A Clasroom Study of the Life of an Airplane
Students participate in an experiment to discover the properties of lift. They work together to complete calculations and collect data. They share their results with the class.
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Ocean and Great Lakes Literacy: Principle 2
Young scientists will be swept away by an interesting erosion-centered lesson plan!. The second installment in a seven-part series featuring the Great Lakes and oceans examines how researchers use seafloor sediment to study events of the...
5th - 12th Science
Fibers, Dyes, and the Environment
Nanofibers can be made through electrospinning or force spinning in order to reduce the negative impact on the environment. Pupils study the role of fibers and dye on the environment through a series of five hands-on activities. Then,...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Isotopes and Half-Life: What Are Medical Isotopes?
How do medical professionals use radiation without doing more harm than good? Budding nuclear chemists begin their study of all things radioactive with a video from the JFR Science playlist. Topics include differences between isotopes,...
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
Study Jams! The Senses: Smelling
It makes sense to sniff out a good lesson on the sense of smell. Here is a six-slide presentation that can be a strong component to that lesson! With photographs and expository graphics, life scientists find that smell is the detection...
4th - 9th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Study Jams! The Circulatory System
The topic of this video is sure to get hearts pumping! Mia and Zoe just finish racing and discuss what is going on in the circulatory system. They expound on the capillaries, veins, arteries, the structure of the heart, and the...
5th - 10th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Study Jams! Angiosperms: Seeds in Fruit
Flowers are lovely, but they are also very practical if you are a plant! In this video, kids learn that without a flower, there would be no seeds. They also find out about the two types of seeds: monocots and dicots. Pollination and...
6th - 10th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Study Jams! Gymnosperms: Seeds in Cones
Two very hip teenagers walk through the forest collecting evergreen cones. One teaches the other about gymnosperms: cycads, ginkoes, gnetophytes, and conifers. He tries to convince his friend how amazing cones are, while she defends...
5th - 9th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Engineering the Half Pipe—Science of the Winter Olympic Games
There are no tricks here! Young scholars learn about the concept of centripetal acceleration by studying the design of the snowboarding half pipe. A video lesson describes how the half pipe design affects the motion of the boarders.
5 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable