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Three Healthful Meals: A Practical Food-Guide-Pyramid Activity

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students activate their knowledge of the food guide pyramid and the basic food groups in order to plan nutritious meals. They collect a handful of food images from magazines and glue them to the appropriate plates.
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Polar Bears and Ice

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the Arctic food chain. They examine the needs of the polar bear and the threat that global warming poses to them. Students write a letter to a local political representative explaining what they have studied and...
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Formatting Fun

For Teachers K - 5th
Launch this lesson by saving the provided Formatting Fun template on your classroom or library computers. Young learners can then practice formatting basics for use in writing activities. Exercises include practice in highlighting text,...
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Word Processing Can Be Lots of Font!

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Explore the basic functions of word processing programs. Young computer users practice deleting, inserting, and changing text. They experience using computer functions as they copy a required poem and complete various computer exercises....
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The Learning Book

For Teachers 1st
First graders identify, comprehend, and evaluate the content and artistic aspects of oral and visual presentations. Then they participate in formal and informal presentations and discussions of issues and ideas. Students also create...
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Debate: Islam & Democracy

For Teachers 10th - 12th
World religion or social studies classes studying Islam may find this debate-based lesson useful for exploring Islam and its compatibility with democracy. The final assessment is a five-paragraph persuasive essay. Some information on the...
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Intermediate Short Stories - "Making Dinner"

For Students 2nd - 3rd
Primary learners read the basic and advanced version of the story "Making Dinner." They then answer 3 comprehension and 5 vocabulary questions.
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Income and Expenses

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Students discuss income and expenses. In this lesson on money, students define income and expenses, after whith they keep track of their income and expense transactions on a basic ledger.
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The Dietary Guidelines (2010)

For Teachers 6th - 9th
In a mini-lab, the class will prepare Hawaiian Haystacks to eat. A note-taking worksheet is included for learners to use during a PowerPoint presentation about six basic dietary guidelines. Most of the time required for this activity is...
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Differences Between Resource Types

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Google it! Like Kleenix, Google has genericized. But when beginning a project, young researchers need to go beyond search engines and become aware of the different types of research resources available. Introduce the options with a...
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Manduca

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students investigate the basic survival needs of both hornworms and humans. They compare and contrast the them by making a class list.
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The Healthy Train

For Teachers K - 2nd
This presentation gives the lyrics for the song, "The Healthy Train." The song goes to the melody of the classic "The Wheels on the Bus" song. It's a clever song, in that the lyrics cover all of the basic food groups found in the food...
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Introducing Rhythm: Half-, Quarter-, and Eighth Notes

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Here's a quick, kinesthetic activity to introduce basic rhythms to pre-literate musicians. This resource should strengthen brain development that connects the body to later literacy skills, and your kids should have fun doing it!
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More or Less Pigs in the Pen

For Teachers K
Kindergarteners practice basic addition and subtraction. In this math instructional activity, students sing a song about pigs on a farm to help them understand the concept of adding and subtracting things together. Some excellent...
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How We're Connected

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students take a survey in order to find out how they live in relationship to the environment. They take the time to investigate the differences between a need and a want. This is done as part of the self-assessment. Students also study...
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Probability: The Study of Chance

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students do a variety of activities in learning the basic principles of probability.

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