Discovery Education video resources can be accessed at www.unitedstreaming.com . This is a very valuable resource containing educational video lessons and other resources for teachers to use in the classroom, or lab to guide students in the lab setting and learning process. Background information on each topic and quizzes are readily available in most cases.
Students will understand the relationship of the nine planets in our solar system to the sun by creating a three-dimensional representation using balloons and paper mache. Students will also understand the planets’ relative distance from the sun and their approximate size in relation to the Earth. http://school.discoveryeducation.com/lessonplans/programs/classroomplanetarium/
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DNAi is an interactive site for classroom use. It is geared to high school but could be used with middle school honors/gifted students. If teachers register for the website, it lets you create your own website with lesson plan building etc for your students only. Additionally, you can download 15 lesson plans for use in your classroom. Plans include objectives, national education standards, student worksheets, and more! URL: http://www.dnai.org/index.htm
This lesson was a three part lesson. In the first lesson the students chose a language they wanted to learn more about. Once they completed the choice the student had to learn to say the language through google translate . Each student was resposible to practice this language daily while in the class. The second part of the assignment was to research the Christmas traditions of their country from which their langauge came from using Santas.net . When this was …