Black Hole Lesson
Tenth graders experiment with detection techniques for black holes by modeling the rotation of galaxies with larger and larger masses in the center. They discover while some events cannot be directly observed they may be observable in other ways.
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Similarity through Transformations
Create the ultimate miniature golf course. The 93-page model curriculum unit from the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education contains nine lessons on understanding similarity in terms of both Euclidean geometry...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Saxon Math: Algebra 2 (Section 11)
As we approach the end of the Saxon math sections, the 11th of 12 units begins the process of summarizing and combining material from the previous lessons. The relationships between functions and their transformations are investigated,...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Dr. Sylvester James Gates, Jr. and the Quest to Discover How Nature Works
Get to the center of the physics world with an exploration of String Theory. Scholars first research the life and work of Dr. Gates. They then perform a lab investigation to explore the underlying concepts of String Theory.
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
Skin and the Effects of Ultraviolet Radiation
Though UV radiation can damage skin, it isn't all bad. The third installment in a six-part series allows the class to study the structure and function of skin. They learn about the different types of skin cancer and the SPF rating...
2 mins 10th - 12th Science
Is Space Trying to Kill Us?
Taking somewhat of a humorous, paranoid viewpoint, this video explores the question of whether or not space objects are likely to take us out. From asteroids, to the sun dying out, to the Milky Way's supermassive black hole, the...
4 mins 6th - 10th Science CCSS: Adaptable