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Unit TitleAuthor

2021


Where Does Our Water Come From?

David White
Keywords: water, water cycle, water filtration, water pollution, Watershed

Who Am I and Where Am I? A Place-Based Poetry Unit

Emma Connolly
Keywords: comprehension instruction, fluency instruction, identity development, Middle School, place-based learning, poetry, special education, writing instruction

Energy Equals Force and Motion

Felicia Atwell
Keywords: force, motion, renewable energy

Wicked Problems, Place, and Liberation

Charlie McGeehan
Keywords: Geography, liberation, Philadelphia Neighborhoods, Senior Project

West African Jelis/Griots Old and New

Aisha Al-Muid
Keywords: Geography, Mali, Nigeria, West Africa, West AFrican empires

Critical Metals and Their Real-World Applications

Ariel Coff
Keywords: earth metals, mining, periodic table

The Sound of Resistance: Protest Music in African Cinema

David Jennis
Keywords: African Cinema, African music, Amandla! A Revolution in Four Part Harmony, Apartheid, History of Africa: Resistance and Liberation, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, South Africa

Changing Technology for a Changing Climate: Knowledge is not always power, but power is rarely ignorant

Chloe Glynn
Keywords: climate change, critical minerals, environment, fossil fuels, geopolitics, green technology, greenhouse gases, hands-on experiments, power, renewable energy, social media

Redefining the Teaching & Learning of Mathematics

Tracy Saltz
Keywords: active learning, Equity, Math Education, mathematical practices, problem solving, productive struggle

Renewable Energy: “Let it Shine”

Dr. David L. Turner
Keywords: “Let it Shine”, and solar cell, carbon emission, carbon footprint, renewable energy, solar energy, wind energy, wind turbines

Hand-Made Music: Creating the Instruments and Sounds of Africa

Katherine Steiner
Keywords: Africa, African music, Africana studies, Art, contemporary music, hands-on, High School, high school art, high school music, instrument, Music

Framing Africa with 5 Music Narratives

Lisa Yuk Kuen Yau
Keywords: Africa, African music, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, freedom songs, griots, gumboot, hip-hop, Kenya, Mali, national anthems, protest dances, protest songs, Pygmies, South Africa, stepping, Zap Mama

Art and Tyranny: Franco’s Role in Mobutu’s Zaire

Geoffrey Winikur
Keywords: arts education, colonization, culturally responsive teaching, imperialism, Inquiry, interdisciplinary pedagogy, multiple literacies, postcolonial studies, Research, student research

Exploring Our City Through Images, Poetry, and Music

Katherine Volin
Keywords: class, gender, Music, poetry, race

Roblox and the City: Exploring Race, Class, and Gender Through Digital Gaming

Robert Rivera-Amezola
Keywords: cities, class, digital citizens, digital games, digital literacy, elementary, gender, race, Technology

The Museum of Gold

Kristin Nakaishi
Keywords: economics, geology, gold, minerals, Sociology

Voting Rights and Black Electoral Power in the 21st Century

John Taylor-Baranik
Keywords: civic education, civil rights, dialogical pedagogy, inquiry-based learning, interdisciplinary curriculum, media literacy, student research, voting rights

How the Humanities and Social Sciences Address Today’s Political Divide

Alexander de Arana
Keywords: History, Humanities, identity politics, political divide, social sciences, social studies

Critical Interventions into the Single Story of Africa

Pearl Jonas
Keywords: Africa, African American History, Bias, Culture, Identity, Music, narrative, perspective, project-based, Single story, stereotypes, storytelling

Climate Crisis: a Storyline Exploration

Bijal Makadia
Keywords: climate crisis, renewable energy, Scottish Storyline Method