The Kindness Company
Middle schoolers organize themselves into a simulated company complete with applications, interviews and training. They identify a community need they can fulfill related to cooking or sewing and work to make and deliver the designated product.
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Why Do I Want All This Stuff?
How do advertisers influence consumers? The big idea here is that once consumers understand the factors that influence their desire for a product or service, they are better able to consider substitute and/or complementary products.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review The Birth of the Feature Film
A film history video examines how Thomas Edison, George Eastman, and the major film companies formed the Motion Picture Patents company (MPPC) and created a monopoly that controlled the production, distribution, exhibition of films. In...
10 mins 8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Respect Yourself: The Stax Records Story - The Birth of Soul
Students analyze various kinds of music. In this music lesson, students listen to music clips to determine the kind of music each clip is then they participate in a class discussion about the music and prepare a presentation.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
A Look at the Population Density of the United States
Middle schoolers acquire census information and create maps of the population density of the United States on different scales. They role play the roles of workers of a retail company and they use the population data to market to their...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History