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Google Tour Builder - Explore Architectural Landmarks in Philadelphia

Google Tour Builder - Explore Architectural Landmarks in Philadelphia

Create your own tour of the architectural landmarks in Philadelphia! Students learn more about famous structures and landmarks in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and the individuals who created them as they research and then create a tour using Google Tour Builder to showcase their information along with pictures, videos and maps. Included with the lesson are student expectations, grading rubric and a tutorial for Google Tour Builder (a free, Web 2.0 tool that does not require download). 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, or for a technology class. This lesson was designed for middle school (grades 6-8) but could be used in upper elementary grades or high school as well. Files included: • Teacher & Student Resources • Student Instructions, Expectations and Grading Rubric • Google Tour Builder Getting Started Tutorial
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Visual Aid for EAL students

Visual Aid for EAL students

EAL students often have limited vocabulary in Product Design as it is very subject specific. This Mat when laminated stays with EAL students during written activities to help them use keywords when annotating. Please follow us @EPA_technology
MIKEY1984
Architectural Landmarks in Boston - Research & Creative Technology Project

Architectural Landmarks in Boston - Research & Creative Technology Project

In this lesson, students learn more about famous structures and landmarks in Boston and the individuals who created them. Students choose the landmarks they will research and then choose the software they will use to showcase their research. Students can choose to create a presentation, a brochure, or a newspaper using Web 2.0 tools (free, no download needed) or by using Microsoft Office or Google Apps. 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, or for a technology class. This lesson was designed for middle school (grades 6-8) but could be used in upper elementary grades or high school as well. Files included: • Teacher & Student Resources • Student Instructions, Expectations and Grading Rubric
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Home Lighting Wordsearch Interior Design Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Home Lighting Wordsearch Interior Design Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Home Lighting'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Gothic Revival Architecture Wordsearch Art & Design Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Gothic Revival Architecture Wordsearch Art & Design Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Gothic Revival Architecture'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Greek Architecture Wordsearch Art & Design Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Greek Architecture Wordsearch Art & Design Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Greek Architecture'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
American Architects Wordsearch Art & Design Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

American Architects Wordsearch Art & Design Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Wordsearch on the theme of 'American Architects'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Working Scientifically with MakeyMakey in Years 5 & 6

Working Scientifically with MakeyMakey in Years 5 & 6

Make Working Scientifically more fun with MakeyMakey! This resource has been designed to use as a way to teach the Working Scientifically objectives apart from the core science objectives. In the past, I have used the lessons with the class as a way to reinforce the concept of a fair test, as well as different types of variables. The pack has been broken up into objectives for Years 3 & 4 followed up on Years 5 & 6. Using the MakeyMakey gives the children the opportunity to go deeper into concepts, combining them with engineering, design and core science. Children can also create products with the littleBits to present their findings from enquiries and conclusions as a way to show their understanding. A link is also provided should you want to access the file for editing and sharing on Google Classroom or Seesaw.
erinbrasington
Working Scientifically with MakeyMakey in Years 3 & 4

Working Scientifically with MakeyMakey in Years 3 & 4

Make Working Scientifically more fun with MakeyMakey! This resource has been designed to use as a way to teach the Working Scientifically objectives apart from the core science objectives. In the past, I have used the lessons with the class as a way to reinforce the concept of a fair test, as well as different types of variables. The pack has been broken up into objectives for Years 3 & 4. Using the MakeyMakey gives the children the opportunity to go deeper into concepts, combining them with engineering, design and core science. Children can also create products with the littleBits to present their findings from enquiries and conclusions as a way to show their understanding.
erinbrasington