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Computer Science Student Network | CS2N is your home for robotics education, computer science activities, robotics curriculum, computer science competitions, and animation competitions all related to STEM education. adventurelearning - Free adventure learning for the classroom | Home NEA Foundation Global Learning Fellows Lesson Plans Kathryn Woerner - 1960s Reform Around the WorldResources: 1 9th Grade/US History: “1960s Reform Around the World” can be a stand-alone lesson, a lesson embedded in a 1960s Civil Right unit or a culmination activity of a study on reform. The idea of reform is not isolated to the American experience and can easily be made global by broadening the study beyond US borders to include people living in the same time trying to make a difference in their lives. The 1960s was a time of widespread protests and police restraints as well as shootings, executions and massacres around the world.

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Grizzly Bears: Ready for Delisting? As part of this STEM conservation lesson plan, students use real-world data to answer this question: “Are grizzly bears ready for delisting?” Free!Targets students in grades 9-12Aligned with Next Generation Standards, Common Core State Standards, NSES National Science Standards, and NCTM National Math StandardsTeachers don’t need to know anything about grizzly bears to use this lessonIncludes: Introductory Video (look to the right —->)Teacher GuideStudent PagesAnswer KeyResults Show This lesson follows a flipped learning model where teachers don’t stand before the class and lecture. Using real-world demographic data collected over 30 years on grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, students work individually, in three Science Teams, and as a class to determine whether or not this grizzly bear population is biologically ready for delisting. There is a Version A and Version B of this lesson. All program materials are available for free download: Lesson Overview Teacher Guide

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