The Cost of Being Iron Man

Students will apply critical thinking and mathematical reasoning skills to develop their skills in financial capability and fluency in operations of multi-digit whole numbers and decimals using an infographic about the great Iron Man.

Nude Album Covers: Do They Belong in Stores?

In this lesson, students will discuss the popularity of nude album artwork and its relevance on online stores and local retailers. They will also learn how to pick a stance in a persuasive writing assignment and defend their point of view.

Album covers play an important role when it comes to selling music. They are what partially attracts the buyer to the product. On the cover of their latest musical projects, pop artists Rihanna and Christina Aguilera are nude. This can be a problem because not all of the consumers are of age. Should this type of expression be completely censored from the eyes of the public or should a different alternative be proposed?

The Math Behind the Music

In this lesson, students will learn about the fundamental musical concepts of meter and measure to analyze and understand the structure of their favorite songs. Taking it one step further, students will be shown how understanding song structure really just boils down to good old math!

Battle of the Consoles Part 2

In this lesson, students collaborate to identify the specifications of different next generation video game consoles to determine if the next generation of video game consoles will really be superior to the last generation.

The Great Gatsby and the Paparazzi

In this lesson, students analyze the time period of the 1920s and characters from The Great Gatsby through a 21st century TMZ style lens.