April 23rd, 2019

Middle School Resource: Reptile Adaptations by Discovery Education

lizard
Middle School Resource

Reptile Adaptations by Discovery Education

Students will learn about changing traits that enable reptiles to live in their environments.

Related NY State Academic Standards: S.3.LS.3.1, S.3.LS.3.2, S.4.LS.1.2 and more!

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April 16th, 2019

Middle School Resource: Passover Matzo by History.com

passover, holiday, happy passover

Middle School Resource

Passover Matzo by History.com

This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on food that is traditionally eaten during passover.

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

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April 9th, 2019

Middle School Resource: Classroom Idea: Identifying Lines of Symmetry

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Middle School Resource

Identifying Lines of Symmetry

Give students cut-out block letters and mirrors. Have them decide how they may want to identify the lines of symmetry of each letter.

Related NY State Academic Standards: 4.G.3, MST3.4.R.5, MST3.5.G.11 and more!

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April 2nd, 2019

Middle School Resource: Manipulator Math Applets for the Pythagorean Theorem

pythagorean theorem

Middle School Resource

Manipulator Math Applets for the Pythagorean Theorem

This is an interactive web-based resource that provides students with activities that deal with the application of the Pythagorean Theorem.

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March 26th, 2019

Middle School Resource: Sugar and Salt Solutions by PhET

glasses of water

Middle School Resource

Sugar and Salt Solutions by PhET

This simulation will allow students to see what happens when sugar and salt are added to water. Students can pour in sugar, shake in salt, and evaporate water to see the effects on concentration and conductivity. They can also zoom in to see how different sugar and salt compounds dissolve and zoom in again to explore the role of water.

Related NY State Academic Standards: S.MS.PS.1.7, S.MS.PS.1.8, S.MS.PS.1.2 and more!

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March 19th, 2019

Middle School Resource: Space: JFK’s New Frontier by History.com

moon

Middle School Resource

Space: JFK’s New Frontier by History.com

This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on the first man to orbit the moon.

Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.7.6.b.1, SS.8.2.a.1, SS.8.2.a.2 and more!
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March 12th, 2019

Middle School Resource: Holiday Foods: Corned Beef and Cabbage by History.com

Middle School Resource

Holiday Foods: Corned Beef and Cabbage by History.com

This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on corned beef and cabbage on St. Patrick’s Day.

Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.7.6.b.1, SS.8.2.a.1, SS.8.2.a.2 and more!

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March 5th, 2019

Middle School Resource: Word of the Day

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Middle School Resource

Word of the Day

Word of the Day is a fabulous way to get through tedious vocabulary definitions.

Related NY State Academic Standards: L.8.4.c, L.8.4.d, ELA1.I.LR1A and more!

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February 26th, 2019

Middle School Resource: Zone Ball from P.E. Central

basketball,

Middle School Resource

Zone Ball from P.E. Central

The purpose of this activity is for students to learn the fundamental concepts of zone defense in basketball.

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

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February 20th, 2019

Middle School Resource: Think-Pair-Share to Practice Simplifying Expressions by Teaching Channel

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Middle School Resource

Think-Pair-Share to Practice Simplifying Expressions by Teaching Channel

The objective of the lesson in this video is to practice simplifying expressions using a think-pair-share strategy.

Related NY State Academic Standards: 7.EE.1

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