- What is a "teaching box"?
The "teaching box" is an organizational tool used by teachers around the world. It's the accumulation of ideas, materials, and lessons around a particular topic that you can pull off a shelf and find everything you need to teach about that topic. In the ...
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- Newtonian Vehicle
... • Students will identify the forces acting on a self-propelled vehicle and explain how the motion of the vehicle demonstrates ... etc.) and the forces that act on the vehicle when it is stationary and moving. After building and testing the vehicle, write an ...
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- 3. Soil Analysis - Lesson Plan
... clay being the smallest, sand being the largest. Begin a list of soil "ingredients" on the board. Pass around the ziplock bag of compost. Discuss what compost is (dead, decaying organic material) and where it comes from. Discuss whether ...
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- 3. Katrina Case Study - Lesson Plan
... Next, tell students that you are going to show them a model of what happens to soil in wetlands over time. Bring out the tray with ... can and the pitcher of muddy water. Show the students what is in the tray. In particular, point out the level of the soil and the masking ...
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- 4. Convection in a Pan - Lesson Plan
... other students predict what will happen. When the bag is full, have the blow dryer volunteer turn the dryer off. On the count of ... How is the hot air balloon the same or different than a helium balloon? Was helium used? What would happen if we used a regular ...
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- 2. Watersheds and Wetlands - Lesson Plan
Lesson Plan Part 1 – Building a watershed Tell students to imagine that it is raining. Ask the students: “Where does raindrop go after it hits the ... to get to a larger body of water. Help students imagine what this means in terms of a raindrop that falls in different places in your ...
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- 2. Plate Patterns - Sources
... “ This Dynamic Earth ”, published by the USGS, is indispensable, providing all the background information a teacher could want and more. It can be downloaded in its entirety from the ...
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- 6. Geologic Timelines - Sources and Standards
... by Judy Scotchmoor called “What Came First?” and a series of lessons by the Kentucky Geological Survey called It’s About ... geologic layers and radioactive dating indicates Earth is approximately 4.6 billion years old and that life on this planet has existed ...
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- 1. The Big One - Lesson Plan
Lesson Plan What is an earthquake demo: Ask the students what they know about ... by side. Describe how the gap between the pieces represent a “fault” a crack on the Earth’s surface that is susceptible to suddenly ...
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- Dragon Genetics - Logistics
... on how quickly the child works. The full sequence is as follows: Introduction – What do dragons look like and why? ... the same? Horns Dilemma – Can 2 horned parents have a hornless baby? Monohybrid – What can you learn from pedigrees? X ...
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