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Adding Fractions with unlike denominators
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The math learning center is an app and online platform that allows students to use manipulatives virtually. In this activity, students will use virtual manipulatives to add fractions with unlike denominators

Subject:
Mathematics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Stefanie Cairns
Date Added:
06/25/2019
Air Quality - Chapter Eight
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In this lesson, students are introduced to global climate change. They explore the ramifications of global climate change for Michigan, as well as individual actions that
can decrease greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

Subject:
Environmental Science
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Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Author:
Michigan Geographic Alliance
Date Added:
10/10/2019
Air Quality - Lesson Six
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In this lesson, students explore the role of regulations in influencing air quality decisions as they examine trends in air pollution. The students are encouraged to think
critically about important technological developments that have influenced the lives of individuals since the start of the twentieth century.

Subject:
Environmental Science
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Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Author:
Michigan Geographic Alliance
Date Added:
10/10/2019
Air Quality Lesson Three
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This lesson looks at the sources of air pollutants. Students examine the sources of air pollutants (point, mobile, area, and natural) using charts of actual data for Michigan. The
concept of an airshed and its importance for understanding air pollution is developed.

Subject:
Environmental Science
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Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Author:
Michigan Geographic Alliance
Date Added:
10/10/2019
Air Quality Unit - Lesson One
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The lesson develops the basic ideas that combustion activities are a major source of air pollution and that the products of combustion include particles (soot) and gases such as
carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide.

Subject:
Environmental Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Author:
Michigan Geographic Alliance
Date Added:
10/10/2019
Bill of Rights (Civics) Primary Source / Current Event ConnectionO
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Give Civics, Law, U.S. History students practice in analyzing historical Primary Source document and connect to contemporary news. Develop writing process to incorporate claims, evidence, and reasoning.

Subject:
U.S. History
General Law
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Daykon Hiram
Date Added:
05/02/2019
Bringing Algorithms into the Classroom
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Students will take a sequence of events or steps for some process and create an algorithm. This could apply to any content area. They will display the algorithm in flowchart form. This activity can be modified for all grade levels and content areas.

Subject:
Computer Science
Arts and Humanities
English Language Arts
Life Science
Mathematics
Physical Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Cheryl Wilson
Date Added:
10/12/2019
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Students will take a sequence of events or steps for some process and create an algorithm. This could apply to any content area. They will display the algorithm in flowchart form. This activity can be modified for all grade levels and content areas.

Subject:
Computer Science
Arts and Humanities
English Language Arts
Life Science
Mathematics
Physical Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Priscila Fojan
Date Added:
08/21/2019
Cardboard History Challenge
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Cardboard History Challenge is an example of how students can use design thinking and maker principles to demonstrate their learning about an artifact related to a historical site, person, or event. The example has a scattering of artifact prompts from throughout history, so you will probably want to make a copy and revise this resource to better fit your curriculum or unit. There are three segments to the activity. First, groups of students make artifacts related to a prompt. Second, a groups of students, taking on the role of historians, present about the artifact created by another group. Third, the class debriefs.

Subject:
History
Physical Geography
Anthropology
Cultural Geography
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Game
Interactive
Author:
Clark Rodeffer
Date Added:
06/25/2019
Finding Geometry through Real World Pictures
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The attached PDF provides learners with a unique way to find geometric shapes through pictures. In the case, the search is for Trapezoids and Parallelograms. Use, revise, or be inspired by the ideas and create your own to support your learners.

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Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Mathematics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
John McCarthy
Date Added:
07/05/2018
Makerspace Task Cards
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This is a collection of over 20 task cards for makerspace tools. Each editable card includes a short description of the task for helping the user learn to use the resource, tips for using the resource, and a collection of links to resources. The task cards were created using Google Slides, set to a standard 8.5" x 11" size for easy printing.

Subject:
Educational Technology
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Module
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
Andy Mann
Date Added:
04/26/2019
Minecraft Egyptian Pyramid
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As part of the 7th Grade Social Studies curriculum students will incorporate Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (S.T.E.A.M) into unit various lessons. This lesson will specifically address the Ancient Egyptian unit in alignment with the class curriculum textbook: Discovering Our Past “A History of the World, Early Ages” McGraw-Hill Networks and various curricular standards. Students interest and excitement towards Egyptian history will be increased by the possibilities and opportunities offered by Minecraft. Students will conducted extended research of the mighty and mysterious pyramids and learn how and why people have built such magnificent structures.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Mathematics
Social Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Game
Lesson
Lesson Plan
Author:
Cheryl Wilson
Date Added:
09/12/2019