Breathe In, Breathe Out
For this respiratory system worksheet, students explore, examine and analyze the major parts of the respiratory system with an emphasis on the lungs and then perform several experiments.
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Nature's Scuba Divers: How Beetles Breathe Underwater
Some insects breathe air yet live underwater. The video explains how they carry air with them and the scientific principles behind this ability. It focuses on beetles and surface tension as the concept of nature's scuba divers becomes...
3 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
What Causes Bad Breath?
Onions, garlic, and coffee can all have unfortunate effects on your breath, but what is the real cause of halitosis? Follow along with this video as it investigates how the bacteria that live in our mouths are responsible for these...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Save the Plankton, Breathe Freely
Inhale. Exhale. Breathe easy with this richly-designed lesson plan on the source of our oxygen! Children may be surprised to find out that plankton produce the bulk of the vital gas. They participate in an activity where they record the...
3rd - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
How Whales Breathe, Communicate... and Fart with Their Faces
Dr. Joy Reidenberg is an expert in comparative anatomy, but also quite relatable to preteens! Here, she lectures on echolocation by likening it to "farting with the face!" She explains with film, actual whale voice recordings, diagrams,...
6 mins 4th - 8th Science