Nuclear Fusion - This simple and engaging astronomy activity explains nuclear fusion and how radiation is generated by stars, using marshmallows as a model. Learners will explore what cosmic radiation is and where it comes from, and how the elements in the universe are generated. The PDF contains step-by-step instructions, photos, presentation tips, links to background information, and a printable Periodic Table of the Elements.
World War II Disney Propaganda Films Analysis Presentation
World War II Disney Propaganda Films Analysis Presentation Your students will love this activity! This is a 9-slide PowerPoint presentation reviewing World War II propaganda films created by Walt Disney. The short film clips that are included are: “Food Will Win the War”, “Out of the Frying Pan” and “the Thrifty Pig”. The presentation reviews background information about Walt Disney during the War and information about the military and Hollywood today.
Tragedy of Julius Caesar, Dazzling Lecture to Launch Shakespeare’s Play
Grab every eye in the room with this compelling 43-slide Prezi that provides all of the background information your class will need as you launch your study of William Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of Julius Caesar.
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