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Gale Databases  Select your subject area or select a Gale database for lesson plans for all grades.

The Librarian's Brain  Updated daily provides creative teaching ideas using the library's online resources. The Lesson Plans tab is where you can find lesson plans for all subject areas to use with the online resources. The Tips tab is a great information to teach kids on how to do research. The How-to-Videos tab provides brief instructional videos on how to use the library‚Äôs online resources. The Games tab provides fun ways for students to learn information literacy.

Countries & Cultures

CultureGrams Teaching Activities  A collection of 79 activities for educators using CultureGrams in the classroom.


Ecology - Lesson Plans  Lesson plans for all grade levels.

For Teens

Teen Programs with Punch  Teen programs made easy, even when time or resources are in short supply. New lesson for every month to use with your students.


Teacher's Home Page - National Geographic  Find multimedia activities, lessons, and units aligned with national standards.

Math & Measurements

Math - Elementary  Resources for teaching K-5 mathematics from the National Science Digital Library.

Math & Science - High School  Covers various subjects in the fields of Math and Science from the National Science Digital Library.

Math & Science - Middle School  Covers a variety of subject areas of Science and Mathfrom the National Science Digital Library.

Science Experiments & Projects

Science - Elementary School  Lesson plans and supporting documents for Science from the National Science Digital Library.

Theme Lesson Plans

Theme Play: Exciting Young Imaginations  In this time of standards and accountability, this book reminds us of the joy of teaching and learning and the power of the imagination. A wealth of creative library program ideas. Lists and lists of theme based books, videos.