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Allowing Students to Explore Simple Physics and Marketing in English Class
Scientific method, linear measurements, friction, inertia. Imagine learning scientific vocabulary in an ELA class. Before researching and developing a presentation about simple machines, class members build a common, but decidedly...
9th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Science of the Winter Olympic Games: Olympic Movement and Robotic Design
Here is a high-interest topic to inspire your engineering class: robots that can learn. These particular machines imitate the motion of athletes headed for the Olympic Winter Games. Hear from a professor of dynamics, systems, and control...
5 mins 7th - 12th Technology & Engineering CCSS: Adaptable
The Unbearable Lightness of Being Quiz
In this online interactive reading comprehension instructional activity, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Milan Kundera's The Unbearable Lightness of Being. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
10th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
The Protestant Reformation (1450 - 1565)
The Protestant Reformation didn't just happen, it happened for a reason. Discover the causes and effects of this world-altering event. Slides are rich with bulleted text and images. Each is easy to follow and will provide great lecture...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Understanding the Stock Market
Stock market vocabulary 101! You'll find all the terms you'll ever need to teach or prepare your class for learning about the stock market. The slide show is split into four sections: indicators for investors, buying and selling stocks,...
11th - 12th Social Studies & History
Transforming Everyday Objects
Students consider criteria for art and explore three works of art that challenge their definitions. In this art analysis lesson, students consider their definitions of art and how Dada and Surrealist artists challenged the conventions....
10th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Lesson: Urs Fischer: Reviving the Past Art Movements
Seven major abstract art movements are analyzed by learners in groups. Each group analyzes various works by determining which work belongs to which movement. They then read Flatland, engage in an art and literary analysis discussion,...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
You Call That Art? - Activity 1
Learners formulate a definition of art in the introductory lesson for a unit on various art forms. The learning emphasis is placed on Oregonian artist Duff Severe and reflective writing. Learners compose an essay describing various art...
6th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts
Chapter 9: Language Processing: Humans and Computers
Designed to accompany An Introduction to Language by Victoria Fromkin, Robert Rodman, and Nina Hyams, this powerpoint addresses a number of language, technological, and sociological topics. The slides could be helpful in either a...
Higher Ed Social Studies & History
An Introduction to Visual Art and Art History
Line shape, color, value, form, texture, space. Students of art history are introduced to the elements of art in a 64-slide PowerPoint that illustrates how these elements combine in visual art. Other essentials, like principles of...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
Reformation Lesson: Worship and Belief
Students explore the characteristics of different religions and religious beliefs. In this World History lesson, students research the history of the Reformed, Catholics and Lutherans, then complete several activities to reinforce their...
12th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Ceramic Draped Slab Masks
Middle schoolers will compare and contrast various forms of artistic expression associated with specific groups of people, geographic regions, or time periods. Investigate processes and beliefs used by various cultures and institutions,...
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts