Earth Science, Probability, and A.I.D.S.
Students use water, cups and phenolphthalein to participate in a simulation of how the A.I.D.S. virus can be transmitted. Students discuss the simulation.
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Stories of Painkiller Addiction: Prescription Drug Abuse Awareness Campaign
The I-STOP law was designed to regulate the distribution and tracking of prescription drugs. After reading an article about its signing and implementation, middle and high schoolers work together to come up with their own ideas for an...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Staying Green While Being Clean
Clean up the environment with a lesson plan that focuses on replacing hazardous cleaning supplies with green, environmentally-friendly products. Using a dirty patch of surface as a control area, kids clean other parts of various surfaces...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Can I Still Eat This?
The United States sends 133 billion pounds of edible food to landfills every year. A lesson from the ACS Reaction series discusses the chemical reactions that cause food to change over time. Some reactions make food taste different while...
4 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Why Are Avocados So Awesome?
Is it just coincidence that avocados and awesome both begin with the letter A? Introduce young nutritionists to a super food with some super powers using a video from the Reactions playlist. Scientists from the American Chemical Society...
3 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
Investigating the Heroin and Prescription Opioid Epidemic
How bad is the opioid crisis in America? Has it gotten worse in the last few decades? Why? High schoolers delve into these questions with a thorough and thoughtful lesson from The New York Times on heroin prescription opioids. Starting...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable