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DIY Kites

October 27, 2010 Teachnet Staff 0

Kites are a welcome outdoor project after being cooped up inside all winter, right? In fact, they’re the perfect celebration of the end of winter. Students study and create their kites indoors, and then you just wait for the ideal weather to take them out for testing. For the younger students, try a quick and easy Paper Bag Kite. Older students can tackle the Tetrahedral Kite, which can be scaled for a large or small format creation.

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Reindeer Research

October 26, 2010 Teachnet Staff 0

Reindeer are just one of many species that are well known for doing something they don’t actually do. In this lesson students do their own research about reindeer, including where they live, what their purpose is, and how they got such a lofty reputation.

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Spring Fever: Create a Plant Nursery Indoors

October 26, 2010 Teachnet Staff 0

Winter blues got you down? Summer heat keeping you in? Or perhaps it’s almost Spring Break and you can’t wait for some warmer weather. Whatever the season, bring some green into your classroom by creating a miniature nursery.

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Current Events Christmas

October 26, 2010 Teachnet Staff 0

Have your class do their own “Twelve Days of Christmas” by reading about another part of the world in the newspaper or magazines, and brainstorming Christmas gifts they would like to give to those people.

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Writing: Where Is It?

October 26, 2010 Teachnet Staff 0

Submitted by T2T Contributor, Lee Robbins Objective: Students will improve in their ability to describe place and location in their writing. Resources: Numbered small paper […]