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  111.   Tracing the History of African-Canadian Communities
...nadians: The Blacks of Nova Scotia. Don Mills ON: Longman, 1973. Hill, Daniel G. The Freedom-Seekers: Blacks in Early Canada. Agincourt ON: Book Society of Canada, 1981. Hill, Lawrence. Trials and Triumphs: The Story of African-Canadians. Toronto: Umbrella Press, 1993. Pachai, Bridglal. Beneath the Clouds of the Promised Land: The Survival of Nova Scotia's Blacks. Halifax: Black Educators Association of NS, 1990. ---------- . Peoples of the Maritimes: Blacks. Tantallon NS: Four East, 1993. Walker, James. The Black Loyalists: The Search for a Promised Land. New York: Africana, 1976. ----------. Racial Discr...
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    Grade Level: 6-12

  112.   Finding Mean, Mode and Median in the Computer Labdemo
...omputer skills Materials Computer, Spreadsheet software and S'COOL data Key Words Column, cell, row, entry bar, mean, mode, and median Procedure The following are general directions, which you should be able to adapt to your computer situation. Select the type of data that you want to use. Ex. % of cloud cover, temperature, and relative humidity reported by the participants in your state. Open your spreadsheet. The letters at the top are column headings. The numbers down the side are row headings. Each box is a cell. To enter numbers in cells highlight cells and type. Your entry will appear in the entry ba...
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    Grade Level: 6-8

  113.   Warm and Cold Air
...of plastic corner saver strip- protects wallpapered corners) marble pie tin or round cake pan wooden blocks (mystery shapes attach underneath pie tin with enough clearance for the marble to roll under the tin- may need spacers. Use basic geometric shapes to begin, other more intricate shapes like a cloud might be used for a challenge.) plain paper circle cutout (tape to the top of pie tin) pencil or pen Lab Set Up and Procedures: Lab Prep: 1. Set up the test area by placing a pie tin with attached mystery shape underneath on the table. Wooden block shape may require a lifter block depending on the height o...
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    Grade Level: 3-8

  114.   Imaginative Picture Writing
...on Materials Needed: The book, It Looked Like Spilt Milk, written by Charles G. Shaw. Paper and pencil Crayons Stapler String Ribbon Hole punch Strategies and Procedures: Combine a first grade class with a fifth grade class. Read It Looked Like Spilt Milk to the combined classes. The book has white clouds on a blue background. Simple clouds look like something other than clouds (dogs, sheep, rabbits, ice-cream cones, etc.). Pair each first grader with a fifth grader. Have the students compile simple descriptions and illustrations into a book. Pairs can work together. The first grader will enjoy drawing a v...
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    Grade Level: 3-5

  115.   Fronts
...with each. Estimated Time for Completing Activity: 1 class period. Virginia SOLs: 4.6 - The student will investigate and understand how weather conditions and phenomena occur and can be predicted. Key concepts include weather factors such as temperature, air pressure, fronts, formation and type of clouds, and storms. National Science Standards: Earth and Space Science - Objects in the Sky: The sun, moon, stars, clouds, birds, and airplanes all have properties, locations, and movements that can be observed and described. Vocabulary: Cold Fronts, Warm Fronts Prerequisites: An understanding of air masses. Cl...
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    Grade Level: 3-5

  116.   Fifth Grade Graphing Activity
Title:Introductory Graphing Activity Location vs. Cloud Level,Cover and Temperature Purpose: To collect and organize data and display a set of numerical data in an appropriate graph. Grade Level/Subject/Class Time: Grade 5 /Math/ One 50 minute class period. Applicable National Standards: Science, national and VA: 4.6, 5.1, 6.1 and ES.1; Mathematics, national an...
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    Grade Level: 3-5

  117.   Creating Station Models
Creating Station Models Suggested Grade Level/Age: Grades 8,9 / Age 13 to 15 Purpose: Students will: Create station models and interpret station models on weather map. The student will classify clouds as transparent, translucent, or opaque. Prerequisites: Students should make S'COOL observations and enter data into the database on-line. Introduction to station models and weather maps. Estimated Time for Completing Activity: One 45-50 minute period. Applicable National Standards: (National and Virginia...
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    Grade Level: 6-12

  118.   Air Pressure
...in their own words. Estimated Time for Completing Activity: 1 class period Virginia SOLs: 4.6 - The student will investigate and understand how weather conditions and phenomena occur and can be predicted. Key concepts include weather factors (temperature, air pressure, fronts, formation and type of clouds, and storms); and meteorological tools (barometer, hygrometer, anemometer, rain gauge, and thermometer). National Science Standards: Earth and Space Science - Standard D - Item 1: The sun, moon, stars, clouds, birds, and airplanes all have properties, locations, and movements that can be observed and desc...
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    Grade Level: 3-5

  119.   Using Computers For Statistical Analysis
...e latter in this lesson. Procedure The following are general directions, which you should be able to adapt to your computer situation. An example for the spreadsheet set-up for your data is given at the end of this lesson. Using the S'COOL data selected by your teacher (ex. selected temperatures, % cloud cover, or other) please set up chart as shown.(Ignore answers and column C at this point). Write average in column A. In the example given it is cell 21A. Next highlight the cell where you would like your "average" answer to appear. In the example given that would be cell 21 B. Search the Menu bar for the...
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    Grade Level: 9-12

  120.   The Storm that Led to the Saguenay Flood
...will explore the topic to discover information about the severity of the storm that led to the Saguenay Flood. They will then complete a Web search to define the meteorological terms listed below, then write a narrative description of the stages of development of a severe thunderstorm with a comma cloud. Hurricane Cyclone Severe thunderstorm Comma cloud Synoptic scale Cyclonic rotation Revisit and Reflect Have students share their narratives with the class. Together, students can compare their understanding of the development of a severe thunderstorm with the information available about the storm that cau...
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    Grade Level: 9-12


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