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Calendar

Aztec
85.06.02 Mexican Culture Taught Through the Aztec Calendar

Study of
79.04.03 Using the Calendar as a Basis for Research, Creative Writing and Correlation in Other Subjects

Career Training

Aviation
88.06.03 Come Fly With Me—An Invitation to Flight: Its History Science, Careers and Safety
88.06.08 Highways In The Sky: Flight Control

Mathematical Skills
80.07.02 Problem Solving through Careers with Hands On Materials

Team-building Skills
02.04.08 A Theater Workshop to Improve Character Development and Collaboration Skills

Caribbean

Art
95.04.05 Ethnic Art: African, Mexican and Caribbean Perspectives
04.03.06 A Bird's Eye View of the Caribbean: Art, Folklore, and Music (A Supplement to African American Studies)

Drama
97.01.09 Caribbean Voices: Dramatic Scenes Influenced by Latino Culture
00.01.06 Galeria De Pinturas

Music and Poetry
96.04.03 Las Voces del Caribe: Recent Immigrants from the Caribbean
06.02.08 Listen to the Rhythm

Guillén, Nicolás
97.01.03 La Presencia africana en el Caribe: Un análisis de la poesía afroantillana (The African Presence in the Caribbean: An analysis of African-Antillean poetry)
97.01.05 The Influence of Musical Folk Traditions in the Poetry of Langston Hughes and Nicolás Guillén

Matos, Luis Palés
97.01.03 La Presencia africana en el Caribe: Un análisis de la poesía afroantillana (The African Presence in the Caribbean: An analysis of African-Antillean poetry)

Cather, Willa

My Antonia
87.02.01 Willa Cather’s “My Antonia”: The Happiness and the Curse

Catholic Church

in Latin America

History of
82.05.07 The History of the Catholic Church in Latin America and Liberation Theology

Catlin, George

Portraits
89.05.03 Early American Portraits: a Strategy for Learning About Artists and Their Works

Cervantes, Miguel de

Don Quixote
80.01.01 An Introduction to Don Quixote

Chemistry

Analysis

Spectroscopy
99.05.07 Infrared Spectroscopy: A Key to Organic Structure

through Art
01.02.05 An Approach to Chemistry via the Analysis of Art Objects: The Scientific Method, Laboratory Safety, Light and Color Theory

Atomic Molecular Structure
99.05.01 Discovery Through Experimentation - Past and Present
99.05.03 The Rediscovery of Matter: A Historical Trek through Classical Chemistry
99.05.07 Infrared Spectroscopy: A Key to Organic Structure
12.04.04 Animating a Nuclear Process
16.04.02 Fun and Games with States of Matter
16.04.06 Teaching Matter and Phase Changes
16.04.08 What's the... Matter?

Basic
80.05.08 Matter
80.07.12 A Problem Solving Approach to the Introduction of Chemistry
89.06.01 Measurements, Matter, and Crystals
99.05.01 Discovery Through Experimentation - Past and Present
99.05.04 Chemistry For Everyday Living
99.05.05 Introduction to Chemistry

Biochemistry
12.04.01 Fostering Connections: The Elements of Nano
14.04.07 The Biochemistry of Drug Development: From Bench to Bedside
15.04.05 Biochemistry and Baseball
19.03.08 Introduction to Biotechnology
20.02.01 We Are What We Eat! The Importance of Nutritional Facts Labels and Balanced Diet in Making Healthy Food Choices

Environmental

Carbon Cycle
15.03.01 The Carbon Cycle and the Connection to Human Activity
15.03.07 Planet Protectors
17.02.04 Chemistry of Inland Waters
18.02.02 Ocean Acidification, Imminent Mass Extinction?

