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A Toast to a Scientist - Celebrating Identity and Accomplishments part of Teach the Earth:Teaching Activities
To bring attention to a more inclusive population of scientists and to help students develop their own science identity, students are assigned to write a speech that could be given as a "toast" at an ...
Using Media to Document Public Attitudes on Waste part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Teaching Environmental Justice: Interdisciplinary Approaches:Activities
Students work in small groups to record interviews capturing public attitudes on various types of waste. Students then edit shorter videos into a larger film that incorporates student analysis and synthetic commentary on waste in our society.
A Beautiful Mind: Using Media to Teach Economics part of Examples
A Beautiful Mind won the Academy Award for best picture in 2001 and it chronicles the life of John Nash who is noted for his pioneering work on general equilibrium theory. This scene is a great way to discuss ...
"Irreplacable" by Beyonce part of Examples
This flash animation for the song "Irreplaceable" demonstrates how the availability of substitutes affects the price elasticity of demand. Beyonce notes that her current boyfriend is not "irreplaceable," meaning that her demand for him is elastic.
The Hudsucker Proxy: Using Media to Teach Economics part of Examples
This film chronicles the introduction of the hula hoop, a toy that set off one of the greatest fads in United States history. According to Wham-O, the manufacturer of the hoop, when the toy was first introduced in ...
Opportunity Cost and Normal Profit: Using Media to Teach Economics part of Examples
A public interest group claims that pharmaceutical companies overstate the costs of developing drugs because they include the foregone earnings from the money invested in drug development. The story can be used to discuss the concepts of opportunity cost and normal profit.
The Simpsons, "New Kid on the Block" part of Examples
This is an excellent clip from The Simpsons that demonstrates the concept of diminishing marginal utility and marginal analysis.
Cartoon Physics part of Examples
This activity promotes the learning of basic physics principle by viewing cartoon videos where these principles are bent of broken.
Statistical Discrimination and Motherhood: Using Media to Teach Economics part of Examples
A news story interviews a woman who claims that it was difficult for her to find employment because she had children. The story is used to examine the concept of statistical discrimination and whether public policy should be used to discourage statistical discrimination in this case.
Introducing Geological Interesting Places with Videos part of Teach the Earth:Teaching Activities
This activity provides a workflow and an example of using the workflow to create videos to effectively and efficiently introduce geologic interesting places.