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Featured Activity: Waste-Less Lunch Lead your students in learning about natural resources used in common packaging materials. Challenge your students to conserve natural resources through their lunch choices. Check out this and other Garbology lessons for the classroom » Featured Activity: Conduct a Waste Assessment Do you know how much waste your school puts in landfills each week? Learn how and check out other Garbology activities » Featured Activity: Composting With the FBI The FBI turn waste into healthy soil. Bring Garbology home »

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Q&A on Anger control and angry feelings management Personal Stories about Anger "Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does." --William James Climate Commons No Stories in ViewExplore the map or select more filter categories to bring stories back into view. The Washington Times Apr 17, 2014 Va.’s largest rooftop solar array to be dedicated

BUILDING BIG: Home Page Explore large structures and what it takes to build them with BUILDING BIG™, a five-part PBS television series and Web site from WGBH Boston. Here are the main features of the site: Bridges, Domes, Skyscrapers, Dams, and Tunnels. The Labs Try your hand at our interactive engineering labs. The Challenges Take on the challenges of building big. Wonders of the World Databank Explore our databank of big structures. Lessons from Co-Teaching In my kindergarten classroom, there are two teachers: Pat Douglass and myself. We combined our classes two years ago by opening up the wall between our classrooms and merging them into one. Now we teach thirty-three students—the equivalent of two full classes—together, all day, every day.

Water Safety Listen Pools, lakes, ponds, and beaches mean summer fun and cool relief from hot weather. But water also can be dangerous for kids if you don't take the proper precautions. Nearly 1,000 kids die each year by drowning. And most drownings occur in home swimming pools. It is the second leading cause of accidental death for people between the ages of 5 and 24. lapse: Landsat Satellite Images of Climate Change, via Google Earth Engine TIME and Space | By Jeffrey Kluger Spacecraft and telescopes are not built by people interested in what’s going on at home. Rockets fly in one direction: up. Telescopes point in one direction: out. Characteristics of 21st Century Teachers As others try to discover the next revolutionary idea to elicit changes in education, educators in the classroom are making things happen now, despite the hurdles they sometimes face. Innovative educators today are often referred to as 21st Century Teachers, and share many unique characteristics. I believe that 21st Century Teachers: Do what they have to for their students. Although they may not be provided all of the tools to be successful, they find the means to do what must be done for their students. Provide relevancy in their content.

Kids cooking lessons plans for children 3-18 years old from Kids Cooking Activities. Home › Children's Lessons Children from any age can help in the kitchen and learn culinary skills. Our kids cooking lessons are divided into age appropriate groups. We've divided 5 different age groups with more than 10 basic lessons for children in each. Below you will also find some tips on getting started teaching cooking, as well as why you should use cooking lesson plans.

An Interactive Map of Rising Sea Levels The October issue of National Geographic includes a feature about glacial meltdown. An interactive map of rising sea levels complements the feature. The shows viewers what the coastlines of every continent would like if sea levels were to rise 216 feet. The map has an option to display major cities as reference points for viewers. Applications for Education National Geographic's interactive map of rising sea levels could be a prompt for a math lesson in which students explore how scientists determine how much land would be covered by water due to sea levels rising. Of course, the map is also just a good way for students to see the potential long-term effects of climate change.

Answer to lagging scores? Bedtime math problems We all know we should read to our kids. But even if bedtime stories are routine in your house, when's the last time you gave your kids a bedtime math problem? Probably never. Tips to help deal with challenging situations Go to navigation Open navigation menu Tips to help you deal with challenging situations 4 Ways to Get Help Popular Tips National Audubon Society Education empowers individuals to create a healthy and sustainable future for people and for birds and other wildlife. Help Birds. By turning an empty carton into a birdfeeder, you can keep Earth cleaner and greener, and help birds too! Audubon Adventures Audubon’s award-winning classroom and after-school program learn more » Audubon Centers

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