Hydrological Cycle
94.05.03 Experience-based Chemistry in a New Era

Pollution
97.07.01 “Where are Environmental Hazards?”
11.04.02 Indoor versus Outdoor Air: What's the Difference?
18.02.08 Indoor Air Pollution

Experimental
99.05.01 Discovery Through Experimentation - Past and Present
99.05.03 The Rediscovery of Matter: A Historical Trek through Classical Chemistry
99.05.04 Chemistry For Everyday Living
99.05.05 Introduction to Chemistry
16.04.05 What Makes Things Go Boom?

of Food
09.03.01 Catering Middle-School Science: Monomers, Polymers, and Macromolecules
09.03.03 A Taste of Korea: A Chemistry-Geography Adventure!
09.03.04 Sweet Twinkie, Density and Sugar Chomping Yeast: A Look at Physical and Chemical Reactions in the Kitchen
09.03.05 Sweet Science: How Sugar Molecules Are Manipulated in Candy Making
09.03.06 It's Alive! Using Microorganisms in Cooking
20.02.01 We Are What We Eat! The Importance of Nutritional Facts Labels and Balanced Diet in Making Healthy Food Choices
20.02.03 Introduction to Chemistry of Food and Cooking
20.02.04 How Do We Use Electromagnetic Waves to Cook Food?
20.02.05 The Chemistry of Playdough

Forensic
06.05.07 Interdisciplinary Applications of Chemistry through Engineering in Modern Medicine: CSI New Haven
16.04.04 Properties of Matter: A Forensic Science Approach

of Gas Engines
87.06.02 Transportation

History of
99.05.01 Discovery Through Experimentation - Past and Present
99.05.03 The Rediscovery of Matter: A Historical Trek through Classical Chemistry

of Life
06.05.02 Dietary Supplements and the Chemistry of Life

Organic
99.05.07 Infrared Spectroscopy: A Key to Organic Structure
18.02.08 Indoor Air Pollution
19.03.07 Affordable Medical Care: Using Chemistry Concepts to Lower Consumer Cost for Medications and Vaccines

Photosynthesis
00.06.05 Mr. McGregor’s Garden, Peter Rabbit, & The Plant-tastic World of Photosynthesis

Problem Solving
99.05.06 How Do You Know? Let's Try With Math
15.04.03 Problem Based Chemistry: How do I Make a Lake Paint?
19.03.07 Affordable Medical Care: Using Chemistry Concepts to Lower Consumer Cost for Medications and Vaccines

Basic
80.07.12 A Problem Solving Approach to the Introduction of Chemistry

of Textiles
15.04.01 Molecular Structures and Chemical Forces in Textiles

Thermodynamics
16.04.07 Thermodynamics

of Water
87.06.07 The Science & Technology of Water
93.05.01 The Mill River: An Outdoor Laboratory
16.04.01 Water and Life & Phase Changes of Water
17.02.04 Chemistry of Inland Waters
17.02.06 Watersheds and the Cycles of Matter
18.02.05 Is This Water Safe to Drink?

Children (see Adolescence)

African American

Poetry for
01.03.01 "African American Poetry: Miss Wednesday and Friends take us on a Journey of Feelings and Friendship"

American

History of
91.02.09 Changing Images of Childhood in America: Colonial, Federal and Modern England

Colonial Era
03.02.06 Child Life in the New England Colonies

Anger Management

Inner Voice
02.04.03 The Inner Voice: Writing as a Tool to Control Anger in the Classroom
04.02.04 Conflict Resolution through Classic Storytelling

Cognitive Development
01.06.02 Self-Fulfilling Prophecy in African American Students: Exploring African American Achievers
01.06.04 The Semantics of Intelligence Illustrated in John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men
01.06.05 Developing and Assessing the Intelligence of a Kindergartner: A Practical Approach

Disabled

Effect on Family
82.06.08 Impact of a Handicapped Child on the Family

Mexican Culture of
94.02.10 The Counting Train: Windows to Mexico

Photography of
06.01.10 We Are Part of a "Bigger Picture": Children Critically Examine Photographs

Plays for
85.06.04 Toys Are Us
93.03.01 “The Art of Creative Dramatics Through the Eyes of a Young Child”

Creative Dramatics
93.03.01 “The Art of Creative Dramatics Through the Eyes of a Young Child”

Poetry for
94.02.10 The Counting Train: Windows to Mexico
01.03.01 "African American Poetry: Miss Wednesday and Friends take us on a Journey of Feelings and Friendship"
03.03.01 Willie Sunday Takes Us on a Journey of Reading and Writing with Humorous Poems by Jack Prelutsky

Quiet Time for
01.06.06 Quiet Time: An environment for school success

Rights of

Best Interest Standards
94.01.05 To what extent is the application of family law in the best interests of children?

