Do Salt Water Fish Drink?
Students conduct an experiment with potato cores and a sucrose solution to investigate how salt water fish process water. They develop a lab report of their experiment.
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Ocean and Great Lakes Literacy: Principle 6
Whether you're a salty sea dog or a total land lubber, the lakes and oceans of our world have a tremendous impact upon everyday life. Module six in a seven-part series of lesson plans centered on fresh and saltwater literacy tackles some...
6th - 12th Science
The Solubility of a Salt in Water at Various Temperatures
Why do sharks swim in salt water? Because pepper water makes them sneeze! An educational instructional activity allows young chemists to test the solubility of different types of salt at various temperatures. Groups create a graph using...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Tiny Fish That's Changing Modern Medicine
The key to curing cancer could be swimming around in your aquarium! Young biologists meet the zebra fish and learn about its contributions to medicine in the 149th installment in a series of science videos. The content includes how fish...
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
Why Do Venomous Animals Live In Warm Climates?
Why do warm, tropical environments seem to be the perfect place to find so many of the world's most venomous animals? Explore several theories in an interesting video. The narrator differentiates between venomous and poisonous, describes...
12 mins 6th - 12th Science
9 Weird Ways Animals See the World
Chiton are mollusks that have no face, but have many eyes made from a component found in limestone. Here is a video that introduces nine ways animals see the world, including through rock eyes like chiton. Viewers learn about a vision...
9 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable