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Into Which Caste Have You Been Cast?: India's Caste System
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewWhat was it like to fit into a certain class with no choice in the matter? Learners experience the caste system in a role-play activity, work individually on handouts to enhance their learning, and participate in an evaluation activity...
Why Isn't There an Eclipse Every Month?
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Searching for an eclipse activity that sends scholars over the moon? Try an interesting interactive to get their minds active! The resource, part of an extensive Space series from PBS Learning Media, uses modeling and data analysis to...
Optimal and Sustainable: Renewable Energy Revamp
6th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
More than 100 cities around the world have shifted from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources. Scholars investigate a city wanting to make this switch, but needs help determining how to make the shift. Groups consider all options,...
Building Better Buses: Transportation Design Challenges
6th - 10th CCSS: Designed
Scholars learn about a series of three challenges when they design a bus system for a small town. They determine the bus routes and then figure out the best type of fuel to use before considering the cost of going electric. Learners...
The Moon's Shadow During the 2017 Eclipse
25 seconds 6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Talk about an amazing view! A fascinating resource from a larger series exploring space boasts not one, but four different views of the total solar eclipse of 2017. Pupils read a short passage that describes each of the views, then...
Eclipse Over America — Relative Sizes and Distances of the Sun and Moon
1 min 6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Here's a lesson that is sure to overshadow others! Introduce young astronomers to the unique size and distance relationship between the sun and moon with an activity from a larger series exploring space. A short video illustrates the...
Eclipse Over America — Predicting Eclipses
3 mins 6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
It's easy to find out in today's world when the next eclipse will be, but what about thousands of years ago? Junior astronomers discover how the Babylonians used lunar observations to accurately predict future eclipses through an...
To Scale: The Solar System
5 mins 6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
To scale, or not to scale ... that is the question! Show scholars the solar system in correct proportion with a lesson from PBS's Space series for middle school. Two versions of the model-building exercise illustrate the planning process...
Temple of Kalabsha (Temple of Mandulis)
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What was the Kalabsha Temple to ancient Egyptians? Discover the importance of the dock and the use of bodies of water to the Egyptian people. The resource includes side panels with important information about the history of the location.