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Light, History, Gravity, Distance, Relativity, and Space-Time
6th - 12th
New ReviewLet the star's color be the guide! The color of a star indicates its temperature and its mass and distance affect the gravitational force. The lesson presentations address these concepts as well as how the theory of special relativity...
Death Dive to Saturn — Saturn’s Dynamic Rings
2 mins 6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewExplore the rings of Saturn! Space scholars discover the immense Saturn system through an interactive lesson. The activity, part of PBS's Space series for grades six through eight, features images captured by the Cassini spacecraft of...
NASA's Eyes on the 2017 Eclipse
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewHow did the 2017 eclipse look in Los Angeles—or Chicago? Experience both views, plus many more, using a lesson from PBS's Space series for middle schoolers. Scholars follow the movements of the sun, moon, and Earth during the most recent...
The Cosmic Origins of Earth's Water
6 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Was Earth born as a Blue Planet? Discover where water came from with a video from an intriguing science playlist. The resource covers the three most likely origins of water, how scientists differentiate between comet and asteroid water,...
The Physics of Weightless Flight
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Ever wonder what it's like to feel weightless? Hop aboard the Vomit Comet and find out! A video from a large physics playlist features the parabolic airplane flight used to simulate weightlessness. Young physicists discover how the...
Can Explosions Work in Space?
6 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Would an evil mastermind trying to take over the universe use explosives in space? A video that is part of a larger series approaches this question with physics of course! She explains the role of the atmosphere, the properties of waves,...
The Speed of Light is NOT About Light
13 mins 10th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Just when you thought you had this figured out! Engage young physicists in an interesting look at the nature of a universal constant with a video, part of a PBS playlist on space time and measurement. Viewers examine the history of...
Basic Geometric Definitions: Lesson
6 mins 4th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Build up the basics of geometry, one point at a time. The segment in an extensive playlist on basic geometry provides the definitions of the essential building blocks of geometry. Using drawings, the video shows examples and descriptions.
Attack of the Cosmic Space Junk!
6 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Even lands and planets far, far away feel the impact of humans! A video explains how space exploration leads to space litter. The lesson considers different events over time that led to space debris dangerous to satellites and even...
The First Asteroid Ever Discovered
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Flash back to 1801 to meet Ceres, the first asteroid discovery! Use a video lesson to learn how careful plotting and measuring led to the discovery of Ceres. Once lost, mapping the orbit led to new astronomy and new mathematics to...
Bill Nye Explains Why Jupiter Is Like a Blender
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Jupiter could make one mean smoothie! Discover how the massive planet helped shape the rest of our solar system through a Why with Nye! video from THNKR. The resource discusses Jupiter as the first planet in the solar system to form, how...
Bill Nye: How Not to Get Lost in Space
2 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Can we use the stars to navigate if we're actually among them? Space-age scholars explore the precise planning that goes into long-distance exploratory missions using a video from THNKR's Why with Bill Nye! playlist. Bill Nye explains...