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Exploring Energy: Designing a Brighter Future

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Coal soot and gas fumes, smog and pollution, acid rain and nuclear radiation may become passe as scientists search for innovative, sustainable energy sources. Engage young environmentalists in the quest with a collection of resources...
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Using Public Transportation

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Learners investigate the types of public transportation in a their area and how much it costs to use that transportation. Also, they determine why having access to public transportation can be so important in maintaining a job. They call...
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Project: Public Transportation

For Students 6th - Higher Ed
Have your charges race their car creations across the screen in a JavaScript activity. Coders start with a small program that shows one wheel moving across the screen. Use this as a good place to start and challenge your young...
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Building Better Buses: Transportation Design Challenges

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Scholars learn about a series of three challenges when they design a bus system for a small town. They determine the bus routes and then figure out the best type of fuel to use before considering the cost of going electric. Learners...
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Using Poetry to Explore Change and Belonging

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Change, growth, and a sense of belonging are the focus of a unit that uses poetry to explore these themes and the distinguishing features of poetry as well. 
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Public Transport

For Teachers 6th - 9th
"Statistics is the grammar of science" -Karl Pearson. In the assessment task, learners read a claim made by a newspaper and analyze its conclusions. They need to think about the sample and the wording of the given statistics.
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Using Land in Different Ways

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
After reading about rural, urban, and suburban land use, readers respond to a series of comprehension questions using evidence from the provided passage.
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Buses and Biofuels: Sustainable Transportation

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
One-third of all carbon emissions comes from transportation in the United States. The third lesson in a 13-part series on Exploring Energy offers ideas on how to reduce emissions from cars, airplanes, large trucks, and more. 
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Transportation

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Teach your environmental studies, life science, or engineering class how an internal combustion engine works using the first few slides of the accompanying presentation. Then, focus in on the resulting carbon emissions. Finally, take a...
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A Future Beyond Traffic Gridlock

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Bill Ford, great-grandson of Henry Ford and executive chairman of Ford Motor Company, discusses his struggle to reconcile his two passions: automobiles and the environment. He explains how our current transportation systems are simply...
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"L" Stands for Elevated

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students play a trivia game to learn more about the Chicago public transportation system. In this transportation lesson plan, students also create an "L" car, and write advertising slogans for Chicago's elevated trains.
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The Rights of Persons with Disabilities in the United States

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Would I be able to access all areas of the school if I used a wheelchair? Or if I could not see? After brainstorming a list of typical life activities, class members assume the role of a person with a specific disability and consider...
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Rosa Parks

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Four multiple choice questions, four short answer questions, a summary, and a reflection make up a instructional activity dedicated to Rosa Parks. Following a one-page informational text, scholars show what they know by way of a variety...
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Airplanes Everywhere: Land! Water! Sky! Oh, My!

For Teachers 5th - 7th
How important is aviation? Using the background information, teachers provide the class with a brief history of aviation. The class discusses how airplanes are important to the area of transportation in the 17th installment of a...
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Matrix Arithmetic in Its Own Right

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Matrix multiplication can seem random to pupils. Here's a instructional activity that uses a real-life example situation to reinforce the purpose of matrix multiplication. Learners discover how to multiply matrices and relate the process...
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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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The Nutrients Public Transportation System

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students investigate the human circulatory system by experimenting with hoses.  In this human body lesson, students create a system of hoses simulating the circulatory system which they utilize to pass objects through.  Students discuss...
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Transportation

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Here's an interesting lesson that combines elements of language arts, sociology, and a study of the many ways that people use transportation to get from one place to another. The eight-page plan includes worksheets and a word search that...
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Using Past Participles as Adjectives

For Students 5th - 6th
In this past participles worksheet, students fill in the blanks in 9 sentences with a word from the word list. These are past participles that are used as adjectives.
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Cross Cultural Transportation and Resources Exchange

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students examine various modes of transportation. They explore regional transportation options and discover options available in their area. Students survey types of transportation people use in their area. Using spreadsheet data,...
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Transportation

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students discover the rules of different forms of transportation. They see how to read the public transportation schedule and recognize all the possible ways of getting from one place to another.
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Renewable and Nonrenewable Resources

For Students 4th - 8th
In this resources worksheet, students will read three statements about how people use renewable and nonrenewable resources. Then students will write down what effect that use has on the resource. This worksheet is a graphic organizer.
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Supply Shocks: For Better or Worse

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Investigate the impact of supply shocks on prices and output. Upper graders use the market for oil and gasoline as a basis for an exploration into the causes and responses to the events surrounding an assigned supply shock.
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Comparing School Bus Stats

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Engage in a lesson that is about the use of statistics to examine the number of school buses used in particular states. They perform the research and record the data on the appropriate type of graph. Then they solve related word problems.

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