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Apartheid: A Journey of Inequality

For Teachers 9th - 12th
When a resource like this comes along, I want everyone to see it. Actively engage your learners with a lesson on apartheid. They'll analyze 10 photos, complete two journal entries, and read six slides of text separated into dated chunks....
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What Are Boolean Operators and How Can they Help Me With My Research?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Introduce your researchers to George Boole and the most common Boolean operators: Not, And, and Or. The color-coded slides and clever illustrations make clear this system of logic, and the combined search terms will improve the quality...
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Elements of Literature: Characterization

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Looks, says, does. Show your writers how to bring characters to life. Color-coded slides highlight various methods of characterization and how to spot clues to a character’s motivation. A great addition to your curriculum library! 
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Plot: A Chain of Events

For Teachers 7th - 12th
What happens next? Introduce your readers to the literary element of plot with a colorful, funny, and engaging presentation that includes two great story models. Viewers will especially enjoy the retelling of the story of the three pigs.
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What is Rhetoric Anyways?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Rhetoric from Aristotle (logos, pathos, and ethos) to the rhetorical triangle (audience, speaker, subject) and SOAPSTone (speaker, occasion, audience, purpose, subject, tone) here’s a presentation about the art of rhetoric that will...
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Financial Markets

For Teachers 11th - 12th
A presentation like this may be good for your learners and their parents. Discover the ins, outs, and in-betweens regarding financial markets. Slides are straightforward, easy to follow, and provide basic information for building a...
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1912: The Election that Changed the Century

For Teachers 9th - 11th
The presidential election of 1912 was a turning point in American politics. Whoever won would reshape the political spectrum. Learn about the key issues, each party's politics, and the four men who wanted to become president: William...
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Nucleic Acids ~ Information Storage and Energy Transfer

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
This is a polished presentation of the nucleic acids. It is unique in that it examines both the genetic material and the energy molecules. Usually these are addressed separately even though they are both nucleic acids. This approach is...
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The Dutch, French, and Italian Empires, and the Results of Imperialism

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Consider the results of imperialism by taking a critical look at the Dutch, French, and Italian empires. An outline of geography and a timeline of major events are presented for each of the countries. Pros and cons lists relating the...
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The Industrial Revolution

For Teachers 10th - 12th
If ever a person wanted to know about the start, spread, and effects of the Industrial Revolution now would be the time to ask. Answer questions regarding facets of the Industrial revolution in slide show format. Each slide contains...
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The French Revolution

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Plenty of events and attitudes incited the French Revolution. Your class will learn all about the causes, effects, and changes that took place during and after this war. Each slide is put together in an easy-to-follow fashion, with...
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Solids

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Give your physics class a solid understanding of solids with this splendid set of slides! They will learn the difference between crystalline and amorphous structure, understand the properties of density and elasticity, and be able to...
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Change of Phase

For Teachers 9th - 12th
First grade scientists learn about changes in the state of matter, but here is a presentation that explains it at a high school level. Illuminating graphics and photos enhance understanding, and the information is disclosed in an order...
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Thermal Physics / The Saga Continues - Heat Transfer

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Somebody in the Nevada Joint Union High School District has a talent for focusing the important, organizational skills, and a creative eye for creating sharp science presentations! Here is one on heat transfer.  Conduction, convection,...
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Acting on Newton's Third Law of Motion

For Teachers 9th - 12th
For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. Your physics fans will react to you showing this PowerPoint by understanding Newton's third law! It is full of diagrams pertinent to the information being explained. A few...
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Enzymes - Proteins Making Chemical Reactions Possible

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Here is a five-star slide show that elaborates the topic of enzyme activity. With graphics that purposefully enhance the material, viewers learn about enzyme structure, function, and different roles that they play in a system. If you are...
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Solutions, Acids, and Bases

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Practically everything you ever wanted to teach about acids, bases, and solutions can be found in these 158 slides! This A+ PowerPoint examines in-depth the components of a solution and the step-by-step process of dissolving. It examines...
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Work and Energy: Forms and Changes

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Your introductory physical science class will be energized by this PowerPoint. They will be able to define energy, work, and power. They will be able to perform calculations for kinetic and potential energy. They will be able to describe...
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Motion and Forces

For Teachers 7th - 12th
A substantial but viewer-friendly selection of slides presents the topics of forces and motion. The simplicity of format and content make this perfectly suited to an introductory physical science course. Slides begin by addressing...
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Projectile Motion

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Here is a rare gem for physics teachers! An engaging collection of slides opens with a question about aiming a slingshot at a monkey as it lets go of the branch from which it hangs. Projectile motion concepts are presented with graphics,...
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Commas and Colons and Semicolons? OH MY!

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Take a close look at both the definitions and uses of commas, colons, and semicolons. Commas set off clear parts of sentences, colons come before an explanation, and semicolons join two complete thoughts. Review these types of...
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Stoichiometry in the Real World

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Real world chemical reactions are used as examples for teaching stoichiometry. Viewers work through air bag inflation, fat conversion to water in a camel, rocket fuel combustion, and carbon dioxide removal in spacecraft. Make...
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Size of Atoms - Trends

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This compendious collection of slides leaves no questions when it comes to the concept of atomic size. Thorough and easy-to-read graphs, tables, and graphics explain atomic radii, the shielding effect, the octet rule, isoelectric...
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Ternary Compounds

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Practice naming ternary compounds with this PowerPoint presentation. Individual slides show the patterns for memorizing the nomenclature for polyatomic ions. Several examples are included for student practice. This thorough and...