Biological and Cultural Diversity of a Latin American Country
Students conduct an 8 hour Annual Summit Meeting on the Cultural and Biological Diversity of a Latin American Country. They construct a Rainforest, coffee and banana plantations, and a street scene of a typical large city.
7th - 9th Science 3 Views 6 Downloads
Got Lactase? The Co-Evolution of Genes and Culture
Does the human body evolve as quickly as human culture? With a stellar 15-minute video, explore the trait of lactose intolerance. Only about 1/3 of human adults seem to still have the enzyme lactase and therefore, the ability to digest...
8th - 12th Science
The Making of the Fittest: Got Lactase? The Co-evolution of Genes and Culture
Got milk? Only two cultures have had it long enough to develop the tolerance of lactose as an adult. Learn how the responsible genes evolved along with the cultures that have been consuming milk. This rich film is supplied with a few...
15 mins 8th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Designed
The Surprising Science of Happiness
Take a close look at the ways humans work to achieve and increase happiness. Cognitive researcher Nancy Etcoff offers a wide range of statistics and findings on the science behind happiness, including cultural dispositions, biological...
14 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Modeling African American Scientist Ernest Just's Experiment on Parthenogenesis
A multicultural science instructional activity, students read a brief biography of Ernest Just and create a talk show in which they will perform an experiment after Just's work. With this instructional activity, students are taught to...
9th - 12th Science
A Taste of Korea: A Chemistry-Geography Adventure
Learners explore the different aspects of Korean culture. In this geography instructional activity, students prepare different Korean dishes in the classroom. They create a visual display of things they learned about Korean culture.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History
Culture, Crisis and Population Explosion: A Deweyan Approach in the Classroom
High schoolers read various arguments posed by John Dewey when it comes to population growth. In groups, they use magazine articles and the internet to find issues related to populations and complete experiments to identify the...
9th - 12th Science