Digestive System #GoogleExpeditionsQuick View

Digestive System #GoogleExpeditions

This is an overview of the digestive system and how our nutrients are digested! SWBAT: 1. List the different nutrients 2. Identify organs in the digestive system and describe their function. 3. Identify which organs digest each of the nutrients and what enzymes are used. Guiding Questions: What are the nutrients you would find on a food label? When they are digested, what do they get broken down into? What are the organs of the digestive system? What enzymes are found in the digestive system? What, specifically, do they break down? Where are the three nutrients each digested? Which enzymes are involved? What are some disorders of the digestive system? What are the role of probiotics in the digestive system? What does it mean if someone is lactose intolerant and can’t eat dairy?
Google Expeditions - AR - Introduction to Genetics - DNA and RNA #Google ExpeditionsQuick View

Google Expeditions - AR - Introduction to Genetics - DNA and RNA #Google Expeditions

This is for any teacher that is introducing genetics to their students. You could also use this to introduce students to parts of a cell. Another use would be an introduction to the different domains of life and an example would be the Domain Eukaryota. There are so many uses for this Google Expeditions AR lesson. If students don't understand about DNA and chromosomes when learning about life and the cell, then they kind have missed the most important part. #GoogleExpeditions
Fetal Development and Pregnancy #GoogleExpeditionQuick View

Fetal Development and Pregnancy #GoogleExpedition

This expedition will take you through the 3 trimesters of pregnancy. You will explore the changes within the fetus and the mother. Objectives: SWBAT: 1. Describe where and when an embryo becomes a fetus. 2. Describe the role of differentiation and mitosis in the development of a baby. 3. Describe the changes in the mother throughout pregnancy. 4. Describe the process of birth and what causes it. 5. Describe how drugs would affect development.
Nervous System #GoogleExpeditionQuick View

Nervous System #GoogleExpedition

An intro into the nervous system for 9th grade Biology. Objectives: SWBAT: 1. List the different sections of the brain and describe their functions. 2. Describe the different types of neurons. 3. Label the different structures of a neuron. 4. Describe what happens in a synapse between two neurons. 5. Define neurotransmitter and describe their role in cell communication.
Reading Comprehension Worksheets - Space Exploration #GoogleExpeditions (SAVE 40%)Quick View

Reading Comprehension Worksheets - Space Exploration #GoogleExpeditions (SAVE 40%)

This Reading Comprehension worksheets can be assigned independently or they may be used to compliment #GoogleExpeditions related virtual trips. This space bundle includes 3 different reading comprehension worksheets - The International Space Station - Jupiter - flying with NASA’s Juno missio - Exploring the Red Planet with the Mars Rovers These handouts are suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. After carefully reading each text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False exercises, crosswords, gap filling exercises and speaking prompts . The vocabulary used in the texts is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handouts can be completed in class or assigned for homework.
Our Disappearing Coral Reefs #GoogleExpeditionsQuick View

Our Disappearing Coral Reefs #GoogleExpeditions

This Google Expedition will give students a clear understanding of the disappearing coral reefs. This relates to global warming and its effect on coral. It also discusses what can be done to prevent disappearing coral reefs.
Africa/Nobel Peace #GoogleExpeditionsQuick View

Africa/Nobel Peace #GoogleExpeditions

This resource is for 7th grade Social Studies class. We tied in a traditional research project with Google Expeditions Solo Mode. The Expeditions helped the students better visualize the human rights issues they chose, and how the affected people in the countries live.
MakerBot Lunar Expedition -- NGSS Aligned -- #GoogleExpeditionQuick View

MakerBot Lunar Expedition -- NGSS Aligned -- #GoogleExpedition

In this quick project, students will serve as architects working to design new buildings for a Lunar Base Station, using information they gained from their Lunar Expedition. Students must make sure that their buildings satisfy the Critical Design Requirements given a set amount of materials and time. The buildings will be made from 3D printed parts + drinking straws. Grades: 3 - 8 Subjects: Science, Engineering, Technology Duration: 1 - 2 class periods NGSS Standards: - MS-ETS1-1 - http://www.nextgenscience.org/dci-arrangement/ms-ets1-engineering-design - MS-ETS1-2 - http://www.nextgenscience.org/dci-arrangement/ms-ets1-engineering-design - MS-ETS1-3 - http://www.nextgenscience.org/dci-arrangement/ms-ets1-engineering-design
Google Expedition Tour in Spanish:  a scavenger hunt for furniture in the White House, 1st floorQuick View

Google Expedition Tour in Spanish: a scavenger hunt for furniture in the White House, 1st floor

Google Expedition Tour in Spanish: a scavenger hunt for furniture in the White House, 1st floor is a class activity that reviews furniture items, interrogative words and prepositions while students take a virtual tour of part of the White House using virtual reality viewers, a tablet, iPods, wireless Internet and a customized designed worksheet. Students are provided a guided tour created by their Spanish teacher instead of stating the English-based tour provided by Google. The lesson objective is simple. Use this Google Expedition Tour in Spanish to review previously learned vocabulary related to furniture items found in a home and explore a famous landmark at the same time. Tips: The worksheet is created to be completed while the teacher leads students on the tour. Each line designates a break in the tour. The breaks allow for the teacher to review information with students as well as allows students to rest their eyes from the visual stimulation of the viewers. This activity took about 45 minutes including the set up of 20 virtual reality viewers. This activity is suitable for any grade where virtual reality viewers are recommended and if the students meet the Spanish reading level provided on the worksheet. In this particular case, the target audience is a freshman/sophomore level Spanish class with no prior middle school Spanish experience.
Allusions, Google Expedition to the Moon, and "Write Around" Strategy using R.J. Palacio's WonderQuick View

Allusions, Google Expedition to the Moon, and "Write Around" Strategy using R.J. Palacio's Wonder

Originally planned for a 9-12 special education small group English class, this could work for a middle school class as well. To be used with R. J. Palacio's novel, Wonder and Google Expeditions, it's a lesson involving allusions and a "Write Around" Strategy. After reviewing allusions and all the references made about space, Star Wars, E.T. , our class will travel to the Moon, using Google Expeditions. Then, we'll review characteristics and what we know about the following characters: Auggie, Via, Jack, and Justin. Using the "Write Around" Strategy, students will write a descriptive 8-sentence paragraph about their experience on the moon from the perspective of one those characters. This strategy has one student start off the paragraph, then passes it along to the next student for the next sentence. It rotates around until all 8 sentences are written.
Lewis and Clark ExpeditionQuick View

Lewis and Clark Expedition

Lewis and Clark Expedition: Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, and the exploration of the Louisiana Territory FOR GOOGLE DRIVE Digital, 1:1, Interactive, Social Studies learning! Aim: What did Lewis and Clark discover on their expedition? Why was their exploration of the Louisiana territory important? Included in this product: • Cover Page • Student-centered situational Do Now question • Goals and Lewis and Clark's Expedition Outline • The Louisiana Purchase and the Route of Lewis and Clark map with scaffolding questions • Lewis and Clark Explore the Louisiana Territory reading passage with scaffolding graphic organizer outlining the goals, challenges, and effects of the Lewis and Clark expedition • Application/Closing/Higher Order Thinking Question • Answer Key for Teachers Students will analyze the close-reading passages to understand the goals and effects of the expedition of Lewis and Clark. Students will also predict and decide what will happen as a result of the expedition. Adheres to Social Studies Common Core Standards - research, application, literacy, vocabulary, creating arguments with evidence Differentiation: cooperative {students may work in pairs/groups according to teacher's discretion for questions and graphic organizers}; students argue their opinions and make predictions using relevant examples and details from the lesson and their knowledge of social studies Louisiana Purchase map by KERRI'S ART CORNER Lewis and Clark Clip Art by Educlips Digital Papers by Ashley Hughes KG Fonts © 2014 A Social Studies Life For personal use only. Duplication for an entire school, an entire school system, or for commercial purposes is strictly forbidden. Please have other teachers purchase their own copy. If you are a school or district interested in purchasing several licenses, please contact me for a district-wide quote.
Hawai’i Volcanoes National Parks Lesson Plan - Hidden Worlds of the National Park Virtual ExperienceQuick View

Hawai’i Volcanoes National Parks Lesson Plan - Hidden Worlds of the National Park Virtual Experience

2016 marks the United States National Parks Service Centennial. To celebrate, Google has launched Hidden Worlds of the National Parks, an interactive, virtual experience designed to bring the parks to everyone. Take your class on a virtual field trip of some of our most breathtaking National Parks using the Google Arts & Culture web experience or Google Expeditions. In this lesson, students will be engaged in exploring the Hawai'i Volcanoes National Parks by way of lava tubes, coastal cliffs and flying over Kilauea while also using these digital media tools to illustrate their understanding of plate movement and its relationship to the formation of volcanoes. Standards Addressed: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.6.1 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.6.7 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.6-8.7 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.6-8.9
The Hamilton-Burr DuelQuick View

The Hamilton-Burr Duel

In this Google Expedition, students will develop an understanding of the tensions in the relationship between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr prior to their famous duel in 1804. Through analyzing primary sources in conjunction with the Expedition, students read and analyze key excerpts from primary source documents that enable them to understand the issues and the personalities that led to the conflict. Students will be able to *Read critically and analyze excerpts from primary sources *Draw logical conclusions regarding the relationship between the authors of the primary sources *Demonstrate their knowledge through critical thinking activities and class discussions Standards: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.6-8.1 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.6-8.4 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.6-8.6 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.8.2 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.WHST.6-8.2.F CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.WHST.6-8.9
The American Revolution Through the Eyes of Alexander HamiltonQuick View

The American Revolution Through the Eyes of Alexander Hamilton

In this Google Expedition students will begin to examine the foundations of American liberty and the differing points of view expressed by people who were on the same side in the Revolutionary War. Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton were both ardent patriots, but their writings show differences between them as well as similarities. Through analyzing primary sources in conjunction with the Expedition, students will get a firsthand view of how those with very different ideals had the same interest in American freedom. Students will be able to: *develop a clear understanding of different viewpoints presented in primary sources *compare and contrast the ideas expressed in two primary sources *demonstrate their skills through a class discussion, a Venn diagram, and an exit card Standards: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.5.1 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.5.5 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.5.6