Strategy Mapping | Lesson Plan
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Strategy Mapping | Lesson Plan

In this lesson produced by NOVA Education, students build “strategy maps,” visual representations of the materials, resources, and people necessary ...
Grades 6-12
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NOVA
You Can Die Here – Death Valley California
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You Can Die Here – Death Valley California

This Nature lesson will help students to evaluate how the interactions of air, moisture, wind, and topography combine to create ...
Grades 8-10
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Nature
Global Climate Change: The Effects of Global Warming
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Global Climate Change: The Effects of Global Warming

Students conduct an experiment to determine CO2 levels in four different gases, examine evidence of ...
Grades 9-12
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WGBH
What’s On My Skin?
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What’s On My Skin?

In this lesson, based on the Science Friday segment Life on Our Skin, students will formulate a hypothesis about which area of skin on their bodies may have the most ...
Grades 6-8
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Science Friday
Facts or Opinions - Wonderful Worms
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Facts or Opinions - Wonderful Worms

Students differentiate between facts and opinions using a two-column chart.
Grades 3-6
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WNET
Think Like a Historian | History Detectives
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Think Like a Historian | History Detectives

Students examine how history detectives conclude investigations and research in this lesson based on the PBS series History Detectives. By ...
Grades 6-12
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Lion TV
Evaluating Conflicting Evidence | History Detectives
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Evaluating Conflicting Evidence | History Detectives

Student's investigate the explosion of the Sultana steamboat in this lesson based on the ...
Grades 6-12
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Lion TV
Abraham Lincoln: Man versus Legend | History Detectives
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Abraham Lincoln: Man versus Legend | History Detectives

Students examine elements of Abraham Lincoln's life in this lesson based on the PBS ...
Grades 6-12
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Lion TV
Writing an Expository Paragraph Using Time Order - Ndakinna Wilderness Project
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Writing an Expository Paragraph Using Time Order - Ndakinna Wilderness Project

Students take notes on a video segment and use time-ordering organizational skills to write a ...
Grades 4-7
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WNET
Food or Fuel?
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Food or Fuel?

The Chemistry and Efficiency of Producing Biodiesel
Grades 9-12
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WPSU
Plate Tectonics
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Plate Tectonics

Students are introduced to the theory of plate tectonics and explore how the theory was developed and supported by evidence.
Grades 6-8
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WGBH
P.S. Illinois: A Life of Uncommon Courage Lesson Plan
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P.S. Illinois: A Life of Uncommon Courage Lesson Plan

Discover how one individual can impact society. Budding journalist Paul Simon takes on corruption and ...
Grades 9-12
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WSIU Public Broadcasting
P.S. Illinois: Tapped Out and Running Dry Lesson Plan
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P.S. Illinois: Tapped Out and Running Dry Lesson Plan

Critical water shortages threaten the United States and the entire world. Discover the impacts of ...
Grades 7-12
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WSIU Public Broadcasting
Seeing the Way: A Brief History of Cataract Surgery
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Seeing the Way: A Brief History of Cataract Surgery

In this lesson, based on the documentary Through My Eyes: The Charlie Kelman Story, students ...
Grades 9-13+
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WNET
Spotlight on Photovoltaics and Fuel Cells
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Spotlight on Photovoltaics and Fuel Cells

A Web-based Study and Comparison
Grades 9-12
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WPSU
Stereotypes vs. Statistics (grades 9 - 12)
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Stereotypes vs. Statistics (grades 9 - 12)

There are many preconceptions and stereotypes about Latinos and how they have come to the United States. In this activity ...
Grades 9-12
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Latino Americans
Who Are Latinos?
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Who Are Latinos?

Who are Latinos? What does the term Latino American reference? In this quick, introductory activity, students consider their own preconceptions of Latinos, view a trailer for the documentary series Latino ...
Grades 4-13+
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Latino Americans
What's In a Name?
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What's In a Name?

Structured as game questions, this activity challenges students to identify cities, states and geographical features whose names tell the story of the Indigenous, Spanish and Mexican settlement that pre-dated the ...
Grades 4-13+
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Latino Americans
Puerto Rican Perspectives
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Puerto Rican Perspectives

What is Puerto Rico's relationship to the United States? How did it come about? How was the destiny of Puerto Rico incidental to other objectives of the Spanish American ...
Grades 7-13+
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Latino Americans
Stories of Arrival
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Stories of Arrival

Latinos have come to be part of the United States through many different avenues: immigrants seeking a better life, refugees driven by war, and those who did not move at ...
Grades 4-13+
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Latino Americans
It Takes Courage to be Weak
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It Takes Courage to be Weak

In this lesson, students begin by analyzing quotations about activism and social change, and rewriting them in their own words ...
Grades 9-12
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WNET