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Sky Boys: How They Built the Empire State Building

Sky Boys: How They Built the Empire State Buildinglesson (.pdf)
whiteboard (SMART/.notebook)
whiteboard (ActivInspire/.flipchart)

In this lesson, students learn about human resources, productivity, human capital, and physical capital. They participate in three rounds of a reasoning activity. From round to round they receive training and tools to help them improve their reasoning ability and thus increase their productivity. Students will then listen to a story about how the Empire State Building was built and identify examples of key concepts mentioned or shown in the book. (Book written by Deborah Hopkinson / ISBN: 978-0-375-86541-1)

 

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