Achoo! Cold Season is Here
Seventh graders research the effect that viruses have on their everyday life. They examine how scientific advertising affects their health. They compose an essay evaluating an advertisement for scientific accuracy and present to class.
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Shadows, Angles, and the Seasons
Shine some light on the topic of seasonal change with this collection of activities. Whether it's by measuring the change in the length of their shadows, or modeling the earth's orbit around the sun using a lamp and a globe, these simple...
3rd - 7th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Cold Case Files: Solving the Mystery of the Salem Witch Trials
The Salem Witch Trials provide a perfect opportunity to connect English language arts and US history classes. Here's a resource that provides a wealth of essential questions, activities, and materials. Class groups assume the role of...
5th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Why Can Warm Air "Hold" More Moisture than Cold Air?—Vapor Pressure Exercise
Does it feel a little humid in here? Learners assume the role of water vapor in the atmosphere as they explore the differences between warm and cold air. They roll dice to determine their level of energy, which determines if they stay...
6th - 12th Science
New Review When Is It Winter On Other Planets?
Bundle up for a trip through the climates of the solar system. An informative video explains the seasons of each planet. The presenter demonstrates how the location and tilt of each planet determine the climate patterns.
6 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Chemistry of Cold Packs
How can it take water hours to freeze, but a cold pack can go from room temperature to near freezing in an matter of moments? Find out with this short video that explores the endothermic reaction that make these modern marvels possible.
5 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
All of the Energy in the Universe is...
What is energy? Where does it come from and how does it move from place to place? Learn about the different kinds of energy, how energy changes form, and what heat really is. With great visuals to accompany some difficult concepts such...
4 mins 4th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable