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Exploitation, Day 1: Touching

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Developmentally Disabled young scholars need to know they types of touch, appropriate touching, and their personal rights. They brainstorm types of touch, go over their personal rights, and discuss social skills. Very appropriate...
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Haptography: Digitizing our Sense of Touch

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
We have cameras to record what we see, but how can we record what we touch? Katherine Kuchenbecker, a mechanical engineering professor at the University of Pennsylvania, is working to answer exactly that question. Using sensitive...
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Assessing Skin Sensitivity—Touch Discrimination

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How do we distinguish between the number of things touching our skin? Scholars explore an interesting lesson through an experiment. They learn that there must be an unstimulated sensory unit between two touches to distinguish them. They...
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What is Comfortable and Uncomfortable Touch?

For Teachers K
Students fill in a worksheet that shows their ability to determine the difference between safe and unsafe touch after a counselor demonstrates with stuffed animals. They cut and paste cards that show situations and place them in the...
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Reproduction, Day 4: Sexual Decision-Making

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Every human has the need for affection. This lesson teaches mild to moderately disabled secondary high schoolers to make good choices regarding sexual contact. The lesson is developmentally and age appropriate and covers topics such as...
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Good and Bad Touches

For Teachers K - 1st
Students evaluate whether certain physical actions constitute a "good touch" or a "bad touch". In this sensitive health lesson, students are read a book about types of touches, and then compare and contrast between good and bad types....
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Touch and Discover

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students touch objects and describe what they are touching while being blindfolded. For this touch lesson plan, students fill out a Venn diagram and worksheets provided.
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Mystery Box

For Teachers K
Students predict what mystery objects are based on how they feel. In this sense of touch lesson, students reach inside a box and make a guess about the object inside. Once students record their predictions, the objects are revealed....
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Juvenile Justice

For Teachers 6th - 8th
After reading Touching Spirit Bear, learners examine the justice system described in the novel. They research real-world justice systems, both traditional and alternative. In a comparative reasearch paper, scholars determine what they...
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Touch the Spring

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Concave mirrors and the images they produce are traditional topics in the physics classroom. This resource explains how to set up an investigation of them, and it provides you with the explanation of concepts.
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Human Body Series - The Five Senses

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Get your class up and moving with these engaging hands-on-activities that target their five senses. Children explore four different work stations that require them to look, smell, hear, touch, and taste as they record their responses...
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Relationships, Day 4: Friendships & Dating

For Teachers 9th - 12th
It is so important to help special needs individuals know the difference between dating and friendship. They define friendship, differentiate between friends and strangers, role-play, practice greetings, then talk about dating. This...
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Choose Your Best Way

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Classic graph theory problems of the traveling salesman and bridges of Konigsburg get the school treatment in this multi-age, multi-level activity. Learners distill a local map down to a few key locations, and then detail characteristics...
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Investigating The Mysteries Of Third Grade

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders use logic and knowledge of mathematics facts to solve problems. They see that pigments can be broken down into separate colors. Pupils recognize the capacity of water to move upward and measure the height water travels up...
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What's This? Sensing

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
There is a scallop that relies on sight so much that it actually has more than 100 eyes! There are many species that rely heavily on one sense or another. An online interactive resource has youth read about several of these animals. The...
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Action Words

For Students Pre-K - 8th
From asking to yelling, this app teaches action verbs through images. Users listen to each word and tap the picture that corresponds with that verb. Just touch the screen to get started!
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Toward a New Understanding of Mental Illness

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
We know that as a result of early detection and intervention, we are able to make great strides in treating common diseases; however, this is not yet the case in the realm of mental illness. Explore this query with your class and touch...
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Overcoming Obstacles

For Students 6th - 12th
"I focus on what I can do, and not on what I cannot." This resource is sure to touch your young learners as a truly inspiring story of a young boy who overcame a seemingly insurmountable weakness: the lack of fingers on his right hand....
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Unit Conversion and Significant Figures

For Students 9th - 12th
Science is full of big numbers, each of which can be several digits long. Learn how to determine the appropriate amount of numbers to display in answers as well as how to shorten those big numbers down to only a few and still display the...
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How to Make Electronic Skin with Stanford's Zhenan Bao

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How many scientists does it take to make electronic skin? No, it's not a riddle! See a breakthrough in nanotechnology, courtesy of a video from the American Chemical Society's Reactions series. You'll hear the project leader, plus...
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Counting Valentines

For Students Pre-K - 1st Standards
This Valentine's Day, add a touch of festive flair to your math lesson with a booklet that combines counting, reading, and a sweet treat. Young mathematicians read a poem, count candy hearts, and record the amount of each color found. 
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Lesson 7: Relationships - Day 5: Acquaintances & Strangers

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What is the difference between a friend and an acquaintance? What about an acquaintance and a stranger? As part of a unit on Family Life and Sexual Health (FLASH), class members role play appropriate responses to situations involving...
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Solar Kit Lesson #9 - Properties of Solar Radiation: Reflection, Transmission, and Absorption

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Middle school science stars observe and record data on the solar radiation reflected off or transmitted through various materials. They predict properties for various materials, and test their predictions by touch. This activity becomes...
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The Three Rock Groups

For Teachers 1st
Firts graders distinguish between sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic rocks. They group the rocks into the appropriate group. This is one of the best-organized plans I've seen! Learners watch a PowerPoint presentation which is embedded...