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 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.

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Mute swan pair

Internet Hunts > 200 Nature
Puzzles & Projects Milkweed and Monarch Butterfly Mania UTD
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, Meadow, Fencerows
Prominent Pennsylvanians > 850 Wetlands Studies UTD
Civics: Projects | Essays | Elections | Quotes Water and Watershed Studies
Frequently Asked Questions | About Author Science Observation skills builders >50

Internet Hunts

June Facts Hunt

June Civics - The Supreme Court

US Flag Facts and History

History Mystery Message (MS-HS)

National Parks A-Z Internet Scavenger Hunt

The Outcasts Internet Exploration

Computer insides-out hunt

Screech Owl Activity - based on Screech Owl at Midnight Hollow

Learn about Birds

Bird Nest Internet Hunt

Puzzles & Projects Index: an extensive collection dollar sign Financial
History Facts and Fictions - problem based learning activity

Small Pieces, Loosely Joined: A Unified Theory of the Web Exploration

Discerning Real and Fake Photos - Why does it matter to you?

Emergence - Do things organize without an organizer?

Polly Cooper and the Oneida People at Valley Forge

American Athena's, Founding Mothers and Daughters of Liberty

What is the Common Good? - Barbara Jordan Speech

Write a Condolence letter to Matilda literature activity

Heroes of My Lai Essay

Write a letter to a story's character

Adverbs used in Chickadee worksheet

Children of the Longhouse Help Essay

Magic Tree House Post Card writing activity

Ecological Dilemmas

Biodiversity Exploration Investigation

Examine Government, Statistics and the Media

Make an Internet Fact Hunt about your state - pbl

Compare your Environmental Actions with another person

Word Cloud Project - Literature Character Traits

Evaluate a Digital Video Project

Critical Thinking Activity - Writing a Process

Make a schematic representation

 

Your Personal Financial Survival Plan

Credit Cards Facts Activity financial education UTD 4/24

Gas and Diesel Taxes

How are the Funding Decisions Made?

What is the nature of public service? - Wangari Maathai

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Privacy at school project

The Right to Privacy and the U. S. Constitution

Individual Privacy, Public Safety and Justice

Concussion & Head Injury Action Project

Evaluate a government web site

Examine your State Government's Demographics

Why Survey People?

Citizen Scientist - Collect some data

Put your town on the map - Be a cyber cartographer

Pennsylvania Projects Index > 80 provided
PA Open Records Law projects

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

Pennsylvania Charters and Important Documents

No Place like Home - Compare - Contrast Geography Activity

State Facts Song - problem/project based learning

Who represents you? Learn about your state legislators

Look into your community's history through its names

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

Election Vocabulary MYO Puzzle project - rubric added

Make a Crossword Puzzle of Government Vocabulary

Leprechaun in Late Winter Crossword Puzzle (Magic Tree House)

Dogs in the Dead of Night Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle (Magic Tree House)

Make a Crossword Puzzle - Vocabulary building challenge

The Scarlet Stockings Spy Quiz 4th - 5th

Stranger in the Woods Quiz K-2

Scientific Method Quiz

Literary Devices in The Winter People by Bruchac

 

 

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

Plants and People Project

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

Growing Greener - Video project

Other Stuff
On Inspiration / Gaelic Blessing   Mrs. O's other volunteer projects:
Author / Webmaster Web site Volunteer - article
Make Book Covers - how to Monarch Waystation & Habitat Garden
Copyright notice Friends of the Pine Ridge Reservation - Please contribute as you can.

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