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Patterns in the Distribution of Lactase Persistence
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewWe all drink milk as babies ... why can't we all drink it as adults? Examine the trend in lactase production on the world-wide scale as science scholars analyze and interpret data. Groups create pie charts from the data, place them on a...
Virus Hunters: Epidemiology of Nipah Virus
9th - Higher Ed
New ReviewWho actually goes looking for a virus? Expose your class to the high-stakes life of an epidemiologist on the trail of the Nipah virus. Pupils engage in a short video, then examine how scientists predict, model, and find the source of...
Modeling Food Webs in Darién, Panama
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewIt's a jungle out there! Young biologists journey to Darien, Panama to examine the intricate relationships between the organisms that inhabit the jungle. Groups begin by demonstrating an understanding of energy flow in ecosystems, then...
Gold and Casio Watch
9 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewA piece of gold walks into a classroom and the teacher says, "Au, get out." Observe the process of gold plating a cheap watch to better understand the properties of gold. Throughout the experiment, the professor shares the history, uses,...
Write Repeated Multiplication Using Exponents (Example)
3 mins 8th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewStrengthen your classes' understanding of an exponent before tackling its properties. A quick video lesson reviews the role of an exponent by rewriting expressions with repeated multiplication. Learners watch as the instructor explains...
Sustainability: Environmental Management and Responsible Manufacturing
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewWhen you think about environmental sustainability, the Ford Motor Company probably isn't the first company to come to mind. A four-lesson unit introduces learners to the idea of sustainability and environmental stewardship. It describes...
Algae: Tiny Plants with Big Energy Potential
5th - 7th
New ReviewMy, what big energy potential you have! Scholars learn about the energy potential of using algae as a biofuel. A PowerPoint presentation first describes the structure of algae and then how researchers use algae as biofuel to produce energy.
Building Arithmetic and Geometric Functions
9th - 11th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewRepresenting sequences is as easy as 1, 2, 3, ... or maybe 1, 2, 4, in the case of geometric sequences. Using real-world situations, pupils learn to identify the difference between arithmetic and geometric sequences. They develop ways to...