Comparing Roots After Rotation of Ninety Degrees
Students conduct an experiment and use different measurements of a single root to illustrate the mechanism of plant movement.
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Word Roots and Scientific Method - The Science of Biology
During the first week of your biology course, you may want to familiarize learners with Greek and Latin root words to strengthen their scientific vocabulary. You can also give them definitions of science and biology. Introduce the five...
9th - 12th Science
New Review Transport in Plants, Part 2: Xylem and Transpiration
Ninety-nine percent of the water absorbed in plants transpires into the atmosphere. The second video in a three-part series explains transpiration in plants. It details how they pull water into the roots; how water passes through the...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review How Plants Find Food
How do roots find nutrients? The PBS video, part of a series on food science, describes experiments proving roots grow specifically toward nutrients in the soil. A theory of how roots know in which direction to grow provides an...
8 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Agricultural Practices in Kansas: Comparing Agricultural Practices Before and After the Dust Storms of the 1930s
Knowing about history is one thing, learning form it is another. Rather than just discuss the causes and effects of the Dust Bowl, this presentation discusses what we learned from the Dust Bowl. Presented are the types of agricultural...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History