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History of Video Games - Research & Presentation Project

History of Video Games - Research & Presentation Project

What student does love games – especially video games! In this lesson, students learn more about the origin and history of video games. Students choose a time period in history from a provided list, research that era, and then choose the software they will use to showcase their research. Students can choose to create a presentation, a brochure, or a video using Web 2.0 tools such as Prezi, Adobe Spark, eMaze, Canva, etc. (free, no download needed) or by using Microsoft Office or Google Apps. A full list of software/technology options is listed in the student lesson instructions and includes links to tutorials. For classrooms with limited technology, this lesson can be completed with students working in pairs or small groups. The completed presentations can be shared with the rest of the class if the teacher chooses. This is a great activity for a social studies or history class, career exploration class, Principles of Arts, A/V Technology & Communications class, or any technology class. This lesson was designed for middle school (grades 6-8) but could be used in high school as well. Files included: • Teacher & Student Resources • Student Instructions, Expectations and Grading Rubric for individual lesson • Student Instructions, Expectations and Grading Rubric for partner/team lesson
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Famous Photographers - Research & Presentation Project

Famous Photographers - Research & Presentation Project

In this lesson, students learn about famous photographers and their work. Students choose a photographer of interest (on their own or from a provided list) and then research specific information about them, creating a presentation in Microsoft PowerPoint or Google Slides. Teacher and student resources are provided for the lesson, along with full instructions and project expectation, including a grading rubric. A list of famous photographers is included separately for student choice (or students can choose a photographer of interest on their own). Two versions of the lesson are included to let teachers decide if they prefer to have students use the more traditional presentation tools of Microsoft Office or Google Slides or, if they prefer to give students a choice of those and various free Web 2.0 tools such as Prezi, eMaze, or Canva. Links for tutorials are provided for all suggested software choices in the student resources. Perfect for business, art, history, social studies or career exploration classes. This lesson was designed for middle school (grades 6-8) but could be used in any secondary classroom. Files included: • Teacher & Student Resources • Student instructions, expectations and grading rubric – MS PowerPoint/Google Slides • Student instructions, expectations and grading rubric – Choice of Web 2.0 tools, Microsoft PowerPoint or Google Slides • Suggested list of famous photographers
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Design and Build a Cruise Ship - STEM and Engineering Group Project

Design and Build a Cruise Ship - STEM and Engineering Group Project

This project lets students learn about the engineering and design of ocean liners and cruise ships as they research and design one with their team. After introducing the lesson with a short video (link included in resources), students work with their team to research information about the design and engineering involved in ship building from early times, including the Titanic, through the modern cruise ships of today. Then, they brainstorm together to determine what features they would include in their own “ship of dreams”. Next, they plan their design and create their own modern cruise ship to scale in Sketchup (a free CAD software program, download available at: https://www.sketchup.com/download ). Finally, they build a model of their ship using recycled materials, following the Engineering Design Process with their team. After completing their ship, 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 • Ship Engineering & Design Research Project – Student Questions and Answer Key (editable digital and print versions) • Ship Design in Sketchup Project - Student Instructions, Expectations and Grading Rubric • Ship Building 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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Commonwealth Teaching Handout Revision Map.

Commonwealth Teaching Handout Revision Map.

GCSE Citizenship. Commonwealth Teaching Handout Revision Map. This summarise the Citizenship GCSE topic of the Commonwealth in a single PDF handout. This resource contains lots of key information student need to know for the exam. It has relevant and up to date (2017) Information, pictures and diagrams, key terms explained and case study examples and includes several test questions. This resource can be used for a revision map about Commonwealth This resource can be used as a teaching tool during a lesson. This resource could be used as an Extension Homework.
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International Criminal Court Teaching Handout Revision Map

International Criminal Court Teaching Handout Revision Map

International Criminal Court Teaching Handout Revision Map. This summarise the Citizenship GCSE topic of the International Criminal Court in a single PDF handout. This resource contains lots of key information student need to know for the exam. It has relevant and up to date (2017) Information, pictures and diagrams, key terms explained and case study examples and includes several test questions. This resource can be used for a revision map about the International Criminal Court . This resource can be used as a teaching tool during a lesson. This resource could be used as an Extension Homework.
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United Nations Teaching Handout Revision Map

United Nations Teaching Handout Revision Map

United Nations Teaching Handout Revision Map. This summarise the Citizenship GCSE topic of the United Nations in a single PDF handout. This resource contains lots of key information student need to know for the exam. It has relevant and up to date (2017) Information, pictures and diagrams, key terms explained and case study examples and includes several test questions. This resource can be used for a revision map about the United Nations. This resource can be used as a teaching tool during a lesson. This resource could be used as an Extension Homework.
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Party Politics 2017 Election badges

Party Politics 2017 Election badges

Party Politics 2017 Election badges. Set of 36 Badges that could be used to help run a mock parliament lesson. Print them out on card in colour and then slide them into badge holders or hole punch and put on lanyards or sellotape to the students/ tables - I have included up to 36 Roles - Fully adaptable and could be used with your own mock parliament resources to bring your classroom alive! Or allow the students to create their own theatre through role play and drama
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Pixel Art in Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets - Volume 2

Pixel Art in Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets - Volume 2

Need a fun way to introduce Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets to upper elementary or middle school students? This great lesson lets students learn the basics of Microsoft Excel (or Google Sheets) as they create pixel art using the program. First, they'll create a quick pixel art from a given example and then they'll create their own! These are also fun lessons to use if you just need something for a one day lesson. Perfect for the beginning of the school year too. This is the SECOND volume in the series with 8 brand new, exciting pixel art projects for your students to create, plus two new samples for the lessons. The projects vary in difficulty so that every student can be challenged and successful. I've used this with 7th and 8th graders who used their free time to create even more art! I hope your students have as much fun as mine did learning Excel or Google Sheets! Files Included • Teacher & Student Resources • Introduction to Pixel Art Lesson (Microsoft Excel project) with tutorial • Introduction to Pixel Art Lesson (Google Sheets project) with tutorial • Legends and Sample Pictures for 8 Additional Pictures • Full Excel (2016) editable files for all pixel art projects (note: these can be opened in Google Sheets too) Pixel Art Pictures Include: * Frog * Balloon * Soccer Ball * Volkswagen Bus * Dolphin * Rubber Duck * Pineapple * Butterfly * Motorcycle * Rain Cloud
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Planets and the Solar System - WebQuest / Internet Scavenger Hunt

Planets and the Solar System - WebQuest / Internet Scavenger Hunt

In this lesson, students learn about the Solar System as they complete a WebQuest (Internet Scavenger Hunt) to answer questions about the topic. 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. This activity is perfect for a science or technology class. This lesson was designed for middle school (grades 6-8) but could be used in upper elementary as well. This is also a great lesson to leave for a substitute teacher! Files included: • Teacher & Student Resources • Learning about the Solar System WebQuest Activity (print and editable digital files included) • Learning about the Solar System WebQuest Answer Key
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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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Sunset

Sunset

Photos Sunset of the deck of a P and O cruise to New Caledonia. 6 gorgeous photos of the sun and the sea.
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