Changes Over Time
Sixth graders identify and classify changes in their lives. During the second lesson students record observations of Blue Palo Verde seed pods and predict changes over time leading to further investigations.
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Changes Over Time — Microfossils in Blake’s Nose
Scientists study sediment cores to understand climate and life throughout the history of the Earth. An interactive lesson has scholars access research data in order to better understand to which time periods specific micro-fossils...
4th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Yesterday: Our Energy Needs Over Time
How has our relationship to energy changed over time? An engaging exploration challenges learners to create a timeline showing human energy needs and uses over time. Scholars review what timelines are, choose a 50-year period in history...
5th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Is Climate Change Good for Us?
Is it really that big of a deal if the global climate undergoes a little change? Young environmentalists consider this very question as they discuss in small groups the impact of different climate change scenarios on their lives, their...
6th - 10th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Climate Change: Earth's Giant Game of Tetris
In this colorful animation, our current problem with climate change is likened to a block-stacking game of Tetris. Greenhouse gases are increasing in the atmosphere at an increasing rate. Can we place them properly before it's too late?...
3 mins 6th - 10th Science CCSS: Adaptable
LS2C - Ecosystem Dynamics, Functioning and Resilience
How do ecosystems react to change over time? Show your class how natural and man-made factors affect the organisms in an area using the guidelines in a video about standard LS2C. Topics include biotic and abiotic factors, biodiversity,...
7 mins 3rd - 12th Science
New Review Investigating Temperature Changes on Evaporating Liquids—Microscale Chemistry
Is there more to evaporation than just less liquid? Show young scientists the energy transformation that occurs during a phase change through a series of simple experiments. Lab partners place drops of water, ethanol, and ethoxyethane on...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable