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Endangered Species Call to Action – App Lesson

Description: This app lesson will develop students’ understanding of the environment and require them to cite evidence correctly. Instructional Objective: Students will perform research on endangered species and create graphs to illustrate statistical information on population and habitat decline. Step 1: Students will pick an endangered species from the WWF Together app and learn about the species’ history, environment, threats, and more. Step 2: Students ...

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Save the World – App Lesson

Description: This app lesson will develop science students’ knowledge of climate change and pollution. Instructional Objective: Students will first perform research and then develop fact-based presentations in response to arguments against global warming. Step 1: Students, using the Skeptical Science app, will pick an argument that is skeptical of global warming. Students will then read the “skeptic” argument, counterpoints to the arguments, primary source documents, statistics, ...

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Let the Beat Drop – App Lesson

Description: This app lesson will develop students’ ability to engage music. Instructional Objective: Students will design their own song by using education apps to familiarize themselves with several music notation and creation devices. Step 1: Students will play music using the Musical Instrument – Lamophone app to experience the different sounds notes make and enjoy playing music. Step 2: Students will then experiment ...

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Founding Fathers Show and Tell – App Lesson

Description: This app lesson will develop students’  knowledge of U.S. history and government. Instructional Objective: Students will read primary documents instrumental to the start of U.S. government, research and analyze a founding father, and then create and present a humorous meme to the class to help students remember each founding father. Step 1: Students will read from the Federalist Papers and Constitution ...

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Space Explorers – App Lesson

Description: This app lesson will develop students’ understanding and knowledge of outer space. Instructional Objective: Students will explore space by completing hands-on experiences, recording research, and creating a multimedia presentation from the viewpoint of an astronaut. Step 1: Students will use Star Chart to explore the sky and pick a star, planet, moon, asteroid, or other celestial body they would like to investigate ...

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