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Lesson Plans (3) A detailed description of the instruction for teaching one or more concepts or skills. Podcasts (1) A program (audio or video) made available in digital format for playback or download over the Internet. Informational Materials (3) Textual information containing useful facts or information.
Learning Activities (1) Any activity that would enhance a lesson or unit in order to help the learner master an objective 
and/or acquire a skill.  Examples include, but are not limited to, online tutorials, experiments, 
demonstrations, and hands-on activities.


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Subject: Mathematics (9 - 12), or Science (9 - 12)
Title: Discovering Earth's History
Description: This lesson introduces the basic principles that are used to interpret geologic time. It associates the relationships between the rock record and historical events that created the landforms on our planet. It explains how the rock record can be interpreted by geologists.This lesson plan was created as a result of the Girls Engaged in Math and Science, GEMS Project, funded by the Malone Family Foundation.


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Subject: Science (9 - 12), or Technology Education (9 - 12)
Title: Are You Picking Up What I'm Putting Down?
Description: How are magnetism and electricity related? Students will explore the relationship between magnetism and electricity, learn how to construct an electromagnet, and discover everyday uses of electromagnets. Students will create a multimedia presentation in which they will demonstrate their knowledge of electromagnetism.


Thinkfinity Lesson Plans


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Subject: Science
Title: Dryer Sheets     
Description: In this Science Update, from Science NetLinks, you'll hear how the old saying opposites attract relates to your laundry. Positively charged particles are attracted to negatively charged particles, which can cause static cling in clothing. Science Updates are audio interviews with scientists and are accompanied by a set of questions as well as links to related Science NetLinks lessons and other related resources.
Thinkfinity Partner: Science NetLinks
Grade Span: 6,7,8,9,10,11,12



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Subject: Science
Title: Dryer Sheets     
Description: In this Science Update, from Science NetLinks, you'll hear how the old saying opposites attract relates to your laundry. Positively charged particles are attracted to negatively charged particles, which can cause static cling in clothing. Science Updates are audio interviews with scientists and are accompanied by a set of questions as well as links to related Science NetLinks lessons and other related resources.
Thinkfinity Partner: Science NetLinks
Grade Span: 6,7,8,9,10,11,12



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Cockroach Beatbox
http://www.ted.com/t...
TED Ed presentation using a dissected cockroach attached to electrodes. We are able to watch what happens as its brain receives and transmits electric currents.

Informational Materials


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Ohm, George Simon
http://www.hyperhist...
This resource from HyperHistory Online provides a brief biography of George Simon Ohm. His work in developing laws of electricity is discussed briefly, and a link to more information is provided.

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What is Electromagnetism?
http://www.howstuffw...
This resource, from HowStuffWorks, contains a brief article explaining the difference between regular magnets, permanent magnets, and electromagnets. There are also links to three experiments involving electromagnets.

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New Backpack Generates Electricity
http://news.national...
In this National Geographic News article, read about the invention of a backpack that creates enough electricity to power seven portable gadgets at once. And to charge it up, all you have to do is walk. Links to related stories and Web sites are also found on this page.

Learning Activities


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Theater of Electricity
http://www.mos.org/s...
This resource, from the Boston Museum of Science Web site, takes students on a virtual tour of the museum's Theater of Electricity. The Web site features a variety of lightning-related topics, including the history and construction of their Van de Graaff generator, sparks and lightning, Benjamin Franklin's kite, tesla coils, two videos, and an image gallery. Also included are a lightning safety quiz and teachers' resources with experiments.

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