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Thomas Jefferson - Author of The Declaration of Indepence & 3rd U.S. President | Mini Bio | BIO Video
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Universal Declaration of Human Rights

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
What rights are guaranteed to learners? Do they align with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which was approved by the United Nations in 1948? Middle and high schoolers present persuasive arguments about the rights they believe...
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The People Behind the Statistics

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Invite your class to experience human rights situations first hand. Following an introduction to human rights, class members read statements and categorize them as a whole class. They then work in small groups to prepare a role play as...
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Human Power

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
How many humans does it take to power a light bulb? The 10th part of a 25-lesson Energy Systems and Solutions unit has learners conduct an experiment to calculate power. They then use the results to determine how many classmates they...
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Go Eco! Ecosystems

For Teachers 7th - 10th
How is a movie theater like a desert biome? Compare systems to ecosystems with a set of activities that focuses on accessing multiple intelligences and building upon knowledge. As learners discuss the ways elements of an ecosystem depend...
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Ancient and Medieval Medicine: Crash Course History of Science #9

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Medieval medicine is a mash-up of multicultural ideas! How did early doctors learn to do no harm? The ninth video in a 15-part series about the History of Medicine uncovers the fundamental teachings that sparked intense anatomical study...
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Altruism: Meeting Society's Needs

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students study society's needs and altruism within communities. In this altruism instructional activity, students identify and categorize the basic needs that human beings have and define altruism. Students complete research on...
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For The Sake Of Security: U.S.A. Patriot Act & Bill of Rights

For Teachers 8th - 12th
A substantive New York Times article about the U.S.A. Patriot Act, military tribunals, racial profiling, and the Bill of Rights forms the basis for a discussion of the complex interplay of fundamental American rights and the aftermath of...
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The Need for Algorithms

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pairs work through two scenarios that require them to generate an algorithm. The first activity requires pairs to define a common language to use; the second comes with the language. The pairs then must determine how to code the...
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Why do we need a Government

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars explore some of the ideas of major importance to the Founders, why we need a government, and how the Founders believed governments should be created and what they should do. They think of a right that all people should...
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What Is NOT Random?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Twelve fundamental particles exist in our universe, and they interact in exactly four ways. Does this mean we should be able to predict the future? We know entropy increases, but how does that impact us? These questions and more become...
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Newton Leibniz and Usain Bolt

For Students 10th - 12th
What do Usain Bolt and calculus have in common? Using Usain Bolt as an example of distance traveled over a period of time, Sal shows why you need differential calculus to answer the question of how fast something is traveling at a...
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Connecting Africa: A Project-Based Learning Adventure

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Mission Possible: Your task is to design a new highway route from Tunis, Tunisia to Cape Town, South Africa. If you accept the challenge, you must create a small map of the route that has already been rejected, a rationale for rejection...
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How Many Species Are There?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Scientists discover over 15,000 new species each year. Despite studying life on our planet for all of human history, we still don't know how many species exist on Earth. An informative video from a biology playlist presents the dilemma,...
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The Mind-Body Connection

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders learn about the human body. In this biology lesson plan, 2nd graders will begin with the basics of understanding charts and graphs and progress into units that cover the body systems, and mental and emotional health....
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Paul Robeson: 20th-Century Renaissance Man, Hero In Any Century

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Students study the life and times of actor Paul Robeson. In this social activism lesson plan, students research primary and secondary documents to create multi-media presentations featuring Paul Robeson's life and political activism.
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Scientific Themes in Personal Genetics

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Humans can be tested for the presence of the BRCA gene, whose presence is an indicator that they have a greater chance of acquiring breast cancer than someone without the gene. Viewers have an opportunity to explore how genes and...
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Lunar Rover

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What is the shortest distance/time needed to complete a mission? Groups devise a strategy in order to determine the shortest distance and time connecting two points and a segment. They then use graphing, the distance formula, and a...
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Popcorn Economics

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Scarcity of resources is a fundamental economics concepts that kids need to understand. You'll use a large bag of popcorn to demonstrate this concept. Have the class come up row-by-row to fill their snack bags with popcorn. By the last...
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Minnesota v. Hershberger

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Freedom of religion has been a controversial, yet fundamental, tenet of the United States since even before the nation's birth. In a well-constructed lesson, the class compares the Minnesota Constitution to the US Constitution as a means...
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Tippy Tap Plus Piping

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Getting water to a tap requires an understanding the fundamentals of fluid flow. Groups design, build, and test a piping system to get water from the source — a five gallon bucket — to a tippy tap. The objective is to be able to fill...
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The Digestive System

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The human body produces about 1.7 liters of saliva a day to aid in digestion. The digestive systems of different organisms are examined in a video that follows the digestive path, beginning with acids, moves to the importance of surface...
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Pet Overpopulation

For Teachers K - 4th
Young scholars identify the needs of animals. For this animal welfare lesson, students read the article "If This Cat Could Wish" and identify the needs of animals. Young scholars color in a coloring sheet of a cat.
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Human Trafficking & Modern Day Slavery - Debating the Fundamentals

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students research the trafficking and slavery issues in a country of their choice. In groups, they prepare arguments which support their point of view. They reverse their positions to make the debate more interesting.
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Character... My Foundation

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students participate in a lesson examining the concept of character and how it is the foundation of lasting human relationships. They examine character traits that are considered positive and then define the differences between...