Which has a higher momentum - a slow-moving truck or a fast-moving car? Interestingly, they can carry the same amount of momentum! Explore this "mass in motion" and discover how momentum is conserved.
What if you had $15.39 in your pocket (the one with the hole in it!) and some of it fell out. How would you figure out how much you lost? Learn to subtract large numbers while playing a fun card game!
Oh good, those sneakers I want are discounted! But do I have enough money to buy them? How much are they? Learn the two ways to calculate discounts so you can be a better shopper (candy not included)!
The faces of immigrants have changed over the centuries. Learn about the largest immigrant groups today, classifications of immigrants, and their reasons for coming to the U.S.
Do you have a nickname? Does your ethnic group have a nickname? There is an ethnic group in China that has a cute-sounding nickname but ruled the land for centuries. Learn about their ancient history!
It's always right to do right but must it always be right away? Why did President Lincoln write the Emancipation Proclamation? Why didn't he release it right after he wrote it? Did it free any slaves?
Have you ever heard of metaphors? Well, they are parts of speech that help your writing pop! They are the icing on the cake of writing! Examine some poems to learn what they are and how to use them!
Have you ever witnessed the bullying of a classmate, friend, or stranger? What was your reaction to the situation? Did you step in to defend the victim, or simply stand by and watch? How did you feel?
"Graphic organizers" are not tools you use to put your pictures in order; they are diagrams that help you organize your thoughts when you are preparing to write. Choose the one that is right for you!
Can you guess why films are called "movies"? Why people are called "actors"? Not only do people move and act in films, but so can drawings! Learn (and try!) how animation makes the inanimate move!
"A picture is worth a thousand words." Pictures are easy to take and add to your work, and they add so much professionalism to your projects! Picture yourself taking great photographs with these tips!
Since so many insects can fly, why is only one called a "fly"? We won't answer that, but we will show you how fascinating these common pesky creatures are. How DO they stick to ceilings and walls?
Shopping is easy when you can whip out the credit card and buy anything you want! Paying off the debt is not so much fun and can be dangerous! Learn more about credit and how to keep it under control!
What if you never brushed your teeth or washed your hands or ate vegetables or drank milk or used money? How would you function? (How would you smell?) Brush up on these basic life skills quick!
There are so many jobs you can choose to work at when you become an adult. What would you like to be when you grow up? What do you need to learn? Discover some really cool jobs now in this fun lesson!
Majestic with its sheer cliff faces and tumbling waterfalls, Yosemite intrigues adventurers, nature lovers, and artists alike. See its awe for yourself through photography.
Does music influence the culture or does culture influence music? What do you think of music that maybe your grandparents listened to? Learn about a truly American musical form and learn some history!
We've all heard pleas from conservationists to preserve the glories of our environment. Political conservatives try to preserve the best of cultures. How about conserving great art? Is that for you?
We help prepare learners for a future that cannot yet be defined. They must be ready for change, willing to learn and able to think critically. Elephango is designed to create lifelong learners who are ready for that rapidly changing future.