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Power Generation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine energy issues. In this environmental stewardship lesson plan, students discuss nuclear power options. Students also discuss energy consumption and create energy reduction guides for students their own age. Many links to...
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Creating an Enterprise

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students create a business. In this algebra instructional activity, students plan and invent a business that will make profit and test their problem solving skills. They use props and evidence for the decisions they make.
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Art: Creative Movement

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students express and identify emotions and recall skills.
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The Best Birthday Present Ever...Quit Smoking!

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students research facts about tobacco addiction including cigarette ingredients, physical effects, tobacco advertising, and how to quit. They compose a letter to someone they love persuading them to quit smoking.
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Two-Dimensional Objects

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Learners identify two-dimensional shapes and explain the similarities between two-dimensional shapes. They construct their own square and rectangle. They then share their shapes in small groups because every shape be a different size.
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It's a Small World After All

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders take turns making presentations on a culture from their ancestry or a different culture of choice. They concentrate on the cultural contributions of different societies. They are quizzed on the presentations.
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Tell About the South II: Poets and Prophets: Lillian Smith

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students watch Tell About the South II: Poets and Prophets video, discuss Lillian Smith's work and her triple focus of race, class and gender, and create persuasive essays that argue whether racism, classism, or sexism is strongest...
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Create A 3-D Community Model

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students listen to a short story and take notes on the details. Using a graphic organizer, they state what makes up their community. They create a 3-D piece of art that tells someone something about their community. They share them...
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Bill Irwin: All in a Day's Work

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research and examine the various roles needed to put on a major drama production. Using this information, they role play one of these different responsibilities. As a class, they perform a play of their choosing and receive...
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Hank Williams: My Inspiration

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers research information about Hank Williams using the internet. Using the lyrics from his songs, they interpret the poetry used. They work together and individually to write their own poems and interpret them.
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Curious Curators

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students write a theme statement for a collection of diverse objects. Using the internet, they research and write descriptions of various artifact. They role play the role of a museum curator and produce a museum style exhibition. ...
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24 Gold Coins In A Day - Teachable Moment

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Pupils explore making correct choices. They read a story and determine the moral lesson. Students discuss assisting others without being asked. They examine ways that money can be used to assist others.
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Rosa Parks - History with integrated literature

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students read several passages on Rosa Parks. They set up a simulation of the bus incident inside the classroom. Students discuss and analyze the outcomes of their simulation together as a class.
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Journalists Under Fire

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers research current events in relation to the United States military. In this current event lesson, students find out what is going on in the war and use what they find to explain and debate their stance on current events.
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Qualitative and Quantitative Data

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders study the different ways that they have been evaluated over the years.  In this qualitative and quantitative lesson plan students complete a learning activity while in groups.
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For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students research one of the six wives of Henry VIII in groups to provide expert presentations. For this European History lesson, students view a film and take notes on Henry VIII's wives. Students evaluate the information from the...
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Presenting Ecology through Rodent Control

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students discuss and explore an ecological problem regarding rodent populations.  In this investigative lesson students work in teams, research a problem and present their findings to the class. 
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Exploring Heroism

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Young scholars research heroism online. In this heroism lesson, students use the documentary of Heroes of Ground Zero to explore the theme of heroism. Young scholars complete five days of activities to research and participate in...
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Jewish Assimiliation in Contemporary American Literature

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Students read a collection of stories and watch videos to learn about the Jewish assimilation in American literature. In this American literature lesson, students watch videos about Judaism, read stories from a contemporary Jewish...

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