Activity Two--Psyching Out the System (Student Page) Asking Questions, Using Clues
Students observe two-dimensional shapes and work on the challenge that what is observed is as important as what is not observed. Students determine constructions, rules and connections. Full references listed for further reading and study.
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Condensation Polymerization: Preparation of Two Types of Polyesters
College-level or AP chemists use phthalic anhydride to synthesize two different polyesters, one linear and one cross-linked in structure. A detailed materials list and well-written procedures are provided on a lab sheet. Learners write...
11th - Higher Ed Science
How Physics Saved Two Million Premature Babies
Physics ... saving lives, one equation at a time! Learners discover the sad truth about premature babies and respiratory distress syndrome, which claimed millions of lives before scientists could understand its cause. Physics, and the...
3 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Study Jams! The Senses: Hearing
How does this sound? It's a rockin' video starring two teenage girls talking about music, hearing, and the ear. Listeners hear that the ear does not only gather sound waves, but also helps us maintain balance. They also will get an...
4th - 9th Science CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Asking Questions and Defining Problems
The first practice covered in the Next Generation Science Standards is learning to ask questions and define problems. The video focuses on the similarities and differences between science and engineering focusing on this practice. It...
8 mins K - 12th Science
How Spontaneous Brain Activity Keeps You Alive
We all know that the brain is responsible for our thoughts, actions, memories, and emotions, but it's far busier than we can possibly imagine. Watch this short video as it explores how life as we know it is made possible...
5 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The average person's heart beats about three billion times during their lifetime. In this circulatory system video, learners briefly see the difference between an open and closed circulatory system. The rest of the video focuses on the...
12 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable