Example Lessons Include:
Cowboys (Gr. K)
Students go into role as rangers and help track down the cow chase bandit. This fun lesson explores what it means to be a cowboy by dressing up, solving problems, going on an adventure, and helping a bandit learn from their mistakes and strive to be a better person.
Texas Heroes (Gr. 1-2)
Students travel back in time and meet Stephen F. Austin, Sam Houston, and David Crocket. Together the students have to settle in a new land, overcome obstacles, and reenact the events that lead to the independence of Texas.
Pebbles, Sand, and Silt (Gr. 1-2)
Students will travel to the "land of rock," and meet Rocky, a boulder puppet who is being eroded by many dangers: earthquakes, rain, waves, and ice. Students have to overcome these dangers and help comfort Rocky as he is eventually turned to silt.
The Declaration of Independence (Gr. 3-4)
Students role-play colonial Americans, and reenact events leading up to the Declaration of Independence. They will bring history to life and make a personal connection to the struggles that led to an independent United States of America.
Invention Convention (Gr. 3-5)
Students become fantastic inventors from around the world. They are asked to convene in order to aid in the development of a museum of invention. Suddenly a mystery ensues and they must learn how to apply simple physics in order to solve the dilemma!
Journey to the Center of the Earth (Gr. 3-4)
Students participate in a dramatic journey to the center of the earth. Along the way they must work together to solve problems including the identification of the various layers of the earth and it's corresponding types of rocks and minerals.