Tallest Tower in the World
Learners explore the structural stability in architecture and discover the importance of triangular reinforcements. Students work in groups with a Zome System Creator kit to build the tallest tower that also supports a specific weight.
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What's Hidden Among the Tallest Trees on Earth?
Hidden hundreds of feet above the ground in the redwoods of Northern California is a whole world that was just waiting to be discovered. This video tells the story of Stephen Sillett who, inspired by his grandmother, set out to explore...
5 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Representing, Identifying, and Comparing Integers
This resource will knock your "sox" off! It comes with so many worksheets, projects, and other attachments that help you prepare your mathematicians to see positive and negative integers in the real world, including the White Sox stadium...
5th - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Write and Solve Equations Using Complementary and Supplementary Angles
How can geometry students find out how much the Leaning Tower of Pisa is leaning? The activity in this resource uses the complementary angle to write an equation and solve for the unknown angle. It is the second video on solving for...
3 mins 6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed