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 conduct research and calculate the marginal costs and marginal benefits of a college education.
Students research taxes and choose one tax to take a position on and argue for action (or not) based on their research.
Students research a whistleblower and take a position on whether he or she should be punished or pardoned.
Students research the importance of sleep and gather data on the sleep habits of peers to write a statistical report.
Students research the issue of obesity, gather data, and conduct a statistical analysis of quantitative data.