Submitted by bperry0101 on Tue, 02/17/2015 - 5:21pm.
This lesson, using online video resources, recorded Powerpoint lectures, and online simulations, allows the students to grasp a full understanding of what social psychology is (as presented in a intro to psychology format), and to give meaning to why people do what they do, and interact in specific ways with one another.
This lesson teachers students about the composition and functions of blood. As a result of this lesson, learners will be able to describe the composition and volume of whole blood, describe the composition of plasma, and discuss its importance in the body and list the cell types that make up the formed elements, and describe the major function of each type.
This is designed for an online discussion board. the students watch a commercial where "and is definitely better" and then go on to describe their own "and" and "or" inequalities. Their classmates respond to the posts using discussion prompts
Submitted by David Goodrich on Wed, 06/04/2014 - 1:46pm.
What happens when you drop Mentos candy into a bottle of cola? Surface area, candy glaze, carbon dioxide, and a small amount of time all make a difference. It is a short assessment geared to help students think about the phenomenon and learn what Myth Busters has uncovered in the investigation using three questions that check for understanding.
Submitted by avheuvel on Wed, 05/28/2014 - 1:51pm.
In this lab activity, students are asked to:
- Collect data on the diameter and circumference of several round objects
- Graph this data to explore the relationship between diameter and circumference
- Analyze the graph to determine a numerical value of Pi
Submitted by avheuvel on Wed, 05/28/2014 - 1:07pm.
This test consists of 10 multiple-choice questions and 3 essay questions. The test covers the motion of the sun, moon, and stars, as well as contributions made by early astronomers including Ptolemy, Copernicus, Eratosthenes, and Galileo.
Submitted by avheuvel on Wed, 05/28/2014 - 1:03pm.
This interactive simulation/movie allows students to watch the changing altitude of the sun at noon throughout the entire year. Along with the simulation is a time-lapse video showing the changing shadow of a large building, and the changing seasons outside.
Submitted by avheuvel on Wed, 05/28/2014 - 12:58pm.
This is an online lesson, which students can complete on their own either at home or in class. Students read about discoveries that were made by ancient astronomers, and how impressively accurate many of them were.