Can You Find Me Now?
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Students locate points using longitude and latitude coordinates. They locate their home using longitude and latitude, explore the uses of GPS, and accurately use a GPS.
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Can You Hear Me Now?—Communicating with Spacecraft
Radio signals transmitted to Pluto take five hours to reach their destination! In these two activities, young scientists explore data communication in space. In activity one, pupils learn how data is gathered and sent back to Earth....
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Communications and the Lunar Outpost
Can you hear me now? Groups use given information about communication on the moon to determine the maximum distance an astronaut can travel and stay in communication. Using the calculations, they determine what lunar features they can...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Can You Go the Speed of Light?
Is it physically possible to travel at the speed of light? A video in the Veritasium playlist discusses Einstein's Theory of Relativity. The narrator then challenges learners to consider the classic thought experiment: If you travel at...
4 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review How Can You See an Atom?
Seeing is believing! But, how can something as tiny as an atom be made visible? Explore the history of the atom with a video from the American Chemical Society's Reactions playlist. Content includes early concepts of the atom, as well as...
6 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review How Can You Make Your Smartphone Battery Last Longer?
Be sure to charge your phones so you can view the resource. An informative YouTube video in the ACS Reactions playlist describes how lithium-ion batteries work. It also gives three tips for how to make cell phone batteries last longer.
4 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science
How Fast are You Moving Right Now?
Did you know that when you are sitting in your easy chair, you may be moving up to 1000 miles per hour depending on what part of the planet you are sitting on? Consider relative speed by watching this moving video. Boggle brains in your...
6 mins 6th - 12th Science