Examination of Our Community
Twelfth graders select two local industries to research from the raw product to the marketable product. They create a presentation comparing these industries using photographs, video, scripts, interviews and storyboards.
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A Public Hearing on a Proposed Airport: Economic Boon or Environmental Mistake?
How can the decisions of local government impact each individual citizen? Your class members will take on the roles of shareholders and consider a proposal to build an airport in their community. Working in groups, they will make...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Cinematography & Film/Video Production #2
Take two! Middle school and high school students learn what it takes to film and produce videos. Use these activities to challenge young cinematographers to learn the parts of a camera, filming techniques, and practice using the...
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Factors of Production and Economic Decision-Making
Class members begin this engaging economics activity by listing all the resources used in the production of a car, and use that example to draw parallels to the four primary factors of production: capital goods, labor, natural resources,...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Alabama's New South Era
The industrialization and urbanization of Alabama during the New South era (1865-1914) is the focus of a lesson that asks class members to use primary source documents to examine the impact of industrialization on Alabama workers and...
11th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Book Trailer Projects From Classroom to Community
Invite your pupils to express their understanding of a novel through a collaborative video project. Groups choose a novel from those you have studied in class, select four scenes, storyboard the scenes, film the scenes, edit the film,...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Focus on Economic Data: US Real GDP Growth, 4th Quarter 2011 (Final Estimate, March 29, 2012)
What are the economic implications of business cycles and GDP Growth? Identify current GDP growth, compare current data to historical data, then determine the connection between economic indicators and the Real GDP. Vocabulary, resource...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Portraits That Capture Character
One of the great things about technology is that it lets youngsters visit museums that may be many miles away. With this resource, middle and high schoolers can visit the portrait galleries at J. Paul Getty Museum, located in Los...
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Designed
Photography and the National Park Service
During the 1800s the United States was expanding westward; land was there for the taking. Kids explore how some early photographers used their photography to influenced the US Congress to save areas like Mirror Lake. They complete a...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
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