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PBS

#### Baseball: The Tenth Inning

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Bring the historical relevance of baseball into the classroom, as pupils discover the lessons learned from the breaking of baseball's color barrier by Jackie Robinson. Learners view video and analyze Robinson’s character, as well as his...
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Alabama Learning Exchange

#### Attitude Determines Altitude

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
A fabulous lesson which combines mathematics with space science. Middle schoolers work in cooperative groups in order to research early astronauts and their accomplishments. They look at a variety of rocket and space shuttle designs, and...
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Mathematics Assessment Project

#### Identifying Similar Triangles

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Math whizzes work with angle sums and exterior angles to figure out the measure of other angles. This particular publication provides comprehensive support in the form of an anticipatory activity, questions designed to prompt discussion,...
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Mathematics Assessment Project

#### Solving Linear Equations in One Variable

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
A thorough and professional appearance characterizes a lesson on linear equations. Maturing mathematicians are taught to identify and exemplify linear equations with a single variable. They also classify equations according to the number...
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Mathematics Assessment Project

#### Interpreting Distance–Time Graphs

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Pre-algebra protégés critique a graph depicting Tom's trip to the bus stop. They work together to match descriptive cards to distance-time graph cards and data table cards, all of which are provided for you so you can make copies for...
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Physics Classroom

#### As the Crow Flies Lab

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A simple, yet memorable, way of practicing with displacement vectors is described here. Divide your class into groups and assign each a different landmark on campus. They measure smaller legs of the path from the classroom to their...
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Curated OER

#### Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?

For Teachers 11th
Who would you love to see at your table? Groups research a decade, ranging from the 1840s to the 1960s, read a short story associated with that decade, and plan a dinner party, complete with table set-up and menu. After researching...
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Curated OER

#### Bog Child

For Teachers 9th - 12th
You are destined for an engaged and happy class as they read Siobhan Dowd’s Bog Child because there is nothing missing from this study guide, seriously. This might be the easiest novel to teach because you don’t have to do a thing in...
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Learning to Give

#### Asian Folktales

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A great way to learn to understand people and their environment is to study their folktales. Stories from China, Vietnam, India, Iran, Persia, and Palestine offer an opportunity for readers to investigate the cultures of Asia. A list of...
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Shakespeare in American Life

#### Performing Modernized Shakespeare

For Teachers 7th - 12th
“All the world’s a stage…” What do Leonardo DiCaprio, Heath Ledger, and Kenneth Branagh have in common? They have all starred in modern adaptations of Shakespeare’s plays. After viewing a series clips from modern Shakespeare videos,...
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Annenberg Foundation

#### Service Learning in the Social Studies

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Active Citizenship Today (ACT) is a "unique social studies service learning program" that requires students to learn about the public policy associated with community issues they identify in their local community. This web site provides...
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VH1

#### Lesson 3: Marketing of Pop Music

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Pop music and marketing are thrown into the mix to make a fun and engaging lesson. Learners listen to several pop songs and discuss the differences in musical style. They then get into groups and work together to decide how they are...
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Ocean Explorer

#### Looking for Clues

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Upper graders become "shipwreck detectives" by studying the debris field from a shipwreck in the Aegean Sea which took place in the 700s.  A website is accessed that gives specific information about the debris field, and pairs of...
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Time Warp Trio

#### The Caveman Catastrophe

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young archaeologists study the development of human history, and work in groups to create a timeline that traces the development of humans. Additionally, the groups utilize a very clever graphic organizer embedded in the plan in order to...
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Florida Center for Instructional Technology

#### A Human Number Line: Teacher Notes

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Twenty-one pieces of tagboard can lead your class to a greater understanding of integers when you use them to form a human number line. After creating this math tool, two strategies for adding and subtracting will have your...
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CBATS Lessons

#### Sound In The Ocean

For Teachers 6th - 8th
An outstanding lesson plan designed for secondary oceanographers is here for you. In it, youngsters study how the conditions of the ocean impact the migratory patterns of humpback whales. They discover the SOFAR technology, which is a...