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Arctic and Antarctic Birds - Issue 11, February 2009
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Arctic and Antarctic Birds - Issue 11, February 2009

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This issue of the free online magazine, Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears, explores the amazing birds that live in or migrate to the polar regions. The issue was co-produced with the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. In addition to content knowledge articles and lesson plans, the issue includes information about bird-themed citizen science programs from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

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Science
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Lesson Plan
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Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
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Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears: An Online Magazine for K-5 Teachers
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The Ohio State University
Date Added:
07/30/2019
Climate Change and the Polar Regions: Issue 20, June 2010
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Climate Change and the Polar Regions: Issue 20, June 2010

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This issue of the free online magazine, Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears, highlights resources that help elementary teachers learn about climate change and teach their students important foundational concepts.

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Science
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Lesson Plan
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Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
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Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears: An Online Magazine for K-5 Teachers
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The Ohio State University
Date Added:
07/30/2019
Earth's Changing Surface - Issue 9, December 2008
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Earth's Changing Surface - Issue 9, December 2008

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This issue of the free online magazine, Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears, explores glaciers, wind, water, and volcanoes and their role in shaping the landscape of the polar regions.

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Science
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Lesson Plan
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Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
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Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears: An Online Magazine for K-5 Teachers
Author:
The Ohio State University
Date Added:
07/30/2019
Energy and the Polar Environment - Issue 7, October 2008
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Energy and the Polar Environment - Issue 7, October 2008

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This issue of the free online magazine, Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears, explores the Sun's role in warming Earth, the albedo (reflectivity) of Earth's diverse surfaces, and how the decline of Arctic sea ice is affecting Earth's energy balance. Science lessons introduce the concepts of solar energy, reflection, and absorption to elementary students. The issue also includes an overview of the natural resources and energy sources found in the polar regions as well as lessons that allow students to develop the concepts of natural resources, energy sources, and energy efficiency.

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Science
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Lesson Plan
Provider:
Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
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Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears: An Online Magazine for K-5 Teachers
Author:
The Ohio State University
Date Added:
07/30/2019
Icebergs and Glaciers - Issue 15, August 2009
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Icebergs and Glaciers - Issue 15, August 2009

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This issue of the free online magazine, Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears, contains content knowledge and instructional resources about icebergs and glaciers and the scientific principles of density and buoyancy.

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Science
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Lesson Plan
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Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
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Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears: An Online Magazine for K-5 Teachers
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The Ohio State University
Date Added:
07/30/2019
The Industrial Revolution

The Industrial Revolution

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Students will explore, the development of the textile industry in Great Britain, focusing on the invention of various machines. They will understand the link between rapid growth in both the textile industry and in coal mining in Great Britain to the development of social ills and the political push to alleviate some of the atrocious conditions under which people worked. Lastly, students will connect the process of industrialization to the expansion of male suffrage through the various reform bills of the 1800s in Great Britain.

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History Teaching Institute - Ohio State University
Author:
History Teacher Institute - Ohio State University
Date Added:
06/24/2019
Keeping Warm - Issue 17, December 2009
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Keeping Warm - Issue 17, December 2009

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This issue of the free online magazine, Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears, examines physical science concepts, such as heat, conductors, and insulation, and applies this knowledge to the animals and people in the Arctic and Antarctica.

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Science
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Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
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Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears: An Online Magazine for K-5 Teachers
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The Ohio State University
Date Added:
07/30/2019
Learning From the Polar Past - Issue 2, April 2008
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Learning From the Polar Past - Issue 2, April 2008

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This issue of the free online magazine, Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears, explore how to use fossils and artifacts (scientific clues) to learn about the polar regions' past. Targeted literacy skills include making inferences, and using context clues to define new vocabulary.

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Science
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Lesson Plan
Provider:
Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
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Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears: An Online Magazine for K-5 Teachers
Author:
The Ohio State University
Date Added:
07/30/2019
PCs and Polar Bears
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PCs and Polar Bears

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This article looks at the growing energy consumption from consumer electronics and the increases it may cause in greenhouse gases and global warming. The article appears in the free, online magazine Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears.

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Science
Material Type:
Reading
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Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
Provider Set:
Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears: An Online Magazine for K-5 Teachers
Author:
Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears
Jessica Fries-Gaither
Ohio State University
Date Added:
10/17/2011
Peoples of the Arctic - Issue 16, October 2009
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Peoples of the Arctic - Issue 16, October 2009

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This issue of the free online magazine, Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears, explores how the Inuit of northern Canada, Inupiat of arctic Alaska, and Sami of northern Europe survive in a harsh environment. Instructional resources introduce students to these groups and their cultures.

