Apollo 13 Video Questions
In this Apollo 13 worksheet, students answer 13 questions about the video including topics such as the purpose of the mission, the commander of the mission and the success of the mission.
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Understanding Car Crashes: It's Basic Physics!
Make an impact on young physicists with this fun collection of resources. After first watching a video and taking notes on the physics of car crashes, students go on to complete a series of activities that explore the concepts of energy,...
22 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Genes, Environment and Genetic Complexity: Aggression in Humans
The highlight of this lesson plan is a 53-minute investigative video, Can Science Stop Crime?" The question asked is whether or not aggressive behavior is caused by genetic factors. The answer has to do with genetic complexity, the...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
The Making of the Fittest: The Birth and Death of Genes
Adaptations must be made as environments change. This fabulous presentation features Icelandic icefish, a transparent, scaleless specimen that even has colorless blood. Genetics and adaptations concepts are explored as scientists study...
9th - Higher Ed Science
Manned Space Exploration: From Apollo to Present
Three men from Yemen sued NASA for trespassing on Mars; they claimed they inherited the planet from their ancestors. The presentation covers American space exploration from the Apollo missions through the International Space Station.
7th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Most Important Moment in the History of Life
Scholars learn about the first endosymbiosis, which lead to the production of the first organelle, mitochondria that are able to change shape, divide, reproduce, or grow larger, providing what is needed by a cell. The rest of the video...
7 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Meiosis: Where the Sex Starts
The narrator of a short video walk scholars through the beginning steps of meiosis, details how the steps are similar to the stages in mitosis, and then points out the very specific differences in meiosis that for variation within...
12 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Not So Sweet: Investigating Science and Health Questions About Sugar and Our Bodies
Is sugar as dangerous to our health as cigarettes? What happens when we ingest sugar, and how much do we consume on a daily basis? Using several New York Times articles, learners search for evidence to answer important questions like...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
What Are Those Floaty Things in Your Eye?
Ever find yourself looking at a clear blue sky and notice something that seems to be floating across your eye? Well, you're not alone. Watch this short video to find out exactly what causes this and other common visual phenomenon.
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable