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Design and Build a Hotel - STEM, Engineering and Math Group Project

Design and Build a Hotel - STEM, Engineering and Math Group Project

about the engineering and design of hotels as they research and design one with their team. After introducing the lesson with a short video (link included in resources), students complete a math project about hotel design that focuses on perimeter, area, square footage, measurement and scale skills (formulas are included). Next, they work with their team to research information about the design and engineering involved in hotel construction and plan the design, materials and budget for the hotel they will design. Then, they work individually to create their own hotel to scale in Sketchup (a free CAD software program, download available at: https://www.sketchup.com/download ) and after completion, determine which of the team’s designs they will actually construct. Finally, they build a model of their hotel using recycled materials, following the Engineering Design Process with their team. After completing their hotel, students present their project to the class and explain their design choices. Finally, students reflect on and summarize their learning with short answers to questions about the experience and what they learned. This lesson was created for 7th and 8th grade, but could also be used successfully in upper elementary grades or high school as well. Files included: • Teacher & Student Resources • Team Sign Up Sheet • Team Planning Sheet, Budget Sheet & Price List (editable) • Hotel Design Math Project – Student Questions and Answer Key (editable digital and print versions) • Math Formula “Cheat Sheet” • Engineering & Design Research Project – Student Questions and Answer Key (editable digital and print versions) • Hotel Design in Sketchup Project - Student Instructions, Expectations and Grading Rubric • Hotel Building & Construction Project – Student Instructions, Expectations and Grading Rubric • Engineering Design Process Planning Sheet (editable digital and print versions) • Reflection Questions (editable digital and print versions)
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The Music of George Gershwin - WebQuest and Music Composition Project

The Music of George Gershwin - WebQuest and Music Composition Project

In this lesson, students learn fun facts about George Gershwin and his music as they complete a WebQuest (Internet Scavenger Hunt) to answer questions about the topic. Then, they use that knowledge to create a music composition of their own, using Gershwin's style, using Soundation, a free Web 2.0 music creation and editing program. A complete answer key is provided for the WebQuest for easy grading, along with resources for both teachers and students. The student questions are included in both a print version and a digital (editable) version to make it easy for students to complete the lesson digitally or on paper. Also included are tutorial links to assist students with the software for the music project. This lesson was designed for middle school (grades 6-8) but could be used in upper elementary as well. Files included: • Teacher & Student Resources • Fun Facts about George Gershwin WebQuest Activity (print and Editable digital files included) • Fun Facts about George Gershwin WebQuest Answer Key • Creating Music in Gershwin’s Style using Soundation
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OCR A'Level Health and Social Care Unit 12 Anatomy and Physiology Respiratory System

OCR A'Level Health and Social Care Unit 12 Anatomy and Physiology Respiratory System

Seven PowerPoints, activities and assessment opportunities covering the OCR A'Level Health and Social Care Unit 12 Anatomy and Physiology Respiratory System spec content, as below:- Structure of the respiratory system: * larynx * trachea * bronchi and bronchioles * pleural membranes * diaphragm * intercostal muscles * alveoli function of the respiratory system: * inspiration/expiration, * oxygen and carbon dioxide exchange; dysfunctions: asthma causes: genetic lifestyle, pollutants (smoking/industrial); Diagnostic techniques: * diagnostic imaging techniques – Ultrasound and x-ray * peak-flow monitoring * spirometry * blood tests * sweat test Treatment: general principles of: * Steroids; inhalers, tablets or injection * Inhalers; preventers and relievers * Antibiotics * lifestyle changes * physiotherapy * gene therapy
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OCR A'Level Health and Social Care Unit 12 Anatomy and Physiology Reproductive System

OCR A'Level Health and Social Care Unit 12 Anatomy and Physiology Reproductive System

Nine PowerPoints, activities and assessment opportunities covering the content for the OCR A'Level Health and Social Care Unit 12 Anatomy and Physiology Reproductive System spec content, as below:- The gross structure of both the female and male reproductive systems: • ovaries, • oviduct, • uterus, • cervix, • vagina, • testes, • epididymis, • prostate gland, • seminal vesicle, • vas deferens, • urethra, • penis; The basic function of the reproductive system: • menstrual cycle (role of hormones), • fertilisation, • pregnancy, • birth; The possible causes of infertility in both genders; Diagnostic techniques: general principles and value of: • blood tests, • sperm analysis, • ultrasound, • hystero-salpingogram, • laparoscopy Treatment: general principles and value of: • fertility treatments, • IVF, • sperm donation, • lifestyle changes
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OCR A'Level Health and Social Care Unit 12 Anatomy and Physiology Digestive System

