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Calculating Rainwater Runoff

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Young scientists determine the storage capacity of the school cistern and calculate the volume of water captured from the roof runoff during a rainstorm.
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Is Climate Change Good for Us?

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Is it really that big of a deal if the global climate undergoes a little change? Young environmentalists consider this very question as they discuss in small groups the impact of different climate change scenarios on their lives, their...
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Take Effective Class Notes: Strategic Note-Taking

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
Your class members will feel confident in taking notes during your next lecture with this great note-taking worksheet, through which learners practice activating prior knowledge, recording key points, flagging new vocabulary, and...
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Exploring Self-Esteem 1: What Is Self-Esteem?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Adolescents explore self-esteem and the various factors that influence a person's sense of self in this four-part lesson series. Through a combination of whole class instruction, small group discussions, and independent work, students...
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It’s For Real Workplace Ethics

For Teachers 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Discuss the ethical and practical consequences of dishonesty at work by analyzing a hypothetical situation in which a young employee at a pizza shop is being asked by her friends for free meals.
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Just Because... Stereotypes and Gender

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Help young learners identify and break down stereotypes with this these lessons and worksheets, which discuss expectations placed on others based on such factors as gender, race, and sexual orientation.
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A Mock Town Meeting on a Proposed Tank Farm

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Intended as a follow up to the Protecting Your Drinking Water activity, young environmentalists use their assessment of the a hypothetical town's water supply to debate the installation of underground chemical storage tanks. With the...
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Love as a Two-way Street

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Create an abundance of understanding, as your high school learners learn to analyze multiple love poems. Part one of this resource has learners define what love is, examine art that reflects the love between Robert and Elizabeth...
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Engel v. Vitale

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
"Is school-sponsored prayer in public schools unconstitutional?" That is the question teams debate as they consider the arguments presented to the Supreme Court in Engel v. Vitale. The attorneys study the provided talking points and...
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Reform in the Middle East Online Lesson Plan

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Give your class the opportunity to take the time to examine their beliefs and misconceptions about American foreign policy in other countries. Learners begin by moving around the room to identify to others whether they agree or disagree...
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Women Monarchs and Heads of State

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
From Queen Elizabeth I of England in the sixteenth century to Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto of Pakistan in modern times, your class members will assume the roles of influential female rulers and take part in an informative and engaging...
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Environmental Scrapbook and Podcast

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
High schoolers collect newspaper and magazine articles about the environment and construct a scrapbook using construction paper, glue, and scissors. To make it even more environmentally friendly, groups can create an online scrapbook...