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Farmers, Eyeballing, Taxes…

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https://remc11.files.wordpress.com/2008/08/www_bullet.jpgAgriculture is big business here in Michigan.  Check out the Harvest of History from The Farmers’ Museum and discover how farmers produce the food we eat everyday.

https://remc11.files.wordpress.com/2008/08/www_bullet.jpgWhile studying geometry, have your students play The Eyeballing Game.  Players adjust a line segment to bisect an angle, form a parallelogram, or several other tasks.  It only takes a few minutes and it’s a good way to see if your students understand basic geometric ideas.

https://remc11.files.wordpress.com/2008/08/www_bullet.jpgCurrent and historical photos can be found at LIFE – Your World in Pictures.

https://remc11.files.wordpress.com/2008/08/www_bullet.jpgTax Day is this Wednesday!  Share the pain with your students at the IRS’s Understanding Taxes site.  There are activities for students as well as lesson plans and resources for teachers.

https://remc11.files.wordpress.com/2008/08/www_bullet.jpgIt’s been a while since I talked about Google Docs.  It’s a tool that is getting better as it ages (just like people).  They just added a new feature:  inserting drawings.  Now students and teachers can use Google Docs as an online diagramming tool as well.

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