Biofilms Are Everywhere
Students research biofilms and create brochures. They role play as advertising firm members assigned to educate the general public about biofilms. They create "wanted dead or alive" posters about harmful and helpful biofilms respectively.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 6 Downloads
Discovering DNA: The Recipe for Life
A pinch of adenine, a dash of thymine and ta-da, you have life! Well, it's not quite that simple, but through this series of activities and experiments young scientists learn about the structure of DNA and how it contains the recipe for...
4th - 9th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Joseph Priestley, Discoverer of Oxygen
Do you want to hear a joke about nitrogen and oxygen? NO. We all know there is oxygen in the air and that plants produce oxygen, but how was it discovered? Scholars read a handout, answer questions, and analyze material in the...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Microbial Jungles All over the Place (And You)
The microbes are gathering, organizing, dividing, reproducing, forming communities, and cooperating. We're surrounded but we can't even see these tricky little organisms. Use this short video to introduce viewers to biofilms and then...
5 mins 7th - 12th Science
What Really Happens to the Plastic You Throw Away
Inspire environmentally conscious young minds with an exceptional video, which traces the life cycles of three different plastic bottles after they are thrown away and move through the earth with different journeys through a landfill, an...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How to Create Cleaner Coal
It's easy to take for granted the the importance of electricity in modern society, and even easier to overlook the environmental cost that is paid for all that energy. Watch as this video explores the detrimental impact burning coal has...
6 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable