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Concern over Assam Rhinos
Young scholars study the illegal hunting of wild animals (rhinos) in India. They read a short news report, review related vocabulary, and complete a vocabulary matching exercise.
Why is Andrew Jackson Important?
Students examine the presidency of Andrew Jackson. In this presidential history lesson, students research the rise of political parties, the spoils system, and presidential use of the veto. Students consult print and video resources in an effort to understand the powers of the American president.
Students consider the two finalists in the contest for architectural designs for the site of the World Trade Center. They create their own designs for a meaningful public space, then critique each other's designs.
Bailout 5: Paying off the debt
Chronicling the "first wave" of the financial crisis with a short review, Sal goes on to explain how bad choices and unfortunate moves by several banks can lead to total disruption of a financial system. Sprinkling real-world examples throughout his lesson, Sal leaves the viewer to wonder what will happen to his bank when a loan comes through a bank that has negative equity.
Bailout 2: Book Value
Your class has been exposed to the effects and ramifications of the recent financial crisis. In this video, Sal helps to clarify the terms and procedures of what has been happening. He uses a fictional balance sheet to illustrate the possible assets and liabilities of an entity, as well as defining book value.
Sweating the Big Stuff
Students explore the responsibility of corporations in increasing global labor standards. They read case studies about sweatshops and create a list of human rights violations involved in a sweatshop.
Bailout 11: Why these CDOs could be worth nothing
Differentiating between a $700 billion "blank check" and the acquisition of assets, this video explores the idea that the CDOs purchased by the government could be worth nothing. Sal takes students through the mathematical and economic process of testing this theory, all the way through residential mortgage defaults and foreclosures.
Students explore the emerging budget flight industry and the resulting increased competition among airlines. They compare a budget airline with a legacy carrier in terms of cost, corporate profile, flight statistics, amenities, and convenience.
Is the Price of Gasoline Really Too High?
Students explore issues surrounding gasoline prices. They discuss the concept of "too high" prices for gasoline with prices for other things that are in high demand.
James Brown: Life and Times
Students trace James Brown's rise from "Little Junior" in Depression-era Augusta, Georgia, to the "Minister of the New Super Heavy Funk" and create a collage that captures his impact on American music.
Under Joni Mitchell's Influence
High schoolers view the AMERICAN MASTERS entitled Joni Mitchell: Woman of Heart and Mind, examine the concept of influence, and explore how Joni Mitchell and her work have influenced others. Students read, interpret, and analyze her lyrics by using the Choral Reading method and write their own lyrics.
Following Muddy's Trail
Students view the AMERICAN MASTERS film "Muddy Waters: Can't Be Satisfied" and research him using the Guided Reading strategy. They examine the influential musician's childhood and trace his journey from the Mississippi Delta to Chicago. They also focus their research on the Great Migration from the 1920s to the 1970s as they create a travel package for history buffs and Blues music enthusiasts.
Allen Ginsberg: Poetry and Politics
Students explore the poetry of Allen Ginsberg. They read and analyze poems by Allen Ginsberg, conduct Internet research, collect examples of art of the 60s, and create a presentation.
Pharmaceuticals and Treatments
Students perform an experiment involving reverse transcriptase-polymerized chain reaction HIV replication to better examine the biotechnology used by scientists in pharmaceutical research of infections diseases like HIV. Students examine the roles of business and ethics in the discovery and distributions of such drugs by assuming the role of drug corporation, non-profit company, legal annalist, and international health organization in a class debate.
Dashboard of the Future
Students design dashboards for vehicles in 2020. After researching past and current trends in vehicle design, they sketch alternatives and select one to draw with computer-assisted design software (CAD), labeling all the components. With the class assuming the role of corporate executives, students give presentations using various aids to "sell" their design.
Coca Cola vs. People of India
Students study the presence of Coca Cola in India and what it has done to the water supply there. Students research web articles. They compare and contrast diverse cultural points of view. Students participate in a mock trial to determine whether or not Coke is guilty of violating the rights and freedoms of the people of India.
World Trade Center Design Proposals
Young scholars explore architectural design. In this critical thinking and architecture instructional activity, students view a number of websites providing proposals for design plans of a new World Trade Center. Young scholars choose and evaluate three possible designs based on specific given criteria and prepare an oral presentation of which design is best suited to replace the original World Trade Center.
Newton Gets Me Moving
Fourth graders experiment with Newton's three laws of motion. In this motion instructional activity, 4th graders explore the three laws of motion and then work in small groups collaborating while experimenting with these laws. Numerous resources are provided.
Bailout 3: Book Value vs. market value
The "housing bubble" is addressed in this video, as well as the discrepancy between a stock's market value and its book value. Students will learn about the intricacies of the stock market as well as an introduction to the housing market here.
The Future of Reproduction
A viewing of Silver Sling begins a consideration of the issues related to and the need for surrogate mothers. Class members then compare the stance of the film to that of the article, “Surrogate Mothers: Womb for Rent.” Richly detailed and thoughtful, the packet includes discussion questions, links to nonfiction articles related to the issues, graphic organizers, and worksheets. A great way to address Common Core standards.