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All TIP Curriculum UnitsView by: Year | Seminar

Unit TitleAuthor


Mindful Suspension

Jaimie Piotrowicz
Keywords: Meditation, Personal Growth, Suspension, Mindful Suspension, Detention, Cognitive Therapy, Behavioral Therapy, Therapy

Jazz as Black History: Teaching African American History Through Musicology

Matthew Menschner
Keywords: Grades 9-12, American History, African American History, Music History, Music Studies, Musicology, Jazz History, Jazz, Jazz Studies, The Jazz Age, Swing Music, Bebop, Literature, The Harlem Renaissance, World War II

From Civil Rights to #BlackLivesMatter: The Music Is the Movement

Amanda Schear
Keywords: social justice, literacy, African American History, Civil Rights Movement, Protest music, African American literature, Black Lives Matter, Informational text, Compare and contrast, Social change, Protest movements, Music

Put Yourself Out There: Identity, Genre, and Concert Production in Music Ensemble Performance

Walter Bechtold
Keywords: social studies, High School, Music, Middle School, Grade 7-12, Instrumental Music, Band, Orchestra, Performance, Arranging, Music Technology, Popular Music, Genre, Identity, Culture

I Am Malala: Mindfulness and Community Service

Cara Wallin
Keywords: Personal Growth, Culture, community service, I am Malala, fundraising

Extracting Earth’s Elements

Eual A. Phillips
Keywords: Math, Environmental Science, Chemistry, physics, green chemistry, minerals, endangered elements, compounds, ionic, covalent, earth, coordination, crystals, molecular geometry

Watch Out! It’s an Earthquake!

Monique Henry
Keywords: Earthquakes, occurrences, Earth disruptions, Earth Science, Philadelphia School District of Philadelphia

The Earth’s Layers

Monique McCoy
Keywords: Earth Science, Math, Science, climate change, Physical Science, algebra


Your Galactic Address: Space, Place, and Perspective

Amanda Amanullah
Keywords: elementary, social studies, writing, English, Math, Science, physics, geometry, astronomy, solar system, Space Science, Geography, Reading, Ratio, Proportion, space, universe, scale, fractions, perspective, point of view

Your Slice of the Sky – Elliptical Motion in the Sky

Vicki Baker
Keywords: Conic Sections, ellipse, parabola, algebra

Cosmic Chemistry with Radioactive Wrinkles

Maya Bhagat
Keywords: Chemical Cosmology, Nucleosynthesis

Nuclear Fusion in the Cosmos and the Chemistry Curriculum

Alex Leed
Keywords: High School, Chemistry, Physical Science, astronomy, Fusion, stellar evolution

Determining the Motion of Galaxies Using Doppler Redshift

Caitlin M. Matyas
Keywords: High School, Science, Physical Science, physics, astronomy, simulation, Inquiry, Doppler effect, Hubble expansion, redshift, discussion

The Born Identity of Atoms

Eual A. Phillips
Keywords: High School, Science, Chemistry, Physical Science, physics, universe, algebra, atoms, fission, fusion linear equations, graphing, Medicine, modelling, neutrons, nuclear, nuclides, protons, stellar nucleosynthesis, radioactivity, reactions, stars

Dark Matter and Dark Conflict in Poetry: A Comparison

Kathleen Radebaugh
Keywords: poetry, universe, Dark energy, dark matter, William Wordsworth, William Shakespeare, writing portfolio

Are You Destined for Mathematical Greatness

Catherine Michini
Keywords: biography, High School, Math, Science, Biographies of Alumni in STEM Careers, Interviewing an Honor Math Student, biographies, interviewing, Interview Skills, Journalism, Gender Bias, Women in STEM Careers, STEM Careers, Alumni Legacy, Self-Reflection Questions, Learning from Peers

“Men of Bronze”: Reflecting on Legacy of the Hellfighters of Harlem

Tara Ann Carter
Keywords: English, World War I, History, Sociology, graphic novels, Military History, African Americans, soldiers, primary source documents, Secondary Source Documents, Writing Workshop, comic books, Max Brooks, Harlem Hellfighters, The Great Migration, New York

Linking Cultures and History During Colonial Pennsylvania

Karen J. Burrell
Keywords: elementary, biography, social studies, Informational text, Pennsylvania History, William Penn

Finding Freedom—Heroes of the Underground Railroad

Lynn Gourinski Fahr
Keywords: Underground Railroad, James Still, Thomas Garrett, Harriet Tubman

Are They REALLY That Different?

Nicole Flores
Keywords: elementary, social studies, English, Literature, Compare, poetry, Fifth-Grade