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This podcast is part of the series: Alabama Quality Teaching Standards Demonstration Lessons
Tarrant Intermediate School, Tarrant City Schools, in cooperation with the Governor's Commission on QualityTeaching.
This lesson is focused on variables and their effect on the length of the flight of the students' "airplanes". This is a very hands-on lesson in which students are asked to adjust variables and analyze the impacts of those adjustments. Students work in small groups and collaborate in all phases of this lesson.
Content Areas: Professional Development
Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:
AQTS_1.A.5: Academic Discipline(s) [Ability to help students make connections across the curriculum in order to promote retention and transfer of knowledge to real-life settings.]
AQTS_1.B.3: Curriculum [Ability to select content and appropriately design and develop instructional activities to address the scope and sequence of the curriculum.]
AQTS_2.C.3: Learning Environment [Ability to develop a positive relationship with every student and to take action to promote positive social relationships among students, including students from different backgrounds
AQTS_2.D.6: Instructional Strategies [Ability to make developmentally appropriate choices in selecting teaching strategies to
assist diverse learners in meeting instructional objectives.]