June 20th, 2018

High School Resource: Badminton 4-Square from P.E. Central

badminton paddles

Badminton 4-Square

The purpose of this game is communication in a badminton modified game situation. In the lesson, students will practice various badminton strategies of attacking and defending space skills.

Related NY State Academic Standards: HPF.PE.C.1, HPF.PE.C.1.1.A, HPF.PE.C.1.1.D and more!

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June 13th, 2018

High School Resource: American Flag Timeline

The American Flag

American Flag Timeline

Students explore a timeline, picture gallery, rules and regulations and trivia of the American Flag with this resource!

Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.7.3.c, SS.C.5.2A

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June 6th, 2018

High School Resource: Summer by Books Should Be Free

Book with flowers

Summer by Books Should Be Free

This resource allows users to download Edith Wharton’s Summer as an audio book in mp3, iPod, or iTunes format for free.

Related NY State Academic Standards: SL.9-10.2, SL.9-10.5, SL.11-12.2 and more!

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May 30th, 2018

High School Resource: American Memory

Map of USA

American Memory

American Memory is a gateway to rich primary source materials relating to the history and culture of the United States. The American Memory Historical Collections are multimedia collections of digitized documents, photographs, recorded sound, moving pictures, and text from the Library of Congress’ Americana collections.

Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.K.ID.3.b.5, SS.1.ID.1.c, SS.1.ID.2.b.1 and more!

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May 23rd, 2018

High School Resource: How’s The Weather? by ECSDM

How’s The Weather? by ECSDM

This lesson will assist students in recognizing that there are daily weather changes and that they must dress appropriately for the type of weather.

Related NY State Academic Standards: MST1.E.MA1.1, MST1.E.MA2.1, MST1.E.MA3.1 and more!

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May 16th, 2018

High School Resource: Culture and History of Health Care

Culture and History of Health Care

In this resource, students learn about the effects of culture and history on health care.

Related NY State Academic Standards: CDOS.C.3a.BS.1.A, CDOS.C.3a.TS.2.A, CDOS.C.3a.PQ.3.A and more!

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May 9th, 2018

High School Resource: The Lewis and Clark Expedition

The Lewis and Clark Expedition

Using books, encyclopedias (both electronic and print), and other resources, guide students in accessing basic information about the Louisiana Purchase, the Lewis and Clark Expedition, and Manifest Destiny. Ask them to compile their research into a chart listing the main players, significant events, and important dates.

Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.6.2.b, SS.7.6, SS.7.6.a and more!

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May 2nd, 2018

High School Resource: Cinco De Mayo Foods

Tacos

Cinco De Mayo Foods: Tacos

This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on Mexican foods that are traditionally eaten on Cinco de Mayo.

Related NY State Academic Standards: LOTE.ML.2.1.B.A

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April 25th, 2018

High School Resource: Tree Samples

Tree Samples

Students compile a collection of tree specimens that will serve as an identification manual for trees found in New York.

Related NY State Academic Standards: CDOS.C.2.1.A, CDOS.C.2.1.B, CDOS.C.2.1.C and more!

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April 18th, 2018

High School Resource: Global Health

Global Health

Is human activity bringing about alarming global warming scenarios and related catastrophes? Or is such thinking a myth brought about by flawed or incomplete science? Finding the answers to these questions has turned global warming into a highly politicized and contentious issue.  This lesson on global warming will help students research and form credible opinions about the topic.

Related NY State Academic Standards: WST.9-10.7, WST.9-10.9, WST.11-12.7, and more!

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