Students construct simple altitude tracking devices that are used to measure the angle a rocket reaches above ground, as seen from a remote tracking site. The angel is drawn on a graph and the altitude is read from a scale.
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I’ve Got the POWER Wind Energy Potential at Your School
The 20th lesson in a 21-part series connects the wind data and expectations of a turbine to whether such devices should be built in your area. Scholars begin with estimating the wind potential at school by using long-term climate data...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Why is Mount Everest so Tall?
Many years ago, when the Indian plate collided into the Eurasian plate, the highest mountain on Earth was formed. But what gives Mount Everest its shape? Watch an informative video to learn what factors make the prominent peak so tall.
5 mins 2nd - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable