The Other Drug War
Young scholars develop critical thinking skills as they construct arguments for one of the three debates described in the activity on "The Other Drug War."
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Teaching History and Culture Through Literature: One Thousand Chestnut Trees
Ninth graders explore contemporary Korea, as well as pre-war Korea. They do this by reading One Thousand Chestnut Trees. After reading, they participate in classroom discussions about excerpts from the novel. They also research...
9th English Language Arts
What Were the Implications of the Opium Wars?
Use this presentation to help explain the causes and effects of the Opium Wars. Each slide contains images and text intended to accompany a full lecture. Use one or two images to start a preliminary discussion prior to your lecture in...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
New Review How Does Adderall™ Work?
How does taking a drug designed to speed the body up calm a brain that's working too fast already? Health scholars examine the effects of Adderall and other amphetamine compounds using a video from the American Chemical Society's...
3 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Science Behind the Myth: Homer's "Odyssey"
Lions, and tigers, and bears, oh, my! Sorcerers, cyclops, and drugs, oh, my! Matt Kaplan theorizes that there might be a scientific basis for some of the events in the Odyssey, that Circe might actually have been a chemist and have mixed...
5 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History