Internet-based project can become more meaningful if the content spans
many different curriculum areas. When possible, teachers should include
ideas for multi-disciplinary connections or lessons.
using the Musical Plates project
learn how and where earthquakes occur. A
arts and social studies component is provided so they can research
historical earthquakes and learn how different communities responded to
these earthquakes. They can also keep abreast of current events and report
on recent earthquakes.
these questions as you review your project.
lessons or activities can you incorporate into the project you have selected
to make it multi-disciplinary? Consider science, math, language arts, social
studies or other curriculum areas.
these resources to help you identify cross-curricula activities.
Subject Specific Resources
General Activities and Lesson
- Clearinghouse for many Internet-based resources in a range of
Teachers' Web Site -
Another clearinghouse for a wide range of subject-specific
from Teachnet.com - Limited list but there are some good
science demonstration activities.
Bank - Searchable database of lessons including many
hands-on activities for all grade levels.
Lesson Plans - Another searchable database.
- Lightspan has a searchable database of lesson plans.
Many focus on hands-on or demonstration activities.