Getting Out of the Box
Students define stereotype, discrimination and prejudice. They brainstorm a social action plan to heal racism.
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Tracing the Wild Roots of the Modern-Day, Domestic Apple
Get to the core of the history of apples with an adapted article made for all readers. Discover how the apple made it to Europe before making it's way to North America, and the changes to the apple family tree that have happened over the...
3rd - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
What Can We Learn From the Past?
What would future archeologists learn from your scholars' personal belongings? Have them bring in a box of "primary sources" from their home. Discuss the difference between observations and inference, using some of your own items to...
7th - 11th Social Studies & History
Instant Polls & Live Audience Response - Poll Runner
Want to find out what people are thinking about a particular topic? Need to collect data for a project? Creating polls and getting feedback from a live audience is easy with a resource that permits researchers to select a poll type, the...
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Intro- Imperfect Competition
Before you delve into a series of videos on microeconomics and imperfect competition, watch this video to get a general overview of the unit's key points, such as how demand in a monopoly is identified on a graph, oligopolies, and...
1 min 11th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Fight of the Century: Keynes vs. Hayek Round Two
In a witty and entertaining video, world-renowned economists John Maynard Keynes and Friedrich Hayek come to life and debate impact of government spending on the economy through the medium of a rap song and metaphor of a boxing match.
10 mins 10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Articles of Confederation Game
Why did the Articles of Confederation fail? Your historians will find out firsthand through this simulation activity, during which they will use money (consider using extra credit) to demonstrate the inherent flaws. It's simple: each...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History