It's In The Chocolate Chips
Students investigate which brand of chocolate chip cookies contains the most chocolate. They analyze and compare data using Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel. They communicate the results with Microsoft PowerPoint.
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Coconut and Chocolate Chip Passover Macaroons
Recipies are a natural medium for using fractions in real-world problems. This delicious activity has learners adapting the ingredients for coconut and chocolate chip macaroons, a Passover treat, for fewer and more cookies than the...
5th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
Thermal Energy Flow in Materials
The sun sends the earth 35,000 times the amount of energy required by all of us on the entire planet, every day. The fourth lesson in the 10-part series looks at how light energy from the sun transfers into thermal energy. Scholars build...
6th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review The Sweet Science of Chocolate
Mesoamericans discovered the cocoa tree more than 2,000 years ago, and chocolate has been popular ever since. The PBS video, part of a series on food science, iexamines cocoa trees, the history of the uses of cocoa, and how people make...
10 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Create Zero Pairs Using Integer Chips
Using integer chips, the video creates zero pairs with yellow positive chips and red negative chips. Help learners understand how to combine opposite quantities to make zero. The video applies this concept with helium, a common element...
3 mins 6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
Add Integers Using Chips
Explore adding integers with your class using colorful integer chips. By the end of the video, learners predict the sign of the sum by determining if there are more positive or negative chips. It is the first video in a series on adding...
4 mins 6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
New Review Mass Changes in Chemical Reactions—Microscale Chemistry
What better way is there to introduce conservation of mass than a few simple experiments? Young chemists conduct two chemical reactions, take the masses of reactants and products, then compare their results to determine differences in mass.
6th - 10th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Subtract Integers Using Integer Chips
Have your mathematicians see how integer chips relate positive and negative numbers to different colors that "zero out". The video practices a variety of subtraction problems that show how subtraction can sometimes lead to addition. Have...
4 mins 5th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed