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

Internet Hunts

December Holidays Facts Internet Hunt

December Civics and History Activity

Autumn Internet Hunt

Winter Facts Scavenger Hunt

Thomas Paine's Mighty Pen

Outstanding Native Americans Activity

The Birchbark House literature activities

The Winter People Internet Hunt

Children of the Longhouse literature hunt

Revoluntionary War on Wednesday Internet Hunt (Magic Tree House book)

Puzzles & Projects Index: an extensive collection dollar sign Financial

December Holidays Crossword Puzzle

December Math Activties

Dickens of a Resume Activity

A Christmas Carol Crossword Puzzle

Compare and Contrast the wild turkey with another bird

Thanksgiving on Thursday Crossword Puzzle crossword puzzle bullet

Fun Thanksgiving Math Challenge

Polly Cooper and the Oneida People at Valley Forge

The Birchbark House Food Activity

The Birchbark House Health Project

The Birchbark House Enrichment activity

Adverbs used in Chickadee worksheet

Children of the Longhouse Help Essay

Write a letter to a story's character

Magic Tree House Post Card writing activity

American Athena's, Founding Mothers and Daughters of Liberty

Citizen Scientist - Collect some data

Write a Condolence letter to Matilda 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

Make a Crossword Puzzle - Vocabulary building challenge

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

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

Are you 21st Century Literate?

Evaluate a government web site

Examine your State Government's Demographics

Student lead Healthy Campaign pbl

Examine Online Collaboration and Social Networking - Web 2.0

Common Experience Writing Activity

Why Survey People?

What is the Common Good? - Barbara Jordan Speech

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

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 book)

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

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 Education advocacy
  Friends of the Pine Ridge Reservation - Please contribute as you can.

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Updated November 24,
2023. Originally posted 2/1997. email

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