Science

of Paper Airplanes
88.06.02 Paper Airplanes

Stress/Stress Reduction

Yoga
01.06.06 Quiet Time: An environment for school success

Teamwork and Cooperation
02.04.05 Integrating the Craft of Writing into Physical Education

Toys of
85.06.04 Toys Are Us

China

Contemporary Education
82.04.02 Contemporary Education in China: An Inside View
83.06.06 Secondary Education in Urban China: The Search for a Marxist Model

Culture

Ancient

Shang Dynasty
81.02.05 China: Portrait of Change

Family in

in Children's Literature
99.01.09 "Wednesday and Friends: Looking at the Chinese Family Through the Eyes of Women Authors"

Christie, Agatha
95.01.10 Teaching Detective Fiction Through A Cross Curriculum Unit

ABC Murders
87.04.03 Historians Are Real People: When Stories Are True

Cinque (Sengbe, Joseph)
89.05.08 The Roots of The Modern Day African Americans And The Suggested Motivation For A Bright Future (Actual Experiences of Booker T. Washington, Frederick Douglass And Joseph Sengbe (Cinque))
90.02.08 The Amistad Affair: Problem Solving Applied Through Theater
02.01.02 Looking at Human Struggle Through The Language Arts Curriculum: The Faces of Slavery

Citizen Rights
95.03.05 The Constitution, Juvenile Justice, and You

Civics (see History; Law; Social Studies)

Civil Disorder

African American

Black Church Music
97.05.07 Sing Two Stanzas and Rebel in the Morning: The Role of Black Religious Music in the Struggle for Freedom

Double Entendre
97.05.07 Sing Two Stanzas and Rebel in the Morning: The Role of Black Religious Music in the Struggle for Freedom

American
92.01.03 Eyes on the Prize: The Civil Rights Struggle, 1954 to 1965

The Sixties
83.04.02 Peace and Aggression: A Challenge of Our Time
83.04.04 The Sixties: Notes of Discord
98.01.06 Let Justice Roll Down: The Civil Rights Movement Through Film (1954-1965)
11.02.05 Urban Race Riots: Are They Predictable, Preventable, and Pedagogically Relevant?

Civil Rights (see Law; History)

American
93.04.05 Mosaic America Through Literary Art: The Civil Rights Movement via African Americans, Chicanos and Native Americans
94.04.06 In the Struggle for Equality and Justice for All
96.01.04 Justice Demands an End to Segregation, But it Does Not End
96.01.14 Why Do We Suffer From The Rights Of Others?
97.03.10 American Women Who Shaped the Civil Rights Movement Explored Through the Literature of Eloise Greenfield
98.04.09 Changing Times Here and Now
06.03.05 Postwar America: King and the Civil Rights Movement
06.03.08 The Road to Equality
11.02.05 Urban Race Riots: Are They Predictable, Preventable, and Pedagogically Relevant?
13.01.03 Being the Change
16.03.04 Citizenship and Identity through the Lens of a Presidential Campaign
16.03.06 Know Your Rights: Citizenship, Surveillance and Democracy in Post 9/11 America
19.02.06 Identity and Social Justice

Affirmative Action
96.01.12 Affirmative Action Debate
96.01.13 Affirmative Action: Is It Still Necessary?

Americans with Disabilities
04.01.06 The ADA, the Supreme Court, and Self-Advocacy
06.03.07 The Path to Opportunity: A Study of Disability Rights in Postwar America
19.03.09 The American Disabilities Act, tourism and hospitality with applied biotechnological design

Bridges, Ruby
02.01.04 Surviving the Struggle: Ruby Bridges, Ryan White, and Anne Frank

Brown v. Board of Education Era
04.01.09 What’s in a Word: Investigating the Language of the Brown v. Board Era
14.03.08 American Citizenship and the 14th Amendment: Conflicts and Resolutions in Education

Chicano
93.04.05 Mosaic America Through Literary Art: The Civil Rights Movement via African Americans, Chicanos and Native Americans
94.04.05 Nativist and Racist Movements in the U.S. and their Aftermath
06.02.04 Civil Rights Struggles in the Latino Community

Civil Disobedience

King, Martin Luther, Jr.
87.03.02 Non-violent Protest Through The Ages
96.01.01 An Analysis of Jim Crow Laws and their Effects on Race Relations

Civil Rights Act of 1964
82.03.04 An Analysis of the Civil Rights Act of 1964: A Legislated Response to Racial Discrimination in the U. S.
96.01.13 Affirmative Action: Is It Still Necessary?

Constitutional Rights (see Bill of Rights)
94.04.07 In Search of Rights
95.03.02 Understanding the Significance of the Nationalization of the Bill of Rights
00.03.04 Democracy, Race, and Privacy: The Hypocritical Failures of the United States
00.03.05 Privacy in the Age of Video Surveillance This Is Not Your Father’s Candid Camera
16.03.01 The Price of Freedom
16.03.02 The Citizenship Complex: Why the Vote Matters in the Race for Freedom and Equality for All

Hispanic (see Latin America)
97.04.08 New Movements For Social Justice: The Latino Struggle for Equal Rights (1950’s-1970’s)
06.02.04 Civil Rights Struggles in the Latino Community
16.03.03 Democracy and Citizenship: The Complex Case of Puerto Rico

History (see History, American, Civil Rights)
92.01.03 Eyes on the Prize: The Civil Rights Struggle, 1954 to 1965
19.02.05 On Teaching Race in the Classroom: A Foundational Thematic Approach to Race & Law in the US History Curriculum

The Sixties
83.04.01 What do they want? Critical Perspectives on the 1960’s in the United States
83.04.04 The Sixties: Notes of Discord
83.04.07 Electronic Surveillance: Unlawful Invasion of Privacy or Justifiable Law Enforcement
94.04.06 In the Struggle for Equality and Justice for All
98.01.06 Let Justice Roll Down: The Civil Rights Movement Through Film (1954-1965)

Japanese
94.04.01 What About My 40 Acres & A Mule?

Juvenile Justice
95.03.05 The Constitution, Juvenile Justice, and You
95.03.08 You and the Law—Beating the Odds

Native American
93.04.05 Mosaic America Through Literary Art: The Civil Rights Movement via African Americans, Chicanos and Native Americans
94.04.01 What About My 40 Acres & A Mule?
01.04.09 Native American-Culture in Crisis
19.02.04 Incorporating Native American History and Settler Colonialism in the AP United States History Course

Public School Students
92.01.10 The Law and Discipline in the Classroom

Privacy
00.03.04 Democracy, Race, and Privacy: The Hypocritical Failures of the United States
00.03.05 Privacy in the Age of Video Surveillance This Is Not Your Father’s Candid Camera

Warren Court
04.01.07 The Legacy of the Warren Court

Civil War (see History, American)

Climate (see Ecology and Environmental Studies)
94.05.04 Climate and Ecology
18.02.01 Alternative Energies: Student Designed, Renewable Resource Driven "Power Plants"
18.02.04 Humans as Invasive Species: Their Impact on the Environment and Adaptations to Live with the Changes to our Climate

Columbus, Christopher (see History, American Explorers)
86.02.03 1986 Capsule: Hispanic Influence in the New World
92.02.01 The Indians’ Discovery of Columbus
92.02.07 Windows of Time Since 1492
92.04.01 Researching Columbus: Encounters and Exchanges

Comic Books

Art
80.02.03 Comic Books: Superheroes/heroines, Domestic Scenes, and Animal Images

Reading of
80.04.02 Flash! Super Heroes Teach Students How To Read And Write
86.04.05 From Comics to Classics

Writing of
80.04.02 Flash! Super Heroes Teach Students How To Read And Write
86.04.05 From Comics to Classics

Communications (see Internet; Journalism; Technology)

the FAX System
89.07.05 The Fax Systems: A Bright Outlook for Business Communications

