Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum

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Executive Leadership Recap: Roles of The President

The President wears many hats such as Chief of State, Party Leader, Chief Executive and Commander-in-Chief. Try your hand at assisting the President with his schedule, as the Chief of Staff.

Expansion Concentration

The name of an event, person or land acquisition will appear when you click on a square. Click on another square to match the event or person with the correct land acquisition in this two-minute game.

Experiencing Discipline-Specific Texts

This activity features a short text related to the topic of economics in each of the four disciplines — science, mathematics, English, and history — with questions to assess learning about each text. The goal is to experience the different text types and specialized literacy practices required to make sense of the ideas presented, which students must do each school day.

Exploring the Cultural Framework

Use the triangle model of the cultural framework to explore how products, practices and perspectives are interrelated. Compare two different products, practices and perspectives and see sample answers for each from two different cultures.

Federalism Approaches Activity

The U.S. has a federal system of government where the states and national government exercise separate powers within their own spheres of authority and the lines of power change over time. Explore how the balance of power has shifted over time.

Find the Feature

Examine a map of the United States and correctly identify major geographic features such as mountains, rivers and oceans. There are 20 questions and you have 30 seconds to answer each one.

5-Question Survey: Chemical Change

Find out your or your students' basic knowledge of concepts like matter, molecules and open and closed systems. Afterwards you can see how others answered the questions.

5-Question Survey: Density and Pressure

Find out your or your students' understanding of density and pressure. Afterwards you can see how others answered the questions.

5-Question Survey: Heat and Temperature

Find out your or your students' understanding of heat and temperature. Afterwards you can see how others answered the questions.

5-Question Survey: Reviewing the Previous Sessions

Find out your or your students' understanding of matter. Afterwards you can see how others answered the questions.

5-Question Survey: Rising and Sinking

Find out your or your students' understanding of fluid displacement. Afterwards you can see how others answered the questions.

Five-Question Survey: What are your ideas about basic astronomy?

Find out your or your students' understanding of astronomy. Afterwards you can see how others answered the questions.

4-Question Survey: Matter

Find out your or your students' understanding of matter. Afterwards you can see how others answered the questions.

Fun House Mirrors

Explore the effect of concave and convex mirrors. Combine concave and convex mirrors to design a fun house mirror that will create the distorted pictures of Melissa and Sam.

Genetic Engineering: Translating an mRNA Sequence

Translate an mRNA sequence into an amino acid chain using a codon chart. Then match each codon with the correct amino acid.

The Genetics of Resistance to HIV Infection

Explore the relationships between viruses, cells and the immune system, and the role of genes in disease resistance. See how mutations in an HIV receptor confer relative resistance to infection. View non-Flash version.

Genetics: Complex Inheritance Patterns

Our blood types are transmitted through multiple allelic inheritance. Identify the antigens and antibodies of the four different blood types: A, B, AB and O.

Genetics: Sex Linkage

Some traits, such as colorblindness, are related to gender. Complete a Punnett square showing the possible genotypes of children born to a colorblind mother and a father with normal vision.

Geologic Timeline

Test your knowledge of major events (formation of the solar system, first appearance of water, etc.) in geologic history. Afterwards put the events in the correct order on the timeline.

Graphing Lab -- Moose Synthesizer Co.

To price his product and maximize his profit, Albert Moose needs to know all his costs and revenue. Assist Albert with his decision.

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