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The Circulatory System Part 1: The Heart Video
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Thomas Jefferson - Author of The Declaration of Indepence & 3rd U.S. President | Mini Bio | BIO Video
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Pet Rescue

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students, in teams, follow the process of design, including the stages of investigation, creation, and reflection, as they devise a way to help "save" a (simulated) pet who is trapped in a pipe.
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How Watersheds Work

For Teachers K - 3rd
What better way to learn about the watershed than to have your kids act it out themselves? This activity gets them moving and thinking as they simulate the Atlantic Ocean (could be adjusted geographically), estuaries, creeks, and rivers....
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"Croak" Science Mystery

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Solve the mystery of a declining frog population! Lead your junior ecologists on an investigation that simulates actual events concerning pollution, predation, poaching, and more. Investigators read a story online, then analyze survey...
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"Lettuce" Learn About the Water Cycle

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Young scientists investigate the water cycle through a lettuce seed experiment. For this experiment, learners plant lettuce seeds inside of a ziplock bag in order to create a small greenhouse. They observe condensation and precipitation,...
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Games on Echolocation

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Get a little batty with life science! This fun simulation game replicates how bats use echolocation to hunt moths in their native Hawaiian habitat. After creating blind folds and discussing some basic principles of echolocation, students...
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Articles of Confederation Game

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Why did the Articles of Confederation fail? Your historians will find out firsthand through this simulation activity, during which they will use money (consider using extra credit) to demonstrate the inherent flaws. It's simple: each...
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Take Action Haiti

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Using an online internet simulation, learners will role-play various members of a family living in rural Haiti. The objective is to increase global awareness by requiring them to consider poverty as an obstacle to education in Haiti....
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Sexually Transmissible Diseases (STDs), Day 4: Epidemiology

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) or infections (STIs) are totally preventable. Yet, the number of cases is on the rise. Why? This health lesson contains a lot of information about prevention, as well as a great activity about how...
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Coal Supply and Demand

For Teachers 5th - 10th
A hands-on simulation perfect for an economics lesson, young learners investigate the availability of different sources of natural energy (coal, natural gas, oil, solar, and nuclear) and how this availability affects their cost. Simulate...
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Sequence of Events: The Watershed

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Class members simulate a watershed with a painters drop cloth, placing objects underneath to create landscape variation, making "rain" with a watering can, and using red drink mix powder to track the path of precipitation. They observe...
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The Water Cycle (Evaporation, Condensation, Precipitation)

For Teachers 1st - 4th
The 3 steps of the water cycle, evaporation, condensation, and precipitation, are the focus of this lesson. After a neat demonstration of rain using hot water, a pie tin, and ice cubes, young scientists observe and discuss the elements...
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Creating a Government

For Teachers 7th - 12th
A simulation gives scholars a personal look at what goes into forming a government. Each of them is assigned 1 of 4 tribes which make up Borka, a hypothetical country. The tribe distribution is based on the percentage of people in each....
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"The Lottery"

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Designed to open a unit on the suspense/horror genre, this plan hooks readers with an activity that mirrors the action of Shirley Jackson's short story "The Lottery"  (without the grisly ending). Use either the twenty-minute 1969 film or...
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Bird Nests

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Learners build bird nests. In this Science lesson, students consider climate, location, and structure when building their bird nest. Learners try to locate each other's nests within the activity site.
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Seed Dispersal

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Young scholars disperse seeds. In this Science instructional activity, students experiment with various ways to naturally disperse seeds. Young scholars evaluate the effectiveness of the various ways to disperse seeds.
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Three Tour Guides: A Middle East Travel Activity

For Students 6th - 10th
This is a great way to get your scholars recalling the information they have learned about Islam, Judaism, and Christianity in a fun and interactive way! They begin by examining 10 statements and determining if they apply to 1, 2, or all...
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EU Simulation: The European Council

For Teachers 12th
Discover how government and the European Union works with this interactive activity. Small groups form to represent a country and create a profile. The instructor presents an issue to discuss and potential politicians then develop...
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Home-Made Clouds

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders witness cloud formation in a jar during a teacher lead simulation. They research, draw and predict weather using information they gather about clouds.
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Simulation: Revolutionary Town Hall Meeting

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Secondary historians simulate events leading up to the American Revolution. They assume the roles of patriots, loyalists, or neutrals in a town meeting set prior to the Revolution. As Patriots and Loyalists make their arguments, neutrals...
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Law of Large Numbers - Hospital

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Learners explore concepts of probability and independent events. They develop a formula for deviation percentage.
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Martian Colony Proposals

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders design a proposal for a Martian colony to be presented to a group of their peers. They review their knowledge of Mars. Students evaluate for themselves which of their classmates proposal best fits their criteria.
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Presidential Elections: A Simulation

For Teachers 12th
Feeling ambitious about getting your scholars examining the election process? While this presidential election simulation will take preparation, the ensuing enthusiasm will be worth it! Using one or more large classes, 12th graders are...
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Energy Efficient Homes

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students observe and gather data from a model simulated home.  In this efficiency lesson students examine the factors that influence energy efficiency, complete a lab activity then draw conclusions from their data.
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Oil Spill Cleanup

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students participate in an oil spill simulation and how to clean it up. In this oil spill lesson plan, students also calculate the cost of the clean up of an oil spill.