Credit for Beginners
High schoolers investigate the basics of credit. They determine why credit is important, how to keep good credit, define several terms associated with credit, and complete an online quiz.
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Designing a Hiking Trail
Put your students' map skills to the test with this engaging cross-curricular project. Given the task of developing new hiking trails for their local community, young cartographers must map out beginner and intermediate paths that meet a...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Radio Broadcasting Before Television
Students compare the radio to other forms of mass communication. In this Radio Broadcasting Before Television lesson, students learn the different types of radio shows in the 1920s and 30s. Students write and perform radio scripts...
5th - 12th English Language Arts
Economics: Interest Types and Savings
Students examine the difference between compound and simple interest. After calculating at varying amounts, rates, and time lengths, they use the information to determine ways they can manage their money. In groups, students contact...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
Celebrating Diversity in Iowa Schools
Students examine the effect of cultural diversity on themselves and their community. They create a presentation to be given at a multi-school diversity conference. After listening to various cultures speak, they compare and contrast...
11th - 12th Social Studies & History