ALAS: Adolescents Learning about Seniors (Intergenerational Unit)
Seventh graders read different sources to gain insight about senior citizens. They explore their background and use science and math to compare life 50 years ago to now.
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Unit 2: Global to Local: Understanding My Place in the Hydrosphere
What does the ground around your home have to do with water pollution? Young ecologists learn about their local watershed and create their own cause-and-effect models of the hydrosphere.
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Creating a Space Exploration Infrastructure
What will it take to explore space? Teams of pupils determine the needs of a lunar outpost and research the required systems. The pupils then learn about the past space exploration vehicles. The third and final lesson challenges project...
7th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Life-Size Printout: Adult, Modern Homo Sapiens
A set of printable skeletons will make a perfect addition to any class learning about life science. With life-size displays of both an adult and juvenile skeleton, the educational resource will engage young scientists as they learn about...
1st - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Convert Measurement Units Using Ratio Tables
Converting units are ratios in disguise and can be easy solve. Although this video is the last in a series about different methods to solve ratio problems, it does not have to be used in conjunction with this series. It introduces the...
4 mins 5th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
What are Rates and Unit Rates?
Rate is really a ratio of given quantities that you are comparing that have different units. A unit rate is a rate that has a denominator of one. The teacher gives a couple of examples for each term, rate and unit rate. The instructor is...
5 mins 6th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable