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A good review after your class reads Parts 1 and 2 of Conrad's Heart of Darkness, these slides provide thematic details and important plot points, substantiated by relevant quotes from the text. This presentation could be easily broken up into at least two different lectures, as slides 1-18 cover Part 1 of the novel and slides 19-31 detail Part 2. The points made in the presentation could lead to a great class discussion and even an essay topic or two.
Young scholars evaluate the traits that made cattle ideal for human domestication. In this selective breeding lesson, students consider the advantages and disadvantages of domestication of several species. They watch video clips and view websites to evaluate the traits of cattle that led to their widespread domestication.
Students hypothesize about why various samples of coal have different characteristics. Pupils use information that they found during Internet searches to ascertain the validity of their hypotheses and verify the "story" of coal. Analysis of coal-bearing rock sequences leads to conclusions concerning the envioronmental setting in which coal sediments were deposited.
Students explore the importance of cave paintings as the first examples of visual art in the Western Hemisphere. They compare examples of cave art to modern art pieces, discuss the lives of cave painters, create their own animal drawing in the cave painting style and write a story about cave art in this seven part mini-unit.