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44 resources with the keyterm absorption

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Earth's Global Energy Budget

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Introduce your earth science enthusiasts to the earth's energy budget. Teach them using an informative set of slides that include illuminating lecturer's notes, relevant vocabulary, embedded animations, colorful satellite maps, and a...
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How Does Your Body Digest Food?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Marshall Brain uses a sponge, rope, and other common household items to display the workings of the digestive system. This resource would definitely hold the attention of a squirrely junior high class!
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The Absorption of Solar Energy

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Two sequential parts to this lesson introduce your class to the electromagnetic spectrum, the ability to absorb radiant energy, and the pigments in leaves that are responsible for collecting sunlight to be used in the photosynthetic...
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Solar Kit Lesson #9 - Properties of Solar Radiation: Reflection, Transmission, and Absorption

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Middle school science stars observe and record data on the solar radiation reflected off or transmitted through various materials. They predict properties for various materials, and test their predictions by touch. This lesson becomes...
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Give and Take

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Heat-sensitive liquid crystal sheets are available in a variety of sizes and temperature ranges. Purchase a class set of hand-held sheets and color half of each with a silver permanent marking pen. Learners of light can hold them under a...
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How Your Body Works 1, Overview of Nutrition & Wellness

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Nutritionist Radhia Gleis explains what metabolism is and how to assess it. Food is processed and used by the body producing waste in the end. The steps of the digestive system are explained from its beginning in the mouth to its end in...
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Urinary system - The Nephron

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The kidneys and nephrons are described in detail in this clip. The functions and how they work are highlighted and explained thoroughly. Show your upper-level biologists and anatomists this video for a visual representation.
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Digestive Enzymes, Nutrition and Your Health

For Teachers 9th - 12th
As Natalie describes in this video, nutrition is about more than just having a healthy diet. Your body's absorption, digestion, and elimination is key in your overall health. The function of enzymes is clearly explained along with the...
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Does Soil Get Soggy?

For Students 3rd - 4th
Study the properties of soil and water absorption with a science activity. Based on a paragraph with background knowledge on sandy soil, silt, and clay soil, third graders choose which illustration represents a bottle full of sandy soil....
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Atomic Absorption Determination of Zinc and Copper in a Multivitamin

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Advanced lab apprentices prepare zinc and copper solutions to which they will compare the same minerals from a multivitamin. Using absorption spectroscopy, they analyze the contents of the multivitamin for concentration. This lab can be...
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Spectral Lines

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Slides and slides of emission spectra bring this topic to light for your physics class! Exited electrons returning to lower energy levels is offered as the cause of emission spectra. In summary, viewers learn that we can determine the...
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Feeling the Heat

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Pupils record temperatures at different locations around campus. They examine the results and draw conclusions about how materials and colors affect the amount of heat produced. They also analyze Los Angeles' temperature records over a...
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We Are Scientists

For Teachers 5th
Conduct an experiment on the absorption of thermal energy. Discuss simple water heating systems and how characteristics of the parts can be changed. Your pupils work in groups and change one variable to observe the effect it has on how...
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Transport in Plants

For Teachers 2nd - 11th
Quite a detailed and advanced look at the transport mechanisms of a plant. The absorption and control of sugar and water concentration are explained and will help an understanding of homeostasis concepts and organ specialization.
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Digestive Process Begins

For Teachers 8th
Take your class on a journey through the digestive track with this resource. The physical and chemical processes of digestion are detailed, along with the names of various structures and substances involved, but the processes of the...
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How Your Body Works 2, Colon Health & GI Problems

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Radia Gleis continues to talk about metabolic markers, honing in on the colon. Gastrointestinal problems are discussed along with some reasons why these problems arise. Go into detail with your health or nutrition class about many of...
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Urban Heat Islands: An Introduction to Energy Transfer and Transformation

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Elementary school physical scientists explore kinetic mechanical energy by dropping a golf ball on different surfaces. They discuss how human made materials might react to light differently from nature made materials. This lesson plan...
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Albedo and Irradiation of Surfaces

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Here is a physical science activity where pupils place thermometers inside of a white and a black paper pocket and place them under a lamp. They record and compare the temperature increase over a ten-minute period. Have your class...
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Learning Light's Properties

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the properties of light and the behavior of light during interference.  In this electromagnetics lesson students explain behaviors of light.
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Security System Design

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Pupils explain how laser security systems work.  In this security system design activity students create a presentation of their system that they designed. 
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Let the Sunshine In

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders conduct an experiment which demonstrates the absorption and reflection of sunlight by measuring the heat flow through various window coverings. They predict the relative amount of the sun's heat. Students draw conclusions...
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Radiation Budget Lesson: Exploring Albedo

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students experiment with sunlight and temperature. They study the definition of albedo, or the percentage of incoming sunlight that is reflected, rather than absorbed.
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Animal Nutrition

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Use this great overview to give information on all aspects of nutrition. By working their way through this PowerPoint, students review a lot of information about the digestive process.  Students read many facts on a number of detailed...
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Oceanic Absorption- Oceanic Sequestration

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine the techniques that may be used to reduce carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.  In this pollution lesson students simulate oceanic sequestration using chemistry.