The goal of this lesson is for students to explore and analyze graphs by comparing the constant velocity in the x-direction and acceleration in the y-direction through a live action reenactment of Angry Birds as a class experiment or through a video analysis of actual gameplay.
In this lesson, students think about the economic impact of a natural disaster such as Hurricane Sandy, learn the difference between macro- and micro-level effects of natural disasters, and allocate funds to recovery efforts following Sandy.
In this lesson, students learn about how neuroscientists study the brain by observing a zombie and connecting brain activity (or lack thereof) with its behaviors.
In this lesson, students analyze the relationships between history and the way history is referenced in popular culture, they critically discuss their analyses, and they come up with examples of the ways media makes connections to history through contemporary popular culture.
Students are introduced to the concept of terminal velocity through the popular video game franchise Portal and conduct experiments to determine an object’s terminal velocity.
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, the YouTube craze “The Harlem Shake” is used to introduce students to the concepts of entropy and enthalpy.
The outpouring of social media-based support for Jason Collins has been widespread and well-publicized, but what lies beneath? In this lesson, students are asked to take an honest look at homophobia on the web and in their own lives, confronting one of society’s darkest shadows and shedding some much needed light on the issue.
Here at NuSkool, we have studied the psychology of humans and have discovered 9 sacred signs that represent the connection between mutant and human abilities we each possess. Take this quiz and discover your true self.
Students will compare an old school video game to geometric transformations, and then design their own video game graphic using reflections, translations, and rotations.