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Tips for Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse With P. Allen Smith. Zombies. "Function: noun Etymology: Louisiana Creole or Haitian Creole zonbi, of Bantu origin; akin to Kimbundu nzúmbe ghost (merriam-webster.com) 1 usually zombi a : the supernatural power that according to voodoo belief may enter into and reanimate a dead body b : a will-less and speechless human in the West Indies capable only of automatic movement who is held to have died and been supernaturally reanimated2 a : a person held to resemble the so-called walking dead; especially : automaton b : a person markedly strange in appearance or behavior3 : a mixed drink made of several kinds of rum, liqueur, and fruit juice — zom·bie·like adjective"

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STEM Behind Hollywood by Texas Instruments - US and Canada. Nonfiction Literacy and Current Events. The Ultimate Zombie Apocalypse Survival Quiz v1.0.0. How old are you?

The Ultimate Zombie Apocalypse Survival Quiz v1.0.0

Under 18 18 - 25 26 - 33 34 - 40 41 - 49 50 and Up Your Gender is? Male Female Other How physically fit would you say you are? Are you kidding? Do you have any vices or addictions (check all that apply)? I smoke regularly. Do you have any special needs, or serious medical conditions (check all that apply)? Yes, I have a physical disability (blindness, deafness, paralysis, prosthetic limb, etc). Zombies: STEM Behind Hollywood by Texas Instruments - US and Canada. Zombie Apocalypse 2: The Humans Strike Back— the TI-Nspire™ sequel to the Hollywood-inspired Zombie Apocalypse — engages students in math and science as they explore the hypothesis that elevating blood pH could prevent people from becoming undead.

Zombies: STEM Behind Hollywood by Texas Instruments - US and Canada

Dr. Schlozman is a Harvard Medical School professor who provides expert advice on zombies to filmmakers through The Science & Entertainment Exchange. He shared his expertise with TI and educators to develop the original STEM Behind Hollywood TI-Nspire™ activity, Zombie Apocalypse, and its sequel, Zombie Apocalypse II: The Humans Strike Back. The newest STEM Behind Hollywood activity encourages students to investigate chemistry and life sciences principles, to observe processes such as titration, and to engage in designing experiments, predicting outcomes and testing their hypotheses.

Zombie assignment sheet. How To Assemble Your Zombie First Aid Kit. 1Q: Zombie Apocalypse-Survival Plan: created with Zunal WebQuest Maker. If the zombie virus was spreading, wouldn't you want to know where it was going?

1Q: Zombie Apocalypse-Survival Plan: created with Zunal WebQuest Maker

How does geography help us stay ahead of the zombie outbreak? In this project, you will learn to use geographic tools and data to track the spread of the zombie apocalypse. STEP 3: COMPLETE all the directions in the Monitoring Zombie Attack Data. (When the directions mention downloading "Zombie Attack Data from Edmodo" in steps 25 and 27, ignore that, you have already downloaded that file to your desktop in the last step) Lesson plan (geography) Zombie Apocalypse Webquest (modified and adapted 2013 from collaborative teacher group on edmodo)

Zombie Apocalypse WebQuest Introduction A huge yet unknown catastrophic event has changed the world as we know it.

Lesson plan (geography) Zombie Apocalypse Webquest (modified and adapted 2013 from collaborative teacher group on edmodo)

One of the major results of this event is the spread of zombies across the globe. People all around the world are trying to survive this zombie invasion the best way they can. Lesson plan (geography) Zombie Apocalypse Webquest (modified and adapted 2013 from collaborative teacher group on edmodo) The zombie apocalypse and its role in the ELT classroom – Teach them English. One of the great things about being a childish idiot geeky nerd is that I can relate to what’s going on in the minds of a lot of my students.

The zombie apocalypse and its role in the ELT classroom – Teach them English

Like (too) many of them, I’m fascinated by the concept of zombies. Many’s the classroom break I’ve spent hypothesizing with students about the impending doom that will be brought about by the zombie outbreak. Anyway, enough about that, as that’s only a slight part of the focus of this post. This interest has led me to a resource that I think might make for a fun class activity, however. My Favorite Zombie-Themed Halloween Lesson Plans. Over the past couple of years, I’ve been slowly building a collection of zombie-themed Halloween lesson plans.

My Favorite Zombie-Themed Halloween Lesson Plans

Halloween is only a couple days away and I couldn’t think of a more appropriate time to gather the goods and share them with you! 4 Zombie-Themed Lessons from PBS These lessons, which you’ll find on the PBS website, ask students to compare the “normal” brain to a “zombie” brain. While you could use these lessons as “stand-alones,” each one follows an accompanying plot line where the world is fighting a zombie apocalypse and the best and the brightest young people are being trained as neuroscientists.

The hope is that, with the proper training, students will be able to cure the zombie epidemic and save the world. To browse these four lesson plans, click here. PBS NewsHour Presents: The Zombie Autopsies. Zombie-themed activities teach children about emergency preparedness. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offer resources to help middle school age youth prepare for real emergency situations.

Zombie-themed activities teach children about emergency preparedness

Posted on February 11, 2015 by Elaine M. Bush, Michigan State University Extension Parents, teachers, 4-H club leaders, scout troops and other adults who work with middle school youth, may find the zombie preparedness materials produced by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) an excellent tool to teach the basics of emergency preparedness to children.

How To Survive A Zombie Attack (Grades 2 & 3) Common Core Resources to prepare for the zombie apocalypse. We’ve loved zombies ever since we were kids, so imagine our elation when one of our Edmodo buddies, Mrs.

Common Core Resources to prepare for the zombie apocalypse

Stauffenecker, offered up a bundle of resources she uses to bring zombies into her classroom. Zombie Unit video- student created. Zombie challenge lesson 1. Exploring the Human Brain through Zombie Behavior. By Naomi J.

Exploring the Human Brain through Zombie Behavior

Aldrich, PhD Assistant Professor, Grand Valley State University; Developmental Psychology program at the Graduate Center, CUNY Alum I have found that one of the most boredom-inducing topics to cover when teaching Introductory Psychology or Child Development is the information on neuropsychology. Over the years, I have tried different ways to cover the material without overwhelming my students or putting them to sleep and have been mostly unsuccessful. Activating STEM Lessons With Project-Based Learning (and Zombies)

Read CDC's #ZombieComic Preparedness 101 Zombie Pandemic. CDC has a fun way of teaching about emergency preparedness. Our graphic novel, "Preparedness 101: Zombie Pandemic" demonstrates the importance of being prepared in an entertaining way that people of all ages will enjoy. Readers follow Todd, Julie, and their dog Max as a strange new disease begins spreading, turning ordinary people into zombies. Stick around to the end for a surprising twist that will drive home the importance of being prepared for any emergency. Included in the novel is a Preparedness Checklist so that readers can get their family, workplace, or school ready before disaster strikes. Click on the image below to view the novella.

Bug Out Bag – The 7 Types of Gear You Must Have to Survive. Bug Out Bag For someone new to being a Survivalist building your first Bug Out Bag can seem like a big task. Everybody you read about has been tweaking theirs for months or even years and has a pile of gear built up. It’s hard to know where to start, but if you cover all of the basics in a survival situation you will still be much better off that 99% of the people. A Bug Out Bag, also called a BOB, I.N.C.H Bag (I’m Never Coming Home Bag),Get Out of Dodge Bag (GOOD Bag), or 72 Hour Bag is usually designed to get you out of an emergency situation and allow you to survive self-contained for up to 3 days. Zombie-based Learning: Using the Undead to Teach Science, Math and Literature. By Monica Fuglei In Zombieland, rule number one might be cardio — but for teachers, the number one rule is that the undead are a powerful teaching tool.

