You Can Find It!
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You Can Be an Innovator ... Like Henry Ford
Why did Henry Ford want to invent a car for the masses? Why did Henry Ford locate his factory in Detroit? Why did Henry Ford encourage the idea of a 5-day work week? Young innovators find the answers to these and other question in a unit...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
You Can Cut It: Hands-on Geometry
Learners explore two and three-dimensional objects with a hands-on approach and an element of chance. Groups choose the name of a solid figure from a "hat" and work with that shape. They sketch it, determine the number and shapes of...
7th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
A Veterans Day Thank You Note
This Veterans Day inspire scholars to say thank you to a veteran. Here, learners discover key details about a specific war using an interactive timeline, and then write a thank you letter offering their gratitude to someone who risked...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Who Are You Online?
Online, you can represent yourself in a completely different way than you do in real life, but there are benefits and risks to doing so. Expose your class to online personas by showing and discussing a slide show of online gamers and...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Is There a Limit to Which Side You Can Take?
Calculus students find the limit of piecewise functions at a value. They find the limit of piecewise functions as x approaches a given value. They find the limit of linear, quadratic, exponential, and trigonometric piecewise functions.
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Find the Total When the Percent and Part are Known
Show your learners that ratios can find any missing piece when they are given the other parts. They will be asked to find the total when the percent and part is given. The video demonstrates a double number line to organize the data and...
4 mins 5th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed
Find the Volume of a Sphere
Where does that weird sphere formula come from? Now you can find out! Watch how the video demonstrates the relationship between a sphere and a cylinder to derive the formula. Continue by solving sphere volume problems to practice the new...
6 mins 7th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Use Absolute Value to Find Distances Between Points
Connect absolute value to distance when two points are plotted with the same x or y value. The video reviews graphing and common mistakes when plotting points. Learners will see that you can find the absolute value of the x or y...
5 mins 6th - 9th Math CCSS: Designed
Find Area by Breaking Down a Rectangle into Smaller Rectangles
Explore with young mathematicians how large rectangles and be broken into smaller ones when finding area. This process is clearly modeled with visual examples, each with multiple possible solutions. Consider pausing the video and...
4 mins 2nd - 4th Math CCSS: Designed