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Recent Trends Among Women in Congress, 1977–2006

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
After reading the contextual essay, "Assembling, Amplifying, and Ascending: Recent Trends Among Women in Congress 1977–2006," groups select a woman senator or representative and research her background and contributions.
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Traditionalist, Feminist, and the New Face of Women in Congress, 1955–1976

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
As part of a study of women in Congress, class members read the contextual essay, "A Changing of the Guard; Traditionalist, Feminist, and the New Face of Women in Congress, 1955–1976." Groups then research a woman serving during this...
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Congresswomen in an Age of National Crises, 1935–1954

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Class members investigate congresswomen and the role these senators and representatives played in congress during the period from 1935–1954.
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Swimming Predictions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Don't just tread water in understanding extrapolation. Given a linear regression equation, individuals solve two problems involving record times for the men's 50-meter breaststroke. One of the problems requires finding the output for a...
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Determination of Molar Mass by Boiling Point Elevation

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Francis Raoult discovered the change in boiling points of solutions varies by the number of particles in the solution. Scholars apply the concept to determine the molality of a solution based on the change in boiling point. They use an...
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About Musical Theatre

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
A reading comprehension activity traces the history of musical theatre. It starts with ancient Greece choruses and continues through the ballad and comic operas of the Renaissance, the operettas of Britain, France, and Germany, the...
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Study Guide for Literature 1st Nine Weeks Test

For Students 6th - 10th
A good assessment is hard to find. You usually find the other kind; but never fear, help is here in the form of a study guide designed to help language arts learners prepare for a end-of-quarter assessment. The guide includes tips on how...
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Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Words like another, each, several, and none can cause a lot of confusion in a sentence if their pronouns don't agree. Clear up pronoun-antecedent agreement problems with a series of grammar exercises that feature disagreements in number,...
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Loci Part 3

For Students 8th - 11th
How do you use a scale drawing to find the region in a lake where a treasure is located? The narrator of a short video problem identifies three criteria to determine the location of the treasure. Using a compass and ruler, he determines...
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Loci Part 1

For Students 6th - 12th
Where can it go? The first video on loci develops a definition and provides some quick sketches of the loci of all points with given characteristics. The presenter does an example of the loci of points a given distance from an L shape.
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Flame Tests

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Light a fire in your pupils! Scholars conduct a flame test and observe the emission spectra of several different salts in an enlightening hands-on investigation. They use their observations to make comparisons and conclusions about the...
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Scientific Notation and Calculations – Energies, Frequencies, and Wavelengths of Photons

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The calculator has an interesting way of displaying numbers in scientific notation, but don't let that confuse your pupils! A lesson designed to give learners practice with scientific notation and calculators provides several practice...
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Determination of the Molar Mass of an Unknown Acid

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Acids and bases have a love-hate relationship. They balance each other so nicely, but they are complete opposites! Learners use these concepts and titration to calculate the molar mass of an unknown substance. The experiment document...
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The Alchemist's Dream – Copper into "Gold"

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Many scientists attempted alchemy for hundreds of years before a full understanding of metals became clear. Scholars take a penny and, through two different chemical reactions, make it appear to turn into silver and later gold. They...
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Gas Pressure and Temperature Relationship

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Humans tend to huddle together when cold and move around more when warm, but do gas particles follow the same pattern? Scholars use a temperature probe, a pressure sensor, and air to study the relationship between temperature and gas...
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Coordinates and Shapes

For Students 6th - 11th Standards
Where is the point? Given three points on the coordinate plane, the video walks through the steps to find the location of the fourth point to create a given special quadrilateral. The narrator first determines the coordinates of the...