Students examine the functions of the different systems in the body. They discover how different systems must work together to make the body function correctly. They identify the needs of the body to help it survive.
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From Salmonberry to Sagebrush - Exploring Oregon’s Native Plants
Take a deep dive into Oregon's ecosystems, plants, and changes from the past to the future. Many hands-on activities in an environmental science unit delight scholars, including creating a field guide for a local park. The in-depth study...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Is This Really Okay for Me? A Public Health Statistical Analysis
Future public health consultants are asked in a letter to help determine if a fictitious drug is causing birth defects in a population. They perform a simulation using beans and probability calculations to come to a conclusion. Note that...
9th - 12th Science
New Review Faces of Climate Change
You know global warming is real when your squirrel feeder is full of popped corn instead of kernels! Activity two in a series of five allows learners to explore climate change through the eyes of another. After briefly analyzing their...
7th - 9th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Earthquakes Living Lab: Geology and Earthquakes in Japan
Sometimes it seems as if earthquakes hit the same places over and over again. Class members study Japan in order to determine why earthquakes keep happening there. Pairs work together to research and try to determine whether there are...
9th - 12th Science
The Math Behind Michael Jordan's Legendary Hang Time
As spectacular of an athlete as he was, even Michael Jordan can't beat gravity. Engage young scholars in exploring the science and math behind this hall-of-famer's amazing leaping ability, and see how things would be different on other...
4 mins 7th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable