ClassProjects ETC
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/
Projects for teachers to use in their classrooms.Copyright 2011-2014 Florida Center for Instructional Technologyen-ushttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rsshttp://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/images/header_rss.pngClassProjects ETC
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/
Economics: The Buyer/Seller Relationship
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/economics-buyer-seller-relationship/
Short video (vodcast) introducing decision-making when purchasing items.2011-07-11T16:00:44-04:00Podcast: How to Compress a Video Using iMovie
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/podcast-how-to-compress-a-video-using-imovie/
Using iMovie to compress movie.2011-07-11T15:59:14-04:00The Legislative Branch
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/the-legislative-branch/
Movie overview of the legislative branch of the United States Government2011-07-11T15:57:41-04:00Science Podcast: Sound
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/science-podcast-sound/
Science of sound podcast.2011-06-28T16:22:00-04:00SCAT Themes
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/scat-power-point/
Presentation on various themes and activities using the book, SCAT2011-06-28T16:17:20-04:00SCAT Reading Log
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/scat-reading-log/
Log for reading the book SCAT2011-06-28T16:12:16-04:00RTI Student Progess Record for Fluency
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/rti-student-progress-record-for-fluency/
This is a Student Progress Record worksheet for Fluency.2011-06-28T16:08:05-04:00Rocketry Altitude Data Record
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/rocketry-altitude-chart/
Worksheet for entering student data from rocket flight2011-06-28T16:03:38-04:00Reading Fluency Log
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/reading-fluency-log/
Log for reading fluency2011-06-28T15:59:06-04:00Quadrilaterals PowerPoint
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/quadrilaterals-powerpoint/
Presentation describing three different types of quadrilaterals.2011-06-28T15:56:57-04:00Pythagorean Theorem
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/pythagorean-theorem-presentation/
Powerpoint- 5 slides Introduction to Pythagorean Theorem2011-06-28T15:54:23-04:00Mathematic Concepts in Physics
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/mathematic-concepts-in-physics/
PowerPoint presentation on concepts common to mathematics and physics.2011-06-28T15:51:13-04:00Ice Cube Experiment in Excel
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/ice-cube-experiment-excel/
Excel data collection for average melting time of an ice cube2011-06-28T15:47:49-04:00I spy 2-Dimensional Shapes
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/i-spy-2-dimensional-shapes/
A Power Point Presentation explaining 2 Dimensional objects.2011-06-28T15:41:20-04:00Get It Write - Word Choice
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/get-it-write-word-choice/
Video discussing word choice2011-06-28T15:37:54-04:00Fast Food Hamburger Nutritional Information
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/fast-food-hamburger-nutritional-information/
Students use Microsoft Excel spreadsheet with linked resources to three fast food restaurants to enter calories, total fat, and carbohydrates.2011-06-28T15:32:21-04:00Bubble Gum Lab
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/bubble-gum-lab/
Excel Spreadsheet with 3-D chart. Lab Activity explores the amount of sugar and flavoring in different types of gum.2011-06-28T15:19:51-04:00Benjamin Franklin Time line
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/benjamin-franklin-time-line/
Excel spreadsheet containing nonfiction reading passage from which data is extracted and entered into a table.2011-06-28T15:15:00-04:00Animals in a Bucket
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/animals-in-a-bucket/
Animal Classification Spreadsheet2011-06-28T15:11:52-04:00Animal Alphabet
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/animal-alpabet-presentation/
Presentation with ABC examples2011-06-28T15:08:29-04:00Affixes in Informational Texts
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/affixes-in-informational-texts/
Excel sheet to graph the frequency of prefixes and suffixes in informational text2011-06-28T15:03:38-04:00A Butterfly's Life
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/a-butterflys-life/
K-2 Powerpoint presentation on life cycle of a butterfly2011-06-28T14:58:00-04:002-D Interactive Worksheet
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/2-d-interactive-worksheet/
Interactive worksheet on 2-Dimensional figures.2011-06-28T14:57:18-04:00When is a Quadrilateral a Parallelogram?
