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International Monetary Fund

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders discover the role of the International Monetary Fund. They use the internet to answer questions about the organization. They discuss the positive and negatives associated with the IMF.
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Animals on the Move

For Teachers K
Students listen as the teacher reads aloud the book The Very Busy Spider by Eric Carle. They make a graphic organizer using the categories "walk, swim and fly." Students tell which animals go in each category. Through a series of centers...
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Habitat Unit - Day 2

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students explore abiotic factors that affect habitats. After a class lecture, students work in groups to answer questions about plant tissue, production and growth. They share answers, complete a crossword puzzle, and create a habitat...
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Radio Program #11-The Family Farm

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students interpret the lives of persons who grew up on family farms. They compare the changes in farming technology from early days to present time. Students project what the future holds for family farms.
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Life in Britain during the Industrial Revolution

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students comprehend the living conditions, experiences and opinions of the people who lived during the Industrial Revolution. They examine primary source documents relevant to the topic. Students compose a letter representing the living...
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Cycles of Life

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore the path of the water, carbon, and nitrogen cycle. They understand the general cycles of each and think through and discover the importance of chemical recycling on earth. Students incorporate the key concepts when...
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High Performance in Agriculture Science: Graduates Outperform Others

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students plan for their future by exploring occupational experience programs.In this career lesson students list activities that they will participate in in the future and complete a career exploration project.
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Leaders in the Anza Expedition

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students conduct Internet research on historical characters in the Anza expeditions. They compare/contrast the Anza leaders and analyze their relationships to each other in the Anza expedition.
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Participating in a Public Hearing on Cardinal City’s Skate Park Controversy: “Will it be a Radical Ride or a Bogus Bust?”

For Teachers 10th Standards
Class members stage a mock public hearing on the question of whether or not Cardinal City should build a skate park. This carefully crafted resource includes complete directions, role cards for council members, proponents, opponents, and...
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Designing a Real Life Ecosystem!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research abiotic and biotic factors concerning the concept of an ecosystem. Record and analyze data collected. Write a lab report in proper and scientific format with thinking and analytical skills. Work as a cooperative team.
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From the Dark, Damp Places

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Mosses and liverworts do not have any vascular tissue, unlike other plants. Young scientists learn more about these rootless plants through hands-on dissection and research on their life cycles as they get their hands dirty for a fun...
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Get More Sleep

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Help learners identify habits that interfere with sleep and to understand the importance of adequate rest and its impact on not only physical health, but also emotional wellbeing.
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Dead Zones: Why Are the Waters Dying?

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students investigate the effects of pollution on marine ecosystems. They read and discuss an article, identify the effects of pollution on marine life, conduct research on local nutrient pollution, and conduct local water quality studies.
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An Overview of the European Union, Eurozone, and the European Debt Crisis

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This is a solid introduction to the European Union and the debt crisis of the late 2000s through 2012. Class members watch a PowerPoint, take notes, read passages, answer questions, and work in groups to write a fable that illustrates a...
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From The Great War To The Great Depression

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Discover details about 1920's America. In this American history instructional activity, students read From the Great War to the Great Depression. Students then research famous Americans from the time period and present their findings to...
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Ecological Footprint--How Does The Way We Live Affect Earth?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students demonstrate an awareness of the global implications of decisions that individuals and families make about their needs and wants. They identify environmental and health issues related to the production and consumption of food....
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"One Evening in the Rainy Season" Shi Zhecun

For Teachers 12th
Did you know that modern Chinese literature “grew from the psychoanalytical theory of Sigmund Freud”? Designed for a world literature class, seniors are introduced to “One Evening in the Rainy Season,” Shi Zhecun’s stream of...
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Common Cold – Self Care

For Students K - 12th
When kids enter school, they often bring home new illnesses. Decode their symptoms, and help them to take care of themselves, with a fact sheet about the common cold. It delineates the symptoms one would experience as well as the signs...
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Statehouse Time Capsule

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders create a time capsule that is representative of their community. They explain why the chosen objects are representative of themselves or their community.
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Sustainable Marine Fisheries

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Through a fishing simulation, environmentalists discover consequences of over fishing. Afterward, they discuss how the activity relates to the impact of real-life commercial fishing. They also consider sustainability in the fishing...
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Animals on the Move

For Teachers K
How animals move from place to place is the main thrust of this science instructional activity. Students listen to the book, the Very Busy Spider together on the carpet. Then, the teacher constructs a Venn Diagram on the board. The...
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Rotating Interviews with Local Government Officials

For Teachers 10th Standards
As part of their study of local government, class members interview local officials about their duties, their reasons for serving, and the issues they face.
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Ecosystems

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students identify and categorize living and nonliving things. They explore the needs of a plant and an animal. Students explain how these needs are met. They explore the local ecosystem. Students explain how human activities can...
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Earth Day Prezi

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students watch a video and discuss the problems and solutions they can see as to how to help the Earth. In this Earth lesson plan, students give 3 reasons ways we need to care for the Earth and 3 ways they can care for the Earth.