internet, take pictures using a digital camera, and create a community...
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Electronic Media

For Students 5th - 6th
In this reference guide learning exercise, students focus on the usage of electronic media. Students study the given page to learn about the facts available and how to use electronic media and answer 10 short answer questions about the...
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Jeopardy-Style Media Vocabulary Game

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students demonstrate knowledge of a variety of media terms, by play a game similar to Jeopardy.
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A Day in the Life of an Ocean Explorer

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
What's life like aboard an ocean exploration vessel? Junior oceanographers examine the important role of communication in ocean research in lesson two of a five-part series from NOAA. The materials introduce the class to life on board...
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he Inauguration and the Media

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers read, review, and write about the presidential inauguration as it appears in the media. They use local local and national newspapers to gain information about the inauguration. Students develop their own editorial on the...
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Avoid Scams

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
If an online deal seems too good to be true, it probably is! Cautious young users about Internet scams and phishing with a helpful and informative video from Google.
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Student Page: Uncle Tom's Cabin and American Culture

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
History sleuths read articles for and against Uncle Tom's Cabin, examine visual images, print responses, and multi-media tomitudes to better understand the impact of Harriet Beecher Stowe's novel on American culture prior to the Civil...
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Reality History TV

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore world history by participating in a media creation activity. In this Canadian culture instructional activity, students discuss the First Nations of Canada and the struggles they encountered with other settlers. Students...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Vanishing Newspapers

For Students 8th - 12th
What is happening to our newspapers? In the context of the current trends of media and the ever-declining print news industry, this handout includes two political cartoons for pupils to analyze, both created by artists working for...
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Propaganda in the Cold War

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Propaganda posters from the Cold War era offer class members an opportunity to employ the OPTIC strategy (overview, parts, topic, interrelationships, conclusions) to analyze 12 documents. Expert groups examine a visual, and then jigsaw...
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From the Mouths of Space Scientists: An Introduction to Space and Weather

For Teachers 4th - 8th
After researching the Greenland Space Science Symposium, curious thinkers create a PowerPoint or video presentation. They use the information they gathered to construct their presentation.
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Media Campaign

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders design and present a media product supporting environmental stewardship. They demonstrate an understanding of the nature and types of waste and of their management in industry and the community. They assess the results...
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Writing Process for Informative Writing

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students develop their writing skills. In this informative writing instructional activity, students research print materials to plan, draft, edit, and produce a final copy of a research paper.
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Many Younger Facebook Friends "Unfriend" the Network

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
"Sometimes I feel really sad after logging onto Facebook..." Learners read a news article written in 2014 about several former Facebook users who have deactivated their accounts, and then respond to both text-based and discussion...
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Pathfinders: Using Information Resources

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders gather and use information on a chosen topic for a hypothetical research paper. They use organizational features of printed text, the Internet, and other media to locate information and choose a specific topic.