Journalism

Newspapers
89.05.04 The Modern Newspaper

Communism

Communistic Societies
89.01.04 Utopian Communities, 1800-1890

Communities
14.02.06 Discovering Community, Discovering Ourselves

American
89.01.01 Integrating the Hispanic Youth Population of the Hill into the New Haven Community
89.01.02 American Studies, “The Hill Community”
89.01.03 The Community and You: Learning Your Way Around Fair Haven
89.01.04 Utopian Communities, 1800-1890
89.01.05 The Impact of the Music of the Harlem Renaissance on Society
89.01.06 Arms Makers in the Community
89.01.07 A Conceptual Model for Teaching Community Development
89.01.08 Double Minority: The Haitians in America
89.01.09 “Lynch Law”—An American Community Enigma
89.01.10 Communities in Transition
89.01.11 Urban New Haven in the Making (1920-1980)
89.01.12 Cultural Communities of New Haven
89.01.13 The Church Community: The Oldest Black Church in New Haven, Past and Present
89.01.14 Newhallville:A Neighborhood of Changing Prosperity
14.02.08 Defining the American Community: Drama and the Other

Family and
89.05.09 Images of the American Family
14.02.02 The Power of One: Exploring the Vital Role that the Individual Plays in a Community
14.02.04 Where Are You From? Who Will You Become?

Bridges and

Problem Solving
01.05.03 Bridges: Joining Communities Together
01.05.04 Building Model Bridges Following the Engineering Process
01.05.10 Bridges: Built on a Firm Foundation

Church

in New Haven
89.01.13 The Church Community: The Oldest Black Church in New Haven, Past and Present
14.02.11 Does Community Truly Bring Unity?

Local
01.05.03 Bridges: Joining Communities Together
01.05.05 Fair Haven Community and the Grand Avenue Bridge
14.02.07 Relationship Building within the School and Classroom Community

Utopian
89.01.04 Utopian Communities, 1800-1890
14.02.09 Using Film as a Gateway to Action Research

Computers (see Digital Media)

Basic Skills

Computer-Assisted
81.06.09 Understanding—BASIC Programming for Remedial Students

Electricity and
81.06.07 An Introduction to the Use of Computers
89.07.06 How Computers Have Simplified Accounting

Facsimile Machine
89.07.05 The Fax Systems: A Bright Outlook for Business Communications

Flowcharting

Basic
81.06.03 Flowcharting: A Method of Problem Solving

Growth of Technology
83.04.06 IBM and the Growth of Computer Technology: Teaching History in Computer Education

In Accounting
89.07.02 Changes in Lifestyle Due to Electricity

Historical Comparison
99.07.07 The Cultural Impact of Computer Technology

History
81.06.01 Math on the Computer

Mathematics and

Area of Plane Figures
81.06.04 Introducing Computer Programming in a Traditional Classroom

Fractions
81.06.02 The Effective Use of Computers in Applied Mathematics

Graphing
81.06.06 Graphing and the Computer

Programming

BASIC
81.06.01 Math on the Computer
81.06.04 Introducing Computer Programming in a Traditional Classroom
81.06.05 The Basics of BASIC

Applications

Daily Numbers
81.06.08 Looking into the Connecticut Daily Numbers

FORTRAN

Basic
81.06.01 Math on the Computer

Conflict Resolution (see Debate Skills)
94.01.01 Conflict Resolution: New Rules For Early Primary Grades
96.01.14 Why Do We Suffer From The Rights Of Others?

Anger Management
02.04.03 The Inner Voice: Writing as a Tool to Control Anger in the Classroom

Children's Literature
04.02.04 Conflict Resolution through Classic Storytelling

Persuasive Voice
07.01.08 The Persuasive Voice: Communication as a Resolution to the Cold War

United Nations
02.03.03 Investigating Conflict Resolution Through the United Nations

Violence
95.03.06 Living to Avoid the Criminal Justice System
02.06.02 The Roots of Violence in Society

African American
95.03.06 Living to Avoid the Criminal Justice System

Connecticut (see New Haven, Connecticut; Geology; Ecology)

Architecture

Colonial
78.04.01 Colonial Connecticut--Learning to Look and Understand

Biodiversity
05.05.03 Connecticut Wildlife: Biodiversity and Conservation Status of Our Vertebrate Populations

