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26 resources with the concept shelters

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Design Squad: Invent It, Build It

For Students 4th - 8th
Challenge budding engineers with a collection of six activities that are designed to meet the National Science Education Standards and the ITEA National Study of Technology Content Standards. Kids invent solutions for needs in everyday...
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Adventure Engineering Challenge: Asteroid Impact

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Oh, no! An asteroid is on a collision course with Earth!. The challenge, should your students choose to accept it, is to design underground survival caverns to shelter people for one year. Over the course of eight lessons, engineering...
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Life Science

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Photosynthesis, extinction, biomimicry, and bioremediation. Young environmental engineers study these processes. Using photosynthesis as a model and biomimicry as an example, groups research how nature provides hints for engineering...
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Massive Migrations: Grades 5-8

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Many Arctic species only spent a fraction of their lives in the Arctic region. Scholars research migrating Arctic species to learn more about their habits. They focus on their migration habits including distances, time, and challenges...
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Butterfly Gardening

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Build a place for butterflies to call home. After identifying the needs of butterflies in terms of water, food, shelter, and reproduction, learners create a scale model of their ideal butterfly garden. Once the model is complete, they...
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Speedy Shelter

For Students 4th - 8th
Garbage bags and bamboo stakes turn into emergency shelters at the hands of your young engineers. They test their designs and redesign as part of a series that covers inventing and building.
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Live Like an Animal

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
When your parents say that your room's a pig sty, tell them about biomimicry. The sixth installment of a nine-part Life Science unit has scholars research the shelters used by animals in the natural world, like turtle shells. Using the...
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Oh Heron

For Teachers 4th Standards
Two teams—the environmentalists and herons—play four rounds of the game, Oh Heron. Using hand symbols to represent food, shelter, and water, players locate their match to produce more herons while those unmatched decompose. 
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Emergency Shelter

For Students 6th - 12th
Save yourself! Groups create a sturdy emergency shelter out of bamboo. The shelter must be large enough to fit one person. Now the most important question: Which member of the group gets to use the shelter in an emergency?
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Lone Woman of San Nicolas Island: Lesson Plan 4

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Imagine being stranded all alone on an island for 18 years. How would you survive? Class members are challenged to makes necessities out of natural materials that would likely be found on an island.
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Incoming Asteroid! What's the Problem?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Oh, no! An asteroid is on a collision course with Earth!. Class members must rise to the challenge of designing a shelter that will protect people from the impact and permit them to live in this shelter for one year. In this first lesson...
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Identifying Possible Underground Cavern Locations

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Teams continue with the Asteroid Impact challenge and determine possible locations to construct their underground shelters. Participants cut scale area models of their shelters from paper and place them on the map to find locations to...
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How Big? Necessary Area and Volume for Shelter

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Teams must determine the size of cavern needed to house the citizens of Alabraska to protect them from the asteroid impact. Using scaling properties, teams first determining the number of people that could sleep in a classroom and then...
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Survival Skills 101

For Students 6th - 12th
Prepare individuals for any type of survival situation with a presentation that focuses on basic survival skills. With a variety of how-to's, including the best ways to treat injuries, the importance of staying hydrated, tips for...
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Natural Resources

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
What natural resources are available in your area? Your learners can consider this question after reading a brief passage about natural and renewable resources. After reading, class members respond to five questions related to the reading.
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A Shelter for Morty

For Teachers K - 3rd
A reading of Joanna Cole’s This Is the Place for Me, launches a series of activities that help children understand the difference between wants and needs. Richly detailed instructions are included for each activity. Class members...
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Nail by Nail, Board by Board

For Teachers 4th - 11th
Presenting a distinctly environmental point of view, this expansive set of three sessions guides learners to identify home-building materials and the resources from which they are derived, and to compare materials used by region and...
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Shelters

For Teachers 1st
This interesting presentation has students consider the variety of shelters that people, animals, and plants need in order to stay protected. For example, one slide has a closeup of a honeycomb accompanied by the question, "Who lives...
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Housing: Types of Shelters

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students experiment with the construction of shelters and the various types of architectural designs.  In this shelters lesson, students draw the building they live in.  Students compare and contrast buildings made today and made 150...
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Gimme Shelter

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the shelters used by the Cheyenne, Arapahoe, and Utes of Colorado. They construct models and write descriptions of each of these dwellings.
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Emergency Shelter Project: Empathy Unit

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students design emergency shelters.  In this designing emergency shelters lesson, students discuss living conditions of people after a natural disaster.  Students discuss the tsunami that struck East Asia.  Students design collapsible...
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Is your house like other families? What are the rules in your house?

For Teachers 1st
First graders identify the individual characteristics of the different places families live. In this families lesson, 1st graders discuss the different places where they live and the rules that are needed in that environment. Students...
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Hurricanes

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students explore the history of hurricanes. They discuss the worst hurricanes that have formed. Students examine what to expect during a hurricane and the preparations they should make. They learn about evacuation routes, shelters, and...
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HEALTH & SOCIAL SCIENCE

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students use the information gathered from the Nick News Special Edition about homelessness. Each student creates a homeless collage poster featuring magazine and newspaper pictures and articles about the topic and a brief descriptive...