November 14th, 2018

High School Resource: Mystery at Roanoke by History.com

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High School Resource

Mystery at Roanoke by History.com

This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on the story of the colony of Roanoke.

Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.7.2, SS.7.2.c, SS.7.2.c.1, and more!

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November 7th, 2018

High School Resource: Egypt’s Golden Empire: Tombs and Afterlife

High School Resource

Egypt’s Golden Empire: Tombs and Afterlife

This lesson focuses on the concept of the afterlife and the importance of pleasing the gods and goddesses, the significance of tombs and tomb building, and the burial customs and traditions of the ancient Egyptians. After learning about all of these concepts, students will design a tomb, create a model of it, and complete a short written assignment explaining the design and contents of the tomb.

Related NY State Academic Standards: RH.9-10.2, RH.9-10.4, RH.9-10.10 and more!

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October 31st, 2018

High School Resource: Kinds of Science by HippoCampus

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High School Resource

Kinds of Science by HippoCampus

This presentation explains the different kinds of science, including mention of natural, social, empirical, formal, pure, and applied.

Related NY State Academic Standards: MST4.C.LE.LE.7.1, MST4.C.LE.LE.7.2

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October 24th, 2018

High School Resource: Haunted History of Halloween by History.com

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High School Resource

Haunted History of Halloween by History.com

This video, from History.com’s archive, focuses on why Halloween was originally celebrated.

Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.6.4, SS.6.4.a, SS.6.4.b.1 and more!

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October 17th, 2018

High School Resource: Art Institute Installations by ArtBabble.org

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High School Resource

Art Institute Installations by ArtBabble.org

This video series allows viewers to watch the process of the installation of the Modern Wing’s collection into the Art Institute.

Related NY State Academic Standards: NAS.VA.Pr6.1.6.a, ARTS.VA.C.2.1.GE.D, ARTS.VA.C.3.1.GE.D and more!

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October 12th, 2018

High School Resource: Adding Color to the Classroom by Teaching Channel

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High School Resource

Adding Color to the Classroom by Teaching Channel

In this Teaching Practice video, we find out how the use of color in the classroom creates a bright and inviting environment.

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October 3rd, 2018

High School Resource: The Real Story of Columbus

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The Real Story of Columbus

This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on where Columbus believed he was when he first landed in the Caribbean.

Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.5.3, SS.5.3.a.1, SS.7.2 and more!

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September 26th, 2018

High School Resource: Fluorescence

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Fluorescence

In this science experiment, you will boil a leaf in 50-100ml ethanol for 3-5 minutes. The chlorophyll will be removed and will be in solution. Turn off all of the lights and have the kids crowd around. Shine a white light on the test tube of chlorphyll. The light will excite the electrons and they will emit energy in red light. It looks really cool.

Related NY State Academic Standards: MST4.C.P.4.1

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September 19th, 2018

High School Resource: Web Worksheet Wizard

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Web Worksheet Wizard

Web Worksheet Wizard allows teachers to create a lesson, worksheet or class page on the Internet. This web-based utility is for teachers only. The Project Poster was created so that students can create quick and easy web pages.

Related NY State Academic Standards: W.CCR.6

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September 12th, 2018

High School Resource: Careers for a Lifestyle

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Careers for a Lifestyle

Students evaluate a variety of employment options to decide which best meets their individual needs/goals/lifestyles.

Related NY State Academic Standards: CDOS.C.1.1.A, CDOS.C.1.1.B, CDOS.C.1.1.C and more!

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