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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Languages as Reflection of Cultures and Civilizations: French Speaking Countries
Expand your class's vision of the French-speaking world by conducting this research project. Pupils focus on building 21st century skills while they look up information about a French country and put together presentations
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
New Review Conductors and Insulators
Why did the orchestra director use a copper baton? She heard it makes a great conductor. Scholars select six items to test in a circuit to determine if each is a conductor or an insulator. Clear instructions for using electricity allow...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
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
"Voices from Haiti": Using Poetry to Speak up for a Cause
Explore a real world use of poetry with your class! Young language arts pupils will consider the concept of advocacy and how journalism, photography, and yes, even poetry can raise awareness for a cause. Your class can read several poems...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed