About to Explode
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Learners explore Mount St. Helens' quiet eruption of 2004-2005. They examine different types of eruptions and then present creative first-hand accounts of different volcanic eruptions in history.
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In an age of fake news, alternative facts, and biased reporting, it is more important than ever that 21st century learners develop the critical-thinking skills necessary to recognize, analyze and resist the propaganda techniques used in...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
World War I: The War to End All Wars
What do you know about WWI? The creator of this fantastic presentation sure knows a lot! From the beginning of the war, to the trenches and the home front, World War I is discussed in full. Each slide includes images, blocks of...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
A Brief History of Life: When Life Exploded
Dimetrodon is generally featured in children's books about dinosaurs even though it wasn't a reptile and lived in an earlier era than dinosaurs. The way life developed wasn't as smooth as many people think. The video focuses on the...
11 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
What Happens if Your Body is Exposed to the Vacuum of Space?
What might happen if a body encounters the vacuum of space? Through multiple experiments and a couple of real-life accidents, we know more about how a person would die — and it doesn't look nearly as dramatic as science fiction would...
4 mins 9th - 12th Science
Hydrogen Bubbles - Exploding Bubbles
The thinking, and science, behind hydrogen-powered cars is beautifully demonstrated in this episode. Spangler shows how, by itself, oxygen is not combustible. However, when some hydrogen gas is added, that changes! His assistant scoops...
2 mins 6th - 12th Science
How to Detect a Supernova
While a star explodes every second or so in the observable universe, we can't observe a supernova in its first moments. Discover the fascinating science behind how astronomers and physicists are attempting to detect supernovas early with...
5 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Kinetic Molecular Theory: What Can a Spray Can Teach Us About Chemistry?
Ever left a can in a hot car and had it explode? Scholars complete an online simulation in which they choose the dependent and independent variables related to kinetic molecular theory. Then after a brief lecture, pupils complete an...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable