More And Less
Students, in groups, consider statistics about population. They complete a numbers worksheet that show the implications of a crowded earth. They list needs of all humans and each group researches one of those needs.
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Refugees: International Law and U.S. Policy
Discover the ways America has opened its borders to international refugees, and the ways other countries have been more or less welcoming, with an informational passage about United States and international policies on refugees. After...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Civil War Trust Animated Map: Chickamauga
One small miscommunication can be extremely costly on the battlefield. The Battle of Chickamauga is a historical example of how the best-laid strategy can be destroyed with a single mistake — in this case, Major General Rosecrans'...
22 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
An Introduction to Thomas Malthus' An Essay on the Principle of Population
Can human population ever exceed its ability to produce food? High schoolers watch a short overview of Thomas Malthus's An Essay on the Principle of Population to learn more about the subsistence level of the human population, and how...
4 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Banking 15: More on the Fed Funds Rate
Going deeper into the concept of the Federal Funds Rate, this video guides viewers through the process of inter-bank lending, much like the previous video (Banking 14). Sal's easygoing approach is simple to understand and fun to watch.
4 mins 9th - Higher Ed Math
Generate a Scale Drawing Using Scale Factors Greater Than and Less Than One
Different scale factors produce different results. Show your learners the difference between scale factors greater than and less than one and their different results. The video emphasizes using division to find the scale factor between...
5 mins 6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
Safe and Secure: More or Less?
Students discuss what they believe to be the state of security of the nation since September 11, 2001. Reading articles on security, they gather insight into new reports on security. They write letters to major newspapers expressing...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Our Buggy Moral Code
Why do humans cheat? Under what conditions are we more or less likely to cheat? Listen as Dan Ariely reveals intriguing results of several of his studies on the cost-benefit analysis of cheating, and how these findings relate to such...
17 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Pawn Stars: Africa
What element was worth more during the growth of empires in West Africa: gold or halite? After examining various pieces of evidence of primary and secondary source documents placed around the room, your class members will each make a...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable