Fall

Explore free resources for the fall season.

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Free Lessons

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Munchy, Crunchy, Apples

Investigate the patterns of two to three apples and see what is the same what is different.

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Ooey, Gooey Oobleck!

Make an oobleck and observe what happens when you move your hands through the oobleck and punch the surface with your fist.

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Building a Human Body

Dr. Victor Frankenstein attempts to create a human with spare body parts. Real humans get the elements they need from the air they breathe and the food they eat. Learn about the elements that make up the human body and answer related questions.

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Body Snatchers and Zombies

Read about real body snatchers—parasitoids—and learn how they turn prey into zombies.

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Dot Game

Add a fall twist to the classic TCI dot game. In this version, students with a dot are representing “witches” — meant to stimulate the hysteria during the Salem Witch Trials.

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Additional Resources

See these collections for additional teaching ideas for the fall season.

How Halloween is Celebrated Around the World

Discover how different countries, including Haiti, China, Mexico, England, and Italy, celebrate the afterlife.

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Stanford History Education Group— Salem Witch Trials

Investigate primary sources from the Salem witch trials to build a deeper understanding of the causes of this crisis.

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We Are Teachers— Halloween

This Halloween resources hub includes a rich variety of resources, including Halloween-themed activities, book recommendations, videos, and poems.

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