Students explore how climate change is affecting the work of archaeologists in the arctic using Eli Kintisch's project "Thawing Arctic Soils: A Tenuous Present and Dangerous Future.”
Students will discuss how they use water, predict the impacts of a reduced groundwater supply, investigate articles and video, and create advocacy campaigns in support of groundwater regulations.
In this lesson, students will watch a 9-minute video and answer questions that will demonstrate their comprehension of its presentation of the complex problem of nuclear weapons.
The following humanitarian aid lesson plan asks students to consider the role that the World Bank should be playing in international aid and analyze the author’s purpose for writing the piece.
In this lesson, we'll take a look at a short film trailer and a photograph by Carlos Javier Ortiz around the issue of gun violence in Chicago, exploring its often-untold consequences.
Fourth set of exercises for students who will be watching "Circus Without Borders." Created by Jane Skelton for the Boston Globe Foundation.
Second set of exercises for students who will be watching "Circus Without Borders." Created by Jane Skelton for the Boston Globe Foundation.
Third set of exercises for students who will be watching "Circus Without Borders." Created by Jane Skelton for the Boston Globe Foundation.
This lesson uses techniques developed with Project Zero to help students explore the interplay between beauty and truth in photojournalism.
In this lesson, students will weigh the benefits and drawbacks of the use of drones for surveillance, war, and agriculture.
Objective: to allow students to explore the interplay between China’s politics, environmentalism and Tibetan Buddhism. Lesson length: 50 minutes.
How do content and form work together in telling a story in the news? This unit/lesson builds on thinking routines developed by Project Zero at Harvard University.