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Grades 5-8

PROJECT-BASED LEARNING: Activity Ideas

Some activity ideas for STEAM Project Based Learning for Pre-, Grade-, and High-School students.

Activities

Grades 5-8

Salt Water Density Straw

Density can be a difficult scientific property to grasp. But the science of density can be made a colorful, fun, and (most importantly) simple experience! Find out more here.

Interactive

Grades 5-8

National Museum of Natural History, Washington D.C.

The National Museum of Natural History, situated in Washington D.C., is the most visited natural history museum in the world. You can also experience the grandeur of Smithsonian’s museum through this VR trip!

Interactive

Grades 5-8

Study of a Young Woman

Study of a Young Woman was painted by the Dutch artist Johannes Vermeer between 1665 and 1667. Presently in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, this field trip takes a close look at the painting and offers insights into art critique.

Apps & Websites

Grades 5-8

Prizmo Go

Prizmo Go captures printed text from saved photographs or the device’s camera, and with its built-in text reader, makes printed material accessible to all.

Apps & Websites

Grades 5-8

Omoguru

Omoguru is an e-reader for dyslexic students. With its visually comfortable font system and special tools, reading is no longer a chore. Use this free app to reduce reading time, mistakes and mental effort.

Articles & Blogs

Grades 5-8

10 Movies To Broaden Your Students’ Perspective

Movies are great for out-of-school learning. Recommend these timeless movies to your students to help them revisit fundamental values of kindness, love, empathy and care.

Video

Grades K-4

Setting Class Expectations

Behaviour management is tricky when you are a new teacher. These tips from experienced educators at ‘For Teachers’ will help set expected classroom behaviours

Video

Grades 9-12

The Problem With Too Much Debt

What is debt, and how is debt accumulation harmful? This video offers a succinct explanation.

Apps & Websites

Grades 5-8

Book Creator

Book Creator is a simple tool for creating awesome digital books. Create your own teaching resources or have your students take the reins.

Activities

Grades 5-8

Digital Wellbeing Experiments

Help students understand their relationship with technology better with the help of these experiments. Created and curated by Google.

Activities

Grades 5-8

Making pop art in Google Suite

Pop art can be a really open medium of communication. After prefacing your lesson with the basics of Pop Art, guide your students to make their own artwork on Google Drawings.

Activities

Grades 5-8

Identifying Cyberbullying

Within this lesson, students will collaborate with their peers to create a plan for recognizing, and stopping, cyberbullying.

Apps & Websites

Grades 5-8

Digital Skills Curriculum

Whether you teach English or Social Sciences, these fantastic lessons will surely kick your lesson plans and teaching-learning up several notches.

Apps & Websites

Grades 9-12

Big History Project

Big History examines our past, explains our present and imagines our future. It’s a story about us human beings, really. Use this in conjunction with your PBL plan.

Worksheet

Grades 5-8

Please No More Leaves!

Teach unitary method with the analogy of raking the lawn!

Apps & Websites

Grades 5-8

Mathigon

Explore the smartest, and the most beautiful, math textbook in the world.

Articles & Blogs

Grades 5-8

Kazakhstan’s Vanishing Sea

Find out about the history of the Aral Sea and how needless interference with nature led to its decline. Then explore the math problems and reflective questions

Interactive

Grades 9-12

Xuanzang Memorial, Nava Nalanda Mahavihara

This virtual trip can supplement ancient Indian history lessons. Nava Nalanda Mahavihara functions as a centre of Higher Studies in Pali and Buddhism along the lines of its ancient namesake.

Apps & Websites

Grades 9-12

Digital Civics Toolkit

The Digital Civics Toolkit is a collection of resources for educators to support youth to explore, recognize, and exact the civic potentials of digital life.

Activities

Grades 9-12

Explore Earth Day

Through this lesson, students will research a topic related to Earth Day and create a project to communicate their findings.

Articles & Blogs

Grades 5-8

Hatshepsut

How did the first female Pharaoh rise to power? Is there more to her story than the gender label? Read about Hatshepsut, and her history here.

Apps & Websites

Grades 5-8

Know India Programme

Know India Programme (KIP) is a flagship initiative by the Ministry of External Affairs to familiarise Indian-origin youth with the history and culture of India.

Video

Grades 5-8

Maya Angelou’s ‘ON THE PULSE OF MORNING’

A visual representation of Maya Angelou’s ‘On The Pulse of Morning’. Did you know she read this poem at the first inauguration of President Bill Clinton on January 20, 1993?

Video

Grades 5-8

Amelia Earhart’s Speech: “A Woman’s Place in Science”

Amelia Earhart was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. This is her speech on the influence of science in the lives of women.

Apps & Websites

Grades 5-8

Brilliant

Brilliant helps learners approach concepts visually, and poses questions that get them to think and interact with the problems in myriad ways. The curiosity-first approach makes this app a must-have in all STEM learners’ kitty.

Apps & Websites

Grades 5-8

Kiddle

A safe search engine to use and recommend during virtual lessons and beyond.

Apps & Websites

Grades 5-8

Brainscape

Brainscape is the online flashcard app for serious learners. Access smart spaced-repetition flashcards across subjects and disciplines or make your own! Available on all platforms.

Articles & Blogs

Grades 5-8

The Physics of Freezing Soap

There are few things more mesmerizing than iridescent, freezing soap bubbles. But what’s the physics behind it? Learn that and more with this article.

Video

Grades 5-8

Yoga PE Break For Virtual Learners

This Yoga P.E. mental health break offers a fun set of movement, poses, and breathing techniques to improve focus, balance your mood, increase confidence, counter screen fatigue, and decrease anxiety or stress.

Worksheet

Grades 5-8

Tallest building in the world

Find out about the architecture, materials, and process used to create the world’s tallest building. Then explore the math problems and social justice activities.

Articles & Blogs

Grades 5-8

Build real-world connections across subjects

Instead of shying away from the pandemic, you can help your students process it better by bringing the real-world connections back to your lessons!

Articles & Blogs

Grades 5-8

EdTech engagements: Putting the TECH in Math and Science

After adapting to the dynamic know-how of virtual learning and Edtech, find out how to keep your learners engaged with innovative and user-friendly tools in Math and Science!

Lesson Plans

Grades K-4

Power Tweak Lesson: English

This is a power tweak lesson plan for English Language. Contributed by Anu Manandhar, for students of grade 4.

Lesson Plans

Grades 5-8

Critical Thinking Lesson: Components of Food

This is a critical thinking lesson plan contributed by Jitendra Nath Das for students of grade 6. After this lesson, students will be able to identify common food items and nutrients.

Lesson Plans

Grades 5-8

Critical Thinking Lesson: Female vs Male Perspective in Fiction

This is a critical thinking lesson plan contributed by Tatiana K for students of grade 7. During this lesson, students will explore the differences between male and female perspectives in literature.

Lesson Plans

Grades K-4

Critical Thinking Lesson: Adaptation & Survival

This is a critical thinking lesson plan contributed by Hima Arora for students of grade 4. This lesson will be guided by the question ‘how do living beings adapt in order to survive?’.

Lesson Plans

Grades 5-8

Critical Thinking Lesson: Reading Comprehension

This is a critical thinking lesson plan contributed by Deepti Sawhney for students of grade 6 and 7. Students will be able to appreciate and evaluate text critically.

Lesson Plans

Grades K-4

Critical Thinking Lesson: Soil

This is a critical thinking lesson plan contributed by Kamna Sharma for students of grade 3. Students will learn about soil, and how it’s made.

Lesson Plans

Grades 5-8

Critical Thinking Lesson: Tuning Into Waste Management

This is a critical thinking lesson plan contributed by Nandita Ssethi for students of grade 5. Students will analyse the waste generated at their homes and infer its harmful impact on the environment.

Lesson Plans

Grades 9-12

Critical Thinking Lesson: Transcription of DNA to RNA

This is a critical thinking lesson plan contributed by Ruchi Ratra for students of grade 11. After this lesson, students will be able to explain the process of transcription, and differentiate it from translation.

Lesson Plans

Grades K-4

Critical Thinking Lesson: Food for Energy

This is a critical thinking lesson plan contributed by Sagaya Sabina for students of grade 2. Students will learn about different food groups in this lesson, and conceive the idea behind a balanced diet.

Lesson Plans

Grades 5-8

Critical Thinking Lesson: Separation of substance

This is a critical thinking lesson plan contributed by Sunita Maurya for students of grade six. Students will conceive the idea behind separation of substances, and will learn to critically observe and frame questions.

Lesson Plans

Grades 9-12

Critical Thinking Lesson: Porphyria’s Lover

This is a critical thinking lesson plan contributed by Natasha X. Beale for students of IB DP 11. Students will understand, analyze, and evaluate the poem: Porphyria’s Lover.

Webinar

Grades K-4

Highr x FICCI ARISE: Building Parental Involvement (For Primary Educators)

The 8th session of the Highr x FICCI ARISE series is all about fostering parental involvement for primary educators.

Video

Grades K-4

Designing Online Assessments (For Primary Educators)

The 6th session of Highr x FICCI ARISE series is all about designing online assessments, with special focus on primary educators.

Video

Grades K-4

Managing student engagement online (For Primary Educators)

How can we as educators hold the attention of our primary students? Find out in session 4 of the Highr x FICCI ARISE webinar series!

Articles & Blogs

Grades 5-8

Building Parental Involvement

If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself. Building parental involvement is of utmost importance in remote teaching-learning. Learn more here.