April 20th, 2021

Middle School Resource: The Greenhouse Effect by PhET

Middle School Resource The Greenhouse Effect by PhET This simulation will allow students to see how the Earth’s temperature changes due to the Greenhouse Effect. Students can select the level of atmospheric greenhouse gases during an ice age, in the year 1750, today, or at some time in the future. Just how do greenhouse gases […]

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April 19th, 2021

Elementary School Resource: Protecting Our Planet by Discovery Education

Elementary School Resource Protecting Our Planet by Discovery Education In this activity, students will describe the environmental impact of humans, understand that pollution is harmful to all living things, and give examples of ways we can reduce, reuse, and recycle waste. Related NY State Academic Standards: S.2.ESS.1.1, S.3.LS.4.4, S.4.ESS.3.1, and more! Be sure to check […]

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April 14th, 2021

High School Resource: Carbohydrates, Proteins, and Fats by ECSDM

High School Resource Carbohydrates, Proteins, and Fats by ECSDM This lesson will explore the ways in which carbohydrates, fats, and proteins affect the body. Students will describe the three nutrients that supply the body with energy and identify what food sources these three nutrients are found in. Related NY State Academic Standards: HPF, HPF.HE.I.1, HPF.PE.C.1.1.E, […]

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April 13th, 2021

Middle School Resource: Regular Coke vs. Diet Coke: Which is Denser?

Middle School Resource Regular Coke vs. Diet Coke: Which is Denser? This lesson is designed as an introduction to a density unit. Using products that students encounter every day, you can demonstrate the concepts of density, volume, and mass. By the end of this lesson, students will understand that, although cans of Regular and Diet […]

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April 12th, 2021

Elementary School Resource: Read that Label! by PBS

Elementary School Resource Read that Label! by PBS This lesson teaches students to be health-conscious consumers and use product labels as a tool to improve their buying patterns and get the best buys for their dollar. This lesson is a simulation. Students will prepare and design a label for a new recipe that they want […]

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April 7th, 2021

High School Resource: Domain Representations by Illuminations

High School Resource Domain Representations by Illuminations Students use graphs, tables, number lines, verbal descriptions, and symbols to represent the domain of various functions. Related NY State Academic Standards: Math.MP.5, Math.MP.7 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 6th, 2021

Middle School Resource: Classroom Idea- Clarifying with Grouping Symbols

Middle School Resource Classroom Idea- Clarifying with Grouping Symbols Have students express the numbers 1 through 10 by combining 4’s with any mathematical operation. They must make sure they use the order of operations correctly and use parentheses when needed to show exceptions; for example, 5 = (4 x 4 + 4) / 4. Encourage […]

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April 5th, 2021

Elementary School Resource: Bubble Burst by Teacher LED

Elementary School Resource Bubble Burst by Teacher LED Bubble Burst is a game designed to allow students to demonstrate that they can distinguish number groups. The resource presents ten bubbles bouncing around the screen. The first version of this IWB resource has 5 prime number bubbles and 5 non prime. The challenge is to burst […]

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March 31st, 2021

High School Resource: Earth Science Digital Image Library – Cirrocumulus Clouds

High School Resource Earth Science Digital Image Library – Cirrocumulus Clouds With support from NYLearns, The Earth Science Digital Library is an initiative authored by Rosario Agostaro, Superintendent of Schools, Rondout Valley Central School District, NY. Related NY State Academic Standards: MST4.C.ES.PS2.1 Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson […]

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March 30th, 2021

Middle School Resource: Understanding Weather and Climate Patterns

Middle School Resource Understanding Weather and Climate Patterns This lesson will help students understand climate patterns in relation to different points in the United States. Students will choose or be assigned a location and use the internet to research climate patterns and predict climate for their specified location. Related NY State Academic Standards: S.MS.ESS.2.2, S.MS.ESS.2.3, […]

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