March 18th, 2020

High School Resource: Bacteria by HippoCampus

bacteria in petri dish

High School Resource

Bacteria by HippoCampus

This instructional video explains the structure, characteristics, and function of bacteria.

Related NY State Academic Standards: MST4.C.LE.LE.1.1, MST4.C.LE.LE.1.2, MST4.C.LE.LE.1.3

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March 17th, 2020

Middle School Resource: Introduction To Bacteria by Discovery Education

bacteria under a microscope

Middle School Resource

Introduction To Bacteria by Discovery Education

Students will research how bacteria can be helpful or harmful, how they move, where they live, and how they reproduce.  They will then create a display illustrating what they learned about bacteria.

Related NY State Academic Standards: S.MS.LS.2.2, MST4.I.LE.3.2d, MST4.I.LE.5.1e 

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March 16th, 2020

Elementary School Resource: Germs and the Body

germs, bacteria

Elementary School Resource

Germs and the Body

This lesson explores how germs affect the body and how to deal with them. It includes a student worksheet and links to sites about detection and protection.

Related NY State Academic Standards: HPF.HE.E.1.1, HPF.HE.E.1.1.D, MST4.E.LE.5.3 and more!

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March 11th, 2020

High School Resource: The Space Race by History.com

space shuttle

High School Resource

The Space Race by History.com

This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on the U.S.S.R. and America’s race to the moon and space.

Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.8.7, SS.8.7.a, SS.8.7.a.2 and more!

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March 10th, 2020

Middle School Resource: Life In Space: International Space Station by Discovery Education

international space station

Middle School Resource

Life In Space: International Space Station by Discovery Education

Students will learn about what life on the International Space Station is like.

Related NY State Academic Standards: MST5.E.HT5, MST5.E.IT6, MST5.I.HT5.1

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March 9th, 2020

Elementary School Resource: Planetary Scientists in 1st Grade?!

solar system

Elementary School Resource

Planetary Scientists in 1st Grade?!

Students will gather data, create a model of the solar system using the data and share their findings verbally with their classmates.

Related NY State Academic Standards: 1.1.1, RI.1.1, RI.1.2 and more! 

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March 4th, 2020

High School Resource: eHealth Insurance by Consumer Jungle

clipboard

High School Resource

eHealth Insurance by Consumer Jungle

Students comparison shop health insurance for themselves to understand how much the monthly premiums, deductibles, and co-insurance amounts vary from plan to plan.

Related NY State Academic Standards: S-MD.5.b, CDOS.C.3b.BI.4.A.SW, CDOS.C.3b.HS.3.A.SW and more!

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March 3rd, 2020

Middle School Resource: Wellness Inventory by ECSDM

heartbeat

Middle School Resource

Wellness Inventory by ECSDM

Students will assess their health/wellness status and identify areas of weakness that they can create goals to improve.

Related NY State Academic Standards: HPF.HE.I.1.1.B, HPF.HE.I.1.1.D, HPF.PE.I.1.1.C

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March 2nd, 2020

Elementary School Resource: Germs and the Importance of Washing Your Hands

germs on hand

Elementary School Resource

Germs and the Importance of Washing Your Hands

Students will observe what happens when bread is handled by dirty hands. They will also observe the results of bread touched by hands cleaned using different methods.

Related NY State Academic Standards: W.K.2, W.K.7, W.CCR.2 and more!

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February 26th, 2020

High School Resource: Reading Like a Historian: Corroboration by Teaching Channel

books,

High School Resource

Reading Like a Historian: Corroboration by Teaching Channel

In this lesson idea video, students collaborate information from multiple sources.

Related NY State Academic Standards: RH.11-12.8, RH.11-12.9

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