Challenge: Create a lesson plan presentation that is engaging
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Presentations must be submitted through Mediashare between October 8, 2012 and June 1, 2013.

Lesson Presentation Options:

  • Representation of an existing DE Science Techbook model Lesson
  • Adaptation of existing DE Science Techbook model lesson to support specific students (e.g., special needs, ELL, academically gifted students, struggling readers, etc.)
  • Original lesson using DE Science Techbook resources

Presentation tools:
You may use Microsoft PowerPoint or Keynote for your presentation.

  • We would like your presentation to be a minimum of 10 slides. There is no maximum length.
  • A title slide that includes concept and grade level(s)
  • A slide with the lesson objectives
  • A slide with essential questions
  • At least one slide (activity) for each component of a typical 5E lesson (Engage, Explore, Explain, Elaborate, Evaluate)
  • At least THREE uses of digital resources from the Discovery Education Science Techbook
  • Information in the notes section that describes the intention of each slide (what the teacher and the students are doing)
  • Several opportunities for the students to be engaged with the content. Examples include notebook/journal entries, hands-on activities, group discussions, prompts for logging in to DE to do individual work, project work
  • At least one slide that includes some form of checking for understanding

Remember that the Discovery Education Model Lessons represent several days learning, your lesson presentation should as well. See the example below.

Click HERE to download this example and see the notes for each slide.

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Once your presentation is ready to share it must be uploaded to our Media Share Service. See the PDF file below for directions.

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Last step!! We want to be able to send you your lab coat! Please fill out this form with your mailing address and lab coat size and we will get it in the mail to you!

Thanks! We look forward to seeing what you have to share!