FACS: Sewing Factory (Textiles)
Students gain practical experience in how sewing factories are run. They experience job possibilities by running a sewing factory simulation. Students explore clothing and textile technology.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 13 Downloads
The Industrial Revolution: Life in the Cities
What was life really like in American during the Industrial Revolution? Middle and high schoolers explore tenement living, assembly lines, factory work, and the blossoming world of technology in a series of educational and engaging...
7th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Causes of the American Revolution
Beginning with the experience of hearing that lockers in school will be taxed, through analysis of political cartoons and informational text, and culminating in a debate between loyalists and patriots, your class members will engage in a...
10th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Culture Connect: Experience the Culture of the World
Approach multiculturalism with this rich series of activities that will introduce your learners to the concept of culture by closely examining the behaviors, practices, and art of three distinct peoples—the Highland Maya of Guatemala,...
5th - 9th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Stanford Prison Experiment
Do people readily conform to the social roles they are expected to play? Do these roles shape behavior and attitudes? After reading a brief summary of Philip Zimbardo's simulation that has come to be known as the Stanford Prison...
11th - Higher Ed English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Entrepreneurship: Computer Made Easy
Students explore computer skills in the current job market by completing worksheet activities. In this modern technology activity, students identify the importance of being technology savvy when it comes to running a business or...
6th - 12th English Language Arts
Lesson: Looking Closer: The Artwork of Shinique Smith
A critical discussion regarding the nature of Shinique Smith's second-hand clothing art is the foundation for the activity. Critical thinkers fully analyze the meaning behind her work, taking close consideration of where the clothing...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts