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Toward a Smarter Grid

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Did you realize that the latest innovations in technology get their electrical power from a system that's 100 years old? Help pupils make sense of the power grid using a short video and related questions. The lesson, part of NOVA's...
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PD Learning Network

The Grid

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Upper graders form a "Presidential Task Force," and attempt to make recommendations concerning the future of the national power grid. After a teacher-led discussion which proves that our nation's energy consumption will soon outpace our...
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Who's Got Your Power

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine and map local sources of energy. They conduct Internet research on their local utility company, identify where their utility company obtains energy, graph the data, and label a map of power plant locations in their state.
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Renewable Energy: Powered by Poop

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
A single cow produces more than 100 pounds of manure every day. Meet a farmer using cow manure to provide energy to his farm, electric car, and the larger electric grid. He explains the process and benefits of the renewable energy source.
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Renewables Workshop

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Youngsters examine resource maps to find out which states are using solar and wind power and discuss as a class various other renewable energy sources. They use a provided data table to record pros and cons to each technology, build and...
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Lesson 7: Smart Grids

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Energy conservation is a hot topic these days; introduce your kids to the Smart Grid solution through a video clip and several interactive online tools. They discuss areas of household energy consumption, examining a pie chart...
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Reliability Check of Power Grid

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students complete a simulation on power grid reliability check. In this physics lesson, students discuss the consequences of power grid failures. They complete a simulation worksheet.
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Siting Wind Power

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Student study how solar heating generates wind and how wind can be harnessed to be used to generate electricity. They analyze wind power curves and visit a wind generated power plant. Also, they watch a number of computer based videos...
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Exploiting the Connection to Trigonometry 2

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
The class checks to see if the formula for finding powers of a complex number works to find the roots too.  Pupils review the previous day's work and graph on the polar grid. The discussion leads the class to think about how to reverse...
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Power Blackout Assessment

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students discuss the importance of power grids in power generation. In this physics lesson, students explain the impact of power failure. They investigate the power blackout in 2003 and discuss their findings.
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Eclipse Over America | Coronal Mass Ejections from the Sun

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The sun's corona, rarely seen from Earth, takes up massive amounts of space many times the size of our planet. Viewers discuss and view how scientists study the corona of the sun. They observe the impact of coronal mass ejections on...
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Siting Wind Power

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners analyze a variety of curves that describe the power extracted from the wind by a variety of commercially produced wind turbines. They utilize site specific topographic maps and political boundary data to evaluate and make...
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Siting Wind Power

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine how wind is generated by the solar heating of the earth.  For this wind power lesson students analyze a wind power curve. 
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Introducing Powers and Models

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students construct two dimensional models to illustrate squared numbers. In this geometry lesson, students use graph paper and an x/y axis to build squares exponentially. Students identify powers and relationships between various figures...
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Transformers and the National Grid

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Understand the science behind the path electricity takes to our homes. The video shows how the role of transformers is important to the efficiency of the system. 
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Powerful Amp - Mulitplication Facts

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this multiplication fact worksheet, students fill in a 12 x 12 grid with products. They fill in the grid that is embedded in a picture of an amplifier.
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Off the Grid

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students examine the advantages and disadvantages of renewable and non renewable energy sources.  For this engineering lesson students explain what it means for a house to be "off the grid".
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Power Crisis in California

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read an online CNNfyi.com article related to the energy crisis in California. They calculate the monthly cost of running household appliances. They develop a list of alternative methods of energy sources.
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Howdy Neighbor

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students role play a power grid set up to show how increased load affects the grid. In this physics lesson, students explain the importance of electricity in their daily lives. They identify the key components of the power grid.
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Introduction to Electricity

For Students 6th - 10th
For this electricity worksheet, students complete a word search, identify correct spelling of 16 vocabulary words, and complete 6 word puzzles about electricity.
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My Antonia: Magic Squares (Vocabulary Strategy)

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Help your pupils discover the power of context clues by teaching the this vocabulary strategy. Designed to go with words from Willa Cather's My Antonia, this exercise focuses on having individuals use their own words to define new...
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Line 'Em Up!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students find coordinate points on a grid and create a line graph with those points. This lesson should ideally be used during a unit on various types of graphs. They make and use coordinate systems to specify locations and to describe...
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Reinventing Time

For Students 10th - 12th
Take a trip through time. A lesson resource provides instruction on the origin of current measurements for time. The text explains the different tools humans used throughout history to measure time as well as provides examples such as...
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Introduction to Decimals

For Teachers 5th Standards
Three activities make up an introductory lesson designed to create a strong foundation in comparing fractions to decimals and exploring and building decimal models. Pupils brainstorm and complete a Venn diagram to show how decimals and...
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Transformers

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine how a transformer works and its practical applications.  In this electricity lesson plan students complete several experiments using transformers and generators.
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Exploiting the Connection to Trigonometry 1

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Class members use the powers of multiplication in the 19th installment of the 32-part unit has individuals to utilize what they know about the multiplication of complex numbers to calculate the integral powers of a complex number. Groups...
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The Great Explorer - Ernest Shackleton

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How different would the world look if you returned after two years off the grid? Historians analyze Ernest Shackleton's trip to Antarctica during the Great War. They watch a short Who Did What in WWI? video explaining Shackleton's trip...
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Ocean Power

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore the energy resources of the ocean. In this energy lesson, students participate in 4 activities focused on energy resources from the ocean.
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Bacterial Movement Through Water Part 2- Dilution/Powers of Ten

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners make dilutions using dulution trays. They keep track of their dilutions and the concentrations of solute, to parts per million (ppm) and parts per billion (ppb), in order to have an comprehension of the terms. Students make...
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Unplugged

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students read the article "Power From the People Breaks the Hold of Batteries and Plugs." Students work in groups to examine various sources of power. Students debate the advantages and disadvantages of each power source. They assume the...
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Powering a Green Earth

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students compare and contrast renewable and nonrenewable energy. In this environmental science lesson, students discuss the importance of going green. They identify the different components in a power grid system.
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Spatial Relations

For Students 4th - 6th
In these spatial relations worksheets, students learn to follow directions to complete the shape on the grid and draw the paths with a red pencil. Kids then find the specific bearings for each given centimeter measurement and degree....
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Area and Volume Metric Conversions

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students convert units of area and volume within the metric measurement system. They build models of square and cubic centimeters using centimeter grid paper. Students describe the attributes of the unit and what it measures.
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Exponents and Properties

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Reinforce the skill of using properties of exponents to solve problems. Young problem-solvers use addition, subtraction and power rules to solve exponential problems. They analyze the graph and find exponential growth or decay.
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Electricity From All Kinds of Renewable Sources

For Teachers 6th - 12th
On a bold, computer-generated animation of a landscape appears a city, power plants, wind turbines, and smaller, decentralized combined heat and power (CHP) plants. The intent is to show how CHP plants can be incorporated into the energy...
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Math Grid Games

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this math grid games worksheet, students practice their problem solving skills as they play a math game regarding negative numbers and a math game regarding money.
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Studying Characters 2: Matilda

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
This multifaceted and very complete lesson plan provides several ways for young scholars of literature to explore character. Specifically this resource focuses on the character of Miss Trunchbull from Matilda.  After reading two...
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Renewable Energy Sources

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Not all energy sources are renewable, as learners investigate in this unit. Made up of six lessons that span a few weeks of instruction, the unit has learners examining US energy reserves and consumption, using data to draw conclusions...
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The Power of the Plug: How Electricity Will Change Our Lives... Again

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students study electricity. In this physics lesson, students review electrical energy by discussing three ways of generating it. Students explore various energy sources used for creating electricity and examine how different states...
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Multiples of Units (16-19)

For Students 6th - 12th
It's a parade of prefixes! Chemistry scholars identify common prefixes used throughout the sciences using an interactive puzzle series. Learners solve puzzles by pairing the prefixes with the power of ten they represent.
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Area and Volume Metric Conversions - Grade Seven

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students investigate unit conversion.  In this unit conversion lesson, students will build models of square and cubic centimeters using grid paper and generate formula tables for converting units of area and volume.  The tables will be...
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Blackout!

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students read news reports and first-person accounts of a blackout in a large city and keep weblogs or journals. They take on different roles of people who live in the city or commute there to work and then use their journal accounts to...
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Fuel Cell Experimentation

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
With rising oil prices and increasing concerns over global warming, the pressure is on for engineers to develop alternative sources of energy. Among the new technologies being developed are hydrogen fuel cells, which young scientists...
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Tuck Everlasting and Economic Decision-Making

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders use a decision-making grid and list the alternatives and criteria for deciding to drink the Water of Immortality. They examine advertisements and list the product for sale, where it is sold, and why consumers should buy it,...
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Bits and Pieces I

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine making smaller parts out of fractions and decimals. For this online interactive fractions, decimals, and percents lesson, 6th graders represent fractions with denominators of ten. Students then represent powers of...
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"Draw the Line"

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Understanding the power of line in art is a step toward becoming a good artist. Provide a systematic way for learners to either show what they know about line, or explore how line affects the visual experience of the viewer. They create...
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Integrating Space Science-Ion Propulsion in Deep Space I

For Students 7th - 10th
In this ion propulsion worksheet, students read about Deep Space I that uses ion propulsion to power the spacecraft. They learn about ion propulsion and answer three questions about it.
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Cross-Wise Puzzle

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this using deductive reasoning to solve a puzzle activity, students put the right words in the correct positions in the puzzle grid. Students write 14 answers.
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Unit 8 Algebra: Brackets

For Students 8th - 10th
In this expansions worksheet, students use area to solve expansions of brackets problems. There are 4 of this type, each problem having less guidance than the previous. The second activity asks students to solve magic square puzzles...
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The Mathematics of Ion Rocket Engines

For Students 9th - 11th
In this ion rocket engines worksheet, students read about how heavy atoms are used to create the thrust in rocket engines. They solve 5 problems including determining the speed of atoms in a satellite, finding the average acceleration of...
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You Reckon?

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Sometimes simple is just better. A set of activities teaches young mathematicians about using plausible estimation to solve problems. They break problems down to simpler problems, use rounding and estimation strategies, and consider...
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The Quest For Power

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate and apply properties of math. In this algebra and physics lesson, students define important vocabulary words to create a basic understanding of keywords. They perform experiments using concepts of electricity and math.
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Eleanor Roosevelt and Hillary Clinton: Activist First Ladies

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Pupils are divided into six smaller groups, with each group assigned to the task of exploring one of the aspects of the lives of both Eleanor Roosevelt and Hillary Clinton. They prepare a grid on which to record their findings and share...
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It's Close Enough: Rounding and Estimation

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders round to the closest five, ten, and hundred. They use place-value concepts of grouping based upon powers of ten (thousandths, hundredths, tenths, ones, tens, hundreds, thousands) within the decimal number system.
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Movie Magic Square

For Students 8th - 10th
In this magic square worksheet, students solve equations to determine the numbers to be placed in grids.  This one-page worksheet contains 25 problems.
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Famous French People PowerPoint Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th
How much do your French language learners know about famous francophones? Require your pupils to research and create PowerPoint presentations about well-known French people. This assignment page lays out requirements for a PowerPoint...
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Sustainable Southern Belize: Coral Health Lesson Plan

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders investigate coral reefs and the dangers they face by labeling and drawing.  In this oceanography instructional activity, 5th graders view a PowerPoint presentation of photographs of coral reefs in Belize.  Students...
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Harnessing the Wind for Electricity

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explain how wind can produce electricity. In this geometry lesson, 9th graders construct their own pin wheel turbine and calculate its power. They discuss the pros and cons of using wind generator.
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Get Charged!

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Learners explore the concept of electricity in this activity based unit.  In this physical science lesson, students focus on electricity and electrical engineering. The teaching unit includes 5 activities to develop learners conceptual...
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Wind Turbines

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students build their own wind turbine. In this physics activity, students calculate the power output of their wind turbines. They evaluate their design and make the necessary modifications.
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Parliamentary Structure and Process on " Deck"

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders design a "deck" of individual slides on Power Point to synthesize, in a graphic organizer, their recently acquired knowledge of different levels of government in Canada.
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Math 115 Team Homework Problem 4

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this systems of equations worksheet, students solve 6 short answer problems. Students write functions to represent the cost of installing solar panels on a house. Students adjust their equations to incorporate rebates, discounts, and...
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America's Infrastructure: Miller Center National Discussion Debate Series

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Junior high and high school learners study infrastructure and its relationship to the current economy. They review handouts, watch a PBS clip, and review case studies in order to answer provided questions and role play over their views...
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The Efficient City

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research and create a realistic plan for energy efficiency.  In this investigative lesson students answer questions and fill out a worksheet on energy. 
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Life-Sized Drawing

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Ocean explorers or mathematicians research the wreck of the CSS H.L. Hunley. They investigate the actual dimensions of the Hunley using math and measuring skills. Afterward, they sketch a large scale drawing of the submarine outdoors on...
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Plugged In To CO2

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Watt is going on here? Middle schoolers are learning about energy use and carbon dioxide emissions! In the first part of this lesson, learners measure how much energy different appliances consume and calculate the amount per day. In the...
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Perfecting Squares

For Teachers 6th Standards
Here's a perfect way to introduce perfect squares. Individuals color in the diagonals of squares and record observations about patterns. They connect their diagrams to exponents of two and perfect squares.
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Cell Community

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders use technology to review cell structure and function. In this cells less, 7th graders review the parts and functions of a cell, and use photography/video and PowerPoint to enhance their explorations.
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The Seven Continents Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 1st - 4th Standards
Who doesn't enjoy an engaging scavenger hunt? Here, scholars listen to, and discuss, the informative text, Where is my Continent? by Robin Nelson. They then explore the seven continents and four major oceans using Google Earth.  
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Star Wars® Reads Day

For Students 1st - 4th
Calling all Star Wars® fanatics! A set of activity-based worksheets is centered around Star Wars®. From mazes to matching to cutting and coloring, young padawans engage in multiple activities that add a little fun to learning.
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Episode 2.2: The Problem

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
School's out ... forever? Episode two in a seven-part Global Problem Solvers series follows the team as they touch down in hurricane-ravaged Tampa. After meeting with a local principal and teacher, the group begins to formulate a plan to...
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SAT Preparation

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
The verbal and quantitative sections of the SAT can be a challenge for even the most erudite logophile. Prepare your test takers for the vocabulary they will encounter on standardized exams by providing them with a helpful list of roots,...
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Exponents and Volume

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Middle schoolers use exponents to calculate and relate the formula for volume in this algebra lesson. They find the volume of different conics, and apply properties of exponents to the real world.
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Slope Fields

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Students create and analyze slope fields. In this calculus lesson, students create a visual of differential equations. They use the Ti Navigator to create slope fields.
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Electricity Shortage

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students use the Internet to discover what electricity is and how it is made. They examine a site that discusses electricity and magnetism. They discover the ways electricity can be generated.
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What's Down There?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Investigate the coral reefs around Mokolai Island, Hawaii by researching and writing about improving the reef ecosystem.  Students map threats to the ecosystem and use the list of key words to assist in their descriptions
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Nikola Tesla documentary student worksheet

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Shared Resource PBS documentary: Tesla - Master of Lightning; this worksheet will keep the students engaged while watching this excellent documentary about Tesla. The documentary can be found on Netflix or YouTube. It will take two class periods to...
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Properties of Logarithms

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars explore the concept of logarithms.  In this logarithms activity, students discuss the logarithm properties.  Young scholars use linear functions as a basis to develop the logarithm properites by substituting log b and log...
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Plugged in to CO2

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students use a meter to measure the energy used and carbon produced by electronics and appliances. In this environmental science and technology lesson, students use a Kill-A-Watt meter to determine the electricity used by everyday...
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Tsunamis

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students investigate the natural disasters known as tsunamis by researching the Internet.  In this nature lesson plan, students define the word tsunami and discuss how they are created.  Students complete an online activity based on...
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The Road to Democracy

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine the road to the American Revolution. In this American Revolution lesson plan, 11th graders read Thomas Paine's works and identify the issues that the colonists had with the British government.
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Solving Algebraic Equations: Algebra/Geometry Institute

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students solve problems using PEMDAS. In this algebraic equations lesson plan, students evaluate expressions using real number properties. They play "Math Jeopardy" to reinforce the order of operations.
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Who Wants to Spend $20,000?

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Who wouldn't want $20,000 to spend? But, the question becomes, what do you spend it on? Learners discuss loans, interest, and making adult-like financial decisions. They role-play a scenario that depicts the choices of a girl who took...
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Why Am I Reading This?

For Teachers 6th
Explore an author's purpose with your sixth graders. After identifying the purposes and differences in writing (to explain, to inform, to entertain, and to persuade), 6th graders find examples of the different purposes in print and...
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Whiteboard HD

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
A tablet-size whiteboard? Absolutely. And this app includes all the features of the standard-sized SMART Board. You can draw, create diagrams, and flow charts. You can add text, images, and save, scan, and e-mail your work to others. It...
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Solar Events

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students define coronal holes, solar flares, aurora and geomagnetic storms. They explain solar events' effects on radio communications, satellites' orbits and functions as well as on navigation.
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Lichens as Air Quality Indicators: A beginning lichen identification study (2003

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students use GPS and trees to explore lichens and air quality.
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The Geography of Land Planning

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Young scholars utilize simple maps to plan a town, supply water resources and then fit their towns into the a larger community. They assess how hard it is to plan a town by group decision-making as well as the services required to help a...
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Design Your Own Building

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Young scholars explore the use of design principles in the real world. They evaluate how problems can be solved using design principles. In groups, students design the floor plan for a building of their choice.
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The Path of Electrons

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students engage in an interactive "hot potato" demonstration to gain an appreciation for the flow of electrons through a circuit. They role play the different parts of a simple circuit and send small items representing electrons (paper...
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Buy A Car

