3-D Bathymetric Chart Activity: An Introduction to the Nautical Chart
Students discover how to create and read a nautical chart. They practice locating features on the chart and compare it to a 3-D bathymetric chart. They discover the importance of latitude and longitude.
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New Review Bending Fossils: Experiments In Paleontology (Harvard Adventures, Part 3)
How can we bend a fossil? Junior paleontologists explore the joint movements of extinct species in Brain Scoop's Fossils and Geology series. The narrator works with a paleontology curator to show the experiments performed on the...
6 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology
The average human body loses 40–100 strands of hair in one day. This is the first video in a series of 47 and introduces scholars to anatomy and physiology, the study of the human body, and how it works. The narrator shares the history...
11 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Introduction to VSEPR Theory (1 of 2)
Bring molecules to life! Show science scholars how atoms around a central atom arrange themselves using a video from JFR Science, the first in a two-part series on VSEPR theory. The narrator explains the basics of the theory, then...
13 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
An Introduction to Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring
Can pesticides affect humans, even if they don't eat the crops that were sprayed? Silent Spring, Rachel Carson's 1962 work on the environmental effects of DDT, discusses the ways that bioaccumulation creates a path from a dangerous...
3 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Chemistry: Introduction to Unit Conversion and Dimensional Analysis (Part 2)
If you know how much carbon dioxide you produce in one breath, can you figure out how much you produce in one month? Socratica helps solve multi-step unit conversion problems. The video walks through how to set up these challenges and...
5 mins 6th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
From Drifter to Dynamo: The Story of Plankton
Even the smallest living things have a large impact. An informative video lesson presents an introduction to types of plankton and their roles in the ocean. The narrator explains how plankton impacts the ocean ecosystem and beyond.
3 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Fresh Water Scarcity: An Introduction to the Problem
Freshwater is not as plentiful as one might think! Explore how limited this fundamental resource is, how it is being used, and how shortages can be addressed. When you are teaching upper-elementary or middle school earth scientists about...
4 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable