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Kinesthetic Astronomy: Longer Days, Shorter Nights

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
A lamp, four globes, and some signs taped around the room are all you need to set up a solar system simulation for teaching how Earth's tilted axis creates the seasons. (Sticky dots are also needed, but not mentioned in the materials...
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Kinesthetic Astronomy: The Meaning of a Year

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
How many times have you traveled around the sun? Aspiring astronomers grasp what a year is and they differentiate between orbit and rotation by walking around the sun right within your classroom. Place a lamp in the center of the room to...
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Kinesthetic Astronomy: Earth's Rotation

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
After completing the activity, "Kinesthetic Astronomy: The Meaning of a Year," zoom in on Earth's rotation using the same simulation setup and this outline. Each class member dons a map of the Western Hemisphere and plays the part of...
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Kinesthetic Astronomy: Birthday Stars

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Space explorers take a virtual trip around the sun right within your classroom! They stand in a circle facing away from the "sun" (a lamp) in the center of the room. As they move according to your instructions, they view different...
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Kinesthetic Astronomy: Mars Opposition Dance

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Your class will watch as one child orbits the sun as Earth, while another orbits as Mars. If the timing is right, they will see the repetitive dance between the two planets and discover how often they are opposite from each other. For...
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Kinesthetic Astronomy: Moon Phases

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
We are the world! Each of your class members models Earth and holds a styrofoam ball to see its phases. Thorough teacher background information and a detailed lesson plan will make this a cinch to teach. If you do not want to purchase...
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Kinetic Parts of Speech

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Add a kinesthetic twist to your next instructional activity on the parts of speech. Kids in grades four through seven complete a variety of physical actions each time they hear a verb, noun, adjective, or pronoun. You read any sentence...
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Teaching the Life Cycle of a Butterfly Using the Kinesthetic Approach to Learning

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
The power of movement and silence is learned as small groups create a drama showcasing the life cycle of a butterfly.
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Playing Detective: Foreshadowing in Dahl's "The Landlady"

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Roald Dahl's suspenseful story "The Landlady" is the focus of this superb resource for teaching foreshadowing. A captivating introduction to foreshadowing that includes looking for actual shadows will lasso your kinesthetic and visual...
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Action in the Classroom: Engaging Kinesthetic Learners

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Instructional strategies and ideas to effectively meet the needs of kinesthetic learners.
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The Tempest: Kinesthetic Grammar Approach

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Though beautiful, William Shakespeare's prose can be inhibiting for learners who are new to his works. A activity based on The Tempest guides high schoolers through the paraphrasing process, including noting the subjects and verbs to...
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Human Coordinate Plane: An Array of Desks

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Use a kinesthetic activity to elucidate ordered pairs and coordinate planes. Arrange desks in a square array and distribute to learners cards with ordered pairs based on the locations of their seats. By having various groups of learners...
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Get Students Moving with Kinesthetic Learning

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Get your restless students moving with kinesthetic learning techniques.
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Pom-Pom Potential

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Lead your class through the sodium/potassium gate in a fun-filled kinesthetic activity. Pupils simulate the sodium/potassium pump to demonstrate the action potential of ions traveling down a neuron. 
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Rainbow Spelling: A Kinesthetic Approach to Encoding

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Have your young learners interact with phonemes through this tactile plan! Each learner will have a colored mat where they connect different phonemes to create words. The best part is that they can self-correct easily as they spell! 
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Bodily-Kinesthetic Intelligence and Climate Change: Dancing Our Way to a Better Environment

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Dance our way to a better environment? If only it were that simple! This unique lesson plan appeals to bodily kinesthetic learners, but can memorable for all types of learners. They investigate different learning styles, or more...
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Neuropathfinding: Kinesthetic Model

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
Playing follow the leader has never been so interesting! Get the class up and moving while they take on the roles of nervous system components. Through trial and error, they learn the importance of the "pioneer" growth cone that leads...
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Persuasive Writing: A Kinesthetic Approach

For Teachers 5th - 10th
For? Against? Or somewhere in between? Faced with a proposition (Learners should wear uniforms in school!) pupils position themselves along a continuum. Those for the proposition meet in one corner of the room and prepare their arguments...
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Move Your Body- Just Like Clifford!

For Teachers K - 2nd
Pupils read the book Clifford's Sports Day. In this kinesthetic lesson, students mimic movements from the text and participate in a game of "Simon Says."
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Digestive System, a Kinesthetic Lesson

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Students actively act out an aspect of the digestive tract on two parallel strips of tape on the floor 3-4 feet apart and width of classroom which represent the digestive tract.
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The Greedy Dog

For Teachers K
Teach young mathematicians the concepts of greater than, less than, and equal to with kinesthetic, visual, verbal, and numeric approaches. In a playful session that addresses multiple intelligences, your class will: dramatize a greedy...
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Earth in the Solar System

For Teachers 1st - 6th
A three-week unit designed to be completed in an elementary level, dual-language immersion classroom, this resource includes several lessons intended to introduce young learners to the solar system, the Earth and how the Earth compares...
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Measuring our Hands!

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
How do we compare? Get your scholars measuring using this interactive and kinesthetic math activity. First, learners compare something (you announce- could be index finger, palm, feet, etc.) to classmates. Consider having them record...
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How Do Long and Short EM Waves Interact with the Earth's Atmosphere?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Things are about to heat up in your classroom! A kinesthetic lesson asks learners to play the part of the gases in the earth's atmosphere and interact with the sun's radiation. The focus is to learn the impact of the increasing...

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