Research and Conservation: Doing the Legwork
Students explore the ways in which geographical studies can be put to practical use, such as in helping to preserve the rain forest. They think about the importance of counting and studying species in an ecosystem, such as the Congo River Basin.
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Tribute in Light
Grief, though heavy, can create beautiful works of art to ease the pain of loss and shock. Middle schoolers focus on the artistic Tribute in Light in response to the events of September 11, 2001, and create their own tributes to the...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
How Morals Influence if You're Liberal or Conservative
Are you a liberal or a conservative? UC professor Peter Ditto, an experimental social psychologist who studies human judgement and decision making, shares the results of his research into moral foundation theory and how a person's morals...
3 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Ghana's Tropical Rainforests: What Does Their Future Have To Do With Us?
Young scholars examine the human impact on the tropical rainforests of Ghana, and the connection to people in other countries. They research the threats to rainforests by writing a campaigning leaflet and newspaper article.
6th - 12th Science
Water, Water Everywhere and Not a Drop to Drink
Students discuss the importance of taking care of their water supply so not only they can use it but generations in the future. In groups, they examine a real pollution scenario in which a sewer overflowed into the ground water. They use...
5th - 6th Science