`Great Debate' Lesson Plan for Undergraduates
Students study the Curtis- Shapley debate which highlighted the view of human place in the universe. They examine the clash of these two astronomers in a debate which took place in 1920.
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Lesson 2: Timber Harvesting Methods and Logging Methods
Whereas very few learners study this topic, this lesson plan is written well! An organized and detailed teaching outline explains thinning, clearcutting, seed tree, and shelterwood methods of harvesting timber. Beautiful diagrams can be...
9th - Higher Ed Science
New Review Electron Configurations: Orbital Box Diagrams
Configure your lesson plans to include a great resource. An informative YouTube video in the JFR Science playlist explains how to use orbital box diagrams to express electron configurations. It shows several examples of both expanded and...
9 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science
Why Early Globalization Matters: Crash Course Big History #206
Globalization allows us to share videos and lessons throughout the world. The final video in a 16-part series explores globalization from the earliest migration of humans to today. It focuses on three big ideas: printing, potatoes, and...
12 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science
The Best and Worst Prediction in Science
To use or not use virtual particles—how will your class decide? An episode of the Veritasium playlist explains the controversy of using virtual particles. Although referencing particles seem useful, their behavior is much different than...
9 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Sugar vs. High Fructose Corn Syrup - What's the Difference?
Sometimes learning can be pretty sweet! Get your class involved in the sugar-versus-high-fructose-corn-syrup debate with a video from the American Chemical Society's Reactions playlist. Viewers see the similarities and differences...
3 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
Planning a Naturalized Garden
Learners develop a realistic plan for designing and constructing a naturalized garden for their school's property. They examine the growth potential of perennials and identify the benefits to humans and the environment in planting a...
11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
The Conservation Movement at a Crossroads: The Hetch Hetchy Controversy
Should wilderness areas be preserved or managed? Class members examine primary source documents, including lecture notes, articles, essays and congressional records to better understand the Hetch Hetchy controversy that created a split...
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed