The Nuts and Bolts Of It
Ninth graders examine the impact of the sciences and technology. They identify the effect of agriculture inventions on society, create a newspaper documenting the Industrial Revolution, write an obituary, and watch and discuss a video.
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The History Blueprint: The Cold War (World)
How and why was the Cold War fought? A carefully crafted, inquiry-based unit covers seven major topics: the roots of the Cold war, decolonization and nationalism, the three-world order, American foreign policy, American domestic policy,...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
New Review The Marshall Plan: The Vision of a Family of Nations
The European Recovery Act (aka the Marshall Plan) was designed to bring together and develop a spirit of cooperation among European nations after World War II. Class members examine the materials from the Marshall Plan exhibit and assess...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Amending the Constitution: Why Change?
As Bob Dylan so famously wrote, "The times they are a-changin'." Through a series of discussions, indepedent class work, and a whole-class simulation young scholars explore how the amendment process allows the US Constitution to change...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Nuts and Bolts of Jazz
A collection of videos directs viewers through a series of seven videos detailing all things jazz. Video topics include how to play, its forms, rhythm, syncopation, swing, improvisation, and explores the rhythm, horn, and wind sections.
9 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Contemporary America: Contemporary Immigration Through Historical Senses
Students listen to music relating views of immigration to the United States. They read first person accounts of immigrants an watch a video about Mary Drisoll. Students read and discuss stereotypes of immigrants,
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Fossil Fuel Sources, Usage and Alternatives: What Are the Options?
Young scholars examine the relationship between energy and the environment. In groups, they participate in experiments to discover the law of thermodynamics and the differences between potential, kinetic and mechanical forms of energy. ...
9th - 10th Science