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The Modern Revolution: Crash Course Big History #8

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Will advances in technology save us from exhausting the Earth's resources? Throughout history, progress helped us revolutionize society. The video discusses the growth in collective learning, exploration, machinery, communications,...
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Disease, Environment, Health, Human Populations, and Modern Technology

For Students 9th - 12th
What is a pandemic, epidemic, and a vaccine? What changes have occurred in health and environmental awareness with the advent of new technology? This 20 question multiple choice quiz asks kids to answer who, what, when, and where about...
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How Containerization Shaped the Modern World

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
"It's the reason we have a thriving global market place, offering us the infinite variety of things, and it's the reason we can move cargoes from remote parts of the world at minimal cost." Learn about how small-town truck driver Malcom...
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Conserving Energy through Grid Modernization

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
After learning about the technology of grid modernization, middle schoolers investigate its effectiveness in energy conservation. This is accomplished through a collaborative research assignment, resulting in a written summary and...
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Technology and Inventions Project

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Technology—what exactly is it? Find out with a project designed to inspire the inner inventor in us all. The activity begins with a captivating podcast and a search of multiple websites that display different inventions and technology,...
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A Clever War: Scientific and Technological Advances in World War I

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Technology—changing lives and transforming war. Your tech-loving historians examine photographs and primary documents to explore how technology changed not only World War I, but also how it moved society forward. They apply their...
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Celebrating Modernism at the A Century of Progress World's Fair

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine aesthetic movement known as modernism, discover why organizers chose modernism as World Fair's design pattern, interpret photographs of modernist fair buildings and identify artifacts that reflect modernist ideas, and...
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Ancient Mesopotamian Problems: Modern-Day Solutions

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers research how modern architecture could have changed problems in past architecture.  In this history lesson, students work in small groups and use modern technology to create ideas and solutions to problems with...
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How Light Technology Is Changing Medicine

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Medicine has gone high tech. But how do the new, less invasive diagnostic tools work? An engaging short video sheds light on how integrated photonics is revolutionizing the medical sensor industry.
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Modern Technology and Farming

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore agriculture by conducting a technology conversation in class. In this food system lesson plan, students identify the path of food from farm to plate and view a virtual farm on the Internet. Students complete a farming...
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When Art's a Craft

For Teachers 6th - 12th
What would it be like to restore modern works of art? By acting as modern art conservators, learners assess the first-hand difficulties faced in restoration efforts. In addition, they create modern art pieces from random materials. Then,...
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Icon of Modernism: Representing the Brooklyn Bridge, 1883-1950

For Teachers K - 12th
The Brooklyn Bridge is not for sale but it is certainly a valuable work of art, and is certainly an American icon. Class members research the history of the bridge, examine eight works of art depicting the bridge, and then design their...
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Humourous Head Planter Spike: Ceramics Lesson

For Teachers K - 8th
What a great activity. Kids create humorous ceramic character (heads) spikes to enliven a planter. Modern art is full of expressive and exaggerated forms and your class gets to create them out of clay. This would be a lovely activity to...
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Origin of the Modern Summer Games

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Where did the Olympic Summer Games originate? The class takes a look at ancient origins of modern Olympic games. They research the Olympics and write a compare and contrast essay that describes how the Olympic Games have changed since...
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Time for Technology

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine how technology has evolved through time. By studying pieces of art, they see examples of technological advances as the years have gone by. Groups of learners get together and study a modern-day technology (such as...
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Zoom-In: Technology and Society the Golden Gate Bridge

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders investigate the impact of technological advancements on society. For this Golden Gate Bridge lesson, 7th graders examine a zoomed-in photograph of the bridge and progressively zoom-out to figure out what the photograph...
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Rise of the Modern World

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students analyze art and examples of Cubism art. In this art analysis lesson, students analyze how artists use symbols and complete image based discussion. Students make a list of technological innovations and design a symbol for each...
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iPoetry: Modern Interpretation of Classic Poetry

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students chose a poem, from a teacher provided list, to interpret in a modern format using images and music. They create an iMovie for their poem.
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Uses of Radioactivity

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Radioactivity is often perceived as dangerous and a threat to our well-being, but you may be surprised at the different applications of this natural chemical process. From the smoke detectors in our homes to treatments for cancer, this...
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Rise of the Modern City

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students investigate the industrial developments of the twentieth century and the development of urban environments. In this industrial art instructional activity, students compare and contrast graphics and analyze industrial...
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Technology: Conveniences and Consequences

For Teachers 8th - 12th
It's a delicate balance—using technology to improve our lives while still protecting the environment, and ourselves, from the hazards of technology use. Class members examine statistics about the increase in media use, complete a survey...
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EdTech Tuesdays: Teaching Today with Ann McMullan

For Teachers Pre-K - Higher Ed
Exactly how important is the use of technology in the modern classroom? According to Ann McMullan, an educational technology consultant in Los Angeles, it's indispensable. Follow along as she describes her experiences with helping...
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High-Tech Food: Science in Your Shopping Cart

For Teachers 7th
Kids are given a lot to think about, as they delve into the world of high-tech foods. They discuss GMOs, biotechnology, food enhancements and domestication. They view videos, engage in class discussions, complete worksheets, and learn...
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Technology at Work

For Teachers K - 5th
Students complete a research project.  In this technology lesson, students discuss the term technology and when technology began.  Students work in groups to brainstorm a list of the top ten technological advances in history.  Students...

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