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Recovery! Coping with the Effects of a Natural Disaster

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore natural disasters and the devastation caused by them. Using specified websites, learners examine how people rebuild after a disaster. In groups, they design and rebuild a community and conclude by writing an essay...
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Sensational Summarization!

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students observe and demonstrate a variety of summarization strategies. They silently read an article from National Geographic Kids, and as a class write a summary that includes the main idea and details and the five W's. Students then...
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Oceans Alive! Mathematical identification of microorganisms

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers identify that math relationships are linked to science and evaluate microscopic concepts. In this exploring science lesson students explore different cells and view them under a microscope. 
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How Diverse is That?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
After reviewing biodiversity, learners work in small groups to analyze actual species distribution data. They learn to calculate the Shannon-Weaver diversity index for different communities. Though not particularly engaging, the content...
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All in a Nutshell

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Young scholars practice summarization skills while silent reading in order to increase their reading comprehension. They study five steps to summarize reading passages using a bookmarks with that highlights each step. By examining the...
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Breakdown

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars read reports and watch a video about World War I. In this World War I lesson plan, students discuss how the government has to take charge on many levels including the oil shortage during World War I.
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Zoom in Thought Bubbles: Human Impact on the Environment: Controlling the Uncontrollable

For Teachers 5th
Students discuss the definitions of weathering and erosion. In this science lesson, students discuss manmade structures used to control the environment such as levees, dams and jetties.
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Microscopic Water Life

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students use a light microscope to observe the organisms living in a sample of ocean or fresh water. Students create a drawing of the organisms that they observe. Students then discuss the different body plans of the organisms and the...
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It's a Gas! Or is it?

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Examine the effects of temperature and pressure on solubility and the states of matter of ocean water. Learners make inferences about the unique chemistry of ocean water at different depths. They engage in an activity related to...
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Words in the News

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Here's an "old-school" lesson plan on an event in US history. High schoolers look into the massive layoffs that occurred in New Orleans in 2005. Discussion and debate take place, and groups of learners must cut and paste a series of...
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Who Will We Become?

For Students 6th - 8th
Scholars follow along on Gabriel and Aleul's journey to America and their struggle to continue their education while assimilating into American society. Learners explore themes relating to human rights and the struggles of displaced...
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CSI on the Deep Reef

For Teachers 8th - 10th
After some instruction, small groups prepare a written report on chemotrophic organisms. Though not clearly mentioned, this resource would work best if groups have the Internet available to research the vocabulary and different organisms...
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This Life Stinks

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Chemosynthetic communities of cold seep areas are considered in this lesson. Working in collaborative groups, marine biology or oceanography learners research and prepare a report about oxidation-reduction reactions involved with...
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Important Financial Documents

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Emergencies usually come by surprise — preparation is key. Help to reduce anxiety of the unknown by having a financial plan in place for when they arise. Important documents are gathered and action plans are documented.
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Undercover Meanings

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
Support young scholars with studying new vocabulary using this foldable resource. By cutting and folding the included template, learners are able to record definitions, examples, and a sentence for four different words. This resource...
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The Bank of Good Habits

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore investing and saving. In this investing lesson plan, students identify their own financial goals and hurdles to success, calculate interest, and simulate banking and investing transactions. Incentive certificates, a...
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Using Primary Documents: The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students examine primary documents from various key historical events, including those from the 1906 San Francisco earthquake. They discuss the importance of such documents.
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Summing it Up

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students summarize a selected piece of text nonfiction text. After reviewing the correct way to read silently, students read a nonfiction article obtained online. They write a summary paragraph using the process outlined by the instructor.
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Speed Measures How Fast Position Changes

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students explore how to measure time and distance. In this speed lesson students view a PowerPoint presentation, complete a short lab. 
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Gas Pains? Been There, Done That

For Students 8th - 12th
In this current events learning exercise, students analyze political cartoons about gas prices and respond to 3 talking point questions.
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Esperanza Rising: Lesson 2

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore adversity. In this summarizing lesson students compare their culture to the Hispanic culture. Students reflect on a time they were met with adversity. Students summarize Chapter 1 of Esperanza Rising.
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How Diverse is That?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss biological diversity in ocean communities. In this diversity lesson, students examine the variety of organisms compared to relative abundance. They will write an analysis and discuss their findings with the class.
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Emergency Preparedness for Older Adults

For Teachers Higher Ed
Pupils examine methods needed to survive in case of an emergency. They prepare meals that require no cooking, examine what is necessary for an evacuation bag, identify shut-off valves for utilities, and develop emergency contact lists. ...
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Kids With Cameras Make a Difference

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students use cameras to take pictures of their community and create an exhibit to raise money. In this cameras lesson plan, students learn basic photography techniques and send their money to the "kids with cameras" project.

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