RST.11-12.7

Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media (e.g., quantitative data, video, multimedia) in order to address a question or solve a problem.

 
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Wind

Earth Science » Unit: Meteorology
Earth Science » Unit: Meteorology
Kane Koller
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

In this lesson, students first identify the instrumentation used to measure wind speed and direction, and then analyze what wind really is - a derivative of air pressure normalization on Earth's surface

 
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Clouds & Rain

Earth Science » Unit: Meteorology
Earth Science » Unit: Meteorology
Kane Koller
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

This lesson has students identify and diagram the process of cloud formation as a result of air movement, as well as identifying the six major types of precipitation

 
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Lessons from Galileo

High School Physics » Unit: Lessons from Galileo
High School Physics » Unit: Lessons from Galileo
Tenicka Norwood
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Thought experiments are an essential tool utilized by physicists throughout history.

 
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galileo galilei
   

Fronts (Day 1/2)

Earth Science » Unit: Meteorology
Earth Science » Unit: Meteorology
Kane Koller
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

In the first day of this two-day lesson, students learn about fronts and then begin to create a poster for a front type that they've been assigned and "expert" role in. These will later be used in a gallery walk so all students have the opportunity to lear

 
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Glaciers Lab

Earth Science » Unit: Landscapes & Mapping
Earth Science » Unit: Landscapes & Mapping
Kane Koller
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

There are myriad features left by glaciers, mostly as a result of direct glacier movement. They include features like drumlins, kettle lakes, and outwash plains

 
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Spaceship Earth: Concept evaluation (4 of 5)

Environmental Stewardship by Design » Unit: Citizen science, Student design
Environmental Stewardship by Design » Unit: Citizen science, Student design
Daniel Babauta
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

The concept of Spaceship Earth can be used as an analytic framework that has wide ranging implications for humans' approach to management of the Earth. How might we develop management strategies that minimize the influence of human colonization of Earth?

 
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graphic spaceship
   

Air Masses

Earth Science » Unit: Meteorology
Earth Science » Unit: Meteorology
Kane Koller
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

In this lesson, students identify the type and origin of the five major air masses that impact the United States

 
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Comparing Energy Resources: Pros and Cons

High School Science » Unit: Energy Resources
High School Science » Unit: Energy Resources
Taylor Wichmanowski
Los Angeles, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

All energy resources come with some environmental cost

 
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image power
   

Wind Velocity & Pressure Gradient

Earth Science » Unit: Meteorology
Earth Science » Unit: Meteorology
Kane Koller
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students learn that air velocity can be determined on an isobar map by looking at the relative pressure gradients in this meteorology lesson

 
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Introduction to Forces, Part 2 of 2

High School Physics » Unit: Forces and Newton's Laws
High School Physics » Unit: Forces and Newton's Laws
Tenicka Norwood
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Forces are interactions between two objects.

 
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newton s second
   

Shadows & Time of Year

Earth Science » Unit: The Sun & Insolation
Earth Science » Unit: The Sun & Insolation
Kane Koller
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Both daylight and time have an effect on shadow length and appearance, and this changes as a result of season, time of day, and location of the Earth and Sun

 
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Portrait of a Leader in Biotechnology (Part I)

High School Science » Unit: Introduction to the Biotechnology Workplace
High School Science » Unit: Introduction to the Biotechnology Workplace
Ericka Senegar-Mitchell
Washington, DC
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

What attributes are essential for leadership in biotechnology?

 
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biotech leadership bootcamp
   

Family Secrets

High School Science » Unit: DNA and Detectives: Applications of Genetic Testing
High School Science » Unit: DNA and Detectives: Applications of Genetic Testing
Ericka Senegar-Mitchell
Washington, DC
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

What would you need to know in order to agree to participate in genetic testing for a potentially fatal disease?

 
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genetic testing class
   

Starved for Science

High School Science » Unit: Bioethics: Issues in Biotechnology
High School Science » Unit: Bioethics: Issues in Biotechnology
Ericka Senegar-Mitchell
Washington, DC
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Debating controversial topics in science is a luxury that not all of our world's citizens enjoy.

 
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starving for science
   

Scientific Notation: Like Twitter for Very Large or Small Values

High School Science » Unit: Basic Tools of the Biotechnology Workplace
High School Science » Unit: Basic Tools of the Biotechnology Workplace
Ericka Senegar-Mitchell
Washington, DC
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

It is important to know how to use scientific notation in order to properly express values and measurements in the biotechnology laboratory.

 
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excel spreadsheet and sci notation
Common Core ELA
 
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