Are you trying to figure out a way to keep students engaged as their energy level is skyrocketing before winter vacation? Here's a couple of fun geography activities to do with kids as a friendly class competition or as a way for students to fine-tune their latitude and longitude skills. One activity will keep the theme of Christmas going and one is 10 different treasure hunts to reinforce their geographic coordinate skills.
Half-Life Lab: Use a Candy Simulation to Teach Radioactive Decay
Let your students explore the concept of half-lives while enjoying candy! This simulation can serve as an introduction to the topic or as a piece of reinforcement. Not to mention, your students will be gaining experience using a data table to build their graphing skills! This purchase includes a teacher instructions page, student lab pages, and an answer key for teachers! Don't let your students get bored during your chemistry or geology unit!
End of the Year Activities: Create a Country with Fun Geography Activities
Room 311 has written 12 all new writing prompts to stir creativity and imagination within your creative writing class! These prompts are designed to get your middle school and high school students thinking creatively as they write short stories in response to the prompts.
Billy the Kid- History and Language Arts combined! Contains: two 1-page passages of informational text on Billy the Kid; two pages of reading comprehension questions (one for each passage), and teacher’s key. CAN BE USED FOR A QUICK SAMPLE FOR CHARTER SCHOOLS, Independent Reading, Homework or Supplemental Homeschool Worksheet. The passages can be used for CLOSE READING with other non-fiction graphic organizers! 6 pages $1.00 Grades 4-6 and homeschool
This worksheet allows students to use a primary source document to learn about the Erie Canal. I use this worksheet to help students understand the importance of the Erie Canal and how it changed the United States.This activity is very easy to use. All you have to do is print off the primary source from the following website for classroom use or direct students to the website to answer the worksheet questions:http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/eriecanal.htmClick here to view the website.The…
Newland Geography Project - Create your own Country
Students love this project! The world has seen a zombie apocalypse and a new place to take refuge is in order. Your students, or shall I say survival experts will need to create a new place to live and incorporate natural resources. They will be responsible for themselves and others, making this a tough task.