From geography to math, science and even writing, zombies are an excellent way to connect students to content that might otherwise be considered boring. Zombies are everywhere and students love them, so it makes sense that they’d make their way into our classrooms. Halloween Activities, Resources & Apps for Teens. 10 Signs You're Turning into a Zombie. Braaaaaaiiiiiinnnnnns! #zombie Okay, I didn’t get this idea myself. It came from a guy named Steven; who goes by the Digg name sjbdallas. I was on Digg doing my ‘Digg stuff’ and came across a story from cracked.com titled, 6 Signs Your About to be Attacked by Zombies. In the comments, someone remarked “We also need “6 signs you’re about to turn into a zombie”.

Thus the 10 Signs… were born. You start to notice that some people not only have good taste… but taste good too.It takes you ten times longer to walk to the mailbox.People avoid or run from you.You start to develop a pronounced dragging on one side of your body.You start hanging out at the mall with groups of strangers.Your deodorant doesn’t work anymore.You have nightmares about shotguns.You order steak rare… like in still moving.You think George A. So if you notice any of these signs in yourself or someone else, run! Zombies invade STEM in new online program. Zombies will be feeding the minds of STEM students using a new program created by Texas Instruments that blends science and math concepts with popular television shows and movies. The “STEM Behind Hollywood” program provides free teaching materials that also feature forensics, space, and superheroes. Melendy Lovett, president of TI Education Technology, says advisors from The Science & Entertainment Exchange, an organization that works with show and movie producers, helped develop the “STEM Behind Hollywood”content for middle and high school students.

Each individual program includes a lesson plan for teachers, worksheets and classroom activities for students, and videos that provide background on the topic. Grog the Zombie (GrogtheZombie) Zombie Attack! Zombie Lesson Ideas, Apps, & Resources for Grades 5-12. Textadventures.co.uk - Create and play text adventure games. Quest - Write text adventure games and interactive stories.

Quest lets you make interactive story games. Text adventure games like Zork and The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. Gamebooks like the Choose Your Own Adventure and Fighting Fantasy books. Nerd vs Zombies. Zombie Physics Lite for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch on the iTunes App Store. Zombie Physics for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch on the iTunes App Store. How To Survive A Zombie Attack (Grades 2 & 3) How to survive a zombie attack lesson. Zombie Apocalypse. Preparing teenagers for exams like the FCE etc can be difficult.

The materials in the book are not always as exciting as you or your students might like. Recently I have tried to make practicing speaking more enjoyable for my students. This is the second of a number of posts dedicated to practicing speaking. Zombies. Chasing Pavement in Chongqing - Lesson Plan: Zombie Apocalypse  [Pre-upper... More Brains? Teaching STEM by Studying Zombies. Educators are trying to spark an interest in science, technology, engineering and math by linking STEM education to things many students already love: zombies, space travel, superheroes and crime investigations. Created by Texas Instruments with help from the National Academy of Sciences' Science & Entertainment Exchange, "STEM Behind Hollywood" aims to inspire students by showing them how TV and movies rely on science to make fantastical ideas believable.

[WATCH: Highlights From the U.S. Using Zombies to Teach STEM. Zombies are a popular genre of entertainment, but who knew they could also make excellent teaching tools? ZOMBIE SURVIVAL (CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE) Horror Fingers - Create horror faces over your fingers for iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPod touch (3rd generation), iPod touch (4th generation), iPod touch (5th generation) and iPad on the iTunes App Store. My Top 25 "Zombie" Comics. Read CDC's #ZombieComic Preparedness 101 Zombie Pandemic. The best WordPress plugin and Chrome extension to download for enhancing YouTube videos.

AWKWARD ZOMBIE - Bug-Out. How Dangerous is a Zombie? The Zombie Hunters. All Things Zombie - Comic Books. 24 Hours of a Zombie Life - Illustration by Bruna Brito · Imbecile Entertainment. The Zombie Bite Calculator Quiz. Zombie-Based Learning - PBL Geography in a zombie apocalypse. A Choose Your Own Adventure. Biology, Mental, Emotional and Social Health, Speaking and Listening, Writing Lesson Plans.

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