Estimating The Number Of Civilizations In The Milky Way Galaxy
Students estimate the number of civilizations in the galaxy by first estimating the number of craters on the Moon and then by performing estimates of multiple-variable systems culminating in the use of the Drake Equation.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 7 Downloads
DNA, Crime and Law Enforcement
Civil rights meets biotechnology in a instructional activity that scrutinizes the collection of DNA of citizens who have been arrested, but not yet convicted of a crime. Real-life cases are examined in which the DNA of a relative was...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
Celebrating African American/Black Leaders in History: Their Religions and Their Legacy
Kick start Black History Month with a fantastic resource that blends a study of prominent African American leaders in history with information on different religions. Beginning with a brainstorm and then leading into a collaborative...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
African American Women Before and After the Civil War: Slavery and Freedom
Young scholars listen to data on African American women in Texas before the Civil War. In this Civil War lesson, students compare and contrast the lives of slave and free women, and discuss case studies, locating areas on a map. Young...
7th - 9th English Language Arts
New Review Raisin Bread Universe
What is the universal breakfast? The resource includes two activities, the first one observing oatmeal to understand the texture of the universe. Then, scholars measure raisin bread dough before and after it rises to represent the...
7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Things Are Not Always What They Seem
Science is magic that works. Magical color-changing beads and a coffee can that follows voice commands are just two examples of magic tricks that rely on science. After completing a hands-on activity and an experiment investigating the...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Detectable Civilizations in our Galaxy 1
Sal runs through a framework for detecting possible civilizations in our universe. He deals with the number of stars and uses the requirements for civilizations to derive how many potentially suitable planets there might be. The Drake...
13 mins 8th - 9th Science
An Attack on Syria- What Would You Do?
Has United States military intervention in the conflicts of other countries always been warranted? After reviewing a brief background on contemporary US conflicts and reading articles describing the civil war in Syria, your learners...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed