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Introduction to Earning Interest: Middle School

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Does your bank pay you for allowing them to hold your money? Class members research three different ways they can earn money using money already in the bank. Topics include certificates of deposit, statement savings accounts, and money...
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Tenochtitlan Needs a Drink

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students engineer a way to provide drinking water using Aztec technology.  In this engineering a way to provide drinking water using Aztec technology lesson, students find a way to deliver fresh water to a city surrounded by salt water. ...
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Lunch Party

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Learners plan a lunch party to encourage the development of social, language, math, and creative-thinking skills. In this party planning lesson, students first plan a menu by choosing the foods they will eat, finding the recipes, making...
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Human Body Review Cubes

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students determine how each system in the human body is unique and specialized to perform a major function. In small groups, students explore and review a specific human body system, and create a cube to illustrate their knowledge.
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Climate and Crops

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students determine the important elements needed to grow crops. They distinguish the different types of climates within the U.S. They then will identify and place appropriate crops grown in each type of climate.
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Reflection of Light and Mirrors

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students address common misconceptions concerning reflection, light and mirrors. They investigate light reflection in mirrors and determine how light is transferred to the eye. In addition, they make predictions and then test them...
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Mellowing With Age, A Closer Look

For Teachers K - 5th
Students realize that aging is a "natural, continuous process" and develop sensitivity to the needs, desires, and capabilities of the elderly by interviewing elderly community members and photographing age related things.
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Communication in Dietary Planning

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students analyze hospital dietary menus. In this food and nutrition lesson, students prepare a menu based on their patient's need. They discuss their plans in class.
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Build A "Bug"

For Teachers K - 6th
Students brainstorm different adaptations that bug would need to live in aquatic environment, and watch presentation where classmate is dressed up in costume to represent adaptations necessary for macroinvertebrate to survive in water.
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Desert Xeriscaping

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students recognize native species of desert vegetation while examining the need for water conservation. They design and create a xeriscape landscape using a variety of materials.
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Rock Around the Clock

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students are presented a problem in which they must determine a reasonable number of packs of gum that need be purchased in order to win a complete set of prizes. Students work in groups using the Monte Carlo method to determine the...
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Say Aaaaa for Apple

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Learners say words by blending sounds and phonemes. They decode words in order to read and identify and understand the letter a. This phoneme /a/ is one of the short vowels that are needed to read and write. They will show example of...
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Frankenstein (Teacher Zone)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are introduced to the life and art of Mary Shelley and consider the still-relevant themes of the Frankenstein myth. Also, students become acquainted with the nineteenth century fascination with electricity by reviewing...
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Discovering Seeds

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students compare seeds with seedlings. In this life science lesson, students make observations of seedlings and the seeds they grew from, paying special attention to the roots. Lesson includes extension activities.
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Treasures of East Asia, Exploration of Special People, Places, and Events

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore East Asia. In this geography lesson, students investigate important people, places, and events in East Asia as they complete a research project.
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Eyes of East Asia

For Teachers K - 8th
There are many different cultural groups that dwell in East Asia. You and your special ed class will explore the East Asian culture by listing each culture group and then creating a collage style poster. They will attempt to identify...

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