Build as many different looking towers as is possible, each exactly four cubes high using two colors of Unifix® Cubes. Convince yourself and others that you have found all possible towers four cubes high and that you have no duplicates.
There are five processes that can change rocks over time. Pick the process that has changed each rock from one type to another and then identify the process that cycles each rock from magma to rock and back to magma.
You can find the areas of different polygons by dissecting the polygons and rearranging the pieces into a recognizable simpler shape. Cut a circle into wedges and fit them together to form a crude parallelogram.
Become a geography whiz as you learn how the United States was settled. Discover how the continent was irrevocably changed by European colonization, the events that caused the wholesale displacement and decimation of the land's original inhabitants, and how the 50 states came to be formed.
American History, Cultural Studies, History, Social Studies and History
Analyze teaching strategies used in four classroom examples. Describe how the teachers incorporated themes of unity and diversity into their lessons and compare your answers to the sample answers provided.
Test how much you know about major U.S geographic features, Indian tribes, states and regions, European colonists and territorial expansion. View your correct and incorrect answers, and print out your assessment.
American History, Area Studies/Geography, Cultural Studies, History, Social Studies and History
View an engraving and two photographs from U.S. history. As you view these resources, think about what you can identify and interpret through the images, and what kinds of questions you might generate if you were using these images to teach your students.
American History, History, Social Studies and History
Which hexomino net wastes the least amount of paper and yields the most boxes per sheet? Comment on how concepts such as area, spatial visualization and relationships among geometric shapes are all involved in solving this problem.
Study four types of learners (heritage language learners, those with learning disabilities, with different learning styles and in different levels)and the issues related to each. Read strategies of other teachers and describe strategies you might use.
Student groups have created ads for the new village/state they are creating to entice others to join them. Read one of the ads and work backwards through a series of prompts to determine the ad's audience, purpose, genre and theme.