Landfills: Building Them Better
Students investigate the three methods of waste disposal. They listen to a teacher-led lecture, answer discussion questions, and write a letter to the E.P.A. from the viewpoint of an environmental engineer.
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Earthquake Building/Shaking Contest
Japan is one of only a handful of countries that constructs buildings that are almost earthquake proof. The 13th lesson in the 20-part series challenges scholars to build structures to test against earthquakes. With limited materials and...
6th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Teamwork and Productivity: Building a Better "What's It"
Students produce products and calculate their group's profit or loss. In this productivity lesson plan, students work as a team to produce products at specific specifications for a pretend company. At the end of the time limit, they...
4th - 7th Math
New Review Turning Food Waste Into a Resource
One in every seven truckloads of perishable foods delivered to grocery stores gets thrown away. Is there anything that can be done with this waste? One solution is to recycle the old produce and turn it into fertilizer. The video, part...
5 mins 5th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable