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Lesson: Bringing Back the Sun: The Story of Jaguar Inspiring Student Stories
What on earth is that jar for? It was an ancient incense burner used by the Maya, that was inspired by the myth of the sun god. Young analysts hear the story of the Mayan sun god, analyze the story through the artistry in the jar, and...
K - 5th
Lesson: Dongducheon: A Walk to Remember, A Walk to Envision: Interpreting History, Memory, and Identity
Cultural discourse can start through a variety of venues. Learners begin to think about how our minds, memories, and identities shape our attitudes toward culture and history. They analyze seven pieces from the Dongducheon art exhibit...
9th - 12th
Imaginary Numbers Are Real (Part 3: Cardan's Problem)
Were complex numbers discovered or invented? A video presentation makes the case for the discovery of square roots of negative one. In order for complex numbers to be real, then they must behave like other numbers, which they do in terms...
5 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The Deadly Irony of Gunpowder
Gunpowder has played a key role in shaping civilization as we know it today. Trace its evolution from its beginnings in the mid-ninth century when early Chinese alchemists worked to create a potion for immortality, through its use in...
3 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable