Common Core Aligned Resources for MS-PS4-2.
Develop and use a model to describe that waves are reflected, absorbed, or transmitted through various materials.
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Why Don't Other Animals Wear Glasses?
6 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Viewers learn how eyes work to focus on objects. They see how a lens with a different shape changes the point of focus, requiring people to wear glasses or contacts. Viewers then learn how humans' eyes are different from other animals.
Human Skin Color: Evidence for Selection
10th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Skin color is controlled by at least six genes. Young scientists learn about skin colors through a documentary. They discuss the topics of pigment, natural selection, and vitamin D absorption. They apply their knowledge to higher order...
A Day in the Life of an Ocean Explorer
5th - 12th CCSS: Designed
What's life like aboard an ocean exploration vessel? Junior oceanographers examine the important role of communication in ocean research in lesson two of a five-part series from NOAA. The materials introduce the class to life on board...
Sensing the Invisible: The Herschel Experiment
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
The electromagnetic spectrum includes everything from very powerful gamma rays (which are used to treat cancer) to much weaker radio waves (which include microwaves). Through a hands-on activity, scholars explore the temperature...