OCR A'Level Health and Social Care Unit 12 Anatomy and Physiology Digestive System

Seven PowerPoints, activities and assessment opportunities that cover the OCR A'Level Health and Social Care Unit 12 Anatomy and Physiology Digestive System spec content, as below... The gross structure of organs and glands of the alimentary canal (gut); together with their digestive functions; • oral cavity • oesophagus • stomach • small intestine • liver • gall bladder • pancreas • large intestine • rectum The basic function of the digestive system The process of digestion (including the main digestive enzymes) and absorption of food including the structure and function of gut villi; Causes of dysfunction: * Diet and lifestyle * autoimmune system * psychological causes, stress * genetic Effects: * weight loss, malabsorption, pain –diarrhoea or constipation , * deficiency diseases, hypoglycemia; Diagnostic imaging techniques, endoscopy, villi biopsies, blood tests; Treatment – general principles and value of: * Medication, for cramps and wind * lifestyle/dietary changes – gluten free diet * Dietary supplements for malnourishment One dysfunction needs to be studied for testing purposes; Celiac Disease
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OCR A'Level Health and Social Care Unit 12 Anatomy and Physiology Musculo-skeletal neural System

OCR A'Level Health and Social Care Unit 12 Anatomy and Physiology Musculo-skeletal neural System

Ten PowerPoint presentations and activities covering the below spec content for the OCR A'Level HSC Unit 12 Anatomy and Physiology musculo-skeletal body system:- joint structure: • synovial membrane • synovial fluid • cartilage muscle • tendon • ligament types of joint: • ball and socket • hinge • pivot • sliding/gliding • fixed brain: • cerebral hemispheres • cerebellum • pituitary gland • medulla • corpus callosum neural system: • spinal cord • sensory nerve • motor nerve • neuron • myelin sheath neuron: • axon • axon terminals • dendrites • cell nucleus • myelin sheath The functions of the musculo-skeletal and neural systems: Skeletal = support, movement, protection, Brain/nervous system = co-ordination, balance, memory, cognitive thought, emotions Dysfunction: multiple sclerosis (MS) possible causes:  genetic  geographic location and vitamin D deficiency  lifestyle  infection auto-immune Diagnostic techniques:  lumbar puncture technique and spinal fluid analysis  MRI to eliminate similar conditions  evoked visual and muscle response  blood tests Treatment: - symptom management as there’s no cure o common medications joint replacement o cannaboids o steroids o physiotherapy or rest o future possibilities using stem cells lifestyle changes
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Beach Photos

Beach Photos

21 Beautiful scenic photos of the beach at New Caledonia. Mystery island. White flour like sand. Crystal clear waters. Tourists frolicking. A panoramic of the beautiful beach. An amazing island formulated on a rock. Isolated beach where no one is. Rich scenery that is rejuvenating. I advise you go. Take a weekend go by ferry. You will feel refreshed.
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Introductory/Learn About Why Businesses Exist, Customers Needs & Wants, and Customer Service

Introductory/Learn About Why Businesses Exist, Customers Needs & Wants, and Customer Service

Introductory resources to the fascinating and wide variety of Businesses, consumer needs and wants, customer service and key Business Studies terms from an award winning Business Studies department. Fun and engaging lesson materials easily adaptable to your teaching style, needs of learners, your text books plus auditory, visual and kinesthetic activities for maximum learning and enjoyment. Enjoy!
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Introductory/Learn About Why Businesses Exist And The Variety of Enterprises

Introductory/Learn About Why Businesses Exist And The Variety of Enterprises

Introductory resources to the fascinating and wide variety of Businesses, consumer needs and wants, customer service and key Business Studies terms from an award winning Business Studies department. Fun and engaging lesson materials easily adaptable to your teaching style, needs of learners, your text books plus auditory, visual and kinesthetic activities for maximum learning and enjoyment. Enjoy!
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