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/ways-to-prove-a-quadrilateral-is-a-parallelogram/
Powerpoint Presentation illustrating the criteria by which a quadrilateral is also proven to be a parallelogram.2011-06-28T14:51:21-04:00Two-Digit Multiplication Tutorial
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/two-digit-multiplication-tutorial/
Two-digit multiplication. 2011-06-28T14:46:22-04:00Trends in World Populations
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/trends-in-world-populations/
A spreadsheet math activity to calculate change in given populations2011-06-28T14:42:30-04:00The Hindenburg Chemical Reaction
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/the-hindenburg-chemical-reaction/
Video that presents the effects of chemical reactions in peoples' lives. 2011-06-28T13:49:14-04:00State Populations in Excel
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/population-excel-exercise/
A simple fact gathering exercise to graph state populations
2011-06-28T13:43:12-04:00Stars
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/stars/
Short video to introduce stars2011-06-28T13:37:25-04:00Speed Racing - An Excel Activity
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/speed-racing/
Excel chart that is designed to let students input data on the height of a ramp as compared to the distance a car will travel.2011-06-28T13:31:02-04:00Pythagorean Theorem Activity
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/pythagorean-theorem-activity/
Students use Microsoft Excel to enter values of possible triangle legs and find missing leg or hypotenuse. Students will make a conjecture based on charts generated after entering data and type formula to compute missing sides of triangle.2011-06-28T13:26:46-04:00Properties of Parallelograms Interactive Worksheet
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/properties-of-parallelograms/
Interactive chart for students to check their understanding of the properties of parallelograms.2011-06-28T13:23:40-04:00Long Division Mnemonic
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/long-division-mnemonic/
McDonald's referenced mnemonic for remembering the step of long division.2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Cell Cycle Worksheet
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/cell-cycle-worksheet/
Word document of a graphic organizer for the Cell Cycle. Students are to fill in the missing information for the stages of the cell cycle. 2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Scientific Method Revised
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/scientific-method-revised/
A PowerPoint describing the steps of the scientific method.2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Mass, Volume Density: Interactive Quick Lab
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/mass-volume-density-interactive-quick-lab/
Short lab activity to practice calculating density from mass and volume.2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Find That Area!
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/find-that-area/
Excel Activity for finding area of polygons2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Fictional Genre Survey
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/fictional-genre-survey/
Excel file to record data in surveying fictional genre preferences2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Graphing Hurricane Seasons
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/hurricane-season-graphing/
excel graph, hurricane, tropical storm, tropical depression, hurricanes in the Atlantic, season,2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Angles - Complementary or Supplementary - That is the Questions!
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/angles-types-and-combining/
Presentation on complementary and supplementary angles. Students see examples and definitions of angles then answer questions to test their knowledge. 2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Identify the Microorganism
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/identify-the-microorganism/
A quick review of common microorganisms and their basic functions.2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Lewis and Clark Intro Podcast
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/lewis-and-clark-intro-podcast/
Podcast introducing the Lewis and Clark expeditions2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Basic Measuring
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/basic-measuring/
Short movie (vodcast) introduce\ing basic measuring using ruler and how it is divided.2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Calculate Grade Average
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/calculate-grade-average/
Use an excel file to determine overall average based on three scores needed at the end of a grading period. 2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Pet Survey Excel Example
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/pet-survey/
An example bar graph showing data collected from two classes. A good resource to use when introducing an Excel activity. 2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Who Are You? - An Excel Graphing Activity
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/who-are-you/
A multisheet Excel activity that introduces students to the Excel environment. Students will enter pre-collected data via drop down menus and navigate using hyperlinks. 2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Calendar Math Table and Graph
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/calendar-math-table-and-graph/
Compare the temperature in two cities for one month. Students research daily temperatures, enter them into a spreadsheet, and view a resulting chart. 2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00United Nations Symposium
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/united-nations-symposium/
Powerpoint agenda for UN symposium assignment.2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Creating Compound Words
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/compound-words/
Word document to practice creating compound words.2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Average Height and Weight of a Sixth Grader
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/average-height-and-weight-of-a-sixth-grader/
Using Microsoft Excel to find averages and graph results.2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Daily Reading Log
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/reading-log/
Log that will chart and graph weekly/daily group reading times.2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Phantom of the Opera background and Writing Prompt
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/phantom-of-the-opera-background-and-writing-prompt/
Video that gives brief background and provides a writing prompt at end2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Parts of a Book
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/parts-of-a-book/
Presentation introducing parts of a book2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00The Way to Be Happy — A Video Example of a Poem
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/the-way-to-be-happy/
A video showing how pictures help tell a story, a poem entitled "The Way to Be Happy." 2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Continuous Data Versus Discrete Data
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/continuous-and-discrete-data/
Presentation briefly outlining differences between continuous and discrete data sets.2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Pill Bug Reaction Time Data Collection Spreadsheet
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/pill-bug-reaction-time-data-collection-spreadsheet/
This is a Science Lab spreadsheet that measures and compares group/class results for pill bug reaction times in seconds.2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Human Traits Follow-up Activity
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/human-traits-activity/
Excel spreadsheet with interactive data chart and graph.2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Continuous or Discrete Data
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/continuous-or-discrete-data/
Follow up exercise for lessons on continuous and discrete data.2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Phases of the Moon
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/moon-phases/
Movie presentation overview of the phases of the moon.2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Author's Purpose
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/authors-purpose-2/
Presentation on author's purpose with extension activities2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Components of Fitness
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/components-of-fitness/
Powerpoint presentation of health related components of fitness.2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Plot of a Story
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/the-plot-of-a-story/
