March 18th, 2020

High School Resource: Bacteria by HippoCampus

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High School Resource

Bacteria by HippoCampus

This instructional video explains the structure, characteristics, and function of bacteria.

Related NY State Academic Standards: MST4.C.LE.LE.1.1, MST4.C.LE.LE.1.2, MST4.C.LE.LE.1.3

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March 11th, 2020

High School Resource: The Space Race by History.com

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High School Resource

The Space Race by History.com

This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on the U.S.S.R. and America’s race to the moon and space.

Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.8.7, SS.8.7.a, SS.8.7.a.2 and more!

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March 4th, 2020

High School Resource: eHealth Insurance by Consumer Jungle

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High School Resource

eHealth Insurance by Consumer Jungle

Students comparison shop health insurance for themselves to understand how much the monthly premiums, deductibles, and co-insurance amounts vary from plan to plan.

Related NY State Academic Standards: S-MD.5.b, CDOS.C.3b.BI.4.A.SW, CDOS.C.3b.HS.3.A.SW and more!

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February 26th, 2020

High School Resource: Reading Like a Historian: Corroboration by Teaching Channel

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High School Resource

Reading Like a Historian: Corroboration by Teaching Channel

In this lesson idea video, students collaborate information from multiple sources.

Related NY State Academic Standards: RH.11-12.8, RH.11-12.9

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February 19th, 2020

High School Resource: The Bill of Rights: Debating the Amendments by Library of Congress

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High School Resource

The Bill of Rights: Debating the Amendments by Library of Congress

In this lesson, students will examine a copy of twelve possible amendments to the United States Constitution as originally sent to the states for their ratification in September of 1789. Students will debate and vote on which of these amendments they would ratify and compare their resulting “Bill of Rights” to the ten amendments ratified by ten states that have since been known by this name.

Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.5.6.b.1, SS.7.4, SS.7.5.b and more!

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February 12th, 2020

High School Resource: Presidential Speeches by Discovery Education

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High School Resource

Presidential Speeches by Discovery Education

Students will listen to and analyze a presidential speech in order to understand the principles held by the president and the historical context in which the speech was made; prepare and hold a campaign and reelection simulation involving the featured presidents to compare leadership qualities; research and collect historical information surrounding each featured president and play a trivia game based on this information.

Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.8.9.c, SS.8.9.d.1, SS.SSP.5.1.2 and more!

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February 5th, 2020

High School Resource: Blacks in the Military by History.com

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High School Resource

Blacks in the Military by History.com

This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on how African American’s served in WWII and how it helped the Civil Rights movement.

Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.8.6, SS.8.6.b.1, SS.8.6.b.2 and more!

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January 22nd, 2020

High School Resource: Population Structure by HippoCampus

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High School Resource

Population Structure by HippoCampus

This presentation explains the structure of a population based on population density, population distribution, sex ratio, age distribution, gene frequency, and gene flow.

Related NY State Academic Standards: MST4.C.LE.LE.1.1, MST4.C.LE.LE.6.1, MST4.C.LE.LE.6.2 and more!

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January 15th, 2020

High School Resource: King Leads the March on Washington by History.com

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High School Resource

King Leads the March on Washington

This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on the March on Washington lead by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.8.9, SS.8.9.a, SS.8.9.a.1 and more!

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January 8th, 2020

High School Resource: Small Group Writing by Teaching Channel

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High School Resource

Small Group Writing

The objective of the lesson in this video is to make small group writing effective and meaningful.

Related NY State Academic Standards: W.9-10.1.a, W.9-10.1.b, W.9-10.5

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