Students research how various forms of technology have changed during different time periods and the ways in which technology impacts society. They propose designs for galleries within a technology museum.
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Shedding a "Little" Light on Cancer Surgery
Many types of cancer treatments now depend on nanotechnology—a big "little" discovery. Scholars begin by removing "malignant" tissue from simulated brains, one using fluorescent markers thanks to nanotechnology and one without. This...
10th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
E Pluribus Unum (Out of Many, One)
Researching and writing about the experiences of the 9/11 victims, rescue workers, first responders, and local citizens can be a cathartic and appropriate way to remember them. Middle schoolers draw upon their own memories of 9/11 and...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Oral Presentation (Speeches)
Students research, prepare, write, and give an oral presentation on a topic related to marketing given instruction and the proper tools. They also identify the skills needed to effectively create visual aids as an asset to their job and...
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
An English-Speaking World
An overview of the development of English as a global language fills out these slides. Beginning with statistics regarding how much of the world speaks English and to what capacity, a brief history is then given mostly pertaining to WWII...
11th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
Technological Artifacts and the Evolution of the Student Desk
"Be strong," I whispered to my WiFi signal. The lesson discusses the four types of technology: artifact or hardware, methodology or technique, system of production, and social-technical system. Class members then apply these concepts...
8th Social Studies & History
Students Help Teachers Learn Technology
Your class can discover the use of technology in education. They create presentations of PDA's and GPS devices to educate their teachers on the latest technological advances. They then demonstrate the devices for teachers and parents.
10th - 12th 21st Century Skills
Integrating History, Art, Literature, and Culture in the Spanish Classroom
Students, in a Spanish classroom, research Spanish speaking countries and create a PowerPoint presentation of that country. They are to use art, literature, history and culture in the presentation.
7th - 12th English Language Arts