Students will learn about the difference between figurative and literal language through the use of some fun idiom sketches.
Students develop a deeper understanding of how natural selection and evolution function while working with characters from the popular video game and television show Pokemon.
Students experiment with Pop Rocks and experiment with the popular myth of how they can lead to a gastric rupture when combined with soda.
This lesson uses Lego animation to walk students through Newton’s laws of motion.
The goal of this lesson is for students to engage with Shakespeare’s poetry by comparing it to the lyrics of Hip-Hop artist Eminem. Teachers can also introduce or review literary devices, rhyme scheme, meter, and poetic structure within the context of this lesson.
This lesson uses awe-inspiring video of Alex Honhold, legendary free climber, as an introduction to a lesson about dopamine, the neurotransmitter linked to pleasure, motivation, learning, and addiction.
In this lesson, students analyze Macklemore’s songs “Thrift Shop” and “Wings,” which are both songs that call for people to eschew label-conscious, consumption obsessed culture, and ask themselves the question: How much do we care about brand names and designer labels? How much of my life is focused on consuming, and how much do I create?
In this lesson, students will embrace the “BANJI Movement,” a term originally coined by Missy Elliot’s new protege, Sharaya, by explaining how they embody the concept of “Being Authentic and Never Jeopardizing Individuality” and reflecting on the aspects of their lives that have shaped their individuality. They will then use this understanding to write a personal statement or essay about an experience that shaped them into the individuals they are today.
In this lesson, students imagine they are Justin Bieber’s Head of Public Relations and help him come up with a more sensitive and well-informed comment to write in the guestbook at Anne Frank’s house.
In this lesson, students learn that food has a profoundly powerful effect not only on the belly but also the brain.
Alcohol: Addictive, harmful
Tobacco: Addictive, harmful
Coca-Cola, M&M’S, Doritos, and Fried Chicken: Addictive, harmful