For the Record: Black Inventors and Inventions
Students research the Internet for information about African-American inventors and their inventions. After collecting their data, students must build and manage information in a database that catalogs the inventions of African-Americans.
9th - 10th Technology & Engineering 4 Views 6 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
New Review Conveyor Engineering
Moving along the line. Class members research how a conveyor belt works in order to gain background information. Groups then design a conveyor belt that will carry a piece of candy four feet and along a 90-degree turn. The groups build...
3rd - 12th Technology & Engineering
Melba Pattillo and Ruby Bridges: Two Heroes of School Integration
Learners put themselves in the shoes of students who integrated Little Rock High School in 1957-58. Note: The primary resources in this activity provide powerful and poignant descriptions of what those students faced.
3rd - 12th English Language Arts
Exploring the Harlem Renaissance Through Primary Sources
Students investigate the history of African Americans by researching art and culture. For this Harlem Renaissance lesson, students complete a graphic organizer based on the artistic and musical history of Harlem in the early 1900's....
3rd - 11th Visual & Performing Arts
Black History Web Design
Each student or student team creates a web page. Students research and make decisions for content of the page. Each web page should contain at least six images and six links, as well as any necessary commentary. Students indicate on the...
8th - 10th Social Studies & History