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College Research Skills: Evaluating Reliable Online Sources

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students analyze Public Art in preparation for college discussion, research, and writing, and create their own artistic creations. In this art and college prep lesson, students develop an original research question to explore an art...
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Egypt

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
This six-week unit encompasses all subjects with a focus study on world history and the development of ancient civilizations. As gifted and talented students dive into the interesting yet challenging topic of Egypt, they think critically...
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Gay, Lesbian Speakers: Teaching Tolerance To Intolerant

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research what has happened in other high schools with gay or lesbian speakers. They survey students about what they believe the issues are in school.Students present a proposal for a speaker on this topic to the appropriate...
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Canada at a Glance

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Stjudents examine the statistics in a Canadian publication for use in graphs. They develop their own questions based on tables and graphs found in this publication..
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Protecting your home from carbon monoxide

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students create and distribute flyers, mailings, posters in public areas to help make people aware of how to protect yourself from carbon monoxide. Students research what carbon monoxide is and what can be done to protect those in the...
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Let’s Wrap It Up!

For Teachers K - 5th
Believe it or not the end of the year has arrived, which means it's time to wrap things up with this collection of activities. From creating personal yearbooks and packets of fun activities for the summer, to having a class field day,...
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Genetics, Birth Disorders, and Pregnancy

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Pupils in an alternative school setting for pregnant teens examine various facets of pregnancy including prenatal and postpartum testing, genetic influences, and additional risk factors. Through videos, hands-on activities, and small...
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Buckling Up May Not Help Bus Safety

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss the issue of putting seat belts in all school buses. Using the internet, they research how other districts are solving this problem. They interview school administrators about the pros and cons of putting seat belts in...
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Buckling Up May Not Help Bus Safety

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss the issue of putting seat belts on school buses to increase safety. Using the internet, they research the school bus safety record for their district. In groups, they interview school administrator's and debate the pros...
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Bullies

For Teachers 3rd - 9th
Students examine ways to confront and stop bullies. They develop a list of synonyms for bully, read and discuss an article, take a survey, write and read a reader's theater script in small groups, and draft a school anti-bullying policy.
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Develop a Fact Sheet

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students create a fact sheet to identify the harmful effects of hazardous substances. They use the internet to gather information. They share their fact sheets with the school.
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"Intelligent Design" and Ohio's Science Curriculum

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the debate between intelligent design and Darwinism. They research both topics by accessing primary sources. Students interview school administrators to determine what its science curriculum is and the timeline for any...
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Social Studies: A Quiet Protest

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students examine the protest by Gallaudet University students concerning the hiring of a new school president. They investigate laws related to protests and present their findings to the class in a multimedia show, oral report, or debate.
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The Road to Careers (Part 2)

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders discuss the ways people prepare for their careers. As a class, they discover the many options they have after graduating from high school. In groups, they use the internet to research the types of skills and education they...
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Environmentally Friendly Community

For Teachers 7th - 8th
In cooperative groups, learners research and report on the environmental friendliness of the local community. They consider water protection and disposal, waste management, energy supply, public transportation, and more. This lesson plan...
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Careers With an Aquatic Emphasis

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students are introduced to careers with an aquatic emphasis. They take a self-evaluation test on what they enjoy in school to determine which career is right for them. They listen to people in the field discuss what their job is like.

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