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66. TV411: Photosynthesis

Activity Description

In this activity, students learn about photosynthesis through a introductory video and three online activities. Along the way they learn to interpret diagrams that describe the process of photosynthesis, examine the ingredients and products of photosynthesis and identify producers and consumers in the food chain. Each activity has several quiz questions to check for understanding. There is also an online quiz covering all three activities.

Screenshot of Photosynthesis Lesson
Source: http://www.tv411.org/science/tv411-whats-cooking/photosynthesis-science-lesson (License: Protected by Copyright (c) [i.e. screenshot])
 

These activities work best in a computer lab; however, students can be divided into groups on several classroom computers or the activity can be projected on a screen for the whole class.

Life Science is approximately 40% of the GED Science test, and 50% of the HiSET Science test.

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Program Areas

ASE: High School Equivalency Preparation, ABE: Adult Basic Education

Levels

Intermediate, High
67. TV411: Reading Medicine Labels

Activity Description

Reading Medicine Labels: bottle with a magnifying glass over the instructions
Source: TV411: Reading Medicine Labels (License: Protected by Copyright (c) [i.e. screenshot])
 

This activity includes a video, printable worksheet, and online Web lesson on reading medicine labels.

TV411's mission is to help adults gain the basic reading, writing, math, and science skills they need to achieve their educational, career, and personal goals. They create educationally sound and entertaining multimedia learning materials and distribute them through television, the Internet, and literacy and community-based programs across the country. TV411 is a project of the Learning and Teaching Division of the Education Development Center, a non-profit organization that addresses challenges in education, health and economic development.

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Program Areas

ESL: English as a Second Language, ABE: Adult Basic Education, AwD: Adults with Disabilities

Levels

Beginning High, Intermediate Low, Intermediate High, Low, Intermediate, High
68. TV411: Sentence Fragments

Activity Description

 

Shows Screenshot of TV411: Sentence Fragments lesson
Source: TV411 Lesson on Sentence Fragments (License: Protected by Copyright (c) [i.e. screenshot])
 

Grammar is not a favorite topic for many students. This Web site includes an entertaining video on Sentence Fragments. Watch the video then discuss clauses, independent clauses, and dependent clauses, do a recognition activity in groups/pairs, and do an independent worksheet on finding sentences with dependent and independent clauses.

The site also offers a wide variety of other topics in video format, many with worksheets or other resources to use. See the More Ways section below.

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Program Areas

ASE: High School Equivalency Preparation, ABE: Adult Basic Education, ESL: English as a Second Language

Levels

All Levels, Intermediate Low, Intermediate High, Advanced
69. TV411: Tune in to Learning Basic Math Word Problems

Activity Description

Image of Homepage for TV 411 Math activities
Source: TV411 Tune in to Learning Math (License: Protected by Copyright (c) [i.e. screenshot])

This site has many activities which can be done independently by a student or in a class with a group of students. This will be a Basic Math activity. Students will watch the video: Buying for Triplets. Discuss the problem setup. Use the Example Document to work on more word problems. (Answer sheet is included in the second Example Document.) If classroom computers are available, there is also an online, interactive Web Lesson on How to Use a Calculator.

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Program Areas

ABE: Adult Basic Education, ESL: English as a Second Language, ASE: High School Diploma

Levels

Low, Intermediate, High, All Levels, Intermediate Low, Intermediate High, Advanced
70. TV411: Utility Bill and Reading a Bar Graph

Activity Description

TV411 Reading a Utility Bill
 

This site has many activities which can be done independently by a student or in a class with a group of students. This will be a Basic Math activity. Students will watch the Utility Bill video, then they will do the online activity, Reading Charts and Graphs . Finally, students will work on online problems or worksheets from other sites..

The site also offers a wide variety of other topics in video format, many with worksheets or other resources to use. See the More Ways section below.

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Program Areas

ABE: Adult Basic Education, ESL: English as a Second Language, ASE: High School Diploma

Levels

Low, Intermediate, High, Intermediate Low, Intermediate High, Advanced
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OTAN activities are funded by contract CN220124 from the Adult Education Office, in the Career & College Transition Division, California Department of Education, with funds provided through Federal P.L., 105-220, Section 223. However, OTAN content does not necessarily reflect the position of that department or the U.S. Department of Education.