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Crown Prince Rupprecht and Erich Ludendorff - Westerner vs. Easterner

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How to take on the Allied forces during World War I? Crown Prince Rupprecht and Erich Ludendorff used specific strategies and tactics to answer the question during the Great War. Despite their differences in tactics, both men were...
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One Of the Capable Generals of WW1 - Arthur Currie

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
He may have had a suspicious past, and his pot belly certainly didn't reflect the image of a brave soldier but today, however, General Arthur Currie is considered a national hero in Canada. Currie made Canadian troops the pride of the...
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Australian General John Monash

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
It is unlikely Americans have heard of Australian General John Monash. Despite that, he played a key role in the leadership of Allied forces during World War I. Young historians learn of the less famous warrior of the Great War,...
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Evolution – Diversity of Life

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Scientists noticed animals with backbones share similar bone structure despite having different forms, such as fins, arms, and wings. Young scientists gain an appreciation for evolution by understanding the history of the theory. They...
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"The Proper Application of Overwhelming Force": The United States in World War II

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the role that the U.S. played in bringing about victory in the two major theaters of the war in the Pacific and Europe. How the various military campaigns contributed to the war's successful conclusion forms the focus of...
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Thanks for Your Service

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
Students thank their freedom fighters. In this Veteran's Day lesson, students honor members of the U.S. Armed Forces by designing a program to pay tribute to them. Students use technology tools to conduct interviews, take pictures, and...
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Origin of the Purple Heart

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students research the origin of the Purple Heart. In this writing lesson students research personal stories of friends or family who have received the Purple Heart. Students then design their own armed forces award complete with an essay...
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First Class Lever Lab

For Students 8th - 10th
In this first class lever worksheet, learners investigate the mechanical advantage of this simple machine. Students change the effort arm and the resistance arm and calculate the resistance force, effort force and the mechanical...
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Simple Machines IV - Levers

For Teachers 4th
The lever is an everyday simple machine. Youngsters learn the principles of levers and explore their many uses. Groups of pupils perform a simple lab where they lift objects with a fulcrum while placing the load in a variety of...
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Forces of Flight - Lift

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students design and test paper airplanes to understand the concept of lift and how it affects flight. This technology-based Science lesson is excellent for use with upper-elementary and middle-level learners and uses spreadsheet software...
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Star Wars – a Relaxation Lesson

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Take young padawans on a journey towards ultimate relaxation with a series of Star Wars themed yoga poses. Following a mindful and imaginative story, the force is strong with stretches including the Rey's Pole, R2D2, Yoda, and more! 
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The Lion Of Verdun - Philippe Pétain

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
A lion of the battlefield, Philippe Petain directed the French forces during World War I. What influence did he and victory have over France's plans in the war?  An informative installment of the Who Did What in WWI? series helps viewers...
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The Indian Removal Act: Was it Constitutional?

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Pairs conduct an Internet search for a series of primary and secondary sources pertaining to the forced removal of the Cherokee Nation from Georgia. Armed with information gathered, teams then debate whether the Indian Removal Act was...
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Japan and America

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
When Commodore Matthew Perry sailed to Japan and demonstrated American naval strength, he forced the empire to engage in trade with the United States. How did this new, strong-armed relationship influence both parties? Pupils consider...
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Forces for Good?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students consider the role of the British Army. In this British forces lesson, students visit selected websites to discover information about the history and function of the army. Students create their own advertisements for the British...
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Evolutionary Arms Race

For Students 7th - 8th
In this evolutionary arms race activity, students watch a video from the NOVA evolution series. Students then answer the questions provided as it relates to evolution and biological forces that influence evolution.
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How are torque and work different?

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore how torque and work are different. In this torque lesson, 6th graders will understand the relationship between torque and work as it applies to force and distance. Students will be assessed on their conclusions of...
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Backpacks and Hills

For Teachers 5th - 8th
This machines PowerPoint reviews effort and force in relation to work and informs students about different types of machines and the different ways forces are applied and how they work to increase efficiency.
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Paper Towers

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students have the opportunity to use model-building as a way to help comprehend the forces and phenomena at work in the world around them. They describe gravity as a universal force that pulls everything toward the center of the earth....
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Duty, Honor, Country! Semper Fidelis! Semper Paratus! Uno ab alto!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars are introduced to and assess the four branches of the military and the Coast Guard and the famous mottoes for each one. They explore and experiment with their own values to identify and create a motto for themselves.
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What Fostered the Axis?

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders present the major cultural, economic and political forces in Germany, Italy & Japan that allowed for the rise and dominance of totalitarian regimes in that country. They discuss how the above listed forces brought the...
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For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this levers worksheet, students review how to calculate mechanical advantages using forces and using distance. Students explore the three types of levers. Then students complete 20 fill in the blank questions and 6 problems to solve.
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Levers Change Magnitude, Speed/Distance and/or Direction of a Force

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders work through labs that allow them to explore and play with levers.  In this levers lesson students explore joints and other simple devices that complete levers. 
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Bridge Building

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Bridge the gaps in your knowledge of bridges. Individuals learn about bridge types by building models. The activity introduces beam bridges, arch bridges, truss bridges, and suspension bridges.

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