Test your knowledge of atoms, orbitals, periods/groups, characteristics of families, isotopes and relative mass. Take this 39-question test, review your correct and incorrect answers, and print out your assessment.
This interactive focuses on the concept of Chronological Thinking. Using the example of Pocahontas, explore how historical representations change over time, and often reflect the period in which the representation was created.
Consider a week in your classroom, record instances when your students are writing and find additional places to fit writing into your teaching. See a sample of one weekly schedule where writing has been incorporated across the curriculum.
Compare the effects of relative and absolute changes on a picture. Watch what happens to a Quadperson (a drawing of a face made of quadrilaterals) if every line were made half as long or made a half-inch shorter.
Plot out a three-dimensional structure based on two-dimensional silhouettes. Look at the front and side view of figures and use a table to plot out the dimensions that mathematically represent the figures.
If you don’t know the conversion factor between a metric and a British unit, use the conversion factors you do know even though this may require more than one conversion step. Practice conversion problems with multiple conversion factors.
If you don’t know the conversion factor between a metric and British unit, use the factors you do know even though this may require more than one step. So if you need to go from meters to inches start with meters to feet and then convert feet to inches.
Help a fictional producer balance a tight budget with his desire to make a successful, critically acclaimed film. Decide on personnel (screenwriter, director, cast), location, special effects and marketing while always keeping the budget in mind.
One way to be sure you'll have enough money to live comfortably when you retire is to put your money in a savings account where it will collect interest. Find out how simple and compound interest can help your money grow and calculate your own savings.