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Unit of Time Cards/Important Dates and Time Facts

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this reading and recording time worksheet, students will cut out and match 48 unit of time flashcards. Then students will match 15 date and time facts cards with their missing half.
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Tell Time to the Nearest Half-hour and Relate to Events

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Youngsters examine how to tell time to the nearest half-hour. They discuss why people wear watches, listen to the book "What Time Is It?" by Sheila Keenan, view examples on a model clock, and complete a worksheet with the teacher.
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"Dating Violence Detectives"

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars investigate the topic of teen dating violence. They watch and discuss a video, conduct Internet research, and in small groups design and publish a website on teen dating violence.
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Time Zones

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars are able to read and also use a variety of timetables and charts. They perform calculations with time, including 24-hour clock times and time zones. These are very important concepts that Students probably have to bear in...
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The Mind/Brain: Crash Course History of Science #30

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The brain is a complex and mysterious organ. The history of brain research dates back to the early asylums where often unethical experiments took place. The narrator of a short video describes these experiments and their discoveries and...
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Making Cookies- How many per hour?

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders measure how long it takes to make cookies. For this measuring time lesson, 5th graders explore how to manage time. Students decide when to start making breakfast on time, how to calculate playing time into their lunch time,...
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Incan Times

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
How did 168 conquistadors take down the Incan empire? Through several activities, from presenting mini-lectures based on an article to designing newspapers about the Spanish conquest, your young historians will learn about the Incan...
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HIV/AIDS in the United States

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
In the final of five lessons about HIV/AIDS, groups create presentations to share data about the infection rates in the United States, examining demographic and geographic trends over the past ten years. Depending on how much time you...
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Kentuckians in the Civil War Era: Constructed Response Essay

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
What part did Kentucky play in the Civil War? A constructed response essay assignment tests to ensure scholars understand the concepts and the arguments for the causes of the Civil War. Learners must read a primary source quote and then...
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Understanding the Geologic Timescale

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students identify and analyze how the geologic time scale was developed by investigating 11 periods of time and the vast expanse of time of the Earth's existence. They study their period, determine the important factors indicative to...
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A River Through Time

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Young scholars explore how construction of a dam on the Gila River affected the lifestyle of Pima Indians. In this social studies lesson, students locate the Gila River and the Coolidge Dam. Young scholars record dates on a timeline and...
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Hunt the Fact Monster: February #3

For Students 3rd
In this search engine worksheet, 3rd graders will need to use factmonster.com to discover answers. Students will respond to 5 multiple choice questions using the given website.
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Connecticut Folklore: Fact or Fiction

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders read legends to learn the history of Connecticut in a fun informative way.
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Who wants to be a Millionaire Student: 5th Grade Science

For Teachers 5th
Check out this exciting PowerPoint that simulates the famous gameshow "Who wants to be a Millionaire?" The theme of this game is 5th grade science. What a great way to review important facts with your students. Note: You can use this...
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U.S. History Timeline

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders complete a timeline activity in which they outline the events from explorations to the early Colonial era. In groups, they discover an overview of the events that lead up to the signing of the Declaration of Independence. ...
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The Judge and the Jury

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Unless you are a lawyer, you might not understand just how unrealistic Law and Order and other legal dramas actually are. Here's a great resource to help scholars of criminology gain a more realistic perspective. The lesson outlines the...
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Observing Fall Migrants

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Pupils observe the migration of monarch butterflies. They collect data regarding the number of monarchs they see, the location, the butterflies' behavior, the temperature and the date and time. Then they send their data to a university...
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Sourcing a Document: The First Thanksgiving

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
How reliable is a painting of the first Thanksgiving if it was created 300 years after the fact? Learners assess the validity of a primary source image to determine what it can actually reveal about this event. 
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The Murder Trial of Al T. Wolf

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
It's time for middle schoolers to make an important court decision! The resource details how to prep and run a mock trial. It requires the class to create newspaper articles about several court dates and assigns different roles for...
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Studying STI/HIV

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders describe symptoms, effects, treatments, and prevention for chlamydia, HPV, herpes, gonorrhea, Hepatitis B and C, and HIV. They begin by answering provided background questions and get one's feelings about what they think...
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Polling and Public Opinion

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Most people are eager to offer their opinions about topics of interest, but what's the most effective way to collect and assess these opinions as a matter of fact? High schoolers learn about the history of polling, as well as the...
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The Digestive System

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The human body produces about 1.7 liters of saliva a day to aid in digestion. The digestive systems of different organisms are examined in a video that follows the digestive path, beginning with acids, moves to the importance of surface...
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Planet Research and Brochure

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders design a brochure based on the planet that they researched. In this planets lesson plan, 4th graders include the data, important facts, and completed as a team.
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November 2, 1734 - Daniel Boone

For Students 7th - 8th
In this writing prompt worksheet, students learn that November 2, 1734 was the birth date of American frontiersman, Daniel Boone. Students learn a couple of facts about Boone including that he did not attend much school. Students then...