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45 reviewed resources for creating waterfalls

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Shimmering Waterfall

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students study and identify waterfalls throughout the world. After exploring waterfall formations, they create 3-D waterfalls. Students create a cascading waterfall and a pond using cardboard and watercolors. They create additional...
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Waterfalls

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders practice identifying the main idea and supporting details when reading informational text. They read text related to waterfalls and practice note taking skills to identify critical details. Students use their notes to...
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How Big is the Ocean?

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
Let this sink in: oceans cover more than 70% of the planet! This video teaches many facts about the ocean using creative graphs to convey the vastness of its features. The ocean contains the longest mountain chain, the tallest...
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Simile Practice

For Students 6th - 8th
Inspire creative writing by studying similes. This sheet provides learners with 10 different topics, and they must create a simile for each topic. Example topics include: favorite teacher, the waterfall, a parrot, the first day of...
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Peace Windows

For Teachers K - 12th
Peace, love, tolerance, faith. Marc Chagall's Peace Window in the United Nations World Headquarters serves as a model for young artists as they create their own peace-themed transparent paintings. A great activity for both SPED and...
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Using Electricity on the Job

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learners explore electricity, discussing its importance and researching different ways in which electricity can be generated. Groups present their findings to the class and then create publicity materials which promote and educate about...
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Potential vs. Kinetic Energy

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Legos in science class? Watch your pupils fall in love with this activity. After learning to measure potential and kinetic energy, young scientists create their own ramps using Lego Mindstorm sensors and software.
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Identifying and Locating Lakes and Rivers

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students analyze geography by creating an illustration of nature in class. In this bodies of water lesson, students describe the differences between lakes and rivers, identify ones that are close to their home and define water vocabulary...
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The Great Water Hunt

For Teachers K
Students examine a globe to locate the bodies of water present and create a representation of those bodies of water for further exploration of the concept. Extensions of their observations are made at school, home, and the community.
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World Wide Waterfalls

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners explore the difference between virtual and actual experience by creating Web sites about a nearby river.
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Dance: Water Dancing

For Teachers K
Examine the way water moves, drips, and splashes with an expressive dance. Learners discuss the ways in which water moves, then create dance sequences that show or describe water. There are several suggestions to adapt this lesson to...
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Relationships to Places

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young historians take a look at how the Indian tribes of California promoted a mindful relationship between people and the land. They begin to understand how the Indians were champions of conservation, and at preserving the natural...
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The Great Water Hunt

For Teachers K
Students create a model of the land to water ratio in a large group and search for all the places water is used at their school while on a Great Water Hunt. They identify where water can be found and compare how much of world is covered...
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Life Giving Rivers

For Teachers 3rd
Students examine the world's rivers in this six lessons unit which mingles science with social studies. The dynamic forces that create erosion in nature are also seen as habitats and ecosystems that are affected by environmental and man...
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Conservation, Preservation, and the National Parks

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Going green? Scholars investigate the creation of the US National Park program. Through diary entries as well as expert testimony, they synthesize information and analyze the need for conservation and preservation. Finally, they display...
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Distortion Unleashed

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students view examples of man-made structures and create a building that matches the style. Using the internet, they research the style of Frank Lloyd Wright and create plans for creating their own community. They use a painting of...
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Why Live Near Water?

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students explore why communities settle in locations where land and water meet. They create three-dimensional models to demonstrate their understanding of the numerous needs water serves. They then analyze the importance of water to...
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Attitudes Towards Nature in Daoist Art

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students examine Daoist art. In this art appreciation lesson plan, students illustrate a poem, then create a second illustration in the Daoist fashion while focusing on depicting the harmonious relationship between humans and nature.
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Stressed to a Fault!

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders describe how stress builds up in the Earth's crust by the movement of tectonic plates. In groups, they relate the three types of stresses to the types of plate movements and explain how the stress causes faults to form. ...
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Snow Activities Let Children Explore the Wonders of Weather

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
Just because there's snow on the ground, it doesn't mean you can't go out and play. Take full advantage of the wonderful winter weather with this collection of fun snow day activities.
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Wonderful Water

For Teachers K
Students identify the various states of water and its natural flow downward. As a class, students take digital pictures of different forms of water and create a multimedia presentation describing their photographs. Groups of students...
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Jambo Means Hello: An Introduction To Swahili

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students gain an appreciation for Swahili as a language spoken in many parts of Africa. They share and illustrate words from their own culture using English and Swahili and others to create a word quilt.
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The "Infinite" Across the Disciplines

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students explore the meaning of the word infinite. In this critical thinking lesson plan, students consider the concept of infinite as they take part in a classroom activity that encourages them to think logically. They discuss the word...
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Fractals Forever or Obvious and Hidden Order

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers discuss ways computers use properties of similar figures to generate scale models and create scenes. they describe patterns they have seen on a fern, pineapple, or pinecone. Students research Benoit mandebrot, H. von Koch...