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Thomas Jefferson - Author of The Declaration of Indepence & 3rd U.S. President | Mini Bio | BIO Video
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Comparisons and Contrasts

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Paying attention to details is the heart of compare and contrast activities. The resources in this collection are designed to get learners thinking about how objects, ideas, characters, and/or situations are alike and how they are...
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Mathematics Vision Project: Interactive Applets

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Ready, set, go! The Mathematics Vision Project provides a collection of 10 Interactive Applets that follow the progression of learning—to practice, develop, and solidify understanding. The interactives use engaging materials that include...
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Introduction to Heredity and Traits

For Teachers 5th - 10th Standards
Five easy-to-implement activities teach the basics of heritable traits. Learners explore their physical features and determine how their traits relate to those of their classmates. They compile data in bar graphs and analyze similarities...
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Climate Change in My Backyard: Grades 10-12, Unit 2

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A five-lesson collection examines how current climate changes are different from those in the past. Young scientists gather data from sources life fossils, tree rings, ice cores, and global CO2 levels to determine similarities and...
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Perform Arithematic Operations on Polynomials: Common Core High School Algebra

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Go back to the basics with polynomials and show your students that similar rules with adding, subtracting, multiplication, and division still apply. While some things are different (um...FOILing) learners should still remember the basic...
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Standing Up for Democracy

For Students 6th - 12th
The mission of the Standing Up for Democracy unit is to bring about “a more humane, just, and compassionate society rooted in democratic values.” These 16 lessons, built on a foundation of mutual respect, tolerance, and participation,...
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Using Photographs to Teach Social Justice

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Social justice is the theme of a 12-lesson unit that uses photographs to focus students' attention on and expand their understanding of current social issues facing society. Class members learn how to closely examine an image, and to...
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Equality & Human Rights Commission: Lesson Activity Ideas

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Five resources make up a collection of social-emotional learning activities that target the five core competencies (self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationship skills, and responsible decision-making). The activities...
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KidsHealth in the Classroom: Personal Health Series Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The Personal Health Series is designed to teach middle schoolers how to improve their own health. The 22 lessons address the CASEL competencies and are divided into five categories: Fitness and Fun; Hygiene; Nutrition; Puberty, Growing...
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5th Grade Emergency Sub Plans

For Teachers 5th Standards
Oh no! An emergency has emerged, and there is no time to leave plans for a substitute. Never fear; help is here in the form of an Emergency Sub Plan kit. Create a boldly labeled folder or basket and keep it near your desk where subs will...
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Are All Circles Similar?

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Dilated pupils, the way to prove circles are similar. Using the knowledge of dilations of polygons, class members learn how to dilate a circle to show that it is similar to any other circle. The teacher guides the class through a proof...
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Similar Triangles

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Proving triangles are similar is often an exercise in applying one of the many theorems young geometers memorize, like the AA similarity criteria. But proving that the criteria themselves are valid from basic principles is a great...
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Basic Properties of Similarity

For Teachers 8th Standards
Does the symmetry and transitive property apply to similarity? The 10th segment in a series of 16 presents the class with a group of explorations. The explorations have pairs show that similarity is both symmetrical and transitive. It...
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What are Similar Figures?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Similar figures have the same shape, the same corresponding angles, but different lengths of their corresponding sides. The teacher explains just what all that means. She demonstrates how to compare the two shapes to prove they are similar.
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The Consequences of Similarity

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Examine similarity through a lens of transformations. A creative question asks learners to explain the properties of the angles and sides of similar figures. They must use the definition of transformations to build their explanations.
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How We Are Alike And Different

For Teachers K
Students engage in a lesson plan that is concerned with the similarities and differences as part of knowing other children. They use examples of different drinks to illustrate the differences or similarities that are present in the...
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Similar Shapes

For Students K - 1st Standards
In geometry, similar and congruent shapes are often confused. Shapes that are similar are the same shape, but a different size. This activity gives young learners some practice in identifying similar shapes. There are five polygons...
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Which flag is different?

For Students Pre-K
Little ones build visual discrimination skills and fine motor control, while identifying differences. They circle the flag that is different, then they draw a flag that looks different than the others and the same as the others shown....
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Congruent and Similar Figures - Problem Solving 15.2 Worksheet

For Students 4th - 6th
A theoretical NASA project is the foundation of this worksheet, in which learners will word to determine congruent and similar figures. They solve 4 word problems where they measure, draw and identify congruent and similar figures from...
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Similarity: Instructional

For Students 7th - 8th
In this similarity worksheet, students solve and complete 7 different problems that include determining various dimensions of mirrors shown. First, they find the length of the diagonal of the large mirror in the diagram. Then, students...
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Dilations and Similarity

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
In this dilations and similarity worksheet, pupils solve 10 different problems that include various dilations. First, they determine the scale factor of dilations found in the illustrated graphs. Then, everyone determines the coordinates...
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Same and Different Through Music and Art

For Teachers K
This lesson is intended for a music class but would be a great way to teach compare and contrast to any class. Kindergarteners dance the Hokey Pokey to four different styles of music and examine two paintings of Humpty Dumpty, then...
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Similar Figures

For Teachers 7th - 11th Standards
Stations energize geometry learners to discover and create similar figures using congruent angles and proportional sides in a well-organized lesson plan. From the beginning discussion of equal ratios to the closing assessment of...
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Differences Among Colonial Regions

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Classes look at and analyze primary source images to explore the differences between the colonial regions during the Revolutionary era. They break into groups to tackle each region and then present their findings to the class. A final...

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