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.


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Praying mantis

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, MeadowThe Internets, Fencerows | Wetlands
Prominent Pennsylvanians > 850 Science Observation skills builders >50
Civics: Projects | Essays | Elections | Quotes Water and Watershed Studies
Learning links Mac Links / About Author / FAQ

Internet Hunts

August Internet Scavenger Hunt

Autumn Internet Hunt

The Internet - Basics

Exploring September Internet Activity

Exploring September Civics Activity

September Science Internet Activity

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Scavenger Hunt

Comet's Nine Lives Internet Hunt

The Sun renewable energy resource

Exploring Google Search engine features

Investigating Interesting Insect Information

Small Pieces, Loosely Joined

Puzzles & Projects Index: an extensive collection dollar sign Financial
Butterfly Compare - Contrast

Insects - Frayer Model - doc | pdf

Solve the History Mystery Message Challenge

A Note for Freedom reverberating through the centuries

Patriotic or National Photo Story

Citizen Scientist - Collect some data

Native Plants at School - a landscape project

Trees Map and Inventory Project

Compare your Environmental Actions with another person

What is the Common Good? - Barbara Jordan Speech

Descriptive Writing using a work of art

Emergence - do things organize without an organizer?

Make a Crossword Puzzle - Vocabulary building challenge

Science Projects

Government by the numbers

Lunar Society and the Homebrew Club

Examine Government, Statistics and the Media

Word Cloud Project - Literature Character Traits

Community projects and school projects

Evaluate a Digital Video Project

Critical Thinking Activity - Writing a Process

Make a schematic representation

Common Experience Writing Activity

Examine Online Collaboration and Social Networking - Web 2.0

Individual Privacy, Public Safety and Justice

Your Personal Financial Survival Plan

Credit Cards Facts Activity financial education

Gas and Diesel Taxes

How are the Funding Decisions Made?

What is the nature of public service? - Wangari Maathai

gold star Specials
Privacy at school project

The Right to Privacy and the U. S. Constitution

Individual Privacy, Public Safety and Justice

Working in a Group - link fixed

Concussion & Head Injury Action Project

Are you 21st Century Literate?

Evaluate a government web site

Examine your State Government's Demographics

Student lead Healthy Campaign pbl

Pennsylvania Projects Index > 80 provided
PA Open Records Law projects

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

Pennsylvania Charters and Important Documents

Amending the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

No Place like Home - Compare - Contrast Geography Activity

State Facts Song - problem/project based learning

Put your town on the map - Be a cyber cartographer

Who represents you? Learn about your state legislators

Make an Internet Fact hunt about your state - pbl

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 - 5th

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

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
Articles: Mrs. O's other volunteer projects:
Central Pennsylvania Schools 2017 Keystone Exams results and PSSA results Web site Volunteer - article
Central Pennsylvania Schools 2016 Keystone Exams results and PSSA results Monarch Waystation & Habitat Garden
Central Pennsylvania Schools 2015 Keystone Exams results and grad rates Education advocacy
Central Pennsylvania Schools 2014 PSSA and Keystone Exams results Friends of the Pine Ridge Reservation - Please contribute as you can.
Central Pennsylvania Schools 2013 results Make Book Covers - how to
Central Pennsylvania Schools 2012 PSSA results On Inspiration / Gaelic Blessing  
Central Pennsylvania Schools 2011 PSSA results Author / Webmaster
Central Pennsylvania Schools 2010 PSSA results Copyright notice

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