Tallest Tower in the World
Students 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.
7th - 8th Math 3 Views 11 Downloads
Models for Teaching Addition and Subtraction of Integers
Positive and negative numbers are everywhere in the world around us. Whether it's charged particles in atoms, a hot air balloon rising and falling in the sky, or a series of bills and checks being delivered in the mail, this resource...
5th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Rain Forest Teaching Curriculum
Take young naturalists on an exploration of the world's tropical rainforests with this extensive collection of lessons and activities. Whether its creating leaf and flower prints or investigating the absorption spectrum of chlorophyl,...
K - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Why Do Buildings Fall in Earthquakes?
There are few natural phenomena as startling as an earthquake, and depending on the building you're in, these experiences can be downright terrifying. Follow along as this video explores the factors that determine how a building reacts...
5 mins 4th - 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
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