May 17th, 2023

High School Resource: Photosynthesis and Plant Reproduction by ECSDM

High School Resource Photosynthesis and Plant Reproduction Objective: To teach students the process and importance of photosynthesis, as well as the necessity of plant reproduction to sustain life. Activity: Photosynthesis, including anatomy of the leaf and the basics of the equation, will be discussed. Basic plant parts for reproduction including methods of pollen transfer are […]

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April 14th, 2023

High School Resource: The Greenhouse Effect by PhET

High School Resource The Greenhouse Effect by PhET This simulation will allow students to see how the Earth’s temperature changes due to the Greenhouse Effect. Students can select the level of atmospheric greenhouse gases during an ice age, in the year 1750, today, or at some time in the future. Just how do greenhouse gases […]

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April 7th, 2023

High School Resource: Plant Science Research Paper

High School Resource Plant Science Research Paper In this activity, students will develop a research paper addressing the international production of a selected crop. Activity: Students select a plant crop to research, and then they write a paper on their findings. The paper could include information regarding the following: Countries in which the crop is […]

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March 31st, 2023

High School Resource: Rain by Books Should Be Free

High School Resource Rain by Books Should Be Free This resource allows users to freely download W. Somerset Maugham’s Rain as an audio book in mp3, iPod, or iTunes format. Related NY State Academic Standards: SL.9-10.2, SL.9-10.5, SL.11-12.2, and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response […]

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March 24th, 2023

High School Resource: The Parachute

High School Resource The Parachute The Parachute is an activity in which students design and then conduct an experiment to investigate the effects of various factors on the rate of fall of parachutes. This learning experience was designed as a variance for the Physics Regents examination (35% Option). In addition to supporting student progress toward […]

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March 10th, 2023

High School Resource: KITES: Food for Thought, 7 – 9

High School Resource KITES: Food for Thought, 7 – 9 In this activity, students will: Use estimation to check the reasonableness of results obtained by computation, algorithms, or the use of technology. Estimate the probability of events. Use simulation techniques to estimate probabilities. Determine probabilities of independent events and mutually exclusive events. Related NY State […]

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March 3rd, 2023

High School Resource: History of St. Patrick’s Day by History.com

High School Resource History of St. Patrick’s Day by History.com This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on the history behind St. Patrick’s Day. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.6.4, SS.6.4.b.1, SS.6.4.c.2, and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher resources, multimedia, and more!

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February 24th, 2023

High School Resource: Humble Beginnings by History.com

High School Resource Humble Beginnings by History.com This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on inspirational African American women from history. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.7.8.e.1, SS.8.4.e, SS.8.4.e.1, and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher resources, multimedia, and more!

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February 17th, 2023

High School Resource: Food Fat

High School Resource Food Fat The purpose of Food Fat is for teenagers to evaluate snack foods dealing with calories and fat and to use this information to make informed and wise food choices. Students will be able to identify the amount of fat in common snack foods, and graphically see the fat in a […]

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February 10th, 2023

High School Resource: What Would You Have Done? 20th-Century Presidents

High School Resource What Would You Have Done? 20th-Century Presidents Objective: Students will investigate decisions made during various presidential administrations. Activity: Students divide into teams of three and select a 20th-century President to research. Teacher makes sure that each President is selected only once. Students use library resources and Internet to research the President to […]

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