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Science
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Lesson Plan
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Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
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Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears: An Online Magazine for K-5 Teachers
Author:
The Ohio State University
Date Added:
07/30/2019
Polar Explorers - Issue 18, February 2010
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Polar Explorers - Issue 18, February 2010

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This issue of the free online magazine, Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears, explores the historical and current exploration of the Arctic and Antarctica and provides resources that help elementary teachers incorporate a study of polar explorers into their curriculum.

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Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
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Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears: An Online Magazine for K-5 Teachers
Author:
The Ohio State University
Date Added:
07/30/2019
Polar Festivals - Issue 8, November 2008
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Polar Festivals - Issue 8, November 2008

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This issue of the free online magazine, Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears, provides resources for planning a "polar festival," or an informal learning event. The issue includes planning guides, suggested activities, and resources to integrate literacy into the science-themed event.

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Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
Provider Set:
Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears: An Online Magazine for K-5 Teachers
Author:
The Ohio State University
Date Added:
07/30/2019
Polar Mammals - Issue 10, January 2009
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Polar Mammals - Issue 10, January 2009

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This issue of the free online magazine, Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears, explores the mammals of the polar regions and the adaptations that help them survive in harsh environments.

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Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
Provider Set:
Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears: An Online Magazine for K-5 Teachers
Author:
The Ohio State University
Date Added:
07/30/2019
Polar Oceans - Issue 14, May 2009
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Polar Oceans - Issue 14, May 2009

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This issue of the free online magazine, Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears, explores the characteristics and living systems of the Arctic and Southern Oceans. Instructional resources include ocean-related lessons and informational text about blue whales.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
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Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears: An Online Magazine for K-5 Teachers
Author:
The Ohio State University
Date Added:
07/30/2019
Polar Patterns: Day, Night, and Seasons - Issue 3, May 2008
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Polar Patterns: Day, Night, and Seasons - Issue 3, May 2008

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This issue of the free online magazine, Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears, highlights ways to teach about the extremes in day and night and seasons in the Arctic and Antarctica. The targeted literacy skill is cause/effect relationships. Art and poetry are integrated through a study of the aurora.

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Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
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Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears: An Online Magazine for K-5 Teachers
Author:
The Ohio State University
Date Added:
07/30/2019
Polar Plants - Issue 12, March 2009
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Polar Plants - Issue 12, March 2009

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This issue of the free online magazine, Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears, explores the plants that live in the polar regions as well as resources for teaching plant classification, life cycles, and adaptations.

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Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
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Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears: An Online Magazine for K-5 Teachers
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The Ohio State University
Date Added:
07/30/2019
Rocks and Minerals - Issue 6, September 2008
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Rocks and Minerals - Issue 6, September 2008

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This issue of the free online magazine, Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears, explores the basic characteristics of rocks and minerals, the types of rocks, the rock cycle, and the specimens found in the polar regions. Find lessons that allow students to observe rock and mineral specimens, perform classification exercises, and read to develop their content knowledge.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
Provider Set:
Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears: An Online Magazine for K-5 Teachers
Author:
The Ohio State University
Date Added:
07/30/2019
Science at the Poles - Issue 19, April 2010
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Science at the Poles - Issue 19, April 2010

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In this issue of the free online magazine Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears, learn about the tools and technologies scientists use to study the land, ice, ocean, atmosphere, and living creatures of the polar regions. Students can also learn about the day-to-day life of a scientist working at the South Pole and plan their own research expedition.

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Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
Provider Set:
Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears: An Online Magazine for K-5 Teachers
Author:
The Ohio State University
Date Added:
07/30/2019
A Sense of Place - Issue 1, March 2008
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A Sense of Place - Issue 1, March 2008

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This issue of the free online magazine, Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears, examines how elementary teachers can introduce the Arctic and Antarctica and use science, geography, literacy, and technology to help students compare and contrast these two dramatically different areas as well as their own home.

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Science
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Lesson Plan
Provider:
Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
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Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears: An Online Magazine for K-5 Teachers
Author:
The Ohio State University
Date Added:
07/30/2019
Tundra: Life in the Polar Extremes - Issue 13, April 2009
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Tundra: Life in the Polar Extremes - Issue 13, April 2009

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This issue of the free online magazine, Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears, explores the tundra and how it can illustrate ecological concepts, relationships, and changes.

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Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
Provider Set:
Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears: An Online Magazine for K-5 Teachers
Author:
The Ohio State University
Date Added:
07/30/2019