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#### Surfin' USA Lummi Stick Routine

For Teachers K - 4th
"Let's go surfin' now, everybody's learning how, come on and safari with me." One of the Beach Boys more famous songs that is bound to get your class up and moving. This dance has basic dance steps and the added dimension of using Lummi...
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#### Balancing Stick

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Have some physical science fun when studying the center of gravity or center of mass. Simply have balancing artists stand a dowel on one finger and keep it from falling over! A lump of clay is added and moved up along the dowel over a...
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#### Energy and the Pogo Stick

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Let your class bounce to examine the concept elastic potential energy. IndividualsÂ bounce on a pogo stick in order to calculate its elastic potential energy. GroupsÂ then compare the elastic potential energy to the gravitational potential...
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#### Rain Sticks

For Teachers K - 8th
Artists of all ages construct a three-dimensional form and fill it with rice to make gentle, percussive sounds. They discover that Native South American tribesmen would harvest dead branches from cactus plants, fill them with small...
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#### Language Arts: Stick Puppet Show

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Learners create short stories and make stick puppets to act it out. After editing their stories, they glue used CDs or DVDs to popsicle sticks and decorate them as the story characters. Finally, students present their puppet shows to...
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#### Stick Patterns

For Students 6th - 8th
Sticks and stones may break my bones, but these sticks will make me smarter. Pupils examine arrays of sticks to determine the next array in a pattern. They use the number of sticks added to each previous array to determine a recursive...
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#### Lummi Stick Macarena

For Teachers K - 3rd
Hey, Macarena!! The Macarena is very simple to dance: left, right, left, right, wiggle the hips. Spice it up a bit by giving the class things to hold in their hands such as lummi sticks or scarves. Give them anything that will not be too...
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#### Talking Sticks Literature Circle

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Following the six-step process for a talking sticks literature circle, group members choose a leader for the discussion, summarize the reading, discuss journal entries and questions, set reading goals, and write reflections. I think this...
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#### Spreading Paint with a Popsicle Stick

For Teachers Pre-K - K
This one is for the pre-K jet-set. They hone their observation and listening skills as they use Popsicle sticks to apply paint to wax paper. They view how the colors blend and mix together as they move the stick around on the paper.
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#### Glue Sticks Bend and Twist

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Stick this resource in the "Use" column. In the second installment of a six-part series, learners use glue sticks to demonstrate forces. Using glue sticks, instructors can demonstrateÂ tension, compression, and torsion.
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#### Light Stick Chemistry

For Teachers 5th - 8th
In groups of three with the lights off and the shades drawn, investigators place inactivated light sticks, in three beakers: one filled with ice water, another with lukewarm water, and the other with room temperature water. They wait...
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#### The Talking Stick

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students examine the lives of the Aboriginal peoples of Saskatchewan. In this talking stick lesson, students discover dance, art, music, and traditions of the First Nations people. Â Students design and create a talking stick to represent...
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#### Pizza Sticks

For Students 9th - 12th
Kids won't just follow a recipe to increase their cooking ability, they'll use it to locate information in a text. They read the simple recipe, then use information from the recipe to fill in the blanks in a story that shows one person...
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#### Talking Sticks

For Students 5th - 6th
In this nature worksheet, students read about Australian Aboriginals. Students read about the talking sticks they used as a means of ensuring just and impartial council meetings.
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#### Trisha and the Stick-In-The-Mud: Reading Comprehension

For Students 2nd - 4th
This comprehension worksheet includes a short selection, Trisha and the Stick -In-The-Mud, as well as 5 multiple choice questions. Answers provided.
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#### Deep Impact's Comet on a Stick!

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Students create a model of a comet. In this space science lesson, students compare their model to the characteristics of a real comet. They evaluate and make necessary modifications to their original design.
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#### Story Stick Medallions

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students identify and visually represent important events in the beginning, middle, and end of a story. They arrange the pictures in sequential order. Students verbalize details while they retell their story idea to friends and family...
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#### Name Collections with Craft Sticks

For Teachers K
Groups of Kindergarten students count craft sticks in different groups and name how many they have. They complete simple addition to ten with the use of manipulatives.
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#### Sticking to a Budget

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Set scholars up for financial success by throwing them into the hypothetical real world.
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#### Popsicle Stick Kids

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young scholars use popsicle sticks to make different characters. They use fabric to make the clothes and even place eyes to make them seem more real. They add jewelry and any other fashion item to complete the character.
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#### Stick-Slip Movement

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders operate a model to observe the type of motion that occurs at a fault during an earthquake. They explore the effects of several variables. Students measure movement, calculate averages and plot and graph information.
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#### The Little Red Hen: Lesson

For Teachers Pre-K
After hearing the classic version of The Little Red Hen, pre-schoolers use the sequence of events and ordinal position words to construct a version of their own. They use stick puppets to retell the story, with updated modifications that...
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#### Copper Sheet Boxes: Artistic Engineering

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Secondary artists create a metal box made from copper tooling foil and solid oil paint sticks (Shiva Paintstiks). The exacting design develops organizational principles and the painted finish allows for individual expression of...
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#### Classroom Animals and Pets - Insects and Co.- Walking Sticks

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Pupils observe walking stick insects. They prepare a habitat for a walking stick. Students discuss the characteristics of these insects. They examine the parts of the body.