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A short review of the topics covered thus far in the video

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Learn how natural resources provide work for people and help communities grow.


Learning Objectives

  1. Students will understand that communities grow and change over time.
  2. Students will realize that communities are formed near areas with natural resources. Rivers, trees, and fish are all examples of important resources that provide for businesses and jobs.
  3. Students will recognize that communities are mainly f...

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  1. Before viewing the video

    1. Get a class definition of a community. People live in communities. The school is a community. A community is where a group of people live, work, and play. Ask if anyones neighborhood has changed. Was a new house built? A street widened? A building torn down? The video will...

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Short review of using maps and globes

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  1. Know that the nutrients provide raw materials for cell growth and repair, and they help the body use other nutrients.
  2. List and describe the six nutrients that the body needs.
    1. Carbohydrates: Carbohydrates are the bodys main source of energy. Sugars, or simple carbohydrates, are fou...

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  1. Meal planning: Pass out a copy of the Food Guide Pyramid to each student. Have them use it to produce a single days menu of meals; this includes snacks. The total number of servings in each food group should be in line with the requirements listed on the Food Guide Pyramid.
  2. Mini research report: Have each student...

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A short review of map basics.

Student Application

There is a difference between a globe and a map. Do you know what the difference is?


Learning Objectives

  1. Students will understand the difference between maps and globes.
  2. Students will identify symbols on maps and globes.
  3. Students will know the elements required to make a map.
  4. Students will know the uses of different kinds of maps.
  5. Students will be able to create mental ...

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  1. Map your school. Encourage your students to use their classroom resources to make a map of the school. Students can work in pairs or small groups. Each map should include a title, date, symbols, legend, compass rose, and scale. Students can choose to make a traditional or a grid map. Have students exchange maps and check for accuracy by trying to f...

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Short review of using maps and globes

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Discover the imaginary lines that run around the globe and how they help us navigate to different locations.


Learning Objectives

  1. Students will understand the basic components of maps including the compass rose, cardinal and intermediate directions, scale, symbols and legends.
  2. Students will understand how to read and make a grid map.
  3. Students will know the function of lines of latitude and longitude.
  4. Students will ...

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  1. Trip around the world. Ask students to imagine that they are being given the opportunity to take a trip around the world. Encourage students to choose places to visit on the globe and create an itinerary for their trip. Much like the cruise in the program. Students should note where they are traveling, how far they travel in each direction, ...

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You might be surprised what mountains do to the climate around them.


Learning Objectives

  1. Students will understand how mountains cause variations in rainfall amounts. As clouds approach a mountain, they must climb to a higher elevation so that they can get over the mountain. The air at higher elevations is colder, causing the clouds of water vapor to condense and become rain. The closer a group of clouds gets to a mountain the higher the...

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  1. Before viewing the video

    1. Discuss where the nearest mountains are located. Ask if anyone ever lived near or on a mountain. On which side of the mountain did the student(s) live and what was the weather like? Watch the video to discover more about what life is like on each side of the mountain and ho...

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A short review of plants

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A brief review about the properties and characteristics of light

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand that light is energy that can be seen.
  2. Know that light travels in the form of a transverse wave.
  3. Identify certain sections of a transverse wave. In the video, a diagram depicts a transverse wave oscillating up and down (please note that ordinary light waves from the sun or a lamp vibrate in all di...

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  1. Experiment with Gels: Gels are pieces of colored plastic used by the entertainment industry to achieve certain lighting effects. They work by allowing only specific wavelengths of light to pass through them. For example, a red gel only lets red light to pass. Pass out a set of gels (blue, red, and green), clipboard, and some paper to each s...

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