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Avoid Electric Shock Getting Out of a Car!
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Can you avoid static shocks? As part of a larger physics series, an electric video explains what a static shock is and why it happens. Then, the narrator offers an idea for reducing your shock when exiting a car. She also includes a few...
Electrochromic Polymer—Chemistry Outreach
10th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
From windows that tint themselves to OLED technology, electrochromic polymers are redefining our ideas about conducting materials! Introduce your chemistry class to the emerging trend with an exciting lab activity. Budding materials...
What in the World Is Topological Quantum Matter?
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Time to expand your thinking! A video lesson begins with an explanation of topology and its application to new technology. The narrator shares examples of electron transfer of electricity and data storage in computers.
The 2016 Nobel Prizes: Chemistry and Physics!
5 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Tiny discoveries won big at the 2016 Nobel prize ceremony, recognizing chemists who developed new machines out of molecules and pushed the limits of nanotechnology. Individuals see how physicists created new materials through topology...
Save the Penguins: An Introduction to Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer
3rd - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Heat things up in your physical science class with this interactive lesson series on thermodynamics. Through a series of class demonstrations and experiments, young scientists learn how heat is transferred through conduction, convention,...