Lesson Plans

You can introduce or augment technology skills with these lesson plans. They’re ready to use as they are or you can customize them to fit your specific teaching and learning goals.

Lesson plans: Creativity

History Language arts Science Ages 11 to 18 2 to 3 45-minute class periods

Discover the science of archaeology

Microsoft lesson plan on science and archeology. Send your students on a discovery.

Science Ages 11 to 13 4 to 5 45-minute class periods

Explore the stars with Worldwide Telescope

Microsoft lesson plan on science and solar system. Turn your PC into a virtual telescope. Engaging teacher tips for student activities.

Geography History Language arts Science Ages 14 to 18 5+ 45-minute class periods

Giants of the century

Microsoft lesson plan on important influencers of 20th century. Engage your students. Teacher tips included.

Science Ages 11 to 13 2 to 3 45-minute class periods

How frequent seismic activity affects societies

Microsoft lesson plan on geology. Engage your students.

Language arts Ages 14 to 18 2 to 3 45-minute class periods

Literary scavenger hunt

Microsoft lesson plan on books and literature. Engage your students with a scavenger hunt.

Geography History Language arts Ages 5 to 18 5+ 45-minute class periods

Making and reading maps in the 21st century

Microsoft lesson plan on understanding maps. Engage your students.

History Ages 5 to 10 3 to 4 45-minute class periods

Plan and hold a food and globalization summit

Microsoft lesson plan on globalization. Engage your students.

History Ages 11 to 18 1 to 2 45-minute class periods

Research the history and culture behind a favorite family recipe

Microsoft lesson plan on family food recipes and culture. Engage your students with their family history.

Geography Language Arts Ages 11 to 18 2 to 3 45-minute class periods

Research the Olympic games and a host city

Microsoft lesson plan on the Olympic Games. Engage your students.

History Ages 5 to 13 2 to 3 45-minute class periods

Research world landmarks to create a global calendar

Microsoft lesson plan on history and culture. Engage your students. Teacher tips.

Language arts Ages 5 to 10 1 to 2 45-minute class periods

Use synonyms to make your writing vivid

Microsoft lesson plan on English and synonyms. Engaging student activity. Teacher tips included.

Mathematics Science Ages 11 to 13 2 to 3 45-minute class periods

Work as a meteorologist for a day

Microsoft lesson plan on weather using Office PowerPoint. Engaging student activity.