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Beyond the Battlefield: A Virtual Field Trip to the Museum of the American Revolution
25 mins 2nd - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewAuthor Lauren Tarshis hosts a virtual field trip to the Museum of the American Revolution. Tarshis takes viewers on a behind-the-scenes tour stopping along the way to check out exhibits and interview Revolutionary War experts that work...
The American Museum of Natural History: A Virtual Field Trip with Brian Selznick
16 mins 3rd - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewAuthor Brian Selznick takes scholars on a virtual field trip to New York City's American Museum of Natural History. Three stops to the Hall of North American Mammals, Mosquito Model, and Hall of Meteorites showcase prominent dioramas and...
Egyptian Pyramids Virtual Field Trip!
6th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewA virtual field trip takes enthusiastic travelers to the pyramids of Giza. Using Google, scholars explore the grounds of the ancient pyramids found in Egypt then complete three worksheets: a photo analysis page, a reflection sheet, and a...
Plimoth Plantation Virtual Field Trips
1 hr 25 mins 3rd - 8th
New ReviewTake a virtual field trip to Plimoth Plantation with four video tours and a slideshow. Videos take viewers aboard the Mayflower, inside a pilgrim village, to a Wampanoag homesite, and the Plimoth Plantation. Slideshow pictures are...
Webcams in the Classroom: Animal Inquiry and Observation
3rd - 5th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewBoost observational skills with an inquiry-based lesson that takes scholars on a virtual field trip. With help from webcams, learners observe animals in a zoo or aquarium. Observations go into a journal and a discussion is held to review...
Why Is the Declaration of Independence Important?
5th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewFair or unfair? To begin a study of the American Revolution, class members review the treatment of the people of the American Colonies by the King of England and decide which were fair and which were unfair. Class members then annotate a...
Using Folklore to Improve Close Reading Skills: "Here's How I Heard It"
7th - 9th CCSS: Adaptable
New Review"X" is for exaggeration, "F" is for fact. To encourage close reading and to improve literary analysis skills, class members annotate fables and tall tales with symbols that identify key features of this genre.
Coastal Peru: The Amazing Biodiversity of a Coastal Ecosystem
45 mins 3rd - 8th
New ReviewPeru's coastal ecosystem is only one of the country's amazing features. But travelers don't need passports, expensive plane tickets, or heavy suitcases to examine the biodiversity of coastal Peru. Armed with a field trip log and graphic...
James and the Giant Peach Lesson Plans
3rd - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewImmerse yourself in the world of giant bugs, rolling peaches, and brave little boys with an interdisciplinary unit on James and the Giant Peach. Young readers focus on the scientific themes of Roald Dahl's classic novel with bug hunts,...
Maker projects & 3D Shapes
3rd - 11th
The study of three dimensional objects can bring out the natural maker and builder in your students. This collection explores three dimensions through the use of maker projects, 3-D nets, and studies of area and surface area. The cardboard challenge is an annual contest that motivates students to use their imaginations and explore construction and three dimensional objects in unique ways. Incorporate lessons on visual thinking, nets, surface area, and volume, etc. so that learners expand their true understanding of the relationships between them.
Can a Black Hole Be Destroyed?
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewThe destructive power of black holes is enough to give any astrophysicist nightmares. No wonder the question arises as to whether a black hole can be destroyed. The narrator of a theoretical video explores the possibilities.
How Do Self-Driving Cars “See”?
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewWhat do you get when you mix LiDAR and integrated photonics technology? Why a self-driving car, of course. A fascinating short video describes how light detection and ranging, LiDAR for short, and integrated photonics technologies enable...
Where to Draw the Line: Balancing Government Surveillance with the Fourth Amendment
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewThe question of how to balance Fourth Amendment Rights with national security concerns becomes critical in an age of planned terrorist attacks, election interference, and fake news. Get young social scientists involved in the debate with...
Teaching about Cybersecurity: Taking Steps to Improve Online Safety and Prevent Data Breaches
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewLeaks! Data breaches! Identity Theft! What can be done to improve online safety? An article offers chilling examples of the importance of preventing data breaches—some very practical suggestions for increasing protection of online...