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Unit TitleAuthor


Math is Music to My Ears

Caron D. Forman
Keywords: Math, Music

Minerals in Society

Cristobal Carambo
Keywords: geology, rock cycle, Chemistry

Volcano Folklore vs. Reality

Tia D. Larese
Keywords: geology, volcano, earth sciences, Chemistry

Music as Activism: Warrior’s Don’t Cry and Protest in the Civil Rights Movement

Renae Curless
Keywords: melba patillo beals, little rock, Music, integration, segregation, racism, poetry, Civil Rights Movement, African American History, African American literature

Life on Spinning Rocks

Maya Bhagat
Keywords: geology, planets, alien, astronomy, Earth Science

Creating Life!

Nicole Flores
Keywords: Space Science, Science, Earth Science, astronomy

The Truth Is Out There: Finding Exoplanets

Klint Kanopka
Keywords: Math, Space Science, Science, Physical Science

Models on Earth and Space

Amatise Ponzo
Keywords: listening, Space Science, Reading, Earth Science


Kimberly Sweeney
Keywords: erosion, weathering, Science

Probability and the Observable Universe

Bridget Mason
Keywords: multiplication, overlapping events, mutually exclusive events, experimental Probability, independent events, habitable zone, habitable planets, Theoretical probability, sample space, probability, permutation, combination, compound probability, counting principle, astronomy, dependent events

Taking Teenagers From Aaaaah! To *Om* to Action! Using Contemplative Practices from World Religions to Teach Stress Management and Promote Well-Being

Meg H. Flisek
Keywords: Meditation, Flexibility and adaptability, Global awareness, Initiative and self-direction, Health literacy, Stress relief, Social and cross-cultural skills, World religions, Productivity and accountability

How Does One Achieve the Good Life?

Colleen Lawson-Thornton
Keywords: zine, Meditation, Four Noble Truths, experiential learning, Good Life, Eightfold Path, Eastern religion, Eastern philosophy, happiness, Tao Te Ching, Tao of Pooh, tai chi, yoga, walking meditation, Upanishads, philosophy, Hinduism, collaborative learning, Buddhism, close reading, Bhagavad Gita, contemplative practices, Cornell notes, discussion board, Daoism

Mindful Suspension

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

Jazz as Black History: Teaching African American History Through Musicology

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

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

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

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

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

I Am Malala: Mindfulness and Community Service

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

Extracting Earth’s Elements

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

Watch Out! It’s an Earthquake!

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

The Earth’s Layers

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