Determining the Proper Cement: Water Ratio for Quality Concrete
Students examine concrete samples and guess their strength. They determine the correlation between concrete strength and the cement to water ratio that was used in making each sample. They make a quality concrete based on their findings.
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Is the Hudson River Too Salty to Drink?
Students explore reasons for varied salinity in bodies of water. In this geographical inquiry activity, students use a variety of visual and written information including maps, data tables, and graphs, to form a hypothesis as to why the...
6th - 9th 21st Century Skills
WANTED: Qualified Candidate for City Manager!
As part of a study of local government, especially the roles played by city officials, class members engage in a simulation in which they assume the role of panel members and interview candidates for the position of city manager.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Becoming a Wise Consumer: Comparison Shopping
Helping adolescents make sound financial choices with effective, accurate cost comparisons is especially important considering how much marketing is directed their way. Make use of varied technology to keep them engaged: text polling,...
7th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed