Lesson Plans

USGS Education FREE – 3D National Parks and more

Photographic tour of 66 different National Parks, online lectures, lesson plans, and more…all free!

Free resources from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) help teachers and students explore different lessons and topics. Students can watch videos and animations, access online lectures, find maps and images, connect via social media, and learn about topics such as water science and climate change. The site offers resources for primary, secondary, and undergraduate levels. BioData, a new website from the USGS, provides access to aquatic biological community and physical habitat data collected from stream ecosystems across the nation. Users can read an overview of the website and watch a 7-minute video about how scientists study stream ecology.


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“I came, I saw, I friended Pompey on the Internet”

This week putting the spotlight on an 8th grade History project at Roland Park Country School of Maryland….
Each spring, eighth grade students at Roland Park Country School (Maryland) use my faculty website to conduct activities of a most peculiar kind. They post pictures of ancient statues and claim that the works represent them. In “status updates,” they proudly announce that they have been elected “consul” or “tribune,” or have written a particularly insightful book on Germanic tribes, or have become an expert in weaving wool…


By Justin Short, 8th Grade History Teacher

Link to Roland Park Country School website

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Taking a Stand: Models of Civic Participation

“What does it take to stand up for an idea? Why do some people choose to take action to address a wrong, while others choose to standby and watch? This lesson outline invites students to reflect on several episodes when individuals chose to take stand, and to also consider how these examples relate to their own lives. Readings are drawn from the Choosing to Participate study guide, and from the Holocaust and Human Behavior resource book.”

A Lesson Plan from the website Facing History & Ourselves.

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What Is Service Learning?

This lesson plan will help you introduce and ‘teach’ your students about the ideas behind service learning.

Lesson Plan – What Is Service Learning?.

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Teacher Guide to the Environment

Check out ready-made lesson plans about the Environment at teAchnology.com

Teacher Guide to the Environment – Lesson Plans, Worksheets.

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