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181. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA): A Pictorial History of Rockets

Activity Description

This Web site from NASA has many lesson plans. The lesson highlighted here is the history of the rocket. It will use the Pictorial History of Rockets handout (PDF file) found on the Example Web Site (above) as a starting point for student research.

Program Areas

ABE: Adult Basic Education

Levels

Intermediate, High
182. National Center for Families Learning: A Day At Dollar General - Money Management

Activity Description

This is curriculum to use with parents and children to teach both about financial matters such as budgeting, shopping, spending wisely, and money management. It has a fully developed teacher guide, lesson plans and student materials. There are four sections with four lessons in each section.

Program Areas

ABE: Adult Basic Education

Levels

Low, Intermediate, High, All Levels
183. National Geographic Education: Natural Disasters

Activity Description

Students watch a video from the Web site on earthquakes or other natural disaster and answer questions. Follow-up activities include using the Internet to find information about a natural disaster of choice, writing a paragraph, and making a video.

Program Areas

ABE: Adult Basic Education

Levels

Intermediate, High
184. National Museum of the American Indian: Mayan Bingo Game

Activity Description

November is National American Indian Heritage Month. The National Museum of the American Indian at the Smithsonian Institution has several exhibits and collections that are currently on display and links to exhibits from the past.

To learn more about the Maya, select Living Maya Time . There are videos and other activities the students/class can watch allowing students to prepare reports on what they learn or as a summarizing activity and/or play the game at the Example Web Site (above). By playing this Lotería, a bingo-like game popular in México, students will become familiar with Maya cultural symbols such as calendar glyphs and other iconography found in the Living Maya Time Web site.

Program Areas

ABE: Adult Basic Education

Levels

Low, Intermediate, High, All Levels
185. NBC News Learn: Our Changing Planet

Activity Description

NBC Learn Changing Planet
Source: YouTube Link: NBC News Learn by Screenshot of YouTube playlist of NBC Learn's Changing Planet (License: Protected by Copyright (c) [i.e. screenshot])
 

Use videos to examine the Changing Planet. Videos include Infectious Diseases, Ocean Acidification, Ocean Temperatures, Rising Sea Levels, Survival of Trees, Thawing Permafrost, and more

 

Program Areas

ABE: Adult Basic Education

Levels

Low, Intermediate, High, All Levels
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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.