Overview: To show examples of cause and effect and encourage students to recognize the process around them.
Resources: Teacher: one hardboiled egg; one raw egg; one bowl. Student: pencil, paper.
Teacher Preparation: boil one egg before class and mark it.
Look for examples in different subject areas: driving
on slick streets and slamming on the brakes, not getting a
term paper done on time, taking your parents' car without
permission, adding two whole numbers together, staying up
until 3 a.m. watching movies the night before school,
being late to a job repeatedly, leaving clothes next to a
room heater or hot water heater, seeking retaliation
against an enemy during war. Also, have them give examples
from their own lives.