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Jewish Poetry

Lesson plan #1
Aim: An introduction to poetry
Objective: To understand the themes in poetry and to gain a basic appreciation for the art.
Time: 1 week
a) 1) Ask students to write down their feelings about poetry. Have them try and identify what they like and dislike about poetry. Write on board responses
2) Ask students to identify poems [...]

Human impact on ecosystems

Human Impact on Ecosystems
[mb1] Because of technological advancements in the past few hundred years, Humans have begun to alter the ecosystem in profound ways. We therefore need to become environmentally literate in order to ward off negative results from our choices. If we alter our environment in a large way we can destroy the world [...]

Multicellular systems

Multicellular systems[1]
The Human Body

Digestion[2]-a one way track-food enters the mouth where it is chewed (teeth) and moved down the “pipe” with the help of the tongue. It then enters the esophagus and pushed down it by muscular contractions (called peristalsis). From there it enters the stomach-broken down there by chemicals and then pushed into [...]

Cell Parts

Lesson Plan #2
Cells and their parts[mb1]

Cytoplasm- the jelly like substances in all cells that holds all the organelles,  transports materials throughout the cell and is the place of many chemical reactions
Organelles- cell parts that perform various functions

Some vital cell organelles: see page [...]

Deposition and Sedimentation

Lesson Plan # 18
Aim: Depositions and Sedimentation
Vocabulary: deposition, sediment, precipitate, horizontal sorting, vertical sorting, unsorted, graded bedding, sand bars, sand dunes, outwash
Discussion: Ok so now we have learned about weathering and how the sediments are moved from one place to another. Today we will learn how that sediment settles down and gets deposited.
Motivation: does anyone [...]

The Solar system

Lesson Plan # 5
Aim: The solar system and its properties
Vocabulary: heliocentric theory, solar system, Terrestrial planets, Jovian planets, rotations, moons, comets, meteoroids, asteroids, greenhouse gas affect
Discussion: Yesterday we discussed the way our planet moves through the space in orbit around the sun which is called the heliocentric theory. Today we will learn about the other [...]

Topographical maps

Lesson Plan # 3 Topography and topographical maps

Aim: How to measure height on a top topographical [mb1] map
Vocabulary, topography, contour lines, contour intervals, isolines, profile, gradient, fields
Discussion: we so far have discussed the world’s parts and how to find places using the longitude-latitude system. Today we will look into a deeper aspect of measuring [...]

The Rennaissance

Aim: The Renaissance
Vocabulary: Renaissance, Humanism, classics, metaphysical
Discussion: We have learned about the Dark ages and what kind of stagnant world it was during those years.  Now we begin with real substantive change in the world and it all begins in Northern Italy in what was to become later known as the Renaissance.
1) Motivation: students [...]

Roman beginnings

Lesson Plan #17
Aim: Early Roman History
Vocabulary: Etruscans, Republic, Senate, Consuls, Dictator, Patricians, Plebeians, Twelve Tables
Discussion: Now we have finished the Greeks who essentially created Western civilization as we know it, we will turn our focus to another important civilization which essentially cements the impact of the Greek-hellenistic-Western civilization in the world and that is the [...]