# Victory’s Lessons

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic about 25 million students across the country are attending school from home.  Parents and guardians, many of whom are working from home, are juggling parenting, housework, and teaching simultaneously. Victory is in a unique position to fill a need in our community by combining our educational content development skills with our ability to move to a remote-learning environment. Here, you will find lessons written by Victory editors in their specific fields that you can do with children. The lessons are

• engaging and fun for students and adults
• hands-on
• easily completed using household or easily obtained materials
• broken down into short  segments
grade appropriate and aligned to the CCSS and NGSS
• safe
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### Making a Solar Cooker (For Students)

By Morgan Turano, science editor Part 1 Have you ever opened a car door on a hot summer day? You may have noticed that inside the car was hotter than outside the car. In fact, inside a closed car can get much hotter than it is outside. On a sunny day the inside of a…

### Introduction to Probability

By Michael Avidon, math editor For Students: Performance Expectations (CCSS) This lesson addresses the following Common Core State Standard (CCSS) for Grade 7: 7.SP.C.5: Understand that the probability of a chance event is a number between 0 and 1 that expresses the likelihood of the event occurring. Larger numbers indicate greater likelihood. A probability near…

### What Do Plants Need To Grow?

By Morgan Turano, science editor Grades 2 & 3 Science experiment: For students More in this series If you want to help your child, use our version for guardians. Part 1 Introduction What do plants need to grow? Do they need water? Do they need sunlight? How can we know? We can do some tests.…

### Lesson 2: Approximation of Irrational Numbers

By Michael Avidon, math editor For Students: Performance Expectations (CCSS) This lesson addresses the following Common Core State Standard (CCSS) for Grade 8: 8.NS.A.2: Use rational approximations of irrational numbers to compare the size of irrational numbers, locate them approximately on a number line diagram, and estimate the value of expressions (e.g., π2). For example,…

### Los felices años veinte

By Shawn Downes, ELA editor Grade Band: K–2 La década de 1920 es conocida como “los felices años veinte”. También se les llama “los locos años veinte”. Esta década comenzó hace 100 años. Fue un momento muy emocionante en Estados Unidos En ese tiempo ocurrieron muchos cambios. La gente cambió su lugar de trabajo. Se…