A Tale of Two Reactors
Tenth graders role-play as members of the food chain. Sticky tables acting as polluting factors are introduced and members of different trophic levels suffer varying degrees of damage due to those pollutants.
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Deep-Sea Ecosystems – A Tale of Deep Corals
Many have debated which came first, the chicken or the egg, but this lesson debates which came first, the hydrocarbons or the carbonate reef. After a discussion on deep-sea corals, scholars receive a set of questions to research and...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Create a Topographic Profile of Beacon Valley
Landforms in Beacon Valley, Antarctica, where there is no snow, bear a striking resemblance to landforms found on Mars. Scholars identify landforms found in Beacon Valley through analysis of topographic maps in the activity. They then...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Chernobyl: A Story from Inside a Nuclear Disaster Area
On April 26, 1986, the worst nuclear disaster in history occurred at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine. After reading an interview surrounding the aftermath of the event, your learners will then discuss how disasters can be...
7th - 10th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Submarines and Aircraft Carriers: The Science of Nuclear Power
As physics masters view this presentation, they learn how nuclear power is used in submarines. They use Google Maps to plot a course through the ocean and calculate the time required for surfacing and traveling. They learn about fission,...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
Geometric Sequences - Bacterial Growth
Bring algebra to life with scientific applications. Math minded individuals calculate and graph the time it takes a bacterium to double. They discuss geometric sequences and use a chart to graph their findings. There are 38 questions all...
8th - 10th Math CCSS: Adaptable
The Integumentary System – Skin Deep (Part 1)
Every minute, your skin sheds more than 30,000 dead skin cells. The sixth video of 47 teaches pupils about the three layers of skin, their composition, and different cell types. It takes a trip through the layers to help individuals...
10 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable