Instructables: exploring - living - education - teacher http://www.instructables.com Mon, 22 Dec 2014 15:02:11 PST BLOX v1.01 How to Make a Teacher Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Teacher-Cart/
How to Make a Teacher Cart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/9QVA/HVGXX6RX/F7V9QVAHVGXX6RX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/9QVA/HVGXX6RX/F7V9QVAHVGXX6RX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/9QVA/HVGXX6RX/F7V9QVAHVGXX6RX.SMALL.jpg tjp10395 In this instructable you will learn exactly how to build the perfect teacher cart out of PVC pipes and composite board. Materials List - PVC Pipe & Joints (later specified)- Composite Board- 3 pieces 36 in x 24 in- 4 1.75 in x 4 in- 2 24 in x 4 in - Four Wheels- Zip Ties Organizing Parts: PVC P...
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Fri, 23 May 2014 09:17:52 PDT
Customized chalkboard eraser gift for a teacher http://www.instructables.com/id/Customized-chalkboard-eraser-gift-for-a-teacher/
Customized chalkboard eraser gift for a teacher - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/TGDN/HTVDYUIK/FNOTGDNHTVDYUIK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/TGDN/HTVDYUIK/FNOTGDNHTVDYUIK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/TGDN/HTVDYUIK/FNOTGDNHTVDYUIK.SMALL.jpg trev25 The school year is coming to a close. Here is a simple way to show your appreciation to a favorite teacher in your life with a customized gift. I made this at TechShop. Gather Materials What you'll need for this project: An eraser. I found this one at the dollar store. A sander (or sandpaper +...
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 12:09:48 PDT
Bow and Arrow http://www.instructables.com/id/Bow-and-Arrow-2/
Bow and Arrow - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/9O21/HJKBJW9Q/FDV9O21HJKBJW9Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/9O21/HJKBJW9Q/FDV9O21HJKBJW9Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/9O21/HJKBJW9Q/FDV9O21HJKBJW9Q.SMALL.jpg WYE_Lance Project Goal: Students build truss-based bow frames that launch weighted straws at least 15 feet. Design Variables Amount of weight in arrow tip Length of arrow Size of bow frame Bow frame design Number of rubber bands Type of rubber bandsKey Concepts Energy transformation is when one kind of energy...
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Wed, 31 Jul 2013 15:37:51 PDT
Teachers' Resource: Simple Laser Cutter Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Teachers-Resource-Simple-Laser-Cutter-Projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/FVL4/HFSHUE51/FUAFVL4HFSHUE51.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/FVL4/HFSHUE51/FUAFVL4HFSHUE51.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/FVL4/HFSHUE51/FUAFVL4HFSHUE51.SMALL.jpg Kiteman If you're like me, you spend ages saving up for a piece of cool kit (or put a lot of effort into getting somebody else to buy cool kit for you), but then, after you get it, unpack it and set it up, there's an awkward What now? pause. This is a collection of simple, two-dimensional projects using a ...
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Mon, 13 May 2013 10:06:01 PDT
Visual Thinking and Curriculum Integration http://www.instructables.com/id/Visual-Thinking-and-Curriculum-Integration/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/WS2N/HAQ30FF5/FJFWS2NHAQ30FF5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/WS2N/HAQ30FF5/FJFWS2NHAQ30FF5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/WS2N/HAQ30FF5/FJFWS2NHAQ30FF5.SMALL.jpg jdwalton Intro: After reading fiction or non fiction text, students should be able to summarize what they read with the help of context details. This activity allows students to explore various mediums of visual representation, while providing information they learned from the text. The visuals shown here ar...
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Sat, 15 Dec 2012 20:09:32 PST
Cardinal Direction Mnemonics with 3rd Graders http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardinal-Direction-Mnemonics-with-3rd-Graders/
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Tue, 11 Dec 2012 20:09:28 PST
Constellation Cup http://www.instructables.com/id/Constellation-Cup/
Constellation Cup - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/I9IM/HAIK2RUC/FT6I9IMHAIK2RUC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/I9IM/HAIK2RUC/FT6I9IMHAIK2RUC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/I9IM/HAIK2RUC/FT6I9IMHAIK2RUC.SMALL.jpg samhill3790 Culture and History are often taught with a lack of truth/ignored in the elementary classroom. As a future teacher, I constantly discovering new ways in which I can entertain my students while giving them the information that the deserve. This specific idea came from my Native American heritage and ...
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Mon, 10 Dec 2012 20:52:49 PST
Making Paper Mache Projects Focused on Shapes and Structures http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Paper-Mache-Projects-Focused-on-Shapes-and-/
Making Paper Mache Projects Focused on Shapes and Structures - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/M7DK/HAGQ73S4/F42M7DKHAGQ73S4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/M7DK/HAGQ73S4/F42M7DKHAGQ73S4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/M7DK/HAGQ73S4/F42M7DKHAGQ73S4.SMALL.jpg lpiattoni This lesson will be focused on creating paper mache products based on math and visual arts content standards.  Students will be instructed how to make paper mache structures out of basic shapes such as squares, rectangles, circles, etc.  The students are welcome to make any structure they wish but a...
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Mon, 10 Dec 2012 20:10:19 PST
Cultural Food Pyramid http://www.instructables.com/id/Cultural-Food-Pyramid/
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Mon, 10 Dec 2012 19:30:39 PST
Visual Thinking and Curriculum Integration Activity http://www.instructables.com/id/Visual-Thinking-and-Curriculum-Integration-Activit/
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Mon, 10 Dec 2012 17:17:22 PST
Weather Graph for 3rd Grade http://www.instructables.com/id/Weather-Graph-for-3rd-Grade/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/IMNN/HAFHLBH1/FVPIMNNHAFHLBH1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/IMNN/HAFHLBH1/FVPIMNNHAFHLBH1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/IMNN/HAFHLBH1/FVPIMNNHAFHLBH1.SMALL.jpg katmreyn This assignment allows students to start to use a graph to understand and chart data, observations, etc. over a period of time. Students can start to uses tools, like charts, and understand how they will be important throughout their education and their life. Students will also learn about making ...
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Mon, 10 Dec 2012 13:07:03 PST
Lauren Gogolin's Visual Art Instructable About Signs and Symbols http://www.instructables.com/id/Lauren-Gogolins-Visual-Art-Instructable-About-Sig/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/NSPO/HAH02K5P/FTENSPOHAH02K5P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/NSPO/HAH02K5P/FTENSPOHAH02K5P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/NSPO/HAH02K5P/FTENSPOHAH02K5P.SMALL.jpg laurengogolin4 Introduction: Hi, my name is Lauren Gogolin and I am creating an instructable about signs and symbols found throughout the community. I am beginning by teaching my kindergarten students about various signs and symbols found in their everyday life and then having them create their own version of a si...
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Sun, 9 Dec 2012 14:30:44 PST
Animal Characteristics http://www.instructables.com/id/Animal-Characteristics/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/EDYO/HA4MBNAI/FWQEDYOHA4MBNAI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/EDYO/HA4MBNAI/FWQEDYOHA4MBNAI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/EDYO/HA4MBNAI/FWQEDYOHA4MBNAI.SMALL.jpg kholmberg714 Standards SC.2.4.1 2000. Observe and identify different external features of plants and animals and describe how these features help them live in different environments. VA.2.7.4 2008 Identify and use a balance of two-dimensional and three-dimensional media, techniques, and processes to effectivel...
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Sat, 8 Dec 2012 09:36:14 PST
The Question Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Question-Cube/
The Question Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/9LJ2/HA4LFZ8L/FO19LJ2HA4LFZ8L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/9LJ2/HA4LFZ8L/FO19LJ2HA4LFZ8L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/9LJ2/HA4LFZ8L/FO19LJ2HA4LFZ8L.SMALL.jpg kboecker The Question Cube can be used for a number of subjects, but for this particular instructable, it is used to assess reading comprehension. This project involves making a paper cube to help students comprehend their reading and use their art skills. The cube can consist of critical thinking questions ...
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Sun, 2 Dec 2012 14:08:05 PST
The Art of Weather: Creating an artistic weather enviroment http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Art-of-Weather-Creating-a-weather-enviroment/
The Art of Weather: Creating an artistic weather enviroment - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/JRPY/H9T4L3G3/F02JRPYH9T4L3G3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/JRPY/H9T4L3G3/F02JRPYH9T4L3G3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/JRPY/H9T4L3G3/F02JRPYH9T4L3G3.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit One of the fourth grade teachers I work with came to me and asked if I could come up with a lesson that involved weather for the fourth grade classes.  They were getting ready to start a unit in science involving weather as well as reading a book which discussed weather as well  I happily agreed to ...
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Fri, 23 Nov 2012 20:46:25 PST
Rubberband Helicopters: step-by-step http://www.instructables.com/id/Rubberband-Helicopters-step-by-step/
Rubberband Helicopters: step-by-step - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/RNI9/H7ME377G/FZIRNI9H7ME377G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/RNI9/H7ME377G/FZIRNI9H7ME377G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/RNI9/H7ME377G/FZIRNI9H7ME377G.SMALL.jpg WYE_Lance The rubberband-powered helicopter is easy to construct, and with a little practice it can be flown 20+ feet into the air! How It Works: 1. Energy is stored in the sport rubber by winding the propeller. 2. When flown, the rubberband rapidly releases its energy by unwinding, which turns both the prop...
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Sat, 29 Sep 2012 14:50:20 PDT
Craft Stick Mouse Trap http://www.instructables.com/id/Craft-Stick-Mouse-Trap/
Craft Stick Mouse Trap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/FNIV/H7HY81A4/FWEFNIVH7HY81A4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/FNIV/H7HY81A4/FWEFNIVH7HY81A4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/FNIV/H7HY81A4/FWEFNIVH7HY81A4.SMALL.jpg WYE_Lance This project emulates the same mechanism that is used in a real mousetrap. Materials Craft sticks Craft cubes Cubes with holes Skewers Cable ties Rubberbands Something to cut craft sticks Hot glue Masking tape Make the base and arm The hing...
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Sat, 29 Sep 2012 13:56:54 PDT
Tables of 6, 7, 8 and 9 in your hands http://www.instructables.com/id/Tables-of-6-7-8-and-9-in-your-hands/
Tables of 6, 7, 8 and 9 in your hands - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/B6XK/H6DWVHWW/FTJB6XKH6DWVHWW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/B6XK/H6DWVHWW/FTJB6XKH6DWVHWW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/B6XK/H6DWVHWW/FTJB6XKH6DWVHWW.SMALL.jpg misko13 At the age of 8 I had to learn the multiplying tables. I've never been good at memorizing lists or tables. It was easy to learn the tables from 1 to 5 but from 6 to 9 it seemed to be way more complicated... A year later I heard this trick on the radio and it saved my life. Since then I've taught it ...
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Wed, 29 Aug 2012 11:49:28 PDT
Teacher Tasks Organizer Notebook http://www.instructables.com/id/Teacher-Tasks-Organizer-Notebook/
Teacher Tasks Organizer Notebook - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/TJGX/H5TUAL3I/FLTTJGXH5TUAL3I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/TJGX/H5TUAL3I/FLTTJGXH5TUAL3I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/TJGX/H5TUAL3I/FLTTJGXH5TUAL3I.SMALL.jpg artfulann As I am getting ready to report back to school from the summer break, I began getting my thoughts, plans and paraphernalia ready. Besides teaching and keeping all of those necessary curriculum related items and student informational tasks organized, teachers have a lot of meetings, training and admi...
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Thu, 16 Aug 2012 14:27:32 PDT
Educator's Guide - Using Instructables With Your Students http://www.instructables.com/id/Educators-Guide-Using-Instructables-With-Your-S/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/9CON/H58PK8H9/FBS9CONH58PK8H9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/9CON/H58PK8H9/FBS9CONH58PK8H9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/9CON/H58PK8H9/FBS9CONH58PK8H9.SMALL.jpg MikeCicc Why to use Instructables with your students: Instructables is a great place for your students to document a project-based-learning activity. There's no better way for a student to demonstrate that they learned something through a project than for them to document and explain it to ot...
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Tue, 31 Jul 2012 10:33:16 PDT
Plant Biology - Root Soup http://www.instructables.com/id/Plant-Biology-Root-Soup/
Plant Biology - Root Soup - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/PFF7/H337KHD3/FBDPFF7H337KHD3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/PFF7/H337KHD3/FBDPFF7H337KHD3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/PFF7/H337KHD3/FBDPFF7H337KHD3.SMALL.jpg albertsbeth I am all about hands-on science. One of the best ways to engage students in their science education is by using food as a teaching tool. We finish our unit on plants with this extremely simple root soup project.  It ties directly to parts of the plant and health and nutrition. You can elaborate on t...
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Fri, 15 Jun 2012 11:47:52 PDT
Projects to Start With http://www.instructables.com/id/Projects-to-Start-With/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/SQ0M/H3KOVLO6/F77SQ0MH3KOVLO6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/SQ0M/H3KOVLO6/F77SQ0MH3KOVLO6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/SQ0M/H3KOVLO6/F77SQ0MH3KOVLO6.SMALL.jpg albertsbeth This Guide contains projects to start with in your brand new Maker Room. Warm up exercises! Room Design Projects Projects to Get Students in the Door First Unit: Exploring Electricity Workbench A pretty easy workbench made out of some 2x6's, a piece of 3/4" plywood, and a piece of 3/8" particle...
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Tue, 12 Jun 2012 09:47:00 PDT
How to keep a record of your homework http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-keep-a-record-of-your-homework/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/65IE/H2WERUSX/F1365IEH2WERUSX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/65IE/H2WERUSX/F1365IEH2WERUSX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/65IE/H2WERUSX/F1365IEH2WERUSX.SMALL.jpg Pettrocity Have you ever wanted to check your grade on a homework assignment, or need to remember the requirements of the assignment while you're doing it? This will show you how. It is called a homework form, and it stores information about the assignment that you need, such as your grade, class, percentage,...
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Mon, 11 Jun 2012 11:50:35 PDT
Easy Hydraulic Machines http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Hydraulic-Machines/
Easy Hydraulic Machines - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/XZLR/H0OJ752Z/FB9XZLRH0OJ752Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/XZLR/H0OJ752Z/FB9XZLRH0OJ752Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/XZLR/H0OJ752Z/FB9XZLRH0OJ752Z.SMALL.jpg WYE_Lance In this Instructable, I'll to show you how to build many projects that use a simple hydraulic system that kids in elementary school can build. Each step will show you one of four machines that use the same basic mechanism. Materials These are the essential materials, but you could of course add to ...
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Fri, 20 Apr 2012 09:20:47 PDT
Teachers of Elementary School Art Ideas http://www.instructables.com/id/Teachers-of-Elementary-School-Art-Ideas/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/URP2/H15N8WCA/FHQURP2H15N8WCA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/URP2/H15N8WCA/FHQURP2H15N8WCA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/URP2/H15N8WCA/FHQURP2H15N8WCA.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit As an elementary school art teacher I’m always looking for new ideas for my students.  Instructables is always helpful for new ideas as well as sparking my own creativity!  This guide is to help give you ideas as a teacher or even a parent to use in your classroom.  Please feel free to check out my ...
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Tue, 17 Apr 2012 18:08:00 PDT
Propeller-Powered Zipline Racers http://www.instructables.com/id/Propeller-Powered-Zipline-Racers/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/1C9X/H401VGK5/FVB1C9XH401VGK5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/1C9X/H401VGK5/FVB1C9XH401VGK5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/1C9X/H401VGK5/FVB1C9XH401VGK5.SMALL.jpg WYE_Lance Materials Craft sticks, Paperclips, Propellers, Cardstock, Long rubberbands, Masking tape, Hot glue, Kite string, and scissors. How It Works It's simple. Winding the propeller will store energy in a rubberband by twisting it. When released, the propeller rapidly unwinds and generates thru...
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Sat, 14 Apr 2012 14:37:37 PDT
Propeller-Powered Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Propeller-Powered-Car/
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Mon, 2 Apr 2012 11:06:35 PDT
Academic Challenge: Elementary Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Academic-Challenge-Elementary-Art/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/7BSS/GZ38JHCK/FR97BSSGZ38JHCK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/7BSS/GZ38JHCK/FR97BSSGZ38JHCK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/7BSS/GZ38JHCK/FR97BSSGZ38JHCK.SMALL.jpg wilgubeast   Follow me to hear about all of the Academic Challenges. Academic Challenge: Elementary Art Big thanks to everyone who entered the Elementary Art Academic Challenge. These are projects and guides that will help teachers help their students show their creativity with simple artwork. The next ...
