The Anatomy of a Crisis
Students investigate the history of contact between Iran and the United States, including the Iran Hostage Crisis. They conduct Internet research, and create a timeline that includes a list of topics and events provided to them by the teacher.
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Aqueduct Architecture: Moving Water to the Masses in Ancient Rome
Ninth graders compare ancient and modern technology in water transporting. In this lesson on the evolution of the aqueduct, 9th graders build a working aqueduct model and examine its components. They explain the importance and use of the...
9th Social Studies & History
From the Classroom to the Ballot Box
Students examine British voting rights. In this current events activity, students listen to a lecture about the proposal to drop the British voting age to 16. Students create and distribute surveys about the proposal and debate voting...
5th - 11th Social Studies & History
Teenage Boys: Perspectives on the Adolescent Male's Development in an Urban Setting
Young scholars examine the effects of an urban setting on the development of male adolescence. After watching a film, they identify the problems in the relationship of the characters. They discuss the impact of becoming a teenage...
6th - 12th Health
Conflict, Tragedy and the Power of Art
Students investigate some the ways art has responded to conflict throughout history. Through teacher lecture and demonstration, students witness the historical background of a piece of artwork and how it reflects the conflict it...
8th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
There's More To Sex Education Than AIDS Prevention
Students are introduced to the views on sexuality in the United States. In groups, they research data from five countries and compare them with the United States. Using the information, they develop reasons why the teenage pregnancy...
10th - 12th Health