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Fictional Planets Wordsearch Science Physics Solar System Starter Settler Homework Cover Lesson

Fictional Planets Wordsearch Science Physics Solar System Starter Settler Homework Cover Lesson

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Fictional Planets'. 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
Star Wars Coordinate Graphs

Star Wars Coordinate Graphs

Get ready for The Last Jedi and head to another galaxy with these FIVE unique, individual Star Wars themed Coordinate Graphs, including: C3P0 • R2D2 • BB-8 • Stormtrooper • Darth Vader Students review their x and y axis coordinate skills by plotting and drawing out each Star Wars themed picture. Blank graphs to copy on A3 paper included.
jmare
Space & Solar System Video Links and Questions

Space & Solar System Video Links and Questions

The activity comes with 4 YouTube video links (entitled: The NASA moon landing, Life on Mars?, Galileo's Story, and Life on a Space Shuttle) along with small-group discussion questions. This activity worked great with my 7th graders and really engaged them in discussions. I would play the video twice and then let them discuss and answer the questions. This lesson is student-centered meaning: --it allows you to become a facilitator --happier teachers! --happier students! --happier administrators!
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Earth's natural resources research project

Earth's natural resources research project

A research project for students to research and gain a deeper understanding of natural resources and the current problems facing the world. Includes requirements, sample project ideas, and brainstorming topics. Standard: (iii) Energy resources are available on a renewable, nonrenewable, or indefinite basis. Understanding the origins and uses of these resources enables informed decision making. Students should consider the ethical/social issues surrounding Earth's natural energy resources, while looking at the advantages and disadvantages of their long-term uses. This lesson is student-centered meaning: --it allows you to become a facilitator --happier teachers --happier students --happier administrators
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Sun and Moon Art

Sun and Moon Art

A fun, creative and bright art project for your students to enjoy. Select the template that best fits your students. 3 Different Templates: ♦ draw your own patterns and then add colour. ♦ draw half of the patterns and then add colour. ♦ just add colour. Suggested Colouring: ♦ Moon side - cool colours (shades of blue, green, purple) ♦ Sun side - warm colours (shades of red, yellow, orange) Suggested Curriculum Links: ♦ Māori myths and legends (Rona and the Moon; Maui and the Sun). ♦ Solar system / Space / Night and Day study. ♦ Maths – geometry (patterns, shapes). Also a great activity during busy assessment periods … your students can work on this independently while you’re testing :) Designed on A4 size paper. ********************************************************************** © Suzanne Welch Teaching Resources
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Asteroids, Comets, and Meteors - Complete 5E Lesson Bundle

Asteroids, Comets, and Meteors - Complete 5E Lesson Bundle

Product Description Asteroids, Comets, and Meteors 5E Lesson Bundle. Everything you need in one tidy package. This fully-editable, no prep bundle follows the 5E model and provides step-by-step instructions on how to implement it in your classroom. Each included resource is either completely or almost completely self-contained meaning little to no classroom materials are needed. This bundle contains a mix of digital and paper-based resources and encourages collaboration and creativity at every turn. Since 5E lessons provide differentiated instruction in their very nature, your students will complete the unit with a deep understanding of: • Asteroids • Comets • Meteoroids, meteors, and meteorites • Mining comets and asteroids for fuel • How the dinosaurs died • Impacts and craters Your students will also confront and overcome the following misconceptions. • Earth won’t be hit by meteors, asteroids, etc. • Anything that does hit Earth would cause global destruction • A spacecraft couldn’t fly through the asteroid belt without getting destroyed • Shooting stars are really stars • Comets are not part of the solar system • All comets look the same • There is only empty space between the planets How does the 5E model facilitate learning? • It emphasizes inquiry, critical thinking, and the process of science • Its success is backed by countless scientific studies that demonstrate its effectiveness • It’s built around the idea that humans construct knowledge and meaning from their learning experiences. That they build upon their prior knowledge and to be effective, learning needs to be active and allow the participants to construct new knowledge from their experiences
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Solar and Lunar Eclipses - Reading Article - Grade 8 and Up

Solar and Lunar Eclipses - Reading Article - Grade 8 and Up

Product Description This resource is suitable for high school students as well as strong middle-school students. Tackle literacy and science by having your students read and answer questions from a scientific article. Questions include knowledge (direct from the paper), thinking, connecting, application and open-ended varieties. No prep, no formatting, no issues. Simply download, print (or upload to your class site) and you're all set. Your reading covers the following NGSS - HS-ESS1 - MS-ESS1 **This resource is fully editable for your convenience** This resource covers the following topics: This resource covers the following topics: - Solar Eclipses - Lunar Eclipses - Eclipse Viewing The Problem You Face - Not having the time to properly teach scientific literacy (disciplinary literacy) or improve your students reading comprehension and analysis skills. The Solution This fully editable, NO PREP reading comprehension article is composed of relevant, applicable and engaging reading activities which can be used to: • introduce your topic • improve your students reading comprehension and scientific literacy skills • improve your students' analysis skills • provide an extension activity to students who move at a faster pace • provide extra credit to students in need • measure your students literacy skills Furthermore, this resource works very well as an emergency substitute plan as it will keep your students on task and focused while you are away. This resource will take your students between 50-75 minutes to complete and includes some open-ended questions. An answer key is also included for your reference.
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Eclipse - Solar and Lunar – A Digital, Device-Based Scavenger Hunt Activity

Eclipse - Solar and Lunar – A Digital, Device-Based Scavenger Hunt Activity

Product Description Eclipse - Solar and Lunar - A Digital, Device-Based resource that will get your kids out of their seats, engaged, utilizing technology, and collaborating to solve real problems and test their knowledge. This activity is the coolest thing I've created and your kids are going to love it, mine do. Think of a scavenger hunt, then add devices (Smartphones, Chromebooks, Laptops, or Tablets), engaged students, and learning through assessment and you have this resource. I've created a video that walks you through the entire activity. I did it using screen capture software on my phone so you can see exactly what your students will see. CLICK HERE to have a look. Quick Disclaimer. In order to use this activity, your classroom must have at least 1 device per 3 students. Smartphones, Chromebooks, Laptops, and Tablets will all work perfectly. The wording and delivery make this resource perfect for a wide range of grade levels. If for some reason you feel this hunt isn't perfect for your classroom, I'm happy to refund your purchase no questions asked. The Content Includes: • Solar eclipse • Lunar eclipse • Eclipse misconceptions • Frequency and reason for eclipses • Future and past eclipses Here's how you implement them: • Print the QR codes and place them around the room • Place your students into groups • Let them loose! They move from Location to Location as they complete their tasks. Each Task is assigned by scanning the QR code and there are 5 Tasks per Scavenger Hunt Activity. • Have them submit their answers directly to your email via a form on my website. This activity: • Lets your students utilize their devices • Cuts down on wasted paper • Combines learning with assessment • Is a lot of fun • Comes in both Word and PDF formats Each Hunt is different and offers a unique way for your students to explore the topic. From Hunt-to-Hunt, possible tasks your students will face include: • Video analysis • Simulations • Fully automated and marked Quiz • Finish the story • Start the story • Calculations • News article • Opinion • Word scramble • Short answer • Web research
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Stars – A Device-Based Scavenger Hunt Activity

Stars – A Device-Based Scavenger Hunt Activity

Product Description Stars - A Device-Based Scavenger Hunt Activity. This activity is the coolest thing I've created and your kids are going to love it, mine do. Think of a scavenger hunt, then add devices (Smartphones, Chromebooks, Laptops, or Tablets), engaged students, and learning through assessment and you have this resource. Quick Disclaimer. In order to use this activity, your classroom must have at least 1 device per 3 students. Smartphones, Chromebooks, Laptops, and Tablets will all work perfectly. The wording and delivery make this resource perfect for a wide range of grade levels. If for some reason you feel this hunt isn't perfect for your classroom, I'm happy to refund your purchase no questions asked. The Content Includes: • The life cycle of stars • What stars create • Types of stars • Famous scientist: Carl Sagan Here's how you implement them: • Print the QR codes and place them around the room • Place your students into groups • Let them loose! They move from Location to Location as they complete their tasks. Each Task is assigned by scanning the QR code and there are 5 Tasks per Scavenger Hunt Activity. • Have them submit their answers directly to your email via a form on my website. This activity: • Lets your students utilize their devices • Cuts down on wasted paper • Combines learning with assessment • Is a lot of fun • Comes in both Word and PDF formats Each Hunt is different and offers a unique way for your students to explore the topic. From Hunt-to-Hunt, possible tasks your students will face include: • Video analysis • Simulations • Fully automated and marked Quiz • Finish the story • Start the story • Calculations • News article • Opinion • Word scramble • Short answer • Web research
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Planets - Reading Article - Grade 8 and Up

Planets - Reading Article - Grade 8 and Up

Product Description Planets. This resource is suitable for high school students as well as strong middle-school students. Tackle literacy and science by having your students read and answer questions from a scientific article. Questions include knowledge (direct from the paper), thinking, connecting, application and open-ended varieties. No prep, no formatting, no issues. Simply download, print (or upload to your class site) and you're all set. **This resource is fully editable for your convenience** This resource covers the following topics: - What is a planet? - What are the different types of planets? - The planets of our solar system ************************ The Problem You Face - Not having the time to properly teach scientific literacy (disciplinary literacy) or improve your students reading comprehension and analysis skills. The Solution This fully editable, NO PREP reading comprehension article is composed of relevant, applicable and engaging reading activities which can be used to: • introduce your topic • improve your students reading comprehension and scientific literacy skills • improve your students' analysis skills • provide an extension activity to students who move at a faster pace • provide extra credit to students in need • measure your students literacy skills Furthermore, this resource works very well as an emergency substitute plan as it will keep your students on task and focused while you are away. This resource will take your students between 50-75 minutes to complete and includes some open-ended questions. An answer key is also included for your reference.
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