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Handout
ProCon

Daylight Savings Time

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
An entomologist named Geroge Vernon Hudson is credited with proposing Daylight Saving Time (DST) so he could better study his insects. Using the informative website, scholars read a brief introduction to the topic and then explore the...
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Worksheet
Curated OER

Short Answer Questions: Daylight Savings Time

For Students 5th - 6th
In this time change worksheet, students answer 7 essay questions pertaining to Daylight Savings Time. There is no text or information on this page.
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AP Test Prep
College Board

2010 AP® English Language and Composition Free-Response Questions Form B

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Although the United States observes Daylight Savings Time, many countries decided against it. A free-response question, part of a set of sample questions from the 2010 AP® English Language and Composition exam, has writers consider the...
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Worksheet
Curated OER

Scavenger Hunt

For Students 4th - 5th
In this daylight savings time worksheet, students use the internet to answer five short answer questions about daylight savings time. A website is included to assist students in finding the information efficiently.
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Lesson Planet Article
Curated OER

Engaging Students with the History of Time

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Researching the history of calendars and time-keeping devices can help students make sense of time measurement.
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Worksheet
Bearsden Academy's English Blog

Close Reading Homework Booklet

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Wind turbines, daylight savings time, noise pollution, social problems. To develop close reading skills, high schoolers examine pairs of articles presenting opposing viewpoints of the same topics and respond to questions that require not...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Time Zones

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students are able to read and also use a variety of timetables and charts. They perform calculations with time, including 24-hour clock times and time zones. These are very important concepts that Students probably have to bear in mind...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Time Zones in the United States

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore how to use the time zones in the United States and internationally. They use elapsed time to solve problems. Students calculate the time in various places in the United States. They discuss the 6 time zones in the...
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Interactive
Curated OER

Saving on Home Energy Use Activity

For Students 5th - 10th
In this saving energy learning exercise, students click on the links to learn about saving energy and then answer short answer questions about it. Students complete 10 questions total.
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Night and Day: A Digital Art Lesson based on Monet's Rouen Cathedral Series

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Think about your favorite place ... now, think about what it looks like at different times during the day. How does the change in lighting affect the colors you see? Young artists explore the tools available in digital art software to...
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Assessment
New York State Education Department

English Language Arts Examination: January 2017

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
After reading literary and informational texts, scholars answer multiple-choice questions and write both a source-based argument and a text-analysis response.
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Worksheet
Curated OER

Bill Nye Video: Earth's Seasons

For Students 4th - 8th
In this earth's seasons activity, students answer fill in the blank questions after seeing Bill Nye's video. Topics include the rotation of the earth around the sun, the tilt of the earth, the time zones and sunlight.
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Assessment
Concord Consortium

Here Comes the Sun

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Many phenomena in life are periodic in nature. A task-based lesson asks scholars to explore one of these phenomena. They collect data showing the sunrise time of a specific location over the period of a year. Using the data, they create...
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Activity
School World

Moon Observation Project

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Mrs. Flynt has designed a 12-day moon observation activity that is best assigned when daylight hours are shorter. Middle school moon experts record several factors, including the altitude above the horizon, the azimuth, the phase, and...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Lesson 1 Activity 1: Tools of the Ancients

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine how Christopher Columbus determined his latitude.
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Lesson Plan
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Curated OER

Exploring Seasonal Shadows and Sunlight

For Teachers 5th - 8th
What can shadows tell us about the changing season? Over several months, astronomy learners record length and position of an outdoor object's shadow, such as a flagpole. They apply the data to a growing hypothesis and note the patterns...
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Worksheet
Teacher Writing Center

Spring Lesson

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
Ring in the spring with a study of adverbs. These spring worksheets cover when and how to use adverbs, provide plenty of adverbs to try out, and use images of spring as inspiration for students to tap into as they write original sentences.
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Lending a Helping Hand

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research the work of North American NGOs and select one to support with a financial contribution as a class. In this philanthropic research lesson plan, students consider the work of Benjamin Franklin, defining good citizenship...
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Unit Plan
Calvin Crest Outdoor School

Survival

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Equip young campers with important survival knowledge with a set of engaging lessons. Teammates work together to complete three outdoor activities, which include building a shelter, starting a campfire, and finding directions in the...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Compass Rose

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students describe the movement of the Earth as it relates to the sun. They construct a permanent compass rose and use it to find directions.
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Astronomy with a Stick

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Students describe the movement of the Earth as it relates to the sun and formulate a hypothesis for the movement and the changing length of the shadow. They express the relationship between the sun and the Earth and how that causes the...
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Worksheet
Curated OER

National Napping Day

For Students 5th - 10th
In this National Napping Day worksheet, learners complete activities such as reading a passage, phrase matching, fill in the blanks, choose the correct word, multiple choice, spelling, sequencing, scrambled sentences, asking...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Poor Richard's Almanack

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students discover what "Poor Richard's Almanack" is and identify at least one element of good writing used by Benjamin Franklin and his work. They then identify what makes some of Benjamin Franklin's sayings applicable today and create a...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Learning Lesson: The Shadow Knows I

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students examine the elevation of the sun to discover the changes in seasons. They observe and measure the length of their shadow. They compare this measurement to one taken four months later.