Companion to Superfund -- The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act Program
High schoolers examine the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act. They work together to discover how their local community handles waste disposal. They complete a worksheet to end the lesson.
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Develop a Wellhead Protection Program
High schoolers take on the role of different small town community members to discuss ways to protect the local wellhead. A simulated committee meeting encourages them to consider how the freshwater supply is used by the different...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Seeking Historical Detectives to Discover Who Was John Brown?
Young historians act as detectives in order to examine the characteristics of controversial abolitionist John Brown in the 1850s, working to identify his ultimate mission regarding slavery and the larger impact he had on the Civil War.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Not Getting the News about the Stamp Act
How did American colonists react to the Stamp Act of 1765? Your young historians will examine primary source material by reading excerpts from a transcription of the Pennsylvania Gazette and then identifying the sentiments expressed by...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Early Conservation Philosophies and Indigenous Peoples
John Muir established Yosemite and Sequoia National Parks and also as founded the Sierra Club, yet many indigenous people spoke out against his idea of conservation. The second lesson in a four-part series discusses John Muir and two...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
The Road to Civil Rights
Here is a fantastic resource on the civil rights movement! It includes reading materials and worksheets, and particularly highlights major legislation and the role of the judicial branch in the federal government in addressing the...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
The Law of Conservation of Mass
This short video simply explains the Conservation of Mass with graphics that show the atoms being conserved in pictures of balanced equations. The connection between mass and energy is explained and Einstein's energy equation is mentioned.
5 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
PS3B - Conservation of Energy and Energy Transfer
Fan the flames of inspiration by teaching energy conservation! The video's narrator explains the core ideas of PS3B, Conservation of Energy and Energy Transfer. Discover what pupils throughout the grade levels should know about energy...
8 mins 4th - 12th Science
New Review Turning Food Waste Into a Resource
One in every seven truckloads of perishable foods delivered to grocery stores gets thrown away. Is there anything that can be done with this waste? One solution is to recycle the old produce and turn it into fertilizer. The video, part...
5 mins 5th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable