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Animals and Their Caretakers - Grade 2 (INFOhio Career Exploration Unit)
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Welcome to INFOhio's Career Exploration Units. In this lesson, students in 2nd grade will learn more about careers that work with animals. These units contain multiple lessons that use INFOhio's digital resources to help students learn, practice, and master key learning standards while learning more about career options. Some of the career options in the field of animal care includesh as a veterinarian, farmer, conservation, park ranger, or zoo keeper.

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Critical Thinking
Information, Media and Technological Literacy
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Cathie Cooper
Are You Ready? INFOhio Supports Student Learning with Robust Infrastructure
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This is one in a series of Teach With INFOhio blog posts which aligns INFOhio's resources and web-based tools with Future Ready's Framework. The series of blog posts for Future Ready will be completed by August 2019.

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21st Century Skills
Accountability
Creativity and Innovation
Critical Thinking
Information, Media and Technological Literacy
Interdisciplinary, Project-based, and Real-World Learning
Problem-Solving and Communication
Material Type:
Reading
Author:
Emily Rozmus
Date Added:
04/05/2019
Autumn:  Grade 1 (INFOhio Back to School Bags/Career Exploration)
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Welcome to INFOhio's Back to School Bag/Career Exploration. These lessons use INFOhio's digital resources to help students learn, practice, and master key learning standards.  In this lesson, students will learn more about autumn, Johnny Appleseed and apples as they identify and analyze the central themes in the text.  Key concepts and skills include identifying key details in the story/text and comparing fiction and nonfiction on the same topic.  In addition, students will learn about jobs in agriculture..

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Critical Thinking
Information, Media and Technological Literacy
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Cathie Cooper
Braingle  Brain Teasers
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Brain teasers are a great way to help members develop their thinking skills. These types of activities are a great way to start a club meeting, provide specific content and get everyone thinking.

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Creativity and Innovation
Critical Thinking
Material Type:
Game
Date Added:
09/06/2019
The Converse of the Pythagorean Theorem
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The focus of the lesson is to review and strengthen understanding of the Pythagorean Thm and the Converse of the Pythagorean Thm.  In addition review and strengthen the students algebra skills regarding square roots.This cover Ohio Standards in geometry:Use trigonometric ratios and the Pythagorean Theorem to solve right triangles in applied problems.Prove theorems about triangles. Theorems include: a line parallel to one side of a triangle divides the other two proportionally, and conversely; the Pythagorean Theorem proved using triangle similarity. 

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Critical Thinking
Problem-Solving and Communication
Geometry
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Andrew Amstutz
Doctors, Dentists, and Health Helpers: Grade 3 (INFOhio Career Exploration Unit)
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Welcome to INFOhio's Career Exploration Units.  Third grade students will learn more about careers in healthcare and ways to take care of their own health.  These units contain multiple lessons that use INFOhio's digital resources to help students learn, practice, and master key learning standards while learning more about career options. In this lesson, students will learn more about jobs in the health care industry such as doctors, nurses, dentists, paramedics, lab techs, therapists, and more.

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Critical Thinking
Information, Media and Technological Literacy
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Cathie Cooper
Engineering the Future: Grades 4-5  (INFOhio Career Exploration Unit)
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Welcome to INFOhio's Career Exploration Units. Students in grades 4-5 learn about careers in engineering and feats of engineering such as Ferris wheels and bridges.  These units contain multiple lessons that use INFOhio's digital resources to help students learn, practice, and master key learning standards while learning more about career options in engineering fields such as electrical, mechanical, aerospace and in science and  technology fields such as fuel cell technology and robotics.

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Critical Thinking
Information, Media and Technological Literacy
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Cathie Cooper
Firemen and Fire Safety - Kindergarten (INFOhio Back to School Bag/Career Exploration)
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 Welcome to INFOhio's Back to School Lesson Plans. These lessons use INFOhio's digital resources to help students learn, practice, and master key learning standards. In this lesson, kindergarten students will learn more about Firemen and Fire Safety as they identify the main idea in the text using details to support. In addition, students will learn about jobs in the law and public safety career cluster.

