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Using Wikipedia: Crash Course Navigating Digital Information #5

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Wikipedia may get a bad rap, but does it have any redeeming qualities? As it turns out, it does, and scholars discover what they are with part five from the Crash Course: Navigating Digital Information video series. Pupils learn about...
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Breaking News English: Wikipedia

For Students 5th - 10th
In this Wikipedia worksheet, students read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion questions, write, and...
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Wikipedia: Beneath the Surface

For Teachers 6th - 12th
What is Wikipedia? How does information get into the website in the first place? This is a unique video on a tool that has become so familiar to your students. It explains what a wiki is, and specifically how Wikipedia works. Use this...
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Taming the Wild Wiki

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Take a look at the credibility of online sources such as Wikipedia. Discussion points and handouts are included to facilitate a meaningful and informative dialogue. Tips are given on how to determine if a Wikipedia article is reliable...
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Credible Sources on the Internet: What to Trust, What to Dismiss and When to Cite a Source

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Wait, you mean researchers don't all use Wikipedia? Teach your class about intelligent research with a lesson about evaluating digital sources. The lesson starts with a quickwrite and includes vocabulary exercises and several...
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Japan Middle Ages Travel Brochure

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Pupils examine Japan during the Middle Ages. Using the Internet, they search for information based on results from Wikipedia and take notes based on Japan's culture and government. They gather graphics that relate to their notes and...
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Collaboration for the African American Calendar

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students cooperate and organize facts for group assignment using the collaboration board. They post one subject with their row number and month and also post appropriate information to be used in the calendar from the Wikipedia site. ...
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Wikiweb

For Students 3rd - 12th
The largest free-content encyclopedia on the web now has a reader app! It cleanly displays the articles and hyperlinks to the connecting topics. With a mind-map style, readers can visually view connections between articles. This is a...
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How Mendel's Pea Plants Helped Us Understand Genetics

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
A brief animation introduces heredity to your beginning biologists. They will meet Gregor Mendel's green and yellow peas, dominant and recessive traits, homozygous and heterozygous alleles, and Punnett squares. In this cartoon animation,...
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What Causes Constipation?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Chronic constipation includes those people with fewer than five bowel movements per week. Understanding the causes of constipation helps determine appropriate treatments. Changes in diet, schedule, stress, and age alter the way our body...
3:45
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Plant Growth: Auxins and Gibberellins

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Why does a plant grow toward the sun? The video, part of a Fuse School Plants playlist, explains the chemical processes behind plant growth. It details how auxins, gibberellins, and the sun work together. From curving plant stems to...
1:51
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Lanthanum

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
You can easily cut lanthanum, a soft metal, with a knife. Viewers learn about the properties and possible applications of the 57th element on the periodic table during the video.
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Freedom of Religion: Crash Course Government and Politics #24

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Americans can practice all religions anywhere in the United States any time they want ... right? Young historians answer the question as they research the true meaning of freedom of religion under the Constitution. A short video, the...
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Election Basics: Crash Course Government and Politics #36

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The candidate with the most votes wins ... right? A short video clip opens up thought and discussion on the basics behind elections and how citizens decide the victor. The concept of political parties and securing votes are at the center...
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Mini-Lesson: Presidential Appointments

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Can the president of the United States hire anyone he or she wants for any position in the executive branch? The answer may surprise scholars! After investigating the appointment process, historians, by themselves or in pairs, analyze...
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Factors for Economic Integration in Western Europe since 1945

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
While the European Union has been a part of economic landscape for decades, it grew out of a period of economic integration after World War II. Using a round table method, class members analyze and discuss the events leading up to the...
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Electoral College: Does My Vote Count?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How can a candidate get the most votes, yet still lose the race for the presidency? This is has happened more than once in American history, including in the elections of 2000 and 2016. Using an activity for creating group notes, young...
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Mix and match ecology: Symbiosis

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The activies here are designed to reinforce the differences between the three types of symbiotic relationships. Your high school students complete the included worksheet after reading external sources of information and discuss an...
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Wikis in Education

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students assess the wiki compared to other websites.  In this wili lesson, students determine when a wiki would be the best type of webstite for students. Students contribute to Wikipedia. Students integrate wikipedia into the curriculum.
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Tell It Like It Is

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students consider the accuracy of the Web sites they regularly use, then prepare for a formal debate on the reliability of Wikipedia and similar Web sites. For homework, they prepare note cards and practice delivering their orations.
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Historic N. Ireland Deal Reached

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Four questions about conflict in Northern Ireland make up this activity, which prompts students to go to Wikipedia for more background on the situation. The questions are good and can prompt strong discussions in your class. But,...
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Wikiality

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students explore Wikipedia and explore the false information that appears on the site. They research and discuss the potential pitfalls of using Wikipedia and examine the ease with which false or misleading information appears on the...
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The Roman Empire

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers use the internet to research a list of people, places and events from the Roman Empire (753 BC to 476 AD) in this lesson intended for a Social Studies classroom at the middle school level. The lesson suggests using...
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What is our Earth Made of?

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders investigate rocks and minerals. In this geology skills lesson, 3rd graders examine igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rocks and use Wikipedia resources to categorize them.

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