Mercury Emissions: "Cap and Trade" Game
Students identify the role of government in protecting the environment, and participate in a game where they run a profitable or unprofitable power plant in changing market conditions. They summarize the pros and cons of emissions credit trading.
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Westward Expansion - Fur Trade
Students complete a unit of lessons to learn how products reach the market and study the history of the fur trade. In this history and trade lesson, students first learn about the technology that allowed products to reach market faster....
6th - 10th Social Studies & History
Applications of Cargoes from Three Continents to the Latin Classroom
Students discuss the importance of communication and writing in their daily lives. In groups, they use the internet to research the development of letters, alphabets and writing materials. They trace the spread of the Latin language...
4th - 12th Languages
Sustainability Initiatives in New York State
How are New Yorkers adopting new "green" technologies and policies to lessen their environmental impact? Through an online interactive game and several educational video clips, this resouce offers a unique approach to learning about...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Post-Classical: Regional and Transregional Interactions
International trade from 600 AD to 1450 AD resulted in the flourishing of post-classical civilizations, the expansion of Islam across many regions, and the transmission of rare materials and innovative ideas — not to mention the spread...
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
What Drives the Stock Prices?
Students discover that earnings drive stock prices. They look for earnings growth from the continuing operations of a business. They also use price-to-earnings ratio as one of the tools in choosing stocks for the Global Stock Game.
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Crafting a Fair Climate Agreement
Evaluate the effectiveness of Kyoto Protocol in addressing the issue of global warming. In this global warming lesson, learners compare the pros and cons of the cap-and-trade system versus a carbon tax, as well as other possible...
11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History