Flip a Coin
Students explore the processes used to create U.S. coins. They evaluate proposed coin features and create an original coin design. They compare and contrast various features of U.S. coins and coins from other nations.
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The City of Walls: Constantinople
Capture the interest of your classroom! Discover how classical culture survived in Western Europe thanks to the fortifications of the city of Constantinople, whose elaborate system of moats, outer walls, and inner walls protected the...
4 mins 9th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Four Sisters in Ancient Rome
What was leisurely life like for the young, wealthy women of ancient Rome? Though all records from the period were written by men, this video demonstrates that we are still able to construct some aspects of a woman's daily duties and...
9 mins 9th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Quality of Life Investigations: Risk Reductions
Learners participate in a discussion of recent environmental issues affecting their own community or ones nearby. In groups, they research the role of food additives and the purpose of adding them to foods. They also determine their...
6th - 8th Science
Analyzing Historical Evidence
Learners examine World War I war crimes. In this world history instructional activity, students use primary and secondary sources to research and understand the systematic nature of the Armenian Genocide. Learners reflect on classroom...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History