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Linking Math & Weather – App Lesson

Description: This app lesson will develop middle school students’ understanding of graphing data and regional weather patterns. Instructional Objective: Students will apply math concepts with real-world data, graphing weather information for a particular region. Step 1: Students will pick an area of the world they know nothing about using Google Earth. Step 2: Next, students will investigate this area’s weather patterns –precipitation, ...

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My Fitness Journey – App Lesson

Description: This app lesson will develop physical education students’ activity, knowledge, and understanding. Instructional Objective: Students will collect and analyze their health data and monitor their physical activity, sharing their progress with a reflective video. Step 1: Students will use MyFitnessPal to record their caloric intake and steps taken in a day for 14 days straight. Step 2: Students will use the Nike+ ...

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Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death – App Lesson

Instructional Objective: Students will develop a KWL chart, review the American Revolution, analyze the development of the branches of government, and then play an interactive game. Step 1: Students will create a KWL chart and write down the things that they already know about the American Revolution using the Drawing Desk app. Step 2: Students will open The Revolution: Interactive Guide app and ...

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The Solar System – App Lesson

Description: This app lesson will develop elementary school science students’ solar system understanding. Instructional Objective: Students will develop an understanding of the Earth’s solar system. Students will recall the names of all of the planets and then be able to reproduce a model that represents their knowledge learned from the standard in a 3-D Model. Step 1: Students will read Section ...

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Harriet Tubman & the Underground Railroad – App Lesson

Description: This app lesson will develop elementary students’ Underground Railroad understanding. Instructional Objective: Students will research the Underground Railroad and create a video demonstrating their understanding. Step 1: Students will research a specific stop on the Underground Railroad and listen to the narrated account of the stop’s significance using the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway Audio Tour app. Step 2: Students will ...

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