Students identify and explain the physical and cognitive processes that occur in the brain during a given scenario.
Students explore classical and operant conditioning and design an experiment to test a hypothesis about human behavior.
Students research the benefits of antioxidants and their reaction between free radicals to explore chemical bonding.
Students select a policy issue and write a proposal to an interest group suggesting which branch of government to target.
Students read From Margin to Center and conduct field observations on gender and division of labor in the workplace.
Students write a research paper examining the causes and effects of unemployment in the U.S. over the past two decades.
Students conduct research and calculate the marginal costs and marginal benefits of a college education.
Students read Brontë’s Wuthering Heights and explore the question of what makes a novel “representative” of its era.
Students research taxes and choose one tax to take a position on and argue for action (or not) based on their research.
Students write an argumentative paper about school violence in the United States, using evidence from research.