November 9th, 2022

Middle School Resource: Veterans Day Observance

Middle School Resource Veterans Day Observance Objectives: Students will gain an awareness of various employment opportunities at a hospital. Students will become aware of the importance of veterans. Activity: Students write letters to local veterans’ medical facilities, inviting them to send representatives to their class. Teacher works with hospital staff to ensure that representatives from […]

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November 7th, 2022

Elementary School Resource: Veteran’s Day

Elementary School Resource Veteran’s Day This site provides information about Veteran’s Day. It also offers resources, lesson plans and activities for Memorial Day. There are also suggested ways for students to connect to American soldiers available on the site. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.K.ID.3.b, SS.K.ID.3.b.1, SS.1.ID.2.a.2, and more! Be sure to check out our […]

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November 4th, 2022

High School Resource: Roman Art from the Louvre Webisodes by ArtBabble.org

High School Resource Roman Art from the Louvre Webisodes by ArtBabble.org This video series focuses on Roman art from the Louvre. Related NY State Academic Standards: NAS.VA.Pr6.1.6.a, NAS.VA.Re7.1.8.a, ARTS.VA.C.3.1.GE.C, 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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November 2nd, 2022

Middle School Resource: Art & Ecology by NGA

Middle School Resource Art & Ecology by NGA Artists are often particularly keen observers and precise recorders of the physical conditions of the natural world. As a result, paintings can be good resources for learning about ecology. Teachers can use these lessons to examine with students the interrelationship of geography, natural resources, and climate and […]

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October 31st, 2022

Elementary School Resource: Art Gallery: Starfall

Elementary School Resource Art Gallery: Starfall This page contains short, interactive books about the famous artists Vincent van Gogh, Georges Seurat, Paul Gauguin, Marc Chagall, Ernie Barnes, and Dorothy Strait. In addition to helping students practice basic reading skills, these books provide worksheets where students can write personal responses to the artists’ work. Related NY […]

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October 28th, 2022

High School Resource: Adventures in History Series: The Grand Canal New York’s First Thruway

High School Resource Adventures in History Series: The Grand Canal New York’s First Thruway Authors Eric Brunger and Lionel Wyld detail the history of the Erie Canal from its first inception as an idea in 1700 to its completion in 1825. This pamphlet is one of twenty-seven volumes in the Adventures in WNY History Series, […]

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October 26th, 2022

Middle School Resource: The Map of New York State

Middle School Resource The Map of New York State In this activity, students will identify the major physical features of New York State in the teaching language (TL). Related NY State Academic Standards: LOTE.ML.1.1.A.A, LOTE.ML.2.1.A.A, LOTE.AS.1.1.A.C, and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, […]

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October 24th, 2022

Elementary School Resource: Adventures in History Series: The Canadian Shore

Elementary School Resource Adventures in History Series: The Canadian Shore Although divided by water, Western New Yorkers have a long history with the Canadian Shore of Ontario. Author Peter C. Andrews examines this noteworthy and historic relationship. This pamphlet is one of twenty-seven volumes in the Adventures in WNY History Series, which were produced based […]

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October 21st, 2022

High School Resource: Milk Makes Me Sick by Exploratorium

High School Resource Milk Makes Me Sick by Exploratorium In this activity, you will, Test that your glucose test strips work with positive and negative controls. Follow the directions on your brand of strip, and dip strips into: a) glucose solution positive control), and b) water (the negative control). Wait for length of time specified […]

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October 19th, 2022

Middle School Resource: Classroom Idea: Consuming Milk

Middle School Resource Classroom Idea: Consuming Milk In this activity, write an equation for the number of gallons of milk for any given number of students in the following situation: Two out of every three students who eat in the cafeteria drink a half-pint of white milk. If 450 students eat in the cafeteria, how […]

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