Mrs. O'Hora's House
Mrs. O's House is dedicated to providing information and engaging activities. The activities cover a wide variety of topics and offer many levels of difficulty. Mrs. O's House offers EcoStudy Units that employ higher order thinking skills to investigate special ecosystems and species. The problem based learning projects, in Mrs. O's House, challenge users to examine and react to a variety of current issues. Puzzles and Projects makes use of online resources to enrich a broad set of topics.


Internet Hunts > 200 Nature
Puzzles & Projects Milkweed and Monarch Butterfly Mania - lots to do!
Macintosh know how - Computers Bluebirds Project - learn about bluebirds and nest boxes
Problem/Project based Learning > 100 Plants and People
Pennsylvania Projects > 80 Eco Study:Fields, Meadows, Fencerows | Wetlands
Prominent Pennsylvanians > 850 Science Observation skills builders > 44
Civics: Projects | Essays | Elections | Quotes Water and Watershed Studies
Learning links Mac Links / About Author / FAQ
Internet Hunts:

December Holidays Fact hunt

December Civics and History Internet Activity

Winter Facts Scavenger Hunt

Emergence - do things organize without an organizer?

Thomas Paine's Mighty pen

Bill of Rights (grades 5-8th)

U.S. Constitution and Your Rights

Lit - Nothing But the Truth by Avi activities

Lit - The Search for Delicious - define delicious essay

Revolutionary War on Wednesday - MTH book

Puzzles & Projects Index : an extensive collection dollar sign Financial

A Christmas Carol Puzzle based on the story by Charles Dickens

A Dickens of a Resume project

Allies in War, Partners in Peace - Polly Cooper

Time Capsule - Show What You Know - Project

Compare and Contrast Forms of Government

Write a Resumé for a Lit character activity

Evaluate a Digital Video Project

State Facts Song - problem/project based learning

Reading - eBook or paper book?

Word Cloud Project - Literature Character Traits

Constitution - Who is in charge of your health decisions?

Descriptive Writing using a painting by Coppedge

Geology observation

History Mystery Message Challenge

Critical Thinking Activity - Writing a Process

Energy Saving Digital Video Project

Digital Storytelling - Life around here project

Water Issue Digital Science Project

Environmental/Energy Issue Video Project

Examine Online Collaboration and Social Networking - Web 2.0

Make a schematic representation

Your Personal Financial Survival Plan

Credit Cards Facts Activity financial education

Gas and Diesel Taxes

How are the Funding Decisions Made?

gold star Specials
Privacy at school project

The Right to Privacy and the U. S. Constitution

Individual Privacy, Public Safety and Justice

Make a Digital Presentation about your Student Handbook

Working in a Group

Concussion & Head Injury Action Project

Put your town on the map - Be a cyber cartographer

Evaluate a government web site

School Attendance Campaign - you do it

Pennsylvania Projects Index > 80 provided
PA Open Records Law projects

Government - Sunshine Laws | The Public’s Right to Know

Pennsylvania Charters and Important Documents

Thomas Paine - Common Sense

Who represents you? - My Government Project

No Place like Home - Compare Contrast Geography Activity

Crossword Puzzles index > 30 Quizzes: 14
U. S. Constitution Facts puzzle (pdf)

Election Vocabulary MYO Puzzle project - rubric added

Make a Crossword Puzzle of Government Vocabulary

The Scarlet Stockings Spy Quiz 4th - 6th

Stranger in the Woods Quiz K-2

Scientific Method Quiz

Nature Stuff Index - harness these activities to learn many interesting things
Best Treat of All - online children's book about birds

Bluebirds Project - EcoStudy Unit

Trees inventory and map project based learning

Project Problem based learning projects - many on nature/science

Habitat Garden - Make one at school or a park

Community Green Infrastructure Project

Life Cycles in nature

Fields, Meadows & Fencerows EcoStudy Unit

Wetlands EcoStudy Unit

Alternative Energy, Renewables & Energy Studies

Water & Watersheds Studies Index

Lentic Ecosystems and Lotic Ecosystems in PA

Water and Air Pollution Activity

Habitat Project Digital Science Journal

Other Stuff
Articles: Mrs. O's other volunteer projects:
Central Pennsylvania Schools 2013 results Web site Volunteer - article
Central Pennsylvania Schools 2012 PSSA results Monarch Waystation & Habitat Garden
Central Pennsylvania Schools 2011 PSSA results Education advocacy
Central Pennsylvania Schools 2010 PSSA results Friends of the Pine Ridge Reservation - Please contibute as you can. I do
Copyright notice Make Book Covers - how to
Author/Webmaster On Inspiration / Gaelic Blessing
Credit and Credibility - online report on the financial crisis
and the Credit Rating agencies
Sew Much Comfort - help provide modified clothing that
accommodates medical devices for our wounded military personnel
Links to other interesting sites

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Updated December 1, 2014. Originally posted 2/1997.

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