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Engineering Skills Through Problem Based Learning
9th - 12th
New ReviewNavigate the ups and downs of learning about energy. Future engineers consider how potential and kinetic energy apply to roller coasters. They design a roller coaster of their own and then use computer design software to showcase their...
Detecting Rise in Body Temperature in Human and Animals and its Effects on Health
6th - 8th
New ReviewBeat the heat using sensors. Scholars research normal body temperatures for humans and a specific animal. In groups, they create sensors that monitor body temperature, as well as the weather. The goal is to reduce the occurrence of heat...
NOVA Cloud Lab Lesson Plan
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewA sign that washed away from Hurricane Sandy in 2012 beached itself 3,595 miles away in France. This artifact and others from around the world help scientists understand water currents and the far-reaching impact of hurricanes. Scholars...
Media Literacy: Where News Comes From
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewWhat actually happens at a press conference? Make sense of the mayhem with a mock press conference activity designed to promote media literacy. Individuals participate as either members of the press or the governor's office to examine...
In the Newsroom: The Fairness Formula
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewReporting the news is easy, right? Think again! Show young scholars the difficult choices journalists make every day through a instructional activity that includes reading, writing, and discussion elements. Individuals compare the...
The Importance of Flashbacks
11th - 12th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewJeffrey Eugenides's The Virgin Suicides is a powerful and disturbing novel, due in large part to how the author chooses to structure his text and how he uses flashbacks to reveal more about the Lisbon sisters. As part of their study of...
Merging New Technology with Old Stories
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewIs your city's history a mystery to your class? Ever wonder if your county contains a bounty of folklore? Young computer scientists incorporate technology with time-honored tales during a project with both individual and group...
Evaluating Sensors and the Impacts of Physiological Stress: Designing a Wearable Device for Rescue Workers
6th - 12th
New ReviewA long-term project has scholars consider ways in which sensors help monitor physiological stress levels of rescue workers. They design and create a portable device for this purpose. Techies to the rescue!
The Preamble to the Constitution: A Close Reading Lesson
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
New Review"We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union..." These familiar lines begin the Preamble to the Constitution, but do learners know what they mean? A close reading exercise takes a look at the language of the...
The Watsons Go to Birmingham: Anticipation Guide
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewIs it okay to be mean to people if you don't get caught? Such questions drive the anticipation guide for The Watsons Go to Birmingham by Christopher Paul Curtis. The activity, designed to be completed before reading, has learners answer...