Coastline
95.05.09 Integrating PHysical Science and the Geological Environment
97.06.02 The Connecticut Watershed and Its Impact On The Water Quality of Long Island Sound—A Curriculum Adapted for Use with Blind and Visually Impaired Students
97.06.11 A Dramatic World: An Eighth Grade Theater Curriculum for Earth’s Future Caretakers

Energy Sources
10.04.04 Renewable Energy in Connecticut – Softening Our Footprint through Sustainable Energy Use

History
97.06.11 A Dramatic World: An Eighth Grade Theater Curriculum for Earth’s Future Caretakers

Colonial
78.04.01 Colonial Connecticut--Learning to Look and Understand
78.04.02 History of Connecticut Through 1690
92.03.03 A New Look At Old New Haven
95.05.07 A Special Relationship: Connecticut and Its Settlers

Folklore
87.04.05 Connecticut Folklore: Fact or Fiction?

Hartford

Arms Made in
89.01.06 Arms Makers in the Community

Inland Wetlands of
85.07.09 Inland Wetlands
95.05.03 Connecticut’s Freshwater Wetlands

Juvenile Court System
95.03.01 The Justice System and Connecticut’s Young People

Newhallville Community
89.01.10 Communities in Transition
89.01.14 Newhallville:A Neighborhood of Changing Prosperity

Puerto Rican Community of
01.04.05 Expressions of Anti-Racism through Painting: The Puerto Rican Community from West Side Story to Connecticut

Slavery (1640-1848)
80.06.09 Slavery in Connecticut 1640-1848

Watersheds
97.06.02 The Connecticut Watershed and Its Impact On The Water Quality of Long Island Sound—A Curriculum Adapted for Use with Blind and Visually Impaired Students
17.02.05 Lobster Die-off in the Long Island Sound

Consumer Practices
10.01.01 Government Policy through the Lens of Suburban Development
10.01.02 Publicidad en Español
10.01.03 Environmental Consumerism
10.01.04 I'd Like to Teach the World to Buy: Advertising Jingles in America
10.01.05 Consumer Culture, Young Voters, and American Presidential Elections
10.01.06 Gridiron Consumers: The Billion-Dollar Ascent of Football in America
10.01.07 Really, ¿Quiero Taco Bell?: A Multicultural Marketing Approach
10.01.08 Is It Trash? Sculpture That Recycles
10.01.09 Assembling the Latino Consumer
10.01.10 The Shroud of Choice: A Psychological Look at Consumer Culture
10.01.11 Numeropharma: America's Powerful Legal Drug Culture and the Math Behind It
10.01.12 Fast Food in France: Would You Like Cherry Tomatoes with That? Using Advertisements, Menus, and Web Sites in Middle-School French Classes

American
79.02.06 The 1920s: The Rise of Consumer Culture

and Environment
93.05.09 Environmental Responsibility

Low-Income Families
82.06.11 Consumer Practices of Low-Income Families with Strategies for Improved Financial Management

Contraception (see Adolescence, Sexuality and)

General
81.03.08 Attitudes Towards Sex and the Use of Contraceptives in Lower Socioeconomic Strata

History of
82.06.03 The History of Birth Control

Copley, John Singleton

General
80.02.01 The Portrait as Metaphor: A Study of the World of John Singleton Copley

Portraits
89.05.03 Early American Portraits: a Strategy for Learning About Artists and Their Works

Crafts

Colonial
89.05.02 Stepping Into A Colonial Family, A Primary Student’s Perspective of Colonial Crafts, Customs and Traditions

Latin American
87.01.02 Studio Art Lessons Based on Latin American Arts and Crafts

Renaissance
86.03.01 The English Guild Method of Learning

Crane, Stephen

The Red Badge Of Courage
87.02.08 War Beyond Romance: The Red Badge of Courage and Other Considerations

Crime

Juvenile Delinquency
00.02.07 Why Juveniles Commit Crimes

Criminal Justice (see Judicial System)

Administration of
00.02.03 Democracy Speaks Through Criminal Law?

Juvenile Court System

Teenage Rights
00.02.06 Juvenile Justice/The Real Deal

Cuba

History of
89.03.02 The Heritage of Puerto Rico and Cuba

Literature
16.02.07 Cuba! Identity Revealed through Cultural Connections



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