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Identifying Career Interests in the Volunteer and Government Sectors
9th - 12th
Here is a great way to give your class a real-life job experience, while also serving the community. They explore a variety of volunteer opportunities to build career interests, gain work experience, and help their community grow. This...
What's Out There? Space Shuttle Exploration and Simulation
5th - 8th
Students role-play the jobs of space shuttle astronauts, conduct experiments, and research space using the Internet and offline experiments. Student-astronauts hold a "press conference" to share their information with others in a...
Ronald Reagan on the Challenger Tragedy
6th - 11th CCSS: Adaptable
How does society prevail in the face of challenge? After reading President Ronald Reagan's speech to the nation after the explosion of the Challenger space shuttle in 1986, learners evaluate and discuss the tone of the speech itself and...
Exploring Career Decisions: Understanding Personality and Learning Style
7th - 8th
How does one even begin to decide which career is the right one? You could start by thinking about what type of learner you are! Here, kids will find definitions and examples of eight different learning styles. They can discuss each one...
Rx for Tired Classrooms: Vocational Ed to the Rescue
9th - 12th
Secondary carpenters apply their skills to improve display spaces in classrooms at their campus. Includes a contract between workers and teachers who sign on for improvements in the their rooms. Concurrent exploration of building and...
Free Falling: Working with Radicals
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Look out, radical falling! The lesson plan shows the class how to evaluate formulas that include radicals. They involve escape velocity, sight distance, and free fall times. Pupils then discuss what occupations may use radicals in their...
Understanding Long Division: Whole Numbers
2nd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Smoothly transition your class into using the long division algorithm with this hands-on math instructional activity. Working in pairs, young mathematicians practice using base ten blocks or play money to model division by single-digit...
The Artist As Entrepreneur: Getting Down To Business - Next Steps
9th - 12th
Students create a business plan that could be developed for their current body of art work. They carefully analyze how their art work could be expanded and identify the types of training they need to expand their work into marketable areas.
The Impact of Climate Change on Prairie Potholes Activity 3 Landsat Activity
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
The big question posed by this activity is, what can children learn or do with Landsat satellite images? As you'll find out, they can interpret satellite images to learn more about the impact of climate change on prairies and grasslands....
Environmental Stewardship: The Importance of Water Quality
Eleventh graders estimate the amount of water they use in a day, week, or month. They read the attachment, "Water Facts" and the teacher performs a demonstration of water sampling and testing. Students work in small groups to perform a...
"It's All About Grandma Chic": Reading Informational Text
9th - 11th
This New York Times "Learning Network" exercise on reading informational text poses 6 questions about a high-interest article on teen fashion. The article meant to be review with is resource, "More than meets the iPhone Lens", is rather...
Playing Historical Detective: Great Grandmother's Dress and Other Clues to the Life and Times of Annie Steel
Pre-K - 8th
Students draw conclusions about an mystery person based on documents and artifacts provided. For this drawing conclusions lesson, students become detectives by reading and analyzing evidence provided. This lesson includes information...