TRANSPORTATION- A view into the future
Students research various modes of transportation in order to comprehend the current trends and challenges that face the Colorado area. They take the information and convert it into a presentation.
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Navigating Our Global Future
As we make great strides in technology in an increasingly globalized world, are we actually headed toward a century of eco-disaster and collapse? Listen as Ian Goldin, director of 21st Century School at Oxford, discusses the two...
7 mins 9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Past, Present and Future of the Bubonic Plague
It may be startling to know that the same bacteria responsible for the Bubonic Plague in the mid-fourteenth century still exists today. But don't worry, this video examines the causes and effects of the Black Death, and why the disease...
4 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How Science Fiction Can Help Predict the Future
Fortune tellers have their glass ball, futurists have their charts of trends, and science fiction writers have their imaginations. Which would you use to predict the future? See what this video has to say about predicting the future.
5 mins 7th - 12th Science
A Rosetta Stone for the Indus Script
Imagine traveling 4,000 years into the future to a time when all knowledge of the English language has been lost. Computational neuroscientist Rajesh Rao uses this hypothetical situation to engage the audience as he discusses his...
17 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Can Robots Be Creative?
What is creativity, anyway? Check out this fascinating video on the potential for creativity from artificial intelligence. The resource provides insight into the world of computer programming and algorithms, while at the same time...
5 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Getting Around - Transportation Photographs
Students locate historical photographs of different types of transportation on a given website. They choose three to analyze and write about. If there is no information with the photo, students will need to research their chosen types of...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
Active Viewing: Eyes on the Prize "Awakenings"
Dive deeper into the Montgomery Bus Boycott with this multi-stage lesson, centered on the essential question: Why did the boycott last so long? Historians investigate the Jim Crow south through a video clip (not included), then analyze...
11th Social Studies & History
Biomimicry, Nature: Architecture of the Future
Learners explore the relationship between nature and architecture. In this cross curriculum history, culture, and architecture lesson, students observe and discuss structures visible in nature. Learners view websites in which Native...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History