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From Patterns of Input and Output to Algebraic Equations

Students explore the relationship between input and output values and learn to use algebraic expressions and equations.

4-8

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Accidental Discoveries

This lesson will help the students understand that science theories change in the face of new evidence, but those changes can be slow in coming.

5-8

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Addition of Decimal Numbers and a Common Error

Students practice carefully lining up decimal places while calculating sums of decimals that total more than one.

4-7

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Air Is Matter

Students investigate air and how it is something that occupies space, has mass, and exerts pressure.

K-2

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In this media-rich lesson, students prepare classroom science fair projects that demonstrate the application of traditional knowledge to a scientific topic.

3-12

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Alexander Hamilton: Most Likely to Succeed?

Explore the conditions and circumstances of Alexander Hamilton’s youth and the strengths he carried with him into his adult life.

5-8

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Analyzing and Comparing Perspectives on Issues - Gorillas

Students compare and contrast their perspectives on raising gorillas in captivity with their peers and with scientists. They summarize their perspectives and the perspectives of others.

5-12

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Analyzing Information - Can Pigs be Pets?

Students identify a main idea as well as analyze, evaluate and interpret new information, personal experiences and prior knowledge to form an opinion which they then write about.

3-5

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Animal Mouth Structures

Students observe several animals' mouth structures and explore how these structures help the animal obtain, handle, and eat food.

3-5

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Art in the Muslim World

Through the materials presented in this lesson, students will explore basic elements of Islamic art, learn about the origin and styles of the specific art of Islamic calligraphy and create their own piece of artistic calligraphy.

5-12

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The Art of Forces and Motion

Students learn about Forces and Motion by creating art that helps them to visualize, identify and explain these phenomena.

4-12

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Balancing Number Sentences to Introduce Missing Values

Students learn about balancing equations and keeping an equation balanced by adding/subtracting the same amount to both sides of the equation. Students solve missing value problems and justify their solutions.

3-6

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Basic Ingredients for Life

In this lesson, students make impact craters to gain insight into how comets and asteroids deliver water and chemicals to the Earth and other places in the solar system.

1-6

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Basketball as a Context for Percentages

Students learn to associate simple fractions (25%, 50%, 75% as well as 20% and multiples) of wholes with equivalent percentages in the context of basketball scores and stadium capacity.

5-8

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Be a Bee

Students learn about the importance of the honey bee and other animals to the production of foods that are closely linked to human survival.

5-6

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Being Human

Using segments from the PBS program The Human Spark, students explore the question “What makes us human?”

5-8

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In this media-rich lesson featuring LOOP SCOOPS videos, students learn about the biodegradation timeline for various biotic and abiotic materials in products, and consider the disposal options that would help reduce waste and pollution.

3-4

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Birth, Growth, and Development

By examining the developmental stages of animals, students learn about the life cycles of living things.

K-2

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Blue Ribbon Readers: Determining Important Ideas

In this WPSU lesson Determining Important Ideas, elementary students explore how to become better readers through the identification of main ideas, supporting details, and author’s message. The lesson is part of the Blue Ribbon Readers collection.

K-5

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