April 24th, 2019

High School Resource: Getting to Know Vernal Pool organisms – Fowler’s Toad by The Buffalo Zoo

toad

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Getting to Know Vernal Pool organisms – Fowler’s Toad by The Buffalo Zoo

Students will learn about the Fowler’s toad in this resource.

Related NY State Academic Standards: MST4.I.LE.1.1, MST4.I.LE.3.1, MST4.I.LE.4.3 and more!

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April 17th, 2019

High School Resource: History of the Holidays: Passover by History.com

matzo

High School Resource

History of the Holidays: Passover by History.com

Students will explore the history of Passover in this video from History.com.

Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.5.5.a.1, SS.6.4, SS.6.4.b.1 and more!

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April 10th, 2019

High School Resource: Classroom Idea: Testing an Odometer

odometer
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Testing an Odometer

Students will learn how to calibrate and read an odometer.

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April 3rd, 2019

High School Resource: Unit Converter

ruler and pencil

High School Resource

Unit Converter

This page offers a simulator that converts a number of Math and Science units. From area to volume to acceleration and resistance, this site provides a simple tool for changing one unit to another, metric or standard. In addition to the desired value, the site shows the conversion factor and the related calculation.

Related NY State Academic Standards: N-Q.1, MST3.C.ME5.MA.B, MST3.A1.M.2 and more!

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March 27th, 2019

High School Resource: Striking it Rich with Chemistry

front and back of a penny

High School Resource

Striking it Rich with Chemistry

During this lab investigation, students will witness a chemical change as they create a brass alloy using a post-1982 penny, sodium hydroxide, and zinc metal. The penny will undergo a chemical change and turn from copper to silver and when exposed to heat, change to gold. The outcome will be a “Golden Penny”.

Related NY State Academic Standards: MST4.C.C.PS3.1, MST4.C.C.PS3.2, MST4.C.C.PS5.2 and more!

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March 13th, 2019

High School Resource: History of St. Patrick’s Day by History.com

st. patrick's day and four leaf clovers


High School Resource

History of St. Patrick’s Day by History.com

This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on the history behind St. Patrick’s Day.

Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.6.4, SS.6.4.b.1, SS.6.4.c.2 and more!
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March 6th, 2019

High School Resource: Better Vocabulary Through Derivatives by NYSATL


High School Resource

Better Vocabulary Through Derivatives by NYSATL

This continuing series of lessons attempts to help students increase both their Latin and English vocabularies by carrying over their knowledge of one language to the other.

Related NY State Academic Standards: LOTE.LA.1.1.A.C, LOTE.LA.1.1.B.C, LOTE.LA.1.1.C.D
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February 27th, 2019

High School Resource: Window Soccer from P.E. Central

soccer balls,

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Window Soccer from P.E. Central

In this activity students practice moving to open space and passing a soccer ball to open players.

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

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February 21st, 2019

High School Resource: Equity vs. Debt by HippoCampus

piggybank, money, coin

High School Resource

Equity vs. Debt by HippoCampus

This instructional video contains more information on starting up your own business.

Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.12E.1.a, SS.12E.2, SS.12E.4 and more!

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February 13th, 2019

High School Resource: Rosa Parks: My Story by ReadWorks

rosa parks, bus, civil rights,
High School Resource

Rosa Parks: My Story by ReadWorks

In a series of lessons, this unit explores a variety of literary concepts using the text “Rosa Parks: My Story.”

Related NY State Academic Standards: RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.3 and more!

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