"Perspectives on Animals"
Pupils become aware of society;s use of animals. They cover the concepts of ethics, and humane education. Students view chicken photos, an informative video, and encounter a list of companies that do and a list that don't test on animals.
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Global Warming: Facts and Our Future
According to the United Nations, climate change affects every country on the planet. This research project encourages scholars to explore the factors that affect climate change from different perspectives: climate scientist, policy...
7th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
Does the Universe Have a Purpose? feat. Neil deGrasse Tyson
Why are we here? There are so many possible ways to answer the question, but which answers are based on empirical data? Pupils discover the many perspectives on this age-old brainteaser. The narrator explains the topic through the ideas...
3 mins 9th - 12th Science
Complex Animals: Annelids and Arthropods
Introduce your class to the importance of segmentation in evolutionary history with a video that explain how segmentation permitted the development of complex animals. The narrator analyzes examples of annelids and arthropods in terms of...
13 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Analyzing and Comparing Perspectives on Issues - Gorillas
Students compare and contrast their perspectives on raising gorillas in captivity with their peers and with scientists. In this perspective analysis lesson plan, students discuss whether or not gorillas should be in captivity. Students...
6th - 8th Science
International Perspectives to Climate Change 1
After a lecture about how the first industrial revolution triggered the path to climate change, your environmental studies class discusses what the impacts are. In a culminating activity, they get into groups and identify countries on a...
8th - 12th Science
International Perspectives to Climate Change 2
A couple PowerPoint presentations are used to stimulate discussion about the perspectives of different countries on the issue of energy consumption. Afterward, they play a game in which each team is assigned a country, considers its...
8th - 12th Science
Why Do Animals Have Such Different Lifespans?
Is it true that larger animals have longer lifespans than smaller animals? Does an animal's habitat help shape the length of its life? And does the ability to adapt and evolve allow living things to expand their lifespans? Watch a video...
5 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable