P.S. Illinois: The Struggle for Human and Civil Rights Lesson Plan
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P.S. Illinois: The Struggle for Human and Civil Rights Lesson Plan

Injustice anywhere in the world is injustice everywhere, as hatred, prejudice and misery do not ...
Grades 7-12
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WSIU Public Broadcasting
Use of Symbolism to Convey the Author's Message - The Negro Speaks of Rivers
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Use of Symbolism to Convey the Author's Message - The Negro Speaks ...

Students identify and interpret literary devices, symbolism and first-person narration as well as answer critical ...
Grades 6-8
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WNET
Meet the Planets
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Meet the Planets

In this lesson, students will identify the planets in the solar system, observe and describe their characteristics and features, and build a scale model out of everyday materials.
Grades 1-6
Provided by:
NOVA
Explicit and Implicit Language – Interpreting the Meaning of the Fourteenth Amendment
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Explicit and Implicit Language – Interpreting the Meaning of the Fourteenth Amendment

Students watch two video segments about the Fourteenth Amendment and then write an essay addressing ...
Grades 6-8
Provided by:
WNET
Hamilton's Bank
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Hamilton's Bank

In this lesson inspired by the PBS program Rediscovering Alexander Hamilton students explore the political and philosophical differences between Alexander Hamilton's Federalists and Thomas Jefferson's Republicans.
Grades 9-12
Provided by:
PBS
Get to Know Nature
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Get to Know Nature

This lesson introduces students to biodiversity and habitats in their community as they work together to create a nature guide for their neighborhood.
Grades 1-4
Provided by:
PLUM LANDING
NOVA Cybersecurity Lab Lesson Plan
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NOVA Cybersecurity Lab Lesson Plan

In this media-rich lesson plan, students explore how to keep their digital lives safe, spot cyber scams, and learn the ...
Grades 6-12
Provided by:
NOVA
Understanding Air: Climate Change and Modeling Combustion with LEGO<sup>®</sup> Bricks
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Understanding Air: Climate Change and Modeling Combustion with LEGO® Bricks

In this lesson, students learn about the components of air and the chemical reactions that ...
Grades 5-8
Provided by:
WGBH
Strategies for an Equal Education | Percy Julian
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Strategies for an Equal Education | Percy Julian

Examine inequality in education for African Americans in the 20th century, review the Fourteenth Amendment, and identify and examine strategies ...
Grades 6-12
Provided by:
NOVA
As the Rotor Turns: Wind Power and You
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As the Rotor Turns: Wind Power and You

An Investigation of Wind Power as an Energy Resource in Pennsylvania
Grades 6-8
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WPSU
Using Supporting Evidence to Interpret Meaning - A Native American Folktale
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Using Supporting Evidence to Interpret Meaning - A Native American Folktale

Students will watch a video clip with a Native American storyteller telling a traditional story ...
Grades 1-4
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WNET
Storytelling: Tales of Everyday Life
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Storytelling: Tales of Everyday Life

Students explore how events from everyday life can become stories, and how different types of narratives—such as ships' logs ...
Grades 4-6
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WGBH
Changing Materials Without Touching (MS) | Explore Materials
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Changing Materials Without Touching (MS) | Explore Materials

Heating up a material can rearrange its atoms, and change its properties. Change the properties ...
Grades 5-8
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WPSU
Ecosystem Challenge!
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Ecosystem Challenge!

In this lesson, students play a series of online games in which they model how the plants and animals in an ecosystem depend on one another.
Grades 1-4
Provided by:
PLUM LANDING
Resilience and Ecosystem Adaptation in a Changing Pacific Climate
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Resilience and Ecosystem Adaptation in a Changing Pacific Climate

High island and coral atoll communities in the Pacific Island region face unique challenges in ...
Grades 7-12
Blue Ribbon Readers: Drawing Inferences
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Blue Ribbon Readers: Drawing Inferences

In this WPSU lesson Drawing Inferences, elementary students will practice drawing inferences or making predictions before, during and after reading ...
Grades K-5
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WPSU
The Needs of Living Things
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The Needs of Living Things

Students learn what animals and plants need to survive, how their habitats support these needs, and how organisms can change ...
Grades K-5
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WGBH
Do Materials Get Tired? Do Rubber Bands Get Longer During Use? (HS)
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Do Materials Get Tired? Do Rubber Bands Get Longer During Use? (HS)

This lesson plan investigates how materials slowly deform when constant force is applied to them ...
Grades 9-12
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WPSU
Tradition & Identity
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Tradition & Identity

In this lesson, using video segments from the PBS series Finding Your Roots, students explore the ways in which family narratives are woven into individual identity.
Grades 9-12
Picky Eaters
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Picky Eaters

In this lesson from NOVA scienceNOW, students take a taste test as they explore the role of genetics in our sense of taste.
Grades 9-12
Provided by:
NOVA scienceNow
Dance Space
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Dance Space

Students students explore locomotor and nonlocomotor movement and calculate the area needed to perform the African-American dance Zudio.
Grades 3