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The Interrelationships of Soil, Water and Fertilizers and How They Affect Plant Growth
Students examine how different nutrients in the soil and fertilizers affect plant growth. In groups, they participate in a role play in which allows them to see the interactions of humans and plants. They also read articles and record their opinions about issues related to agriculture.
9th - 12th Science
Poverty and Inequality in the World's Richest Nation
Students examine poverty and inequality in America. In this current events instructional activity, students read the provided articles "Poverty," "Inequality Growing in America," "Inequality: Views on Causes, Effects, Remedies," and "Theories on the Origins of Poverty and How to Reduce It.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History
A Case Study: Gross Domestic Product
Students read a case study about Gross Domestic Product. They analyze historical perspectives of the issue and participate in activities related to the concept. They describe major issues surrounding the announcement of data to the public.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
A Day at Mount Vernon
Pupils discover daily life on George Washington's plantation, Mount Vernon. For this compare and contrast lesson, students examine the life styles at four distinct sites at Mount Vernon to become familiar with the people, places, and objects that were part of 18th century life.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
Lee Chew's Story
High schoolers put themselves in the shoes of a Chinese immigrant to America. In this immigration lesson, students read an account from Lee Chew, a Chinese immigrant to America in the 19th century. High schoolers discuss their impression of the selection and whether they would remain in America if they had been Chew.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
A Lesson to Accompany "Benjamin Franklin and the Birth of a Paper Money Economy"
Learners investigate the role of money in the colonial economy. In this colonial economy lesson, students participate in a trading activity, read the booklet "Benjamin Franklin and the Birth of a Paper Money Economy," participate in an activity about land banks, and explore how too much money can lead to inflation in a 22 page packet.
10th - Higher Ed Math
Utilizing Art, Literature and Film to Teach Black History
Fifth graders are introduced to different aspects of African-American history through literature, art, and films. As a class, they are read a story about the Underground Railroad, identify the main characters and put the events into chronological order.
5th English Language Arts
William Lanson: New Haven's African King
Students discuss the misrepresentations of African Americans in the United States. In groups, they examine the life and accomplishments of William Lanson and the importance of extending the Long Wharf. Together, they pretend they lived during Lanson's time, create a problem that could impact all of New Haven and develop solutions to end the lesson.
6th - 12th English Language Arts
Real Estate Agent
In this occupation worksheet, students read a paragraph about a real estate agent named Margaret. They then answer 5 true or false questions about the paragraph. Finally, students write a paragraph explaining what Margaret should do if a client is 15 minutes late.
3rd - 6th 21st Century Skills
Parallel Studies of the Afro-American and Puerto Rican Experience in America
Students compare/contrast the Afro-American and Puerto Rican experience as they migrated and assimilated in the U.S. They research and discuss the reasons for migration and the historical significance of economic autonomy and oppression.
5th - 6th Social Studies & History
Past and Present New York Through A Comparative Study of Photography and Poetry
Students study New York in three time periods, 1890-1930, 1930's, and 1950's-60's. They discuss themes that are important in each time block. They describe a brief historical picture of each time period before they approach works of photography and poetry.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Failed Banks, Political Despair and Drought: How the American People Survived the Great Depression
Seventh graders research and learn the causes and effects of the Great Depression. In this Great Depression instructional activity, 7th graders complete a packet of activities that help them understand the causes of the Great Depression, its impact on America and the world, and the solutions to the drought and economic downfall.
7th Social Studies & History