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mistakes of your youth are hard to escape

A Misleading Truth for a “Missing” Phone

Grade(s):

9

A class of 9th graders at The Met High School in Providence, Rhode Island spent their first trimester learning about different philosophies of justice through watching, discussing and writing about Michael Sandel's Justice lectures, made free online by Harvard University. 

there are always other solutions to a problem

Response to Rocky Choices

Grade(s):

9

A class of 9th graders at The Met High School in Providence, Rhode Island spent their first trimester learning about different philosophies of justice through watching, discussing and writing about Michael Sandel's Justice lectures, made free online by Harvard University. 

roughly 75 percent of processed foods contain GMO's

GMO? GM-No?

Grade(s):

11

During a "Food for All" expedition, students studied how the choices we make about food affect our health, the environment, and the welfare of animals.

they kill more than just pests

The Pesticide Problem at Home

Grade(s):

11

During a "Food for All" expedition, students studied how the choices we make about food affect our health, the environment, and the welfare of animals.

it can feel like the only thing to do is to keep pushing ourselves

The Ancient God Who Rules High School

Grade(s):

12

"As a student in what is generally regarded as a rather competitive high school, I was quickly disabused of the notion that school was perfect. Staring at my classmates competing (and me as well!), I saw parallels to problems from game theory and economics.

I am only 14. The number is so youthful, so honest.

Inside Out and Back Again Poems

Grade(s):

8

These poems are based on the novel Inside Out And Back Again by Thannha Lai and preceded by students writing an essay introducing the concepts of the universal refugee experience during EL Education’s

it's all very gross to watch

Cow Anatomy - The Behind

Grade(s):

1, 2

During a spring expedition, first and second-grade students learned about the symbiotic relationships between plants and animals. Students were challenged with the task of writing a five-paragraph essay about one part of a dairy cow's anatomy.

it was rum that incited the American Revolution

Revolutionary Rum: Economic Exploration that Ignited the American Revolution

Grade(s):

8

National History Day is an annual academic competition asking students to research any historical topic and apply it to a theme. This year’s theme is Exploration, Encounter, and Exchange in History.

It could also lead to invisibility cloaks and quantum computers

Article Research and Analysis

Grade(s):

9

Conducting experimental work and writing lab reports are the foundation of every science class because they cultivate a student’s ability to think like a scientist, which is fundamental in understanding the processes and concepts that underlie all science disciplines.

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