Available Lessons

A Lucky Charm Sort

Science

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

Acting Styles and Their Practitioners: Research and Presentation

Theater

The purpose of this project will be for students to research acting styles and their practitioners. Using this research, they will create a video (iMovie or MovieMaker) or traditional presentation (Keynote / PowerPoint) and present this to the class.

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.

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)

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.