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Building a Positive Learning Environment
Ideas for Improvement
Discovery Rewards Program
Peer Response Guidelines
Speeches - Make a Better One!
Writing Tips & Support
The Eye on the Prize
The Invention Game
Science Fact or Fiction?
Create Your Own Tasks
Not Necessarily School Stuff
Student book recommendations
What Do I Do When I'm Finished
What Do I Do When I'm Finished?
This page is dedicated to projects and resources you can do when you have finished your tasks for your main Discovery project. Please check in with Ms. Given to let her know what you plan on working on during class.
Make a PSA (Public Service Announcement)
Teen Texting and Driving
What we should do
(click the link above)
Use any of the following tools:
Stop Motion Video with the iPod App -
StopMotion Pro are some that cost from .99 to 1.99 or
Some cool stop action video examples:
In Your Arms Music Video
Making of In Your Arms
Pancakes for Your Face
Windows Movie Maker - video editing computer on your application launcher
- Online characters read the script you write for them
- Online comic strip creator
- Narrate pictures and video
Need to convert video to a different format? Use
Need to edit a YouTube video? You'll need to "capture" and download it first. Use this:
! - Glogster
Additional resources and tools -
organizing every Web 2.0 tool for any task you can imagine! - Find a new tool to explore and learn!
Read an Article and Write a Review or Create a Game based on the info
Top Science Stories of 2011 - Discovery Magazine
Download a template to make a game:
, Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?, Wheel of Fortune,
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?
Apples to Apples Card Generator
- Make a card that looks just like the game. Save each card as a file after making it. You can print them out after you have made a set.
Participate in an Online Learning Game
CSI: The Experience
Little Alchemy (Download Google Chrome, click on new tab, choose Chrome Web Store, search for Little Alchemy, log into your Gmail account in order to download)
Create Your Own Activity
This list is from the open-ended projects. It contains activity ideas and links to cool web tools that might be a good place for you to explore.
on how to write a book critique)
Learn about the economics of poverty with the
Make a survey on
Thinking Puzzles & Other Brain Benders
What's a Ditloid?
Ditloids are the equation type puzzles we do at the beginning of Discovery. This links to a Wikipedia article about them and at the bottom, there are references to several more pages worth of these types of puzzles.
SET & Other Puzzles
Rebus Puzzle Brain Teasers
Fun with Words
help on how to format text
Turn off "Getting Started"