April 26th, 2017

High School Resource: Seed By Design by NYSATL

High School Resource Seed By Design In this learning experience, students design, construct, test and draw conclusions about artificial wind-dispersed seeds in a controlled environment. Related NY State Academic Standards: W.7.7, W.7.11, RST.9-10.1, and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher resources, multimedia, […]

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April 25th, 2017

Middle School Resource: Examining Seeds by ECSDM

Middle School Resource Examining Seeds by ECSDM Students will be able to describe the main characteristics of seeds, how seeds develop, and the parts of a seed. Related NY State Academic Standards: MST4.I.LE.4.3 Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher resources, multimedia, and more!

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April 24th, 2017

Elementary School Resource: How Do Bean Seeds Grow Into Plants? by ECSDM

Elementary School Resource How Do Bean Seeds Grow Into Plants? by ECSDM Students will be able to tell or draw to describe the life cycle of the bean plant. Students will be able to put the pictures of a developing bean plant into its life cycle order. Students will be able to participate in experiments […]

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April 19th, 2017

High School Resource: Explorations in American Environmental History by Library of Congress

High School Resource Explorations in American Environmental History These lessons introduce students to historical perspectives of nature and the environment, drawing on the American Memory collections, other digital resources, readings, and writing exercises. Students examine materials in a variety of formats to understand the contexts of America’s concern for the environment. Related NY State Academic […]

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April 18th, 2017

Middle School Resource: The Age of Earth by History.com

Middle School Resource The Age of Earth This video, from History.com’s archive, focuses on scientist’s efforts to discover how old the Earth is. Related NY State Academic Standards: MST4, MST4.E.PS2 Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher resources, multimedia, and more!

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April 17th, 2017

Elementary School Resource: Every Day is Earth Day! by Starfall

Elementary School Resource Every Day is Earth Day! by Starfall In this web-based practice by Starfall, students will learn about Earth Day and what they can do to help keep the Earth Clean. Students will practice sorting objects into the appropriate category of paper, plastic, or cans. Related NY State Academic Standards: PK.MD.2, PK.G.2, ELA1.E.LR1E […]

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April 12th, 2017

High School Resource: Holiday Foods: Easter Eggs by History.com

High School Resource Holiday Foods: Easter Eggs by History.com This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on the traditional foods eaten on Easter Sunday. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.E.1, SS.E.1.1, SS.E.1.2, and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher resources, multimedia, and more!

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April 11th, 2017

Middle School Resource: History of the Holidays: Easter by History.com

Middle School Resource History of the Holidays: Easter by History.com This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on the history of the Christian holiday of Easter. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.E.1, SS.E.1.1, SS.E.1.3, and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher resources, multimedia, […]

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April 10th, 2017

Elementary School Resource: Locomotor Easter Egg Hunt from P.E. Central

Elementary School Resource Locomotor Easter Egg Hunt from P.E. Central Students practice basic locomotor skills and increase aerobic endurance. Related NY State Academic Standards: HPF.PE.E.1.1.B Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher resources, multimedia, and more!

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April 5th, 2017

High School Resource: Semiconductors by PhET

High School Resource Semiconductors by PhET This simulation will allow students to experiment with semiconductors and engage in doping them in a virtual setting. They will watch electrons change position and energy level. Using the simulation, students will: -Recognize that the battery is the driving force in a circuit. -Describe how n and p dopants […]

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