Understanding Alzheimer's Disease
Students examine what experts have discovered so far about Alzheimer's. They explore how the brain works, and how it changes as we age. They discover things they should do - or not do - to keep their brains healthy.
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Should the Government Regulate Genetic Testing?
To prepare for an informed discussion of some of the issues involved in the controversy surrounding the regulation of genetic testing, class members read an annotated article that details how the issue is presented in film and...
7th - 10th English Language Arts
Who Was More American: Japanese-Americans Who Dissented Against Internment or Those that Supported the War Effort?
Was the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II constitutional? Who was more American: Japanese-Americans who dissented against the internment or those who supported the war effort? Class members do a close reading of...
8th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Binoculars are used as a metaphor for good descriptive writing. Class members first view a small picture and then an enlarged view of the same image in which the details come into focus. Next, learners examine a paragraph lacking sensory...
8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable