How Do Telescopes Detect Electromagnetic Waves in Space?
Connect Earth, physical, and space sciences with this printable about telescopes. Using reference materials, students will answer questions about the electromagnetic spectrum, the visible spectrum, and wavelength. As a skill challenge, they will compare telescopes and determine what they can be used to study.
From Pearson's Concepts and Challenges Earth Science.
Teaching Racism & Discrimination in America
The issues of racism, prejudice, and discrimination have plagued the United States since it was founded, and racially motivated killings still occur with frequency today. Help your students understand the historical contexts of racism—with references on slavery, immigration, and the civil rights movement—to frame your conversation on modern instances of prejudice.
Teaching with Comics: Galactic Hot Dogs
Reach reluctant readers and English-language learners with comics! Our original teaching guides to the Galactic Hot Dogs comic series (chapters 1-4 and 5-8), as found on Funbrain.com (and now in print!), will take students on a cosmic adventure while engaging their creative minds. Plus, find even more activities for teaching with comics, featuring many other classic stories.