In this lesson, students examine the relationships between and among powers inside and outside Afghanistan in connection to United States military aggression in the territory.
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Baseball, Happiness, and Immigration: Exploring American Society and History with New York Times Maps
This lesson links to United States maps with different kinds of data. Students learn strategies to help them carefully observe and analyze the maps to learn more about American society, history, and geography.
Students consider economic factors in patenting a new invention. They then research an already-patented health product and assess its profitability, followed by inventing their own similar but imaginary products and persuading others that it is "worth" patenting.
- Business, Finance and Information Technology Education
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- Priscilla Chan and Javaid Kahn
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Defense Mechanisms: Exploring the Recent History of Nuclear Diplomacy Between Russia and the United States
In this lesson, students examine the Cold War roots of the recent debate over the construction of United States and Russian missile defense shields.
This article pertains to the use of energy drinks amond teens. Loaded with caffeine and sugar, and often laced with herbs, vitamins or amino acids, they have become the fuel of choice for some thrill-seeking youngsters and, more recently, for weary adults navigating an always-on world. The author examines the hidden dangers behind drinking energy drinks.
This article discusses how new television shows like "Dancing with the Stars" has sparked new interest in dancing. Dancing is a great exercise for fitness.
In this lesson, students share opinions about bad habits they and their peers may have. They then create posters illustrating strategies designed to improve these behaviors and individually select strategies to test on themselves.
Text to Text: "A Raisin in the Sun" and "Discrimination in Housing Against Nonwhites Persists Quietly"
In this lesson, students read an excerpt from "A Raisin in the Sun" and a 2013 news article on the persistence of the problem of housing discrimination. Graphic organizers are provided for students to use as they read and discuss the two texts.
This article discusses the teenage suicide case of Megan Meier. It discusses how social media contributed to her decision to commit suicide after a period of being tormented by girls at her school.
In this lesson, students reflect on the popular culture of their own country and learn about the "Korean Wave" of popular culture in East Asia. They then research the popular cultures of various countries around the world and present their findings in the form of an entertainment news program.
This article discusses how people eat more food when it is served on bigger plates or bigger bowls. Through experiments and research it has been found that the size of the serving platter is in direct correlation to the amount of food that people ingest despite if they are feeling full or not because people naturally feel that they must finish their servings regardless of the size.