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Several drawn flowers around the words "Beauty of Jasmine: Chinese music and dance concert".
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World Language: Beauty of Jasmine

Posted on November 22, 2022

The performances in this collection were filmed at the Beauty of Jasmine Chinese Music and Dance Concert at the University of Kentucky’s Singletary Center for the Arts in March of 2012. The program was presented by the Chinese Music, Dance, and Arts Program (CMDAP), led by director Hong Shao. CMDAP is an educational performing and […] Continue »

 

An image of a woman through a screen.
Monthly 9-12

Social Studies: Coded Bias

Posted on November 22, 2022

This discussion guide is designed as a tool to facilitate dialogue for Coded Bias, a film that sets out to demystify the algorithms that increasingly govern our lives. More specifically, this guide will address the social implications of artificial intelligence, discuss American civil rights and liberties in the context of technology, recognize women and people […] Continue »

 

The United States Bill of Rights.
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Social Studies: The Bill of Rights

Posted on November 22, 2022

Explore why the Bill of Rights was added to the Constitution and its enduring impact on defining our rights. In this interactive lesson from WGBH, students develop a written argument in response to the question “How does the Bill of Rights establish and continue to define the rights we have as Americans?” They gather evidence […] Continue »

 

A snip of Octavia Butler overlayed on images of her books.
Monthly 9-12

English Language Arts: Octavia Butler

Posted on November 22, 2022

If you are a fan of science fiction a name you should be familiar with is Octavia E. Butler (cough especially if you watched our telly award-winning Afro-Futurism video cough) One of the most prolific and important Black authors in the genre, Butler’s storytelling pushed the boundaries of what Black people were allowed to be […] Continue »

 

Representation of A, T, and G genes floating.
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Science: Ken Burns – The Gene

Posted on November 22, 2022

This four-hour documentary weaves together science, history, and personal stories to create a historical biography of the human genome. It tells the story of the rapid evolution of genetic science from Gregor Mendel’s groundbreaking experiment in the 19th century to CRISPR, and the hope that newfound powers to alter DNA with pinpoint precision will transform […] Continue »

 

A man in a police officer's uniform.
Monthly 9-12

Health & PE: How Should Schools Educate Teens about Drugs?

Posted on November 22, 2022

D.A.R.E. stands for drug abuse resistance education and is a program that was implemented in schools since the 80’s to prevent youth from doing drugs. The program was widely accepted by schools all over the country, but scientists found it wasn’t really effective. Fast forward to present day and D.A.R.E is still around… sort of. […] Continue »

 

An image of the Earth with satellites around it.
Monthly 9-12

Math: Robot Localization

Posted on November 22, 2022

Explore how a robot keeps track of its position as it moves, and how to update that position with math using ranges to known landmarks, in this 14-minute episode. The goal of this video series is to teach the basics of Robotics: the what, why, and how—with examples—and to provide take-home problems to solve. Continue »

 

Computers connected overlayed on the Earth.
Monthly 9-12

Computer Science: NOVA Cybersecurity Lab Game

Posted on November 22, 2022

Learn how to keep your digital life safe, spot cyber scams, understand the basics of coding, and defend against cyber attacks with the NOVA Cybersecurity Lab. Players assume the role of chief technology officer of a start-up social network company that is the target of increasingly sophisticated cyber attacks. In the game, players must complete […] Continue »

 

A checkerboard next to a corresponding matrix of 1's and 0's.
Monthly 9-12

Arts: How Code Relates to Images

Posted on November 22, 2022

Investigate the relationship between digital image quality and computer information with this interactive. By evaluating images of varying quality and level of detail, students relate the resolution and number of shades of gray in an image to the information stored in the code. Continue »