AIDS in Africa I: The Scope of the Problem
Young scholars search for data related to that discrepancy and determine mathematically the relative impact of AIDS on Africa versus its impact on the U.S.
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Fill It Up, Please - Part I (Option B)
Childhood's fond memories of beachy days building sandcastles get the algebraic treatment in this rate-of-change investigation and problem set. Learners model filling rectangular prisms with sand, then discuss the meaning and effect of...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Exponential and Logarithm Problems
This learning exercise manages to provide both fun and serious work solving exponential and logarithmic application problems in engaging story lines and real-life situations. A strong emphasis on science applications and numbers pulled...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Algebra I: Critique Reasoning and Solve Problems Using Inequalities
Don't throw this resource into the gutter. Individuals analyze given steps for solving an inequality in a bowling context. They provide justifications for correct steps and explanations for incorrect steps, and then find the correct...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Women’s Rights in Iraq
Through guided discussions and collaborative activities, your class members will not only have the opportunity to learn more about the rights of women in Iraq, but they will also consider common misconceptions of Islam and examine the...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Understanding the Effects of Differences in Speed—Problem Set D
Fall back and slow down. The fourth lesson in a six-part series on air traffic control leads the class to find the difference in distance traveled based upon the difference in speed. Pupils work through a problem related to walking...
5th - 9th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Mansa Musa and Islam in Africa
Delve into the world of Malian ruler Mansa Musa, the development and culture of African kingdoms such as the Swahili civilization, the use of oral tradition, and the spread of Islam across trade routes. The narrator does an excellent job...
10 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Who Started World War I: Crash Course World History
World War I was one of the more complicated and complex conflicts of the twentieth century—but who started it? High schoolers watch a video from Crash Course World History ponders whether Germany, Austria, or Russia were to blame for...
11 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
International Aid and Fragile States
"States suffering from internal conflict, weak infrastructures, lack of economic development, and general instability are emerging as a large threat to the international security." What factors contribute to the creation of a fragile...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Wife inheritance and the AIDS epidemic in Africa
Complex problems require complex solutions. After reading a news article about how the tradition of wife inheritance in many African countries has contributed to the spread of AIDS, class members participate in a Paideia seminar and...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed