What Day Is It, Really? The Julian and Gregorian Calendars
Students study the difference between the Julian and Gregorian Calendars, the reasons for changing from one to the other, and other interesting facts about time and the calendar. They work in small groups to answer provided questions.
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Is Climate Change Good for Us?
Is it really that big of a deal if the global climate undergoes a little change? Young environmentalists consider this very question as they discuss in small groups the impact of different climate change scenarios on their lives, their...
6th - 10th Science CCSS: Adaptable
St. Patricks Day Lesson: The Real Story of St. Patrick
Fun St. Patrick's Day facts abound. The lesson plan tells the story of the most famous icons associated with the holiday: the shamrock, snakes, Celtic religion, Irish history, and St. Patrick himself.
3rd - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Is it Possible to Create a Perfect Vacuum?
It turns out that vacuums are not really vacuums. An engaging video lesson explains the process scientists use to create a vacuum. Their efforts get them close, but the video instructor explains why they cannot create a perfect vacuum.
5 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable