April 5th, 2021

Elementary School Resource: Bubble Burst by Teacher LED

Elementary School Resource Bubble Burst by Teacher LED Bubble Burst is a game designed to allow students to demonstrate that they can distinguish number groups. The resource presents ten bubbles bouncing around the screen. The first version of this IWB resource has 5 prime number bubbles and 5 non prime. The challenge is to burst […]

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March 10th, 2021

High School Resource: Engineering the Taj Mahal by History.com

High School Resource Engineering the Taj Mahal by History.com This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on the engineering behind the Taj Mahal. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.6.1.b, SS.6.4, SS.6.4.a 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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March 9th, 2021

Middle School Resource: Bridges by Discovery Education

Middle School Resource Bridges by Discovery Education Students will understand the following: -Bridges are categorized into three primary types: suspension, beam, and arch. -Each is designed and built according to certain principles of engineering. Related NY State Academic Standards: S.MS.PS.2.2, MST4.I.PS5.1, MST4.I.PS5.2 and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of […]

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March 8th, 2021

Elementary School Resource: Simple Machines

Elementary School Resource Simple Machines This site provides descriptions and visuals of simple machines such as pulleys, levers, and inclined planes. Links to additional information is provided. This site features resources that contain PowerPoints, interactive websites and quizzes. These can be used to begin a unit on this topic or as a review for students. […]

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January 27th, 2021

High School Resource: Taxonomy by HippoCampus

High School Resource Taxonomy This presentation explores the ideas of taxonomy. Related NY State Academic Standards: MST4.C.LE.LE.3.1, MST4.C.LE.LE.6.2, MST4.C.LE.LE.6.3 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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January 26th, 2021

Middle School Resource: Living Fossils 

Middle School Resource Living Fossils  Students will: understand what is meant by the term living fossils; understand some possible reasons why these fossils have survived; and understand how to form a hypothesis and use scientific data to determine whether the hypothesis is accurate. Related NY State Academic Standards: S.MS.LS.4.1, S.MS.LS.4.2, S.MS.ESS.2.3 and more! Be sure […]

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January 25th, 2021

Elementary School Resource:  Octopus Lesson Plan

Elementary School Resource Octopus Lesson Plan  Students will learn about the life of an octopus. They will listen to a story, answering prediction questions and prior knowledge on the animals. They will observe one of the ways an octopus defends itself in the ocean. They will then create a defense method for their imaginary octopus. […]

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January 5th, 2021

Middle School Resource: The Age of Earth by History.com

Middle School Resource The Age of Earth This video, from History.com’s archive, focuses on scientist’s efforts to discover how old the Earth is. Related NY State Academic Standards: S.MS.LS.4.1, S.MS.ESS.2.1, MST4 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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January 4th, 2021

Elementary School Resource: Science: Planets of our Solar System

Elementary School Resource Planets of our Solar System It is important for students to understand what is in our Solar System. Students need to know that there are other planets besides the Earth. Students will be introduced to the other seven planets. Related NY State Academic Standards: S.1.ESS.1.1, S.5.ESS.1.1 Be sure to check out our […]

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November 3rd, 2020

Middle School Resource: Create an Animal Cell by ECSDM

Middle School Resource Create an Animal Cell by ECSDM Students will use prior knowledge of animal cells to create a cell. This activity will provide students with a hands on activity to help them visualize what a cell looks like. The cell will consist of various teacher given materials that demonstrate and reinforce their knowledge […]

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