Day and Night
Pupils using experiments try to demonstrate how observations can be affected by the cycles of night and day.
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What's in the Darkest Part of the Sky?
NASA allows anyone, not just scientists, to apply to use the Hubble Space telescope. For every six projects submitted, only one wins the chance to do groundbreaking research. The video explains one of these winning proposals that changed...
3 mins 10th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review How Big is the Moon?
How many football fields would fit on the moon? Although it appears small in the night sky, the distance from Earth makes its size misleading. A quick video lesson from the Kurzgesagt playlist helps scholars understand the size of the...
2 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
Stellar Distance Using Parallax
As a follow up to the Kahn Academy video on parallax, this video focuses on parallax as it relates to astronomical distance. Sal uses cardinal directions and the seasons to orient students in the proverbial night sky. After providing a...
12 mins 11th - Higher Ed Science
New Review Quantum Theory of the Atom and Quantum Numbers
Quantum theory ... demystified! Young scientists explore the behavior of electrons in energy levels in a video from JFR Science. The narrator guides viewers through the pioneers of atomic modeling and quantum theory, discusses how...
8 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Last Star in the Universe—Red Dwarfs Explained
Up to 75 percent of the stars in the Milky Way are red dwarfs, yet we can't see any from Earth. The video explains what makes red dwarf stars unique. It highlights the potential for finding aliens or a planet humans could live on once...
6 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Benefits of a Good Night's Sleep
It's well known that people should get eight hours of sleep each night, but exactly why is that? Follow along with this short video as it investigates the crucial role sleep plays not only in peoples' physical health, but their memory...
6 mins 7th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
Track the Meteor Storm Online!: Leonid Meteor Showers, Astronomy
Young scholars are guided through an online series of readings and questions to explore the Leonid Meteor Showers and related topics. Modifications are provided for teaching this lesson to k-4, 5-8, and 9-12 students.
1st - Higher Ed Science