Creating academic lessons for the Fourth of July

06/28/2013 | Edutopia.org

When celebrating Independence Day, there are ample opportunities to integrate academics into the fireworks, barbeques and other events. In this blog post, Matt Davis, an editorial assistant at Edutopia, offers seven resources for summer-school teachers and others to use July Fourth as a learning opportunity. These include a liquid fireworks science lesson, information about the history of Independence Day and resources to help students explore the chemistry behind fireworks.

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