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Critical Thinking
Information, Media and Technological Literacy
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Cathie Cooper
Geography - Grade 3  (INFOhio Back to School Bag/Career Exploration)
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This Back to School unit includes one lesson focusing on careers within the theme to help children discover the variety of jobs available, connect the classroom to real-world situations, and develop work-readiness skills such as teamwork, decision making, and problem solving.The Back to School: Geography unit focuses on the both the Architecture and Construction Cluster and the Engineering and Science Cluster. This includes technical and professional level careers in science and engineering and in architecture and construction.

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Critical Thinking
Information, Media and Technological Literacy
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Cathie Cooper
Habitats: Grade 2 (INFOhio Back to School Bag/Career Exploration)
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lWelcome to INFOhio's Back to School Lesson Plans. These lessons use INFOhio's digital resources  to help students learn, practice, and master key learning standards. In this lesson, students  will learn more about animal habitats as they describe characters based on illustrations or details and identify the relationships between text and illustration in a variety of media formats. In addition, students will learn more about jobs in agriculture and the environment.

Subject:
Critical Thinking
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Cathie Cooper
How Soon is Too Soon? The Cell Phone Dilemma
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Middle school students will use the InfOhio resource - Points of View Resource Center - to research and create a presentation to report on at least two points of view relating to the issue of children and smartphone usage.

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Critical Thinking
Information, Media and Technological Literacy
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Susan Hartman
ISearch Bingo for Grades 6-8
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Revised with assistance from INFOhio Users Council members, ISearch BINGO can be broken into 3 separate activities which are listed below. Review the activities, and then download and print the documents you need.

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Critical Thinking
Information, Media and Technological Literacy
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Cathie Cooper
Introduction to Library Organization - Categorizing and Sorting
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Learning to categorize and sort objects and ideas is a key component to helping primary age students find and use materials in their library. When teaching students in grades 2-3 the Dewey Decimal System, consider this lesson which asks them to categorize recognizable objects into groups based on shared traits. Using concrete objects will help you bridge learning so that the more abstract concept of grouping books by similar topics is attainable for these learners. This lesson uses content from INFOhio's Educator Tools and ISearch.

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Critical Thinking
Information, Media and Technological Literacy
Problem-Solving and Communication
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Emily Rozmus
Money, Money, Money: The World of Finance:  Grades 6-8  (INFOhio Career Exploration Unit)
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Welcome to INFOhio's Career Exploration Units. Middle school students  learn about careers in the financial services industry and managing money.  These units contain multiple lessons that use INFOhio's digital resources to help students learn, practice, and master key learning standards while learning more about career options. In this lesson, students in Grades 6,7, and 8 will learn more about jobs in the world of finance.

Subject:
Critical Thinking
Information, Media and Technological Literacy
Life Skills
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Cathie Cooper
Tech Careers: Coding and Beyond - Grades 9-12 (INFOhio Career Exploration Unit)
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Welcome to INFOhio's Career Exploration Units. High school students will learn about a variety of techology careers including game development, hacktivismm, and web design.  These units contain multiple lessons that use INFOhio's digital resources to help students learn, practice, and master key learning standards while learning more about career options. Explore more about the world of work in the technology field.

Subject:
Critical Thinking
Information, Media and Technological Literacy
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Cathie Cooper
Things that Go - Grades K-1 (INFOhio Career Exploration Unit)
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Welcome to INFOhio's Career Exploration Units. In this unit kindergarten and first grade students learn about planes, trains, ships and other things that go. These units contain multiple lessons that use INFOhio's digital resources to help students learn, practice, and master key learning standards while learning more about career options and jobs in the transportation industry. 

Subject:
Critical Thinking
Information, Media and Technological Literacy
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Cathie Cooper