Science Teacher Resources
From the make-up of their own cells to the farthest reaches of the Universe, take your scientists on a journey where they will observe, learn and test all boundaries of the physical and natural world.
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Science of the Winter Olympic Games: Physics of Slope-Style Skiing
Many mechanical phenomena are explained by a physics professor using Nick Goepper, a Winter Olympics 2014 slope-style skier, as the model. Beginning with kinetic and potential energy, the professor goes on to explain angular momentum and...
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Science of the Winter Olympic Games: Science of Snow
Physical science fans find out how supercooled water droplets in the clouds can become crystalline snowflakes. They learn about the categories of snowflakes (plates and columns) and the variables that determine their patterns...
5 mins 6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Science of the Winter Olympic Games: Engineering Competition Suits
What a thrilling job for an engineer: designing advanced athletic competition suits! Which materials can most reduce friction and drag, and yet still be flexible enough to move with the athlete's body? With attention focused on Shani...
6 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Science of the Winter Olympic Games: Injury and Recovery
Synthetic scaffolding can be used to regenerate biological tissue, such as muscle, tendons, and ligaments. When perfected, this biotechnological feat will help many injured athletes recover more quickly. Dr.Cato Laurencin explains the...
5 mins 8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Teaching Controversial Science Issues Through Law Related Education
Discuss the differences in dialogue and debate when considering a controversial topic. Your class can work in small groups to complete a guided discussion of this controversial topic and then participate in a simulation of the Scopes...
6th - 12th
How to Blow Up a Balloon With Baking Soda & Vinegar
A simple combination of baking soda and vinegar creates enough carbon dioxide to blow up a balloon! It's an awesome illustration of chemical reactions for upper elementary learners, or use it with slightly older scientists to introduce...
2 mins 5th - 8th
Why is Bread Fluffy, Vinegar Sour, and Swiss Cheese Holey?
The gourmands and foodies in your class will love this gastronomical video! Educational and entertaining, the video explains the natural and added microorganisms that occur with food production, including yeast in bread, carbonation in...
5 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable