February 27th, 2023

Elementary School Resource: Rainbow Activities

Elementary School Resource Rainbow Activities In this activity, students will practice spelling the word wall words with different colors. Materials paper crayons, colored pencil, markers, and/or paints and paintbrushes Preparation Prepare a sample and assemble the materials. Instructions Rainbow Writing: Ask the students to rainbow write their weekly words by making each letter of a […]

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February 24th, 2023

High School Resource: Humble Beginnings by History.com

High School Resource Humble Beginnings by History.com This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on inspirational African American women from history. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.7.8.e.1, SS.8.4.e, SS.8.4.e.1, 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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February 22nd, 2023

Middle School Resource: Women in Business

Middle School Resource Women in Business Objectives: Students will gain an awareness of different occupations and changing male/female roles. Students will gain an awareness of how different occupations and gender roles affect the way they perceive and deal with others in the workplace. Related NY State Academic Standards: CDOS.I.1.1.B, CDOS.I.1.1.D, CDOS.I.1.1.E, and more! Be sure […]

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February 20th, 2023

Elementary School Resource: Betty Friedan by History.com

Elementary School Resource Betty Friedan by History.com This resource talks about Betty Friedan, and her book The Feminine Mystique as well as her role in the women’s rights movement as a founder of the National Organization for Women (NOW). Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.8.9.b, SS.11.10, SS.11.10.b.1, and more! Be sure to check out our […]

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February 17th, 2023

High School Resource: Food Fat

High School Resource Food Fat The purpose of Food Fat is for teenagers to evaluate snack foods dealing with calories and fat and to use this information to make informed and wise food choices. Students will be able to identify the amount of fat in common snack foods, and graphically see the fat in a […]

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February 15th, 2023

Middle School Resource: Eating & Exercise by PhET

Middle School Resource Eating & Exercise by PhET This simulation will allow students to view relationships between the calories in the foods they eat, and the amount of exercise needed to burn the calories off. It also helps them explore the relationship between calories and weight, and helps explore issues like these by selecting a […]

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February 13th, 2023

Elementary School Resource: The Food Chain from planetpals

Elementary School Resource The Food Chain from planetpals This page describes how organisms get food from their environment, either by consuming other organisms or making their own food. A nice graphic illustrates these relationships. Ideal for all children as well as teachers and parents. Related NY State Academic Standards: S.2.LS.2.2, S.3.LS.2.1, S.4.LS.1.1, and more! Be […]

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February 10th, 2023

High School Resource: What Would You Have Done? 20th-Century Presidents

High School Resource What Would You Have Done? 20th-Century Presidents Objective: Students will investigate decisions made during various presidential administrations. Activity: Students divide into teams of three and select a 20th-century President to research. Teacher makes sure that each President is selected only once. Students use library resources and Internet to research the President to […]

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February 8th, 2023

Middle School Resource: American Presidents – Life Portraits

Middle School Resource American Presidents – Life Portraits This website contains a complete video archive of all of C-SPAN’s American Presidents: Life Portraits programming, providing an in-depth look at each of the presidents, their lives, families and administrations. The videos last two to three hours long and the most recent one created was about Bill […]

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February 6th, 2023

Elementary School Resource: Election of the President and Vice President: Primary Election

Elementary School Resource Election of the President and Vice President: Primary Election This site provides a description of the primary election process. It includes information about the Electoral College. Links to more information about election day, election of senators, and voting are available. There are also links on the side of the page that lead […]

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