The Price of Relief
Learners calculate and graph the costs of essential items needed in Kosovar refugee camps on an individual, family, and camp basis. Additionally, students explore how relief organizations and businesses participate in relief efforts.
6th - 12th Math 5 Views 13 Downloads
Battle Behind the Pumps - Exploring Supply & Demand
After considering the role that gasoline plays in our lives and our dependence on it as a society, learners participate in a reading activity discussing why the price of oil is increasing. They will then simulate being members of a...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Gift of the Nile: Egypt and its River
Students begin with a piece of a puzzle that shows an artifact from ancient Egypt. They find others who have pieces that go with their puzzle piece. Students work in these groups to construct a relief map of the Nile River Valley.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Simple Analysis of Cost per Job Saved from Stimulus
What's Sal's take on the economic stimulus package? He breaks down some government provided statistics to determine the total price per job created. Hints of sarcasm and veiled cynicism add a political element that could lead to an...
3 mins 11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History