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Everyday Objects

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Learners investigate different cultures based on the everyday objects of that culture. First, they explore Edward W. Nelson, who explored the Alaska region and first learned about the Eskimo culture.
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"K" Letter Ideas

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students practice with the letter K and use the Internet to help them expand their usage of "K" words.
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Tightrope Trials

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students research the concepts of center of mass and how to make different things balance. They make symmetrical cut-outs of different "creatures" and experiment with how they balance on a tightrope of string.
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Cataracts of the Nile Reviewing Egyptian History

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers investigate and answer questions about the people, places, and events of ancient Egypt and their contributions to world civilization. In small groups they participate in a game answering review questions about ancient...
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Alaskan Studies

For Students 6th - 8th
In this social studies worksheet, middle schoolers find the words that are about the region of Alaska. The answers are found by clicking the button at the bottom of the page.
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Inuit Transportation and Traditions

For Students 6th - 8th
In this social studies worksheet, students find the terms that are about the lifestyle of the Inuit and the answers are found at the bottom of the page.
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Kk is for Kite

For Students K - 2nd
In this printing learning exercise, learners form upper and lowercase letter K. Students also color in pictures that begin with the letter.
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Kk is for Kite

For Students K - 2nd
Kids will get a kick out of this kooky Letter K activity! With pictures of a kite, king, keys, and kangaroo, kids practice printing their uppercase and lowercase K's in guided dotted letters and on the dotted line. The instructions on...
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Everyday Objects: Eskimo Life

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students describe the pioneering work of researcher Edward W. Nelson and identify everyday objects that aid in understanding a culture. In this everyday objects lesson, students conduct their own research into everyday objects by...
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Alphabetize Letter K Words

For Students 1st - 3rd
In this letter Kk alphabetical order learning exercise, students examine the 10 words that begin with letter and them print them in alphabetical order on the lines provided.
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Finding Wind Direction

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Learners identify the wind direction. In this weather lesson, students use a weather vane to find the wind direction. Learners complete a worksheet.
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Build an Anemometer

For Teachers K - 4th
Students investigate wind speed. For this wind instrument lesson, students build an anemometer to measure wind speed and discuss the importance of wind speed knowledge in various professions. 
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Worming Your Way Through the Soil

For Teachers K - 5th
Students study soil, living and non-living particles in the soil, and learn about composting. In this soil study lesson, students study soil samples and discuss the living and non-living components of the soil. Students classify the...
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Adjectives, Prepositions and Gerunds

For Students 3rd - 8th
In this adjective, prepositions, and gerunds worksheet, students write a paragraph with adjective, preposition, and gerund combinations about a pastime or hobby. Students complete 1 paragraph.
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Surface Area of Prisms

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students calculate the surface area of different prisms. In this geometry instructional activity, students identify the shapes of solids based on the properties of that solid. They calculate the surface area using nets and properties of...
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The Buoyancy Factor

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students examine why some objects float in water while others sink and the ability of something to float does not depend entirely on its weight. Archimedes' principle is introduced and buoyant force is discussed. Practice calculations...
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Alaskan Eskimo Collection

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students analyze mystery photographs to determine key characteristics about the Alaskan environment and Eskimo culture. In this Eskimo activity, students read an Eskimo folktale and write their own in response. Lastly students complete a...
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Phragmites australis: Invasive Plant Species

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students research and investigate invasive species, with specific focus on the exotic plant Phargmites australis and its impact on Piermont Marsh near the community of Piermont, New York.
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Design and Function of Native Watercraft

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students design clay boats and test their floating ability. They sketch and record each test different boat designs. They compare their designs to those of native Inuit vessels by looking at images and attempting to determine the...
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Wilderness Training

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars see that there are many different kinds of wilderness. They study equipment and supplies to see how they differ for different types of wilderness experiences. They discuss ways to allow access to wild places without...
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Colonial Geography: To and From Canada

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students identify the major geographic features of colonial New England. They explain the essential parts to a map and interpret journals to plot a journey. They discover the connection between geography and life.
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The Driving Force

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students work in groups and note similarities and differences between their boats: size, shape, color, and unique features. They discuss 3 typical means of propulsion: propellers, sails, and paddles then share their charts with the class.
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Wilderness Training

For Teachers 4th - 10th
Students explore how to prepare for a wilderness journey. In this wilderness survival lesson, students construct a compass from a magnet and a sewing needle.
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Slang Words Beginning with K

For Students 4th - 6th
In this slang word worksheet, students complete 5 multiple choice questions, selecting the correct meaning of slang words/phrases beginning with K. Students may click an "answer" button for immediate feedback, worksheet is labeled ESL,...

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