Students study asteroids and how their size relates to a possible danger of one colliding with Earth. In this asteroids lesson plan students see how big an asteroid has to be to cause destruction to Earth.
7th - 9th Science 10 Views 8 Downloads
The Day the Mesozoic Died
A dynamic, three-part feature explores what caused mass extinction of the dinosaurs at the end of the Cretaceous period. Computer animations, interviews, and on-site footage from around the world divulge evidence that it was the K-T...
34 mins 8th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Designed
New Review Possible Locations
Teams continue with the Asteroid Impact challenge and determine possible locations to construct their underground shelters. Participants cut scale area models of their shelters from paper and place them on the map to find locations to...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Designed
Is Space Trying to Kill Us?
Taking somewhat of a humorous, paranoid viewpoint, this video explores the question of whether or not space objects are likely to take us out. From asteroids, to the sun dying out, to the Milky Way's supermassive black hole, the...
4 mins 6th - 10th Science CCSS: Adaptable