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Increasing Disability Awareness and Sensitivity

For Teachers 5th - 9th Standards
Designed to promote disability awareness and sensitivity, the five lessons and activities in this packet provide class members with information about disabilities, and with models of behaviors and language that help to break down...
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Grade 9 ELA Module 2, Unit 3, Lesson 8

For Teachers 9th Standards
Class members continue their reading of "How Bernard Madoff Did It" and annotate how the author refines his idea that the Madoff scandal grabbed the attention of a public that is fascinated with crime stories.
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Grade 9 ELA Module 2, Unit 3, Lesson 10

For Teachers 9th Standards
Did Bernie Madoff fit the profile of a Ponzi schemer because, as Diana Henrique contends in an excerpt from her The Wizard of Lies: Bernie Madoff and the Death, he “did not fit the profile of a Ponzi schemer”? Huh? Groups begin their...
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Grade 9 ELA Module 2, Unit 3, Lesson 11

For Teachers 9th Standards
Who is to blame for Bernie Madoff's crime? Class members look for evidence Diana B. Henriques uses in The Wizard of Lies: Bernie Madoff and the Death of Trust to support her claims that we share the responsibility with Madoff.
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Grade 9 ELA Module 2, Unit 3, Lesson 2

For Teachers 9th Standards
"Everybody is guilty of something." As class members continue their close reading of Walter Mosley's essay, they examine how Mosley develops and supports his central ideas about Western civilization's relationship to guilt.
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My Blood, Your Blood

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Dracula isn't the only one who needs blood to survive. The eight-part unit includes seven lessons, five demonstrations, seven labs, and a project to organize a blood drive. Class members learn about the parts of blood, the form and...
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Investigating the Fungus among Us

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
What do you call a fungus that writes music? A decomposer! Here, young biologists explore fungus by tasting fungus (blue cheese) to creating art with fungus to playing a board game centered around, you got it, fungus. Surprise scholars...
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Is It Heredity or the Environment?

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Himalayan rabbits are black when raised at low temperatures and white when raised at high temperatures. Young biologists participate in an experiment using seeds to demonstrate the ways the environment can influence an inherited...
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Mass Extinction and Fossil Records

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
The focus of a fossil-based lesson uses graphs and charts that allow young paleontologists to make inferences about events of mass extinction. They must apply their previous knowledge about fossil records in this final lesson of the...
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Making a Climograph

For Teachers 9th - 12th
While weather and climate are indeed different, they are both quite important. Lead your class as they investigate temperatures and precipitation rates for a one-year period so they may compare these to a 30-year climograph with the goal...
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Are All Parabolas Congruent?

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Augment a unit on parabolas with an instructive math activity. Pupils graph parabolas by examining the relationship between the focus and directrix. 
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The Modern Model of Atomic Structure

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The difference between atomic mass and atomic number can be confusing for some young chemists. Help your class better understand the concepts by allowing them to sketch an atom on paper and then discuss their experience. Upon completion...
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Primary Headwater Habitat Field Book

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Young ecologists investigate how primary headwater streams are important to the health and wealth of not only an ecosystem, but also an entire watershed.  
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Introduction to Soil Erosion

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Are you struggling to make the concepts of weathering and erosion interesting? Those were my sediments exactly! The lesson offers a hands-on experiment with multiple variables that can be completed in the classroom.  
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Exploring Energy Resource Concepts

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Please turn off the lights to conserve energy. Or not, after all energy is always conserved. This first lesson in an eight-part series includes three parts. Part A contains one hands-on activity and two inquiry-based experiments on heat...
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Oil and Gas Production

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Would you consider a power failure a current event? This lesson uses multiple experiments, guided inquiry activities, and group discussions to cover the topics of oil and gas production. This is the seventh lesson in a series of eight.
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Robotics and Future Technology

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Here is an activity that allows class members to explore and research robotics and the idea of automation. Working with a gaming model, pupils write an algorithm to "automate" the solution. Individuals also conduct and present research...
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How Does a Windmill Work?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Can my windmill pick up a weight? Given the same set of materials, groups design and build the most efficient windmill. On the first day, groups concentrate on getting a windmill to spin, while on the second day, they modify their...
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What Does Light See?

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
The second installment of a seven-part series focuses on the refraction of light and how it affects the colors we see. Learners consider how this concept connects to biosensors for cancer detection.
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The Nutcracker

For Teachers K - 12th
The Nutcracker, composed by Peter Tchaikovsky, has become a staple of the Christmas season. A unit plan centered around the famous ballet is packed with a variety of activities that are sure to excite learners of all ages.
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The Grand Challenge: Fix the Hip Challenge

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
It may be time to get to know the skeletons in your family. The first lesson in a series of 5, introduces the class to the concept of osteoporosis. The class members brainstorm possible causes and whether the family should be concerned...
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Intermediate Kwanzaa

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
As part of a study of holiday traditions, language learners read about the creation of Kwanzaa, the seven-day festival created by Dr. Maulana Karenga to celebrate traditional African values.
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Cash Flow and Balance Sheets

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What is your car worth? How much do you owe? Individuals create their personal cash flow and balance sheets. They learn the difference between an asset and liability using their personal information to complete the activity.
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Chinese New Year

For Students 5th - 8th
Provide language learners an opportunity to practice their reading comprehension and speaking skills while learning about Chinese New Year with a packet packed with worksheets and activity suggestions. Zhu ni hao yun. (Good luck).

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