Power Crisis in California
Students read an online CNNfyi.com article related to the energy crisis in California. They calculate the monthly cost of running household appliances. They develop a list of alternative methods of energy sources.
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New Review How to Make Electronic Skin with Stanford's Zhenan Bao
How many scientists does it take to make electronic skin? No, it's not a riddle! See a breakthrough in nanotechnology, courtesy of a video from the American Chemical Society's Reactions series. You'll hear the project leader, plus...
6 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
California Electricity Crisis
Young scholars study the causes of electricity shortage in California in 2000-2001. In this social studies lesson plan, students evaluate the effect of the deregulation process. They discuss the actions taken by the government to solve...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Salmon Vs. Dams: the Dam Removal Debate on the Elwha River
Students role-play a meeting of the Elwha River council in which they present opposing views to council members on hydroelectric power and salmon fisheries resources. They brainstorm possible conflicts between various people in land-use...
10th - 12th Science