Indian Mathematical Achievements
Students explore how Indian culture and religion prompted Indian advancements in math and science. In this Indian culture lesson, students read "India's Work in Math" and conduct research regarding Indian mathematicians.
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New Review Navigating with the Kamal
Historians have proven that as early as 1497 skilled navigators were using a kamal to sail across oceans. Scholars learn about navigation tools and astronomy before building their own kamals. They then learn how to use it to determine...
8th - 11th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review The Sun Compass of the Vikings
Evidence shows the Vikings likely navigated by using a simple sundial to find their course. Videos, a short story, and discussion help bring this time period to life as they study European history with a hands-on experiment. Scholars...
7th - 10th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Governmental Apology for the Aboriginal Experience—Canadian and World Studies
What constitutes an effective apology? After considering a series of scenarios, class members develop criteria for an effective apology and then use these indicators to evaluate Canada's Prime Minister Harper's apology to former...
7th - 10th Social Studies & History
Vishal Ramani & Shri Krupa Dance Foundation
High schoolers study the art of Bharata Natyam Indian dance. In this Indian dance activity, students read text about Indian dance Bharata Natyam dance. High schoolers may create their own dance and a television story about the topic.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Mathematics of Ornaments and Architecture
Students study African traditional architecture. They examine how African ornaments, wall painting and motifs use geometric shapes to express and explain the culture. They discuss the ornaments and architectural designs in the setting...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Sparkplugs: Special Occasions for Writing In the History Classroom
Students are to discover ways in which to spark their interest in writing. As a class, they examine the purpose and function of political conventions. Individually, they role-play they are a page at a National convention and identify...
6th - 12th English Language Arts