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6. ABPI Schools: Genes and Inheritance

Activity Description

 

DNA and Inheritance Lesson Segment
Source: https://www.abpischools.org.uk/topics/genes-and-inheritance/dna-and-inheritance/ (License: Protected by Copyright (c) [i.e. screenshot])

This resource explains and demonstrates with interactive graphics, what are genes, how they are formed, how they affect inheritance, what are chromosomes, mitosis, meiosis, fertilization, cloning, and studies a few inherited diseases like cystic fibrosis. The ability to see with graphics how genes work makes this biology topic a much more meaningful experience for students.

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Program Areas

ASE: High School Diploma, ABE: Adult Basic Education, ASE: High School Equivalency Preparation
7. ABPI Schools: Heart and Circulation

Activity Description

 

Heart and Circulation
Source: https://www.abpischools.org.uk/topics/heart-and-circulation/what-is-the-circulatory-system/ (License: Protected by Copyright (c) [i.e. screenshot])
 

This is an interactive resource on the heart and circulation that can be used to enhance classroom instruction or used as a student tutorial. There are 10 interactive pages, which include the following topics:

  • What is the circulatory system?
  • The need for a transport system
  • The circulatory system
  • The heart
  • The blood vessels
  • The blood and blood clotting
  • Blood pressure
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease
  • Quiz

 

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Program Areas

ASE: High School Diploma, ABE: Adult Basic Education, ASE: High School Equivalency Preparation
8. Absurd Math: Math Story Problems

Activity Description

Absurd Math
Source: Absurd Math Activity (License: Protected by Copyright (c) [i.e. screenshot])
 

Absurd Math is an interactive mathematical problem-solving game series for pre-algebra. The player proceeds on missions in a strange world where the ultimate power consists of mathematical skill and knowledge. Many of the pages have hidden clues and areas. Anytime a player needs help, they may e-mail the staff for assistance. They try to respond within two days. Teachers can e-mail them for answer keys. This activity is great for gamers among our students. You can get them to do the math as they explore this world. To complete this activity, use the Example Web Site (above). To find other math story problems, use the Web site link below. 

Don't be tricked by the authorization codes. On the first page, it states the Energy Level times area is the authorization code. You are in area 46 and the energy level is -3. Your students will need to multiply 46 X (-3) to uncover the authorization code. This activity is to challenge your students who already understand the basic concepts.

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Program Areas

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

Levels

Intermediate, High
9. Accessibility Features for ALL Our Learners

Activity Description

Accessibility is a requirement to meet the needs of our learners with disabilities, but as we include these features in our lessons, we improve the success for all our learners.

A person holding a tablet
Source: Unsplash by iMin Technology (License: CC0/Public Domain)
 

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Program Areas

ABE: Adult Basic Education, ESL: English as a Second Language, ASE: High School Equivalency Preparation, ASE: High School Diploma, CTE: Career Technical Education, AwD: Adults with Disabilities

Levels

All Levels, All Levels
10. African American Famous Firsts: Summary and Presentation Skills Using Infoplease

Activity Description

 
Infoplease Famous Firsts by African Americans
Source: Infoplease Famous Firsts by African Americans (License: Protected by Copyright (c) [i.e. screenshot])

This site presents a vast array of articles and images on a host of subjects .(check Browse tab)  Students can read about African American History,  History and Timelines, Contemporary Issues and Facts, Biographyies and Special Features, Holidays, Education and Awards With the information, students create a timeline of the Civil Rights movement in the United States. In this assignment, students read about Famous Firsts by African Americans.

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Program Areas

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

Levels

Intermediate, High, Intermediate High
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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.