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Seventh graders explore different animal species on Sea World web site, collect and organize data, create tables, make bar graphs, and compare weights of different animals.
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New Review Classifying Living Things
Earth has more than 80,000 species of edible plants and over 66,000 different vertebrate animals. The sixth activity of 20 introduces young scientists to classification. They compare and contrast plants and animals to see how scientists...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Nature's Most Amazing Animal Superpowers
If you could have any superpower, what would it be? The animal kingdom has more superpowers than all of the comic book heros combined. The video quickly goes through many of these animals and their powers including the ability to shoot a...
8 mins 6th - 12th Science
How Do Squirrels Find Their Nuts?
Viewers of this short video learn how squirrels and birds not only find their stored nuts in winter but also distract would-be thieves. Viewers see that animals have the ability to take action today (burying nuts) to fulfill their future...
3 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Do Animals Mourn Their Dead?
Dolphin mothers whose babies have died have been photographed in the wild, holding their young above the water and staying with them for days in what scientists believe is a period of mourning. Viewers explore grief and the mourning...
5 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Why Don't Other Animals Wear Glasses?
Viewers learn how eyes work to focus on objects. They see how a lens with a different shape changes the point of focus, requiring people to wear glasses or contacts. Viewers then learn how humans' eyes are different from other animals.
6 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Could a Blind Eye Regenerate?
Whether it's healing a cut or mending a broken bone, the human body is capable of some pretty amazing repair work, but does it have the power to reverse the blindness caused by genetic diseases? Following along as this video investigates...
4 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Coelacanth: A Living Fossil of a Fish
It was just another day of fishing at the local pier when a man unknowingly reeled in a fish thought to be extinct for 65 million years. This short video explains how scientists were surprised to discover that this 360 million year old...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable