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Population in China

Population in China

China has tried combating its growing population by placing a limit on ... (more)

China has tried combating its growing population by placing a limit on how many children its citizens can have. Citizens can now only have one child. This is why the chart shows many more middle-aged people with a lag in numbers of children of young ages. (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Images and Illustrations
Collection:
Video and Image Data Access
Provider:
U.S. Census Bureau
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Population projections

Population projections

This graph of population projections shows the current population sizes for the ... (more)

This graph of population projections shows the current population sizes for the major areas of the world and the entire world itself. The graph also shows the projected population sizes for each area into 2050. (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Images and Illustrations
Collection:
Video and Image Data Access
Provider:
California State University, Fullerton
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Populations and ecosystems

Populations and ecosystems

The ecosystem concept is rather complex, but students often find these interactions ... (more)

The ecosystem concept is rather complex, but students often find these interactions interesting and are usually easily engaged in ecosystem studies. You can then capitalize on student curiosity by providing a learning environment conducive to inquiry. (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Collection:
Middle School Portal
Provider:
Ohio State University
Author:
Andy Ault
Carolyn Hamilton
Kim Lightle
Mary LeFever
Portraits, Visual and Written

Portraits, Visual and Written

This site features Louisa May Alcott and Samuel Clemens. See excerpts from ... (more)

This site features Louisa May Alcott and Samuel Clemens. See excerpts from Alcott's girlhood journal and Little Women. Read Clemens' explanation of his white suit in Mark Twain's Autobiography and the last chapter of Tom Sawyer, where Huck Finn has fled the Widow Douglas's civilizing influence. Help students see that their own lives and views can be a basis for creative writing. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Material Type:
Lesson Plans
Collection:
Smithsonian Institutions
Provider:
Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies
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Positively Poetry: Part 6

Positively Poetry: Part 6

Students will be learning about and writing limericks. Since limericks follow a ... (more)

Students will be learning about and writing limericks. Since limericks follow a strict rhyming pattern and word count, the students will work in partners to create their own limericks. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Material Type:
Lesson Plans
Collection:
LEARN NC Lesson Plans
Provider:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education
Author:
Maribeth Warren
Pam Purifoy
Tracy Dagenhart
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Postcard Creator

Postcard Creator

The Postcard Creator helps students learn to identify all the typical parts ... (more)

The Postcard Creator helps students learn to identify all the typical parts of a postcard, and then generate their own postcard messages by typing information into letter templates. After printing their texts, students can illustrate the front of their postcards in a variety of ways, including drawing, collage, and stickers. (less)

Subject:
Arts
Humanities
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Interactive
Collection:
ReadWriteThink
Provider:
ReadWriteThink
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Postcards of the Past

Postcards of the Past

Students will participate in Heritage Day activities that will enhance students' awareness ... (more)

Students will participate in Heritage Day activities that will enhance students' awareness of their heritage. They will take digital pictures of activities to include on a web page, and research and report on information gathered. Students will create a web page to present their information. (less)

Subject:
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Lesson Plans
Collection:
LEARN NC Lesson Plans
Provider:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education
Author:
Karol Leaptrott
Rebecca Watt
Regina Welsted
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Poster Analysis Worksheet

Poster Analysis Worksheet

The following poster analysis worksheet was designed and developed by the Education ... (more)

The following poster analysis worksheet was designed and developed by the Education Staff of the National Archives and Records Administration. You may find this worksheet useful as you introduce students to posters as sources of historical, social and cultural information. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Images and Illustrations
Primary Source
Reference
Other
Collection:
Teaching With Documents
Provider:
National Archives and Records Administration
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Posters to Go

Posters to Go

What can a work of art reveal about a period of American ... (more)

What can a work of art reveal about a period of American history? This set of fifteen teaching posters features selected artworks from the Smithsonian American Art Museum, National Portrait Gallery, and Archives of American Art on five historical themes. (less)

Subject:
Arts
Humanities
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Images and Illustrations
Readings
Unit of Study
Collection:
Smithsonian Institutions
Provider:
Smithsonian Institutions
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Potato Power

Potato Power

Students use potatoes to light an LED clock (or light bulb) as ... (more)

Students use potatoes to light an LED clock (or light bulb) as they learn how a battery works in a simple circuit and how chemical energy changes to electrical energy. As they learn more about electrical energy, they better understand the concepts of voltage, current and resistance. (less)

Subject:
Mathematics and Statistics
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Lesson Plans
Collection:
TeachEngineering
Provider:
TeachEngineering
Author:
Denise Carlson
Jeff Lyng
Malinda Schaefer Zarske
Sharon D. Perez-Suarez
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Potent Biology: Stem Cells, Cloning, and Regeneration, Lecture 1: Understanding Embryonic Stem Cells

Potent Biology: Stem Cells, Cloning, and Regeneration, Lecture 1: Understanding Embryonic Stem Cells

This indexed webcast video along with synchronized lecture slides is from Howard ... (more)

This indexed webcast video along with synchronized lecture slides is from Howard Hughes Medical Institute's 2006 Holiday LecturesPotent Biology: Stem Cells, Cloning, and Regeneration. Douglas A. Melton presents an introduction to stem cells, as well as answers to questions about the role of stem cells in the human body. This video requires RealPlayer 10. (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Readings
Video Lectures
Collection:
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Provider:
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Author:
Douglas A. Melton, Ph.D.
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