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Mon, 19 Mar 2012 15:11:37 PDT
Magic Monkey Shooter (2D Trajectory Problem Solving) http://www.instructables.com/id/Magic-Monkey-Shooter-2D-Trajectory-Problem-Solvin/
Magic Monkey Shooter (2D Trajectory Problem Solving) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/2MDK/GYC4S5FP/FW62MDKGYC4S5FP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/2MDK/GYC4S5FP/FW62MDKGYC4S5FP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/2MDK/GYC4S5FP/FW62MDKGYC4S5FP.SMALL.jpg mhockenbrock The Big Idea: If you shot a bullet perfectly horizontally, and at the exact time that the bullet exited the end of the barrel you dropped another bullet from the same height, which bullet would hit the ground first? Answer: They would hit at the same time! I'll prove it... Summary:  By the end of t...
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Wed, 8 Feb 2012 09:17:29 PST
How to Teach Project-Based Engineering to Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Teach-Project-Based-Engineering-to-Kids/
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Tue, 7 Feb 2012 11:49:33 PST
Projectile Projects: Newton's Second Law http://www.instructables.com/id/Projectile-Projects-Newtons-Second-Law/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFS/LYQF/GXQPMSEL/FFSLYQFGXQPMSEL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFS/LYQF/GXQPMSEL/FFSLYQFGXQPMSEL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFS/LYQF/GXQPMSEL/FFSLYQFGXQPMSEL.SMALL.jpg wilgubeast The following projects are awesome illustrations of Newton's second law. Sure, sitting down to work out some problem sets can be fun, but why not fling some stuff across the room in the name of science? These projects, as a part of a balanced lesson plan, will help your students meet the following ...
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Tue, 24 Jan 2012 17:54:01 PST
Academic Challenge: Newtonian Physics http://www.instructables.com/id/Academic-Challenge-Newtonian-Physics/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/A8GR/GXL61U7S/F7KA8GRGXL61U7S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/A8GR/GXL61U7S/F7KA8GRGXL61U7S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/A8GR/GXL61U7S/F7KA8GRGXL61U7S.SMALL.jpg wilgubeast   Follow me to hear about all of the Academic Challenges. Academic Challenge: Newtonian Physics   Big thanks to everyone who entered the inaugural Academic Challenge. These are projects and guides that will help teachers help their students understand Newtonian Physics. The next Academic Chall...
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Mon, 23 Jan 2012 17:31:46 PST
How to Read http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Read-2/
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Thu, 15 Dec 2011 08:35:57 PST
How to write learning objectives http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-write-learning-objectives/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/7ZAI/GV9CEE2G/F3F7ZAIGV9CEE2G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/7ZAI/GV9CEE2G/F3F7ZAIGV9CEE2G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/7ZAI/GV9CEE2G/F3F7ZAIGV9CEE2G.SMALL.jpg wilgubeast Learning objectives help you nail down precisely what you want your students to learn as a result of the activity or project they are going to do. It's important that a learning objective be specific and limited to what you are doing in that particular project. If you're building a table, you might...
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Tue, 13 Dec 2011 11:42:07 PST
All Subjects Teaching Tools http://www.instructables.com/id/All-Subjects-Teaching-Tools/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/97YN/GKS0SXX7/FAU97YNGKS0SXX7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/97YN/GKS0SXX7/FAU97YNGKS0SXX7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/97YN/GKS0SXX7/FAU97YNGKS0SXX7.SMALL.jpg wilgubeast Have you been hoarding egg crates and magazines, sneaking tongue depressors out of the doctor's office, or loitering outside of Foot Locker asking patrons for their shoe boxes? Do you need some ideas for art projects, science experiments, historical models, or just something you can do to reach thos...
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Thu, 3 Mar 2011 16:48:10 PST
How to Use Instructables at School http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Use-Instructables-at-School/
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Fri, 11 Feb 2011 15:15:47 PST
Teachers' Resources: A Guide to Kitchen Chemistry http://www.instructables.com/id/Teachers-Resources-A-Guide-to-Kitchen-Chemistry/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/6M4V/GEFXBX8S/FWM6M4VGEFXBX8S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/6M4V/GEFXBX8S/FWM6M4VGEFXBX8S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/6M4V/GEFXBX8S/FWM6M4VGEFXBX8S.SMALL.jpg Kiteman Instructables can be a wonderful resource for teachers - both as a source of ideas, and as a way for both teachers and students to document their work. This guide is largely the work of member matt.nupen.  A member who is also a teacher, these projects (along with scoochmaroo's Fermentation Guide)...
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