Creating the Future
Students work together to develop and write scenerios for the future of hazardous waste cleanup. They share their scenerios with the class. They complete activities as well.
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Learn from the Past, Create the Future: Inventions and Patents
3D printers, selfie sticks, smart watches. GPS, self-driving cars, YouTube. Imagine life without inventions. Believe it or not, these items were all invented in the last 10 years. Inventions, and the inventors responsible for them, are...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
How Will We Create a Future without Waste?
Students act globally by reducing, reusing, and recycling, but now they take it to the next level by upcycling. Middle school students design a proposal to eliminate waste by exploring the new material cycle and applying their knowledge...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Designed
New Review The History and Future of Everything—Time
Take a look into the past and present through an analysis of time. A video from the Kurzgesagt playlist outlines the past through a series of timelines. Then, it turns to the future to explain what is in store for the earth as time...
7 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
Pneumatic Tubes: Transportation of the Past... And Future?
Is the future of transportation taken from an idea in the past? Explore the invention and development of pneumatic tubes with a video that details why pneumatic tubes were popular and why they fell out of mainstream use. The video also...
4 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Deep Future: Crash Course Big History #10
A thought-provoking video discusses the end of humanity with multiple possible causes. It also describes the end of the universe. A hopeful message seems unlikely, but the video offers perspective to make you appreciate our special place...
14 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
A Future Beyond Traffic Gridlock
Bill Ford, great-grandson of Henry Ford and executive chairman of Ford Motor Company, discusses his struggle to reconcile his two passions: automobiles and the environment. He explains how our current transportation systems are simply...
17 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Past, Present and Future of the Bubonic Plague
It may be startling to know that the same bacteria responsible for the Bubonic Plague in the mid-fourteenth century still exists today. But don't worry, this video examines the causes and effects of the Black Death, and why the disease...
4 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Will Future Spacecraft Fit in Our Pockets?
Say goodbye to giant rocket ships and hello to micro-spacecraft. Taking a look at the future of space exploration, this video explores the development of tiny, expendable space probes that can investigate the far reaches of space and...
5 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable