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Weather and Climate: From Home to the Poles - Issue 4, June/July 2008

Subjects: Science, Education Theory and Practice, Weather, Climate & Atmosphere, Professional Development and 3 additional..
This issue of the free online magazine, Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears, explores how elementary teachers can move from a study ...
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Volume of Rectangular Prisms

Subjects: Mathematics, Area & Volume, Curriculum Design, Professional Development and 5 additional..
This lesson is designed to introduce students to the concept of volume and how to find the volume of rectangular prisms. This le...
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Volume of Prisms

Subjects: Mathematics, Area & Volume, Curriculum Design, Professional Development and 5 additional..
This lesson is designed to develop students' understanding of volume and ability to find volumes of triangular prisms. This less...
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Visualizing Informational Text

Subjects: Mathematics, Experimentation and the Scientific Method, Professional Development, Education, Child Development & Family Services and 2 additional..
Visualizing is a reading comprehension strategy that can be applied to science-themed texts, according to this article from Beyo...
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Visual Patterns in Tessellations

Subjects: Mathematics, Curriculum Design, Professional Development, Education, Child Development & Family Services, Measurement & Geometry
This lesson is designed to introduce students to tessellations and where they appear in nature, art, etc. The lesson provides li...
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Venn Diagrams

Subjects: Mathematics, Angles & Pythagorean Theorem, Curriculum Design, Professional Development and 3 additional..
This lesson is designed to introduce students to sorting objects/elements using Venn diagrams. This lesson provides links to dis...
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Univariate and Bivariate Data

Subjects: Mathematics, Curriculum Design, Data Analysis, Statistics, and Probability, Professional Development and 2 additional..
This lesson is designed to introduce students to the difference between univariate and bivariate data, and how the two can be re...
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Unit Plans: The Sun and Earth's Climate

Subjects: Earth's Resources, Ecology & Ecosystems, Energy & Work, Geology & the Dynamic Earth and 12 additional..
In this article, teachers find two unit plans (grades K-2 and 3-5) that use resources featured in the science and literacy artic...
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Unit Plans That Teach Foundational Climate Concepts

Subjects: Earth's Resources, Ecology & Ecosystems, Chemistry, Professional Development and 9 additional..
Four unit plans provide opportunities for in-depth explorations of important foundational climate concepts -- weather, water as ...
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Unit Plans: Earth's Climate Changes

Subjects: Weather, Climate & Atmosphere, Current Science, Earth's Resources, Ecology & Ecosystems and 8 additional..
Unit plans for Grades K-2 and 3-5 are a regular feature of the magazine Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle. The plans draw on ar...
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Subjects: Evolution and Adaptation, Earth's Resources, Ecology & Ecosystems, Professional Development and 13 additional..
Unit plans at two levels, K-grade 2 and grades 3-5 develop understanding of the issue theme, We Depend on Earth's Climate, by fo...
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Subjects: Mathematics, Curriculum Design, Probability, Professional Development, Education, Child Development & Family Services
This lesson is designed to introduce students to statistical situations where the probabilities or outcomes might not be what is...
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Understanding Earth's Climate: Virtual Bookshelf

Subjects: Weather, Climate & Atmosphere, States of Matter (solids, liquids, gases), Heat & Thermodynamics, Current Science and 7 additional..
This list of children's books recommends nonfiction titles that supplement basic information found in lessons and activities of ...
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Triangle Area

Subjects: Mathematics, Angles & Pythagorean Theorem, Area & Volume, Curriculum Design and 5 additional..
This lesson is designed to introduce students to calculating the area of right triangles. This lesson provides links to discussi...
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Tree Diagrams and Probability

Subjects: Mathematics, Curriculum Design, Probability, Professional Development, Education, Child Development & Family Services
This lesson is designed to develop students' ability to create tree diagrams and figure probabilities of events based on those d...
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Translations, Reflections, and Rotations

Subjects: Mathematics, Angles & Pythagorean Theorem, Curriculum Design, Algebra & Functions and 3 additional..
This lesson is designed to introduce students to translations, reflections, and rotations of objects on the Cartesian coordinate...
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The Sun and Earth's Climate: Virtual Bookshelf

Subjects: Weather, Climate & Atmosphere, States of Matter (solids, liquids, gases), Heat & Thermodynamics, Earth's Resources and 3 additional..
This book list contains children's books that have been screened for accuracy in depicting scientific concepts. Each book's cont...
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The Mandelbrot Set

Subjects: Mathematics, Angles & Pythagorean Theorem, Number Sense, Curriculum Design and 3 additional..
In this activity, students can zoom in on the Mandelbrot set and Julia sets for different C-values. At any point, students can c...
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