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A Home for Humphrey
This model eliciting activity is based on the book The World According to Humphrey by Betty G. Birney. In the story, Mrs. Brisbane's class spends a fun filled school year with their class pet, a...

Primary Resource Type:
Lesson Plan
Subject(s): English Language Arts, Science
Grade Level(s): 2
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Be Prepared Industries MEA
In this MEA, students are being asked to rank which severe weather survival kit would be best to use for people preparing for severe weather conditions.

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Lesson Plan
Subject(s): English Language Arts, Science
Grade Level(s): 2
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Best Classroom Pet
In this 2nd grade MEA, the students will work in teams to use data to determine which classroom pet teachers should get for their classrooms based on several characteristics.

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Subject(s): Mathematics, English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 2
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Best Vegetable Garden
The students will make a map of a garden, which will show 5 different kinds of vegetables that could be planted and how many plants of each kind. Then they will change one vegetable plant for two...

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Lesson Plan
Subject(s): Mathematics, English Language Arts, Science
Grade Level(s): 2
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Better Building Blocks
Students will help choose the best value of connecting blocks by developing a procedure based on the following criteria: color, ease of use, variety of blocks, and number of blocks per set. They will...

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Lesson Plan
Subject(s): Mathematics, English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 2
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Big Beach Travels
Big Beach Travels has selected the students to help them choose the best month for their client to visit Daytona Beach. Students will use rainfall and temperature information to inform their...

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Lesson Plan
Subject(s): English Language Arts, Science
Grade Level(s): 2
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Birthday Parties 'R' Us
Students will determine which pizza place should be used to cater parties at the Birthday Parties 'R' Us facility given a set of data. They will create a procedure for determining the best pizza...

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Lesson Plan
Subject(s): Mathematics, English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 2
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Body Book Business

Students must help Dr. Cate decide which topic he should write about first to educate young children on their body systems.

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Lesson Plan
Subject(s): English Language Arts, Science
Grade Level(s): 2
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Canopy Sloth Enclosures MEA
In this MEA, students are asked to rank four enclosures for a new sloth exhibit at the city zoo based on a given set of data. Only one enclosure can be chosen to be built for the new exhibit.

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Subject(s): English Language Arts, Science
Grade Level(s): 2
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Celebrity Parties Inc. MEA
This Model Eliciting Activity (MEA) requires students to develop a procedure to determine which month to hold an outdoor party for a celebrity pop star. Students will need to apply their knowledge of...

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Lesson Plan
Subject(s): English Language Arts, Science
Grade Level(s): 2
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Cellular Satisfaction
The client is searching for the best cell phone carrier based on customer satisfaction scores. Students will choose the best cell phone provider based on the 5 categories; Plans, Coverage, Phones and...

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Lesson Plan
Subject(s): Mathematics, English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 2
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Cheesy Pizza Delivery: I Need a New Car
The Cheesy Pizza Delivery MEA gives students the opportunity to work in collaborative groups to solve the problem of buying new delivery cars. It also touches upon the topic of Hybrid vehicles.

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Subject(s): English Language Arts, Science
Grade Level(s): 2
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Chilly Willy
In this second grade MEA Lesson, Science will be a focus as students work collaboratively to decide what air conditioning cooling refrigerant brand will be the primary choice for an air conditioning...

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Subject(s): English Language Arts, Science
Grade Level(s): 2
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Chocolate Delight
Although, chocolate sales in America have continued to grow, due to the increased awareness of childhood obesity, there is major concern about the nutritional value of chocolate candy bars. Chocolate...

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Lesson Plan
Subject(s): Mathematics, English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 2
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Choosing a Host City for the Olympic Games
In this model eliciting activity, students are asked to help the International Olympic Committee choose the best host city for the 2024 Summer Olympic Games. Students are provided with data about...

Primary Resource Type:
Lesson Plan
Subject(s): Social Studies, English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 2
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Class Pets
The focus of this lesson is to devise a plan, and justify it, in order to choose the best class pet. Students will use problem-solving skills, data sets presented in a chart, two and three digit...

Primary Resource Type:
Lesson Plan
Subject(s): Mathematics, English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 2
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Cookie Contest
This MEA asks students to decide which factors are important in choosing the best cookie in a cookie contest. Students will take on the role of cookie critics to provide feedback to a teacher whose...

Primary Resource Type:
Lesson Plan
Subject(s): Mathematics, English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 2
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Crazy Crayons!
In teams students will make a decision on how to select the best crayons for a school supply store based on various crayon characteristics such as cost, transfer to paper, vibrancy of color, color...

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Lesson Plan
Subject(s): Mathematics, English Language Arts, Science
Grade Level(s): 2
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Family Vacation
In this 2nd grade MEA, students will analyze weather conditions in a team to determine which time of the year and which city would be the best to visit based on weather patterns from season to season...

Primary Resource Type:
Lesson Plan
Subject(s): English Language Arts, Science
Grade Level(s): 2
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Fundraising on a Budget
This MEA lesson is designed for a second grade level. Students will be working in small groups to figure out what companies to hire for the art gallery to have a successful charity event for the...

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Subject(s): Mathematics, English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 2
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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