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discover how to use research, critical thinking and complex decision-making skills in purchasing a car. They create a collaborative list of buying principles using word processing or desktop publishing.
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Amazing Animals

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners participate in an animal research report. They present a PowerPoint presentation to the class and follow specific instructions when it comes to what to include in the report.
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Introduction to the Scientific Method

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students recognize and follow the steps of the scientific method to complete an experiment.  In this scientific method lesson plan, students use inquiry tools to measure objects.  Students record their data.
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Observe a Leaf

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students utilize microscopes to observe, compare, measure and count in a lab experiment. They incorporate their lab experiment as a bridge between the introduction to living things--cells, plants and photosynthesis. The scientific...
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Clubhouse Design

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders design a blueprint and floor plan for a one-story clubhouse.  In this architectural design lesson, 5th graders view several floor plans and blueprints on the Internet then design a one-story clubhouse that includes specific...
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Who Has the Data? Monitoring Coral Reefs

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students access data to characterize coral reefs. In this scientific research lesson plan, students access data and explain the need for such data when monitoring coral reefs. They will identify and explain three major threats to coral...
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Exploring Energy with GIS

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students examine GIS technology as it is used to locate energy sources. In this GIS lesson, student access an assigned website to locate a series of lessons using the GIS software. They use the maps that are located on the primary lesson...
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Patterns and Variables

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students calculate the formula used to find the next pattern. In this algebra lesson, students collect data from an experiment and graph their results using a table of values.
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Teacher's Plant Collection Guide

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Learners explore a variety of guidelines that involve collecting plants in a responsible manner and participate in a plant pressing activity. In this teacher's plant collection guide lesson, students collect data regarding plants,...
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Mississippi’s Electricity: From Generation to Consumption

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders discover how electricity is produced. In this physics lesson, 8th graders infer about the future of Mississippi's energy industry. They participate in a Smart Board interactive activity at the end of the lesson.
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The Physics of Electricity: Real or Magic?

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders participate in various demonstrations on electricity. In this physics lesson, 8th graders explore static and current electricity. They apply concepts to real world situations.
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Perfect Places!

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders study the decimal point and study tenths, hundredths, and thousandths. They explain ways to read and write decimals.
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Primes and Exponents

For Students 6th - 7th
For this primes and exponents worksheet, learners read about prime numbers and their expressions, then work with a group to complete 6 problems.
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"One Hundred Hungry Ants" by Elinor J. Pinczes

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars identify arrays and write multiplication and division problems to match. They write their own multiplication book using arrays.
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Observing First Impressions

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore their own personal qualities. In this social awareness lesson, students explore their identities as results of genetics and environments. Students also discuss first impressions and their reliability.
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Why Am I Reading This?

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders review the four main purposes of writing and how they differ. They find examples of the different purposes of writing in a variety of print and electronic media. They also work cooperatively in groups as they organize and...
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Mr. Cobbler's Shoe Dilemma

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students employ statistics to solve real-world problems. They collect, organize and describe data. They make inferences based on data analysis. They construct, read, and interpret tables, charts and graphs.
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Teaching Percentages

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars calculate percentages using the Percent Tricks method. They multiply and divide whole numbers. They count total number of candies in a bag and calculate the percent of each color.
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Observe a Leaf

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students describe a leaf using characteristics such as shape, size, color, structure and function. They write their findings on the Characteristic Worksheet describing it so that a blind person would be able to "see" it.
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Ecological Dilemmas

For Students 6th - 8th
In this ecological dilemmas activity, students read about people's impact on ecosystems. Students complete 3 activities that require them consider the negative impact humans have on their environment.
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Ionocraft Lifter

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars explore the different types of lifters through a series of activities. In this physics instructional activity, students explain the mechanics involved in the lifter designs. They compare aluminum versus zinc lifters.
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Binary, Bits and Bytes - Oh My!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students are introduced to binary code as used in computer technology. They describe open and closed electrical circuits, use candy to create binary patterns and write their names in binary code.
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Vertical and Horizontal Translations

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders study seven functions. They use their handheld calculator to determine which family of functions the equation belongs, the parent function described, and they calculate the vertical and horizontal translation.
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Happy Birthday Whitehouse

For Teachers 1st
First graders explore the White House and its history through celebrating its birthday. Basic facts are examined and personal experiences related to the exploration of this structure.
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Find the Washer

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers examine a closed box with wires and try to guess where the washer is. They experiment by pulling out wires to determine the location of the washer. They complete discussion questions to end the lesson.