When Work is Done
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Eleventh graders study photographs as primary sources and create an album based on a thesis statement they develop about leisure time in the 20th century.
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Dr. Sylvester James Gates, Jr. and the Quest to Discover How Nature Works
Get to the center of the physics world with an exploration of String Theory. Scholars first research the life and work of Dr. Gates. They then perform a lab investigation to explore the underlying concepts of String Theory.
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It is very easy to access creative work online, and some individuals are not aware of all the rules that accompany using someone else's original work. Show your class the difference between inspiration and using without permission. The...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
New Review How Do Touchscreens Work?
Why can't we text when wearing wool gloves? The narrator explains the science behind touchscreens as part of a larger physics series. From sensors to translation, the complex process of sending a simple emoji comes to life.
6 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
When Capitalism is Great and Not-so-great
Comparing and contrasting Capitalism and Socialism, this lecture outlines many nuances between the two economic systems, including the ideas of meritocracy and "fairness." A discussion about the effects of either system gone "unchecked"...
14 mins 8th - 12th Social Studies & History
Why Don't Perpetual Motion Machines Ever Work?
It turns out that some laws were definitely not meant to be broken! A short illustrative video explains why the first and second laws of thermodynamics prevent perpetual motion machines from actually moving perpetually — and why...
6 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How Does Money Laundering Work?
Is that dollar bill in your pocket part of a criminal enterprise? How can you tell? Learn about the fundamentals of money laundering in an informative video that focuses on Al Capone and his famous financial schemes, as well as how...
5 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Finance: Depreciation (Double Declining)
Of particular interest to a group of business and finance pupils, this lesson explores depreciation of automobile values by comparing the double declining balance to the straight line method. Mostly this is done through a slide...
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