Disney Inspired Classrooms Lessons 41-45

Designing Disney Inspired Classrooms

Chapter 41-Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin 


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Web Tool To Explore: Disney Pixar Lesson Plans & Learning Resources

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Video lesson plan for: How does your smartphone know your location? - Wilton L. Virgo

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Space Station Research Xplorer on the App Store - Apple

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NASA Apps For Smartphones, Tablets and Digital Media Players | NASA

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Here are some great sites to help them get started:

NASA Solar System Exploration: Planets 

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The Size of Our World 

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All About Astronomy

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Alternative Project Ideas or Question to ask: 

Light Years Away- Solar System

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To begin this lesson, the educator will have her computer screen projected on an overhead in front of the class to display the web page being used for the lesson. This will allow the students to become familiar with the site and what is expected for the assignment. As a class, the teacher will show them specifically where to find the information about their planet of choice. Also, the teacher will show the students what information on their specific planet is most important to record.

The educator will open the website on each student's computer.

NEW LINK: https://www.education.com/resources/earth-science/?referral_url=kidsastronomy.com

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Students will be exploring one specific planet on the KidsAstronomy website.

KidsAstronomy website link: https://www.kidsastronomy.com/

Topics for TEACHER research: 5 Ways to Stop a Killer Asteroid | What the Stuff?! 

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Chapter 42: Monsters, Inc. Laugh Floor

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YouTube Video: 

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List of traits and dominant and recessive phenotypes for monsters, created by the teacher.

Blank data table with traits listed and places for students to fill in their data.

Web Tool To Explore Math Movie Questions to accompany the movie Monsters, Inc.

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Lesson Plans & Worksheets by Teachers 

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Chapter 43: Tomorrowland Speedway 

Tomorrowland Speedway FULL POV Ride at Walt Disney World 2017, Autopia - Magic Kingdom 

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Alternate view

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Web Tool To Explore: STEM/STEAM - STEM Car Crash Project

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NASCAR Driving Simulator

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Hands-on Activity: Cars From The Future 

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Students should understand that most cars are powered by gasoline.

Learning Objectives 

Thank you to Teach Engineering for permission to reprint this lesson. 

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Attachments – You can download 

Modes of Transportation Worksheet (pdf) 

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Modes of Transportation Worksheet – Suggested Answers (pdf)

Eco-Car Checklist (pdf)

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NOVA: Car Of The Future Worksheet | Movie Worksheet | FREE

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Resource To read or Watch

Henry Ford Biography Video:

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The Future of Moving People. As we move from struggling with today's inefficient relationship between cars and infrastructure to one empowered by automobility,

How will tomorrow be different from today? We’ll live longer and move faster. Our resources will dwindle while our technological capacity grows. But our basic needs to sleep, eat, work, and get from place to place will stay the same. That last part is what we’re interested in here. How will we move people, things, and spaces together in the next decade? 

Let's find out. 

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Chapter 44: Space Mountain

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Space Mountain: Front Row Nightvision HD Magic Kingdom Walt Disney World 

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Space Mountain: Lights on POV: (Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World) 

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Space Mountain: (Broken Down) With the Lights On 

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Web Tool To Explore: Mars Rover Game-Mars Rover drivers wanted to explore Mars 

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DIRECTIONS- Visit the NASA Spinoff Page 

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Chapter 45: Tomorrowland Transit Authority- Peoplemover

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Tomorrowland Transit Authority Peoplemover | Full Ride-Through in 4K with HQ Audio 

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YouTube video clip, Disney’s Magic Highway 

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YouTube video clip, Getting to go: Tackling the future of transportation 

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Web Tool To Explore: A Mass-Transit Proposal To Connect A City Using Aerial Gondolas NEW LINK: https://www.wired.com/2012/11/austin-gondola/

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Show students the following video called Disney’s Magic Highway which is about Walt Disney’s 1958 predictions about the future of transportation.  

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Also show, Getting to go: Tackling the future of transportation.  You can find this video on YouTube as well at http://bit.ly/wdwlesson45E.  

Lesson 46: Walt Disney's Carousel of Progress 

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Our own personal Carousel of Progress.

Video shows traditional workplace with workers that have pride in their craft like PBS special The Birth of Sake.

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The video shows a workplace that is more technologically advanced and has less craftsmanship in their work like Inside Budweiser’s Largest Brewery.

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Top 10 People Who Are Amazing At Their Jobs

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Steve Jobs passion in work - YouTube

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He said that a secret of success is to have a passion in what you do. ... Do what you love - that make you ...

MORE PEOPLE Who Are Amazing At Their Jobs

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