Available Lessons

A Lucky Charm Sort

Science

Students will sort Lucky Charms based on shapes, using a table to record the answers.

Animal Classification

Science

Students will learn to classify animals through research and reference presentations. Students will work in collaborative groups, present findings and self-correct.

Bench Press Math: Mean, Median and Mode

Mathematics

Using reps and max of weightlifting, students will create a frequency table and compute the mean, median and mode.

Data Analysis of a Survey

Mathematics

This lesson is a 3.5-day culminating lesson for a chapter on Data Analysis. Students will collect, organize, display, and interpret data in order to solve a problem.

Dream Vacation: A Math Analysis

Mathematics

Students are given the opportunity to select a dream vacation and are give a set amount of money and must plan and execute their trip without going over their allotted funds.

Forces-Review Games

Science

The standard method of completing a chapter is to have the student review 3 ways: Cooperative review questions from text; MindJogger Game DVD from text with winning team participants receiving 5 Extra Credit points; BrainPops subject specific game on Internet.

Geometry Around Your School

Mathematics

Teacher will read aloud "The Greedy Triangle" by Marilyn Burns. After read aloud the class will create a list of the geometric shapes from the story. Students will add geometric shapes to the list that were not included in the book (e.g., three dimensional objects). Then students will work with a partner to walk around the school campus to find real-life examples of their assigned geometric shape and take digital photographs of the objects. Students will create a class book about the objects and use their digital photographs to illustrate the book.

Measure of pH using Vernier Probes

Science

Students will work in groups of two to measure pH of freshwater system when crayfish are present in water sample. A control will be set-up and the biology of the crayfish will studied. The pH should increase as the crayfish releases ammonia as a waste product. (Ammonia is a base)

Money ESE grades 9-12

Mathematics

In this lesson, the student will learn to compare and contrast between different coins. Using hands-on examples, a document camera to review as a class and presentation software (PowerPoint or Keynote) or video editing software (iMovie or Movie Maker).

Push or Pull?

Science

It takes energy to change the motion of objects. Energy change is understood by force- a push or pull. Some forces act through physical contact, while others act at a distance. The student will understand what force, push and pull is.

Reflective Writing: "How I felt on the first day of school"

Health

Students will complete a writing activity based on the prompt: "How I felt on the first day of school" using photos of different emotions.