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Unit TitleAuthor


Are They REALLY That Different?

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

The Philadelphia Wax Museum: Exploring the History of a City Through Different Points of View

Tia D. Larese
Keywords: History, social studies, wax museum, Philadelphia, revolutionary war, biography, elementary

Are You Destined for Mathematical Greatness?

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

The Haitian Revolution and Governor General Toussaint Louverture: A Biography

Keysiah M. Middleton
Keywords: High School, social studies

To Write with Fire: Unapologetic Poets of the Harlem Renaissance and Black Arts Movement

Wendi Mungai Umoren
Keywords: literary period, Harlem Renaissance, revolution, racism, poetry, black arts movement, aesthetics, African American

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised: It Will Be Digital

Jada L. Warfield-Henry
Keywords: Historical Context, hip-hop, English, High School, Harlem Renaissance, black arts movement, Digital Anthology

Reading Activist Playwrights, Writing Activist Plays

Anissa Weinraub
Keywords: English, Theater, black arts movement, Creative Writing, Activist Art

The Chemistry of Rocks in the Wissahickon Valley

Cristobal Carambo

A Cry from the Climate: The Glacier is Talking

Nichole Boyd
Keywords: Environmental Science, High School, glaciers, global warming, climate change, Earth Science

When Batteries Die, Do They Go to Heaven?

Bruce S. Karpe
Keywords: High School, Environmental Science, Science, sustainability, trash, recycling, Physical Science, Chemistry, Electronic Waste, batteries

Kids Can Campaign for Carbon Change and Help Reduce Global Warming

Sharon Karlyn
Keywords: global warming, Science, weather, climate, 4th Grade, climate change, Earth Science, elementary

Is Technology Destroying Earth?

Alena Newpher-Lockard
Keywords: High School, environment, Science, Technology, chemical reactions, Chemistry

Climate Change and My World

Jaimie Piotrowicz
Keywords: Natural resources, greenhouse gas, temperature, pollution, carbon dioxide, climate change, atmosphere, emissions

Earth, Our Fragile Home: Waste, Methane and Climate Change

Cara Wallin
Keywords: landfills, methane gas, greenhouse effect, global warming, climate change

Have You Ever Told That Story Before? Student Biographers Asking Important Life Questions, Preserving Memories and Writing History

Joyce Arnosky
Keywords: language arts, social studies, writing, biography, elementary

Planetary Motion From the Ground Up

Klint Kanopka
Keywords: Kepler, Inquiry, Math, orbit, observation, mathematics, Newton, High School, geocentric, Galileo, geometry, heliocentric, gravity, solar system, simulation, Science, physics, Physical Science, advanced placement, astronomy, advanced placement physics, ap physics, argument

Sisters in the Shadows: Black Women During the Black Arts Movement

Kristian Ali
Keywords: language arts, movement, gender awareness, feminism, High School, English, social justice, self-awareness, revolution, black women, black arts movement


The Impact of the Haitian Revolution on 18th Century Philadelphia

Keysiah M. Middleton
Keywords: Jacques Pierre Brissot, high school history, literature of Haitian Revolution, ninth grade World History, Middle school social studies, free people of color, gens de couleur libres, French slaves in Philadelphia, French negroes in Philadelphia, francophone, Girondists, Haitian Revolution, Haitians in Philadelphia, Haitian rebellion, Haiti, grands blancs, Global Studies, Sonthonax, Societie des Amis des Noir, small whites, Stephen Girard, slave uprising, Saint Domingue slave revolution, world history, tenth grade African American History, Saint Domingue refugees in Philadelphia, petty whites, petits blancs, Saint Domingue rebellion, Saint Domingue civil war, Saint Dominguan slaves in Philadelphia, Philadelphia 18th century history, Polverel, Exclusif, class division in Saint Domingue, Code Noir of 1685, Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen, African American History, affranchise, American History, big whites, eleventh grade American History, 18th century Philadelphia, 18th century Philadelphia merchants

The Panama Canal: Path to Global Destiny

Patrick Naughton
Keywords: yellow fever, Geography, Socratic Seminar, Panama Canal, Roosevelt, American History, engineering, Empire

“Moving on Up”: The Causes and the Impact of the Great Migration on African Americans

Tonya R. Oniyama
Keywords: inquiry-based learning, ninth grade, world history, The Great Migration, tenth grade, African American History, eleventh grade