Lesson Plans

Available are descriptions of lesson plans created by schools, educators, museums, state and federal parks, and other educational organizations.

ETV partnered with the Celebrate Freedom Foundation to provide coverage of the Tuskegee 60th reunion events in Camden, South Carolina. Watch captured clips from this historic event for Knowitall.org.

In this lesson, students will evaluate and critique authors' perspectives. Students will read two first-person narratives and analyze how each text is influenced by its author's cultural background.

In this lesson, students collect and classify macro invertebrates from a nearby water source and calculate the biotic index value.

This activity specifically examines the potential environmental effects and legal consequences of improperly disposing of used motor oil and the environmental and economic benefits of recycling the used oil.

Students apply their understanding of density to determine differences in four unknown salt solutions, using critical thinking skills, testing and observations.

This lesson takes cigarette smoking beyond a health issue and sheds light on how cigarette smoking is an environmental issue.

Students will examine several historical congressional records from the Reconstruction period to assess whether the documents show evidence that the Reconstruction period of American history should or should not be viewed

Students will recognize how topography plays a role in the flow of groundwater and surface water.

Use the classroom activity to investigate how deep the energy of a wave goes and the relationship between the size of a wave and depth of wave energy.