# Listing All Factors

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This short video and interactive assessment activity is designed to teach third graders about listing all factors.

Material Type: Assessment, Interactive, Lecture

# Identifying the Multiples of a Given Number

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This short video and interactive assessment activity is designed to teach third graders about identifying the multiples of a given number.

Material Type: Assessment, Interactive, Lecture

# Factors World Problems

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This short video and interactive assessment activity is designed to teach fourth graders about completing the number patterns based on the multiplication table.

Material Type: Assessment, Interactive, Lecture

# Integers: Introduction to the concept, with activities comparing temperatures and money.

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This lesson will be the first of six lessons guiding students in constructing the abstract concepts necessary to understand adding positive and negative integers. It is designed for adult learners (or middle school or older) who are not fluent with using numbers.

Material Type: Lesson Plan

Author: Susan Jones

# Cup of Rice

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One common mistake students make when dividing fractions using visuals is the confusion between remainder and the fractional part of a mixed number answer.

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Author: Illustrative Mathematics

# Composing a Melody

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Students compose and notate short melodies using their names.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Assessment, Lesson Plan

# Composing in Simple and Compound Meters

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Students compose and notate short rhythms in 4/4, 3/4, and 6/8 meters across multiple class periods.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Assessment, Lesson Plan

# Every Good Boy Does Fine - MusicK8.com

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Every Good Boy Does Fine, by John Riggio, is another in the continuing series of songs that teach musical concepts. In this fun music video, animated by Bill Belongia, Piggy the pig helps teach the names of the lines of the treble clef through the use of mnemonics.

Material Type: Lecture

# FACE - MusicK8.com

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This clever song, by Teresa Jennings, helps young music students learn and remember the spaces on the treble clef. This fun video, animated by Bill Belongia, is a great music teaching tool.

Material Type: Lecture

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Material Type: Lesson Plan

Authors: Abby Deprey, Chelsey Loomis

# Asthma & Physical Activity in the School

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Newly revised in 2012! This easy-to-read booklet is perfect for teachers, coaches, and families who want to help students with asthma take part in sports and physical activities. Discusses how to help students control their asthma and follow an asthma action plan. Also explains how to manage asthma triggers, ensure students have access to their asthma medicines, recognize worsening asthma symptoms and take action, and modify activities based on a childÂs asthma status. Includes sample asthma action plans and information about using a peak flow meter, metered-dose inhaler, and dry powder inhaler.

# Heave Ho!

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Students discover the scientific basis for the use of inclined planes. Using a spring scale, a bag of rocks and an inclined plane, student groups explore how dragging objects up a slope is easier than lifting them straight up into the air. Also, students are introduced to the scientific method and basic principles of experimentation. To conclude, students imagine and design their own uses for inclined planes.

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Author: Mike McGroddy

# Investigating Extreme Weather Events with Interactive Activities

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This article highlights resources that can be used to supplement lessons on extreme weather, including games and video clips. The article appears in the free, online magazine for K-Grade 5 teachers Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle. The magazine focuses on the essential principles of climate science.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Game, Lesson Plan, Teaching/Learning Strategy

# E-Cigarettes Discussion - Will History Repeat Itself?

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Material Type: Lesson Plan

Author: Karen Norris

# Sociology Nature of Deviance and Crime documentary project

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This lesson deals with the nature of deviance through documentaries done through the PBS series Frontline or the documentary series Real Stories.Students will need to review the nature of deviance and crime, apply key concepts and terms that deal with deviance and crime, and apply those concepts to a film clip that is school appropriate and exemplifies those concepts.Students will be the faciliators of a film study of that clip and will  lead discussions about the aspects of the film clip and analysis.

Material Type: Lesson Plan

Author: Domenic Martelli

# 10 Things You Can Do with ArcGIS Online and Story Maps

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Several new content pieces invite you to do hands-on work with web GIS technology: [1] 10 Things you can do with ArcGIS Online in education. These include: (1) Use web mapping applications. (2) Make your own map. (3) Get a school, club, or university organizational account in ArcGIS Online. (4) Use and modify existing curricular resources. (5) Explore the Living Atlas of the World. (6) Modify and ask questions of maps. (7) Conduct spatial analysis on mapped data. (8) Add multimedia to maps. (9) Explore your world in 3D, and (10) Map and analyze field-collected data. [2] Introduction and Advanced Work with Story Maps: Slides and hands-on exercises. These include how to build a story map from a web map, and how to build map tours, map journals, swipe, series, and other types of story maps. [3] Teaching with Web Apps. Set of resources and activities. These include examining Pacific typhoons in 3D, demographics of Zip Codes, creating viewsheds and buffers, and much more. [4] Spatial Analysis in Human Geography. These include the 1854 cholera epidemic in London (activity), a Boulder County hazards analysis (map), and an examination of the Human Development Index around the world (map). I created this content for the Esri mapping lab for the 2017 National Conference on Geography Education, but it can also be used to support your own professional development or for your own instruction.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Data Set

Author: Joseph J. Kerski

# Animal Diversity Web

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This site is a searchable encyclopedia of thousands of photos, descriptions, sound recordings, and other information about individual animal species. Find out about amphibians, arthropods, birds, fishes, insects, mammals, mollusks, reptiles, and sharks. Explore special features on mammals, skulls, and frog calls. Students are invited to contribute.

Material Type: Diagram/Illustration