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Using Psychological Perspectives to Answer Questions on Behavior
9th - 12th
Perspective is everything when it comes to assessing human behavior. Class members examine a series of statements and identify the perspective represented by each to demonstrate their understanding of different psychological perspectives.
Warm Up: When Modern Human Behavior Appeared in Early Hominids
12th - Higher Ed
Upper graders or entry college level learners use the provided article links to answer three questions regarding early modern human behavior. They compose short essay responses that accommodate each part of the overarching question,...
Mendelian Genetics Cannot Fully Explain Human Health and Behavior
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewThe breakthrough of Mendelian genetics solved many puzzles for biologists. Then, scientists decided to apply the theory to human behavior. Learn the story and struggle of finding a genetic explanation for hobbies, interests, and mental...
An Introduction to Hannah Arendt’s The Human Condition
3 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Do you live a life of action or a life of contemplation? Hannah Arendt's 1958 publication The Human Condition addresses the philosophical components of human life, including the necessity of and relationships between work, labor, and...
4 Lessons From Robots about Being Human
17 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Who would have thought that inanimate robotics could actually teach us so much about being human? As Ken Goldberg describes his fascinating work and advancements in robotics, he simultaneously offers four valuable character lessons....
A New History for Humanity—The Human Era
8 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
When was the year 0? Scholars view a short video clip on the history of humanity to determine just when to mark the start of human time. They analyze how the human population changed the earth and the structures of humanity, ultimately...
Kristallnacht: Decision-Making in Times of Injustice
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Have you ever been singled out in a crowd before? Pupils investigate and analyze the events of the Holocaust. They dive into the life of a middle school student, as well as the diary entries of those in Kristallnacht during World War II.
AP® Psychology: Special Focus - The Brain, the Nervous System, and Behavior
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How does the brain send signals to the rest of the body? Scholars research and analyze the functions of the brain and the central nervous system in the human body. Using hands-on activities, reflections, and research, they begin to...
Natural Resources, and Human Uses of Plants and Animals
4th - 8th CCSS: Designed
As part of their study of the restoration projects on Santa Cruz Island, class members demonstrate their understanding of the connections among plant life, animals, and the actions of humans by crafting a model that reveals these...
Genes, Environment and Genetic Complexity: Aggression in Humans
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
The highlight of this lesson plan is a 53-minute investigative video, Can Science Stop Crime?" The question asked is whether or not aggressive behavior is caused by genetic factors. The answer has to do with genetic complexity, the...
Watch These Frustrated Squirrels Go Nuts!
4 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Did you know that squirrels show their emotions through tail movements rather than facial expressions? The video explains the research performed on squirrels to understand how they respond to frustration. Researchers hope the study will...
How Brain Parasites Change Their Host's Behavior
5 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Mind control might seem like something out of a science fiction movie, but after watching this short video you and your students will have a new, potentially terrifying understanding of parasites. Follow along as this resource explores...