Search Results (4)

View
Selected filters:
  • Penguin
Fraction Penguin
Conditions of Use:
Read the Fine Print
Rating

In this craft activity, learners will recognize, name, and compare the fractions ...

In this craft activity, learners will recognize, name, and compare the fractions 1/2, 1/4, and 1/8 by constructing a penguin out of portions of paper circles. This detailed lesson plan includes key vocabulary words, background information for educators, extension ideas, and resources.

Subject:
Education
Life Science
Mathematics
Numbers and Operations
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Instructional Material
Lesson Plans
Provider:
California Academy of Sciences
Science and Math Informal Learning Educators (SMILE)
Provider Set:
California Academy of Sciences: Lesson Plans
SMILE Pathway: Science and Math Activities in One Search
Author:
California Academy of Sciences
Pingus Penguins: Writing Good Instructions
Conditions of Use:
Read the Fine Print
Rating

Students use the free computer game Pingus to learn how engineers, specifically ...

Students use the free computer game Pingus to learn how engineers, specifically environmental engineers, use their technical writing skills to give instructions and follow the instructions of others. Students learn to write instructions to express their ideas in clear, organized ways using descriptive, un-ambiguous sentences, as an example of one type of technical writing that important for engineers. The students write instructions enumerating how to beat a game level, which represents surveying that level for environmental problems. As a test of their instructions, students review each others' instructions and offer suggestions for improvement, and then revise their instructions to make them better. Students also see some examples of environmental problems.

Subject:
Engineering
Education
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Instructional Material
Provider:
TeachEngineering
Provider Set:
TeachEngineering NGSS Aligned Resources
Author:
GK-12 INSIGHT Program,
Lori Rice
Paul Cain