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Planet Communities

Create your own planet activity Allows students to creatively explore communities by establishing a population, Jobs, Natural Resources, Laws, and additional facts regarding their country before further engaging students by allowing them to illustrate this planet they have established.

Top 5 Habitable Alien Planets…

Top 5 Habitable Alien Planets - here we have examples of planets located within the habitable zone, for just one star. There are billions of stars out there. So the idea of the non-existence of extra-terrestrial intelligent to be highly absurd.

All About Me! Pennant Bunting. Use in the beginning of the year as a 'get to know you' activity or later in the year as a 'student of the week' activity. Connect the pennants and make an adorable bunting about your students and personal to your class. FREE

Do you have trouble finding science and social studies curriculum for students with special needs? This is how I integrate common core science topics into my autism classroom!

This resource could be incorporated into a plant unit in kindergarten or 1st grade. This is a diagram that students create to show the different parts of a plant. Students will create their plant and correctly label each part. I will use this as an activity to assess students to determine if they know the parts of the plants. #etlobest

Natural Resources Sort

This is an excellent worksheet that could be used to asses what the students have learned about resources. It has students sort a word bank of resources in to man made and natural resources and then further into renewable and non-renewable. I would easily be able to use this as a summary assessment of the unit.

Back to School Activity for middle school

What do your students wish you knew about them? Give them an easy way to tell you with this back to school student-generated "cheat sheet" for 7th graders.

Map Skills Battleship Game

Map Skills Battleship Game My students were having a hard time with longitude and latitude. They could not really judge the halfway points between the longitude or latitude lines provided on printed maps and they could not visualize the idea of the coordinates and the fact that the two numbers together made a target on the location we were trying to identify. I compared longitude and latitude lines to a game of Battleship and suddenly lightbulbs went on! I adapted a United States map to…