Culture Assimilation Patterns
By Carol May
The student reads definitions of four basic assimilation patterns in American society and creates a model for each by clicking and dragging building blocks. The student also writes a brief explanation of each new model.
The Social-Conflict Theoretical Approach
By Deb DeRosso
Learners view a mind map of the social-conflict Approaches and answer questions about the inequalities, competition, and power found in social structures.
The Symbolic Interaction Theoretical Approach
In this interactive object, learners view a mind map of the symbolic interaction Approaches and answer questions about communication and symbols.
A Theoretical Analysis of Sports
In this interactive object, learners examine the structural-functional, social-conflict, and symbolic interaction analyses of sports. A mind map and quiz questions are included.
A Theoretical Analysis of Sexuality
In this interactive object, learners examine the structural-functional, social-conflict, and symbolic interaction analyses of sexuality. A mind map and a brief quiz are included.
A Theoretical Analysis of Education
In this interactive object, learners examine a mind map depicting manifest and latent functions of education. Quiz questions complete the activity.
A Theoretical Analysis of Health
In this interactive object, learners examine a mind map depicting manifest and latent functions of health. Quiz questions complete the activity.
Key Terms on Motivation
By robin rathsack
In this learning activity you'll match definitions of motivational terms with terms and concepts found in a puzzle.
Motivation Bike Theory
By Kathy Lich
Learners see and hear how motivation on the job can be compared to the use of a bicycle. They then write an explanation of how this theory can be applied to a situation in their own workplace.
Where Is Japan?
By Virginia Kirsch
Students read about Japan and test their knowledge by answering questions. They also locate Japan's major islands and the bordering countries on a map.
Amendments to the U.S. Constitution
By Mona Wenrich
Students explore the history of U.S. Constitutional amendments and the process involved in adding an amendment. In an interactive exercise, learners author their own amendments and explain why these should be added to the Constitution.
Developing a Budget for the U.S. Government
By Jen Bero
Learners follow the step-by-step process the U.S. Government uses for creating the federal budget. The topics of budget surpluses and deficits and the federal deficit are covered.
By Karyl Nicholson
In this learning activity you'll describe inflation, its causes, and the negative consequences of it.
In this learning activity you'll discover how visual perception of size is influenced by what's surrounding an image.
Angles Within Angles
In this learning activity you'll discover how the concept of unstable figures influences your perception of an image.
All Is Vanity: An Ambiguous Figure
In this learning activity you'll discover how your visual perception influences your understanding of ambiguous figures.
Relationships With Parents: A Model of Shifting…
By Kathy Henning
In this learning activity, you'll discuss shifting perceptions of parents at different life stages.
Time and Punctuality Around the World
Students view a world map and click on a country or continent to read about how the people there view time. A brief quiz concludes the activity.
Students read about the world's active volcanoes that make up the "Ring of Fire." In an interactive exercise, they locate these volcanoes on maps.
In this learning activity you'll quiz yourself about Greenland by answering questions about the people, the land, and the economy.
The Amazon Rain Forest
Learners read about the world's largest rain forest. A map is provided.
In this learning activity you'll explore Russia's Lake Baikal, the largest lake in the world.
Where Is Afghanistan?
Students read about Afghanistan and view maps. They also answer questions about the country and its neighbors.
Identifying Landmarks on a Street Map
By Barbara Laedtke
Students use a map of Chicago to find their way to the Museum of Science and Industry. The activity offers practice in identifying directions on a map. A quiz completes the activity.