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21 resources with the concept hands

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Don’t Spill the Beans!

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Approximately 89 percent of humans demonstrate right-hand dominance, 10 percent demonstrate left-hand, and the rest show equal dominance between hands. Scholars design an experiment to determine if the dominant hand holds more volume...
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Explore Your Inner Animals

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Human bodies prove evolution thanks to our genes, bones, and more. Learning about specific body parts and how they evolved from other species helps individuals better understand the transition species that helped us become who we are today.
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Helping Hand

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Reach out and grab something. Given the task of picking up objects at least two feet away, pupils design and build a grabber. The last activity in a series of five challenges requires learners to use information about fulcrums and levers.
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Hand Span Measures

For Students 2nd Standards
How long is your hand span? Young mathematicians measure their hand span from pinky tip to thumb tip using a centimeter ruler. After rounding to the nearest whole centimeter, learners plot their data on a line plot.
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Hand Me Your Data

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Is it possible to predict your height based upon another measurement? Teachers introduce the instructional activity by comparing shoe size to height and finding the line of best fit. The class gathers data about their hand sizes and plot...
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Strikeball

For Students K - 8th
Groups form a circle with each person's feet spread shoulder width apart and touching the person's next to them. Drop a ball in the middle of the circle. The object of the game is for players to keep the ball from leaving the circle...
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Soap and Water Science

For Students 3rd - 7th Standards
Learn about germs without getting sick! An interactive resource prompts learners to identify the dirtiest surfaces on a city street. Class members then participate in a demonstration about washing dirty hands and how using soap can kill...
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Self Help: Body Parts

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Head and shoulders, knees and...ears? Eyes? Hands? Help learners get the parts of the body straight with this set of 12 picture cards!
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Why Are Some People Left-Handed?

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Despite what some may think, being right- or left-handed isn't a conscious choice people make. Watch this short video to find out exactly what determines a person's dominant hand, and how the cooperative and competitive nature of humans...
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Biomechanical Hand

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
In 1993, five biomedical engineers in Edinburgh, Scotland, created the first functional bionic arm. In the activity, learners explore the world of bioengineering through discussion and hands-on exploration. In groups, participants...
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The Two Friendly Hands!

For Teachers Pre-K - K Standards
Through a fun and light-hearted hand puppet performance, your little ones will learn about the ways that germs are spread from one person's hands to another, as well as how to get rid of germs by washing or sanitizing your hands.
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Sonic the Hedgehog Is Why You Have Thumbs!

For Students 6th - 12th
Do you know what Sonic hedgehog is? Yes, it is a video game character, but it is also a protein that controls how your fingers develop. A paleontologist discusses the development of the arm and hand, beginning with fish and ending with...
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Preventing Computer Injury

For Students K - 12th
Do your hands cramp up after a long day of typing? Learn the proper and ergonomic ways to type on a keyboard with a helpful "hand" book. From relaxing elbows and wrists to massaging and stretching tired hands, the strategies in the book...
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My Body My Senses

For Teachers K - 5th
In a comprehensive unit of activities, learners explore the five senses. Youngsters discover the many different body parts and their functions that allow humans to have sense of sight, touch, smell, taste, and hearing. The best way to...
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Ag Adventure Lesson Plan: Hands High, Live Horses & Pony Express

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
What's the difference between a pony and miniature horse? Young farmers explore this and other horse-related questions as they learn all about the history of horse management, measurement, and breeds. They learn about using hands to...
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My Body

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Assist your littlest learners in identifying the parts of their bodies. Each slide contains a labeled image of an individual body part. Arms, legs, hands, and feet to mention a few. Tip: Turn this visual presentation into a kinesthetic...
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Bones of the Hand

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
In this hand worksheet, learners trace their hands and answer short answer questions about their hands. Students complete 2 questions.
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Talk to the Hand

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the significance of various body parts in artistic and social expression. They research a body part and create a museum installation depicting the artistic and social significance of the body part throughout history.
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Expressions with Hand

For Students 4th - 8th
For this expressions with hand worksheet, learners fill in the blanks to sentences with the correct expressions with the word hand in them. Students complete 10 problems total.
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Colorful Fingers

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this music skills activity, students study the various images of the hands and colored fingers. Students write the colored finger numbers for each hand.
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Time to the Hour and Half-Hour

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this ESL math vocabulary worksheet, students read the different meanings for the words: hands, minute hand, hour hand. Students solve 3 telling time problems.