Presentation of simple plot elements2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00States of Matter
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/states-of-matter-power-point/
This a brief description of the states of matter; solid, liquid, and gas.2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00The Path of Light
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/the-path-of-light/
This Powerpoint Presentation describes how light is refracted, reflected, and absorbed.2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Difference in Leaves Video
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/difference-in-leaves-video/
Introduction video to different leaf types/environments.2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Defining Earth Systems Video
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/defining-earth-systems/
An introduction video that shows the definitions for the 5 earth systems.2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Foreign Exchange Rates Over Time
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/foreign-exchange-rates-over-time/
Research change of rate over time using Internet linked resource file and Microsoft Excel to enter data, analyze, evaluate graph to make decisions.2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Position, Velocity, and Acceleration Simulator
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/position-velocity-and-acceleration-simulator/
Excel worksheet with a data table of position, velocity, acceleration, and time that is linked to 3 tables for comparison.2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Ecocolumn Data Analysis
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/ecocolumn-analysis/
Excel worksheet for use with student created ecocolumns. This worksheet contains only the data table will graph the data. This contains no instructions for the creation of ecocolumns nor follow-up questions.2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Evaporation by Location
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/water-evaporation-table/
Excel worksheet for data entry of water evaporation measured by students.2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Short /a/ Words
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/short-a-words/
Presentation gives examples of various short /a/ words2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Author's Purpose
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/authors-purpose-3/
Brief presentation overview of author's three purposes2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Middle Ages, Feudalism
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/middle-ages-feudalism/
Movie explaining the onset of Feudalism.2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Spanish -AR Verb Worksheet
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/ar-verb-worksheet/
Digital worksheet for Spanish -ar verbs2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Identifying Hindu Gods » Episode 3 » Shiva: A Podcast Storyboard
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/identifying-hindu-gods-episode-3-shiva/
This is a storyboard for a podcast on the Hindu god Shiva.2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00ITGS News Analysis Podcast
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/itgs-news-analysis-podcast/
Video reviewing a news article2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Estero Bay Diversity Study
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/estero-bay-diversity-study/
Interactive data collection sheet for bay specimens2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Midpoint Finder Using Excel
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/midpoint-finder-excel/
Use Microsoft Excel to find midpoint of a line segment with interactive graph.2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Body Mass Index
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/body-mass-index/
Body Mass Index calculator.2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Cylinders - Volume and Surface Area
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/cylinders-volume-and-surface-area/
Interactive chart that compares the difference between volume and surface area of a cylinder.2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Diffusion Lab Data Collection Sheet
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/diffusion-lab/
Excel worksheet for entering results of Diffusion lab.2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Going Green Podcast
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/going-green-podcast/
Movie (vodcast) introducing recycling and "green" environments.2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Adjectives at Work
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/adjectives-at-work/
Short video about adjectives, using a pickle example2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Greetings-Saludos
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/greetings-saludos/
Common greetings in English and Spanish
2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Parts of a Friendly Letter
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/the-5-parts-of-a-friendly-letter/
Video overview of the parts of a letter2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Editing Clip Art
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/editing-clip-art/
Edit clip art in Microsoft PowerPoint.2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Gallon Man Math
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/gallon-man-math/
Short video to review or introduce units of capacity. 2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Number Sequence Video
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/number-sequence-video/
Sequence 1: Short video to represent number sequences.2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Favorite Candy Interactive Survey Chart
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/favorite-candy/
A "Favorite Candy" Survey of classmates and teachers built into an interactive chart.2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Five Speckled Frogs
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/five-speckled-frogs/
The Reading of the story "Five Speckled Frogs"2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Multiplying Like Bases
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/multiplying-like-bases/
Podcast to introduce one of the laws of exponents 2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:002004 Florida Hurricane Chart Creator
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/2004-hurricane-tracker/
Students use Internet resource (link available in file) to collect hurricane data and input into spreadsheet created by teacher. Table is set to automatically convert to a bar chart representation.2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Excel Interactive Graph Worksheet
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/excel-graph-worksheet/
Students use Microsoft Excel to enter data and use interactive graphs to answer questions. 2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Genre Reading Log
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/genre-reading-log/
Chart for logging books read (by genre)2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Is It Alive?
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/is-it-alive-worksheet/
Worksheet- Word Document on the Characteristics of Life2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Homologous Structures
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/homologous-structures-worksheet/
Worksheet- word document. Brief fill in the blank style worksheet about homologous structures. Could be used as a warm up activity or a quick assessment tool.2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Parts of Speech Podcast
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/parts-of-speech-podcast/
Quick video overview of the parts of speech2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Earth's Rotation Presentation
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/earths-rotation-presentation/
PowerPoint presentation on the Earth's rotation and the role the sun plays.2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Let's Recycle!
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/lets-recycle/
An introduction activity that showcases a completed excel worksheet depicting real world connections to recycling from a student's home environment. Worksheet can be edited and replicated to represent students from any classroom. 2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Phases of Matter
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/phases-of-matter/
Worksheet for discussion of plasma and the Bose-Einstein Condensate state of matter2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00Favorite Trucks — An Excel Activity
http://etc.usf.edu/classprojects/view/favorite-trucks-an-excel-activity/
An introduction to Excel graphs. Students input data collected from other classmates to create a visual representation in the form of a bar graph.2011-06-28T13:10:48-04:00