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Global concerns

June 21st, 2015 · No Comments · Content - Science, Content - Social Studies

NASA  Climate Change and Global WarmingNeed quality information on Global Warming?  Check out the NASA’s Global Climate Change.  Here you can search for a variety of data on climate issues.
Please see the complete post from Teachers First (click here).

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Not counting sheep,

June 20th, 2015 · No Comments · Content- Cross Discipline

sheeps get their grooves onBut jamming sheep.  Select drums, bass or keyboard and create your own music. Sheep beats could be used in music (of course) but I bet you could find other ways to incorporate it into your elementary classroom.
Please see the complete post from Teachers First (click here).

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Robots speak!

June 19th, 2015 · No Comments · Video/movies

 

Who knew robots could talk!  Kelly Purcell’s 8th grade students created these projects.  Kelly shared her thoughts:

“The students brought in all the materials to build robots out of prisms, cylinders, and spheres. They had to use at least 6 shapes, and then calculate the volume, area, and perimeter of their robot. It was a great way for the students to show what they had learned about geometry. “

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Wheels up!

June 19th, 2015 · No Comments · Content- Cross Discipline

America by AirAmerica by Air is an engaging transportation site sponsored by the Smithsonian.  Please see the complete post from Teachers First, (please click here) for a host of activity ideas  from social studies to language arts.

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