Dishing the Dirt Part 2
Students explore the differences between specific soil characteristics. They participate in an experiment in which they discover soil texture. They write their observations in a journal.
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Life, Death, Dirt and Walt Whitman
Celebrate Earth Day with a study of the cycle of life, decay and rebirth as seen in Walt Whitman’s “The Compost.” Ask the composters in your class to share their experiences with this process before reading the poem. After the reading,...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Purification of ‘Kewu' (Saltpetre)
How do we get salt out of sea water? The first lesson plan in a seven-part series encourages scholars to purify a substance through dissolution, filtration, and evaporation. Starting with a solid mixture in which the wanted ingredient is...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
6 Kingdoms of Life Part 1: Archaebacteria, Eubacteria, Protist, and Fungi
An in-depth introduction to biological classification is presented at the opening of this presentation, dividing life into six kingdoms. Although it does not address the currently accepted level of domain, it is an outstanding...
7th - Higher Ed Science
New Review Into the Bat Caves of Kenya: Part 1
To the bat cave! No, not the one you're thinking of. Part one of a two-part series of expedition videos from playlist on mammals finds a group of researchers from the Field Museum embarking upon a quest. Content includes preparation for...
7 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Digestive System (Part 1)
The stomach can hold 1.5 liters of food, which remains there for two to three hours in order for digestion to complete. The 33rd video in a series of 47 covers the process of digestion. Classes learn why digestion occurs, about the...
11 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable