November 6th, 2018

Middle School Resource: Egyptian Clay Scarab by ECSDM

Middle School Resource Egyptian Clay Scarab Students will be able to identify an Egyptian Scarab Amulet and describe their function in the Egyptian culture. Related NY State Academic Standards: RI.6.2, RI.6.3, RI.6.7 and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher resources, multimedia, and […]

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October 30th, 2018

Middle School Resource: Giant Lens by Exploratorium

Middle School Resource Giant Lens by Exploratorium A large hanging lens creates upside-down images of distant objects and right-side-up images of nearby objects. You can locate the upside-down images by using a piece of white paper as a screen. The right-side-up images are harder to find. Related NY State Academic Standards: S.5.PS.1.3, MST4.I.PS4.4 Be sure […]

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October 16th, 2018

Middle School Resource: Making Art by ArtBabble.org

Middle School Resource Making Art by ArtBabble.org These videos explain techniques for creating various types of artwork. Related NY State Academic Standards: NAS.VA.Re7.1.6.a, NAS.VA.Re7.1.7.a, ARTS.VA.I.2.1.C 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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October 11th, 2018

Middle School Resource: Activity Survey

Middle School Resource Activity Survey Students will survey the interests of the students on their school’s instructional team, analyze the data from the surveys and recommend clubs, activities, or other school programs to meet those interests. This will help students begin to understand how they can impact the system in which they operate. Related NY […]

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October 2nd, 2018

Middle School Resource: Culture Clash – New World Meets Old

Culture Clash: New World Meets Old by Discovery Education Students will demonstrate understanding of basic facts about Christopher Columbus and different theories regarding his background. They will discuss the different experts and resources involved in trying to solve the mystery of Columbus’ background. Finally, they will write their own opinion about Columbus’ background, focusing on […]

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September 25th, 2018

Middle School Resource: Weather Forecasting

Weather Forecasting Students will discover how weather forecasts and weather maps are prepared. Related NY State Academic Standards: MST4.I.PS2.1, MST4.I.PS2.2 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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September 18th, 2018

Middle School Resource: InfoPlease

InfoPlease InfoPlease is the world’s largest free reference site. Visitors can tap into various topical menus. Each menu is supported by a selection of features, encyclopedia articles and related links. The site’s atlas serves up easy-to-read country maps showing major cities and political boundaries. Specialized almanacs include a Daily Almanac and Facts Behind the News. […]

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September 11th, 2018

Middle School Resource: What Shall I Be?

What Shall I Be? Students will research the job market through the Internet. Related NY State Academic Standards: CDOS.C.1, CDOS.C.1.1, CDOS.C.1.1.A 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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September 4th, 2018

Middle School Resource: Managers of the Future

Middle School Resource Managers of the Future Students will develop problem-solving strategies and learn how to interact effectively with business partners. Related NY State Academic Standards: W.7.7, W.7.11, CDOS.I.1.1.E 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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May 29th, 2018

Middle School Resource: America’s Story

America’s Story This site was designed for children, to expose them to the Library of Congress’ rich collection of primary source materials. These include letters, diaries, records and tapes, films, sheet music, maps, prints, photographs and digital materials. Related NY State Academic Standards: RI.4.7, RH.5-8.7, MST2.I.IS.1.3 and more! Be sure to check out our Educational […]

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