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Who was Frederick Douglass? Video
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Youth Emergency Preparedness

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What is an emergency, why is preparing for one important, and how can your pupils help others prepare for an emergency? Answer these questions and more with a short unit. Learners will participate in a variety of collaborative,...
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Writing Task 6.NS.4 Item 2

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Danielle needs help figuring out how to evenly package the cookies she baked for her friends. Using the number of oatmeal and chocolate chip cookies she baked, young mathematicians must apply their understanding of greatest common...
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Writing Task 6.NS.4 Item 3

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Young mathematicians apply their knowledge of greatest common factors in order to help Maya prepare for her party. Given the number of blue, white, and green balloons Maya has for decorations, students must determine the most...
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Arthur's Perfect Pet

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Choosing the perfect pet is a difficult decision to make. After a class read-aloud of the book Arthur's Pet Business by Marc Brown, children participate in correspondence with Arthur, writing letters back and forth as they help him...
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Grade 3: Making Arrays

For Teachers 3rd
You will love this resource! Using a problem involving a farmer planting pumpkins, third graders create arrays to show the various maps the farmer needs to make to determine the number of pumpkins he'll be planting. The kids get to...
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The Force of Friction

For Students 9th - 12th
Physicists experiment with the coefficient of static friction on both a level surface and an incline. After answering five pre-lab critical thinking questions, learners go to the lab. They determine the mass required to get a solid...
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Lesson: Animal Journeys

For Teachers K - 5th
Here is a great way to get the brain going. Children look at an image of the sculpture, Jar and then imagine what an animal would look like as it moved inside the sculpture. They then use clay and cookie cutters to create a...
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Lesson Plan: So Much to See, So Little Time

For Teachers K - 5th
How do humans and animals impact the environment? What is land division? Youngsters tape off a 12x12 inch square in an outdoor natural space. They sketch everything they see, then compare their drawings as a class. They will then be...
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Newton's Second Law and More

For Students 9th - 12th
Follow the adventures of Fluffy, The Wonder Hamster. Junior physicists calculate his weight on different planets, the force of his rocket engine, and the acceleration and velocity of his toboggan. Fluffy will challenge and entertain your...
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Thermal Radiation

For Students 9th - 12th
"Thermal Radiation" is a straightforward assessment of future physicists' understanding of radiant energy. They write out answers to questions about wavelength and frequency, temperature relationships, absorption and emission. The...
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Anti-Bullying & Conflict-Resolution Lesson

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Invite your class to consider how to respond to a conflict. Designed to be used alongside Secret Saturdays by Torrey Maldonado, a lesson plan focuses on a set of terms: conflict, escalate, deescalate, conflict resolution, denial, and...
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Fun with Sorting

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
While designed for computer science, the activity here could be used in any activity involving communication or problem solving. In a game similar to Mastermind, one group member is the controller and is able to see the numbers on a...
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How Does Your Garden Grow?

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
What to do, bunnies are getting into the garden and eating all the carrots! After reading the story Muncha! Muncha! Muncha! the class works together to design a device that will keep those bunnies out of the garden. They get together in...
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Lesson 1 - Community Social Studies Unit

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Some problems are so big it takes an entire community to solve them. So was the case in the children's book Humphrey the Lost Whale: A True Story by Wendy Tokuda and Richard Hall. This primary grade instructional activity uses a class...
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“I Can” Common Core! 3rd Grade Math

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Help third graders make sense of the Common Core math standards with this simple checklist. By rewording each standard as an I can statement, children are provided with clear goals to focus on as they participate in math lessons.
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Solving Elapsed Time Word Problems Using a T-Chart

For Students 3rd Standards
Word problems are great, but they can get tricky sometimes. Clear up the confusion that goes along with elapsed time word problems by using a T-Chart. The lessons starts with a review of how to show intervals of time on a number line,...
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How Do You Solve a Problem Using Indirect Measurement with Shadows?

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Using indirect measurement, this video shows viewers how to find the height of a flagpole. The lecturer employs drawings as well as proportions to solve this problem, explaining each step. A useful resource to aid struggling learners and...
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Writing Task 3.OA.1 Item 2

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
The purpose of this task is to support and enhance a child's thinking about multiplication in more than one way. Composed of three tasks, the worksheet provides opportunities for learners to use drawings, numbers, equations, and words to...
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Writing Task 3.OA.1

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
The purpose of this task is to support and enhance a child's thinking about multiplication in more than one way. Composed of three tasks, the learning exercise provides opportunities for learners to use drawings, numbers, equations, and...
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20 Tickets

For Teachers 1st - 2nd Standards
A great hands-on activity involving adding and subtracting, beginner mathematicians determine how many games can be played with 20 tickets. Instead of tickets, youngsters use 20 counters or linking cubes to represent the amount of...
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How Many Colored Pencils?

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Support young mathematicians' interpretation of place value in order to multiply single-digit numbers by 10. The task builds upon and enhances a learners' understanding of place value, a second grade skill, while introducing them to...
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Carnival Tickets

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
A great subtraction and division discovery opportunity for young mathematicians, this learning task involves seven word problems that require multiple steps. Learners use a math table to persevere in solving problems that are supported...
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Toll Bridge Puzzle

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd Standards
Here is a great problem-solving activity for young mathematicians. Intended solely for instructional purposes, the activity is appropriate for learners to add four numbers together. Not only must they add four numbers together,...
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Decimal Questions

For Students 4th - 6th
Money and measurement are often expressed as decimal numbers. Here are 20 well-worded problems intended to put decimal numbers in a real-world context. Learners will add, subtract, multiply, and divide to determine the answer to each...