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Aircraft Carrier Documentary Part 3 of 3
Arguably one of the most perilous occupations in the world, pilots aboard these super carriers enjoy ready rooms, off-limits to anyone except aviators. What makes them successful? The training and high tech machinery kick in, even in the most stressful conditions!
9 mins 9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 0 Downloads
Aircraft Carrier Documentary Part 1 of 3
The most advanced carrier ever built, the George Washington, was christened in 1990. Weighing 100,000 tons, fully loaded, they are the muscle of the US Navy. Watch the christening, how the boat travels through water, and the long line of visitors who came to give the ship a closer look.
10 mins 9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 0 Downloads
Aircraft Carrier Documentary Part 2 of 3
There are 600 crew members aboard USS George Washington; what do they do? Where do they live? Take a glimpse into the lives of several different officers, where they work, and what they do in their spare time. Part two of three.
10 seconds 9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 0 Downloads
Submarines and Aircraft Carriers: The Science of Nuclear Power
As physics masters view this presentation, they learn how nuclear power is used in submarines. They use Google Maps to plot a course through the ocean and calculate the time required for surfacing and traveling. They learn about fission, gamma rays, critical mass, and exponential decay.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Designed
From Mach-20 Glider to Humming Bird Drone
"What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?" This question guides Regina Dugan's exploration of amazing achievements in science and engineering that push the boundary of impossibility. From robotic hummingbirds and gecko-inspired adhesives, to metals that are lighter than styrofoam.
25 mins 7th - 12th Science 6 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
AMERICAN INVOLVEMENT IN WORLD WAR II: THE PACIFIC THEATER 1941-1945
Tenth graders describe roles of key figures in the Pacific Theater of war during World War II. In this American History lesson, 10th graders research key events of the Pacific Theater of War during World War II. Students analyze primary source documents from World War II.
10th Social Studies & History 5 Views 29 Downloads
Students identify and describe transition metals. They discuss alloys and their benefits. Students research one common, alloy, its composition, properties, and uses. They are asked for some common properties of most transition metals. Students identify the material used to make the aircraft carrier in the video.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 12 Downloads
Students explore and experiment with a durable form of ice called Pykrete. They test the properties of Pykrete and ice to determine if the claims about this mixture are true from their history around World War II. The lab report includes a heading, problem statement, procedure, data, calculations, sources of error and conclusions.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 8 Downloads
One Plus One Makes New
Students discover the properties of matter and how they change when composite materials are produced. In this informative lesson students write up a question and procedure to an experiment then analyze and draw conclusions based on the resulting data.
5th - 8th Science 10 Views 53 Downloads
Breaking News English: Thousands Escaping from Lebanon
In this English activity, students read "Thousands Escaping from Lebanon," and then respond to 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
5th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Fun with Speedboats!
After reading about marine engineers and naval architects, it's all hands on deck to design and test a speed boat. This lesson is designed for the Next Generation Science Standards in engineering and can be a centerpiece for a STEM lesson or a physical science unit on kinetic and potential energy and Newton's laws of motion.
5th - 12th Science 39 Views 26 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Deficit and Debt Ceiling
Leave your class with a clear understanding of the difference between the federal deficit and debt, the effects of raising the debt ceiling in order to fund borrowing costs, and the risks of defaulting on governmental obligations, such as Social Security and Medicare.
10 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
A Day of Infamy: Analyzing FDR's Pearl harbor Speech
Students analyze Bush's speech after the attacks of 2001, and FDR's "Infamy" speech. the compare and contrast the speeches and events that led to them followed by a duscussion based on included questions.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 6 Downloads
You will need to prepare either a class set or a single demonstration catapult in order to teach this powerful lesson on kinetic and potential energy. Activity sheets are provided to walk learners through the construction of a catapult. If you choose to teach via demonstration, you can jump straight to Activity Sheet 3, on which is a data table for recording distances.
4th - 9th Science 31 Views 86 Downloads
Soar Into Spring With Kites!
The kite has an amazing history! It has been used for thousands of years, has led to many scientific disoveries, and has made some people very famous. Just ask Ben Franklin! This terrific lesson offers many cross-curricular activities that all have to do with the kite.
2nd - 8th Science 14 Views 22 Downloads