Energy and How it Changes
In this energy worksheet, students analyze a key to decode 4 sentences. Students also write what energy transformations are taking place in 4 different examples.
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Quantifying Land Changes Over Time Using Landsat
"Humans have become a geologic agent comparable to erosion and [volcanic] eruptions ..." Paul J. Crutzen, a Nobel Prize-winning atmospheric chemist. Using Landsat imagery, scholars create a grid showing land use type, such as urban,...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Nuclear Energy Explained: How does it work?—Part 1
In 1942, scientists first observed the first man-made nuclear reactor. The video introduces the history of nuclear energy from military development through today. It highlights the types of nuclear reactors built and the reasons as well...
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
PS3B - Conservation of Energy and Energy Transfer
Fan the flames of inspiration by teaching energy conservation! The video's narrator explains the core ideas of PS3B, Conservation of Energy and Energy Transfer. Discover what pupils throughout the grade levels should know about energy...
8 mins 4th - 12th Science
How Quantum Mechanics Explains Global Warming
What do quantum mechanics and global warming have to do with each other? More than you might think. Surprisingly, this video explains how it's not the energy emitted from the sun that causes the problem, but how the infrared radiation...
5 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The History of the Barometer (and How It Works)
What started out as a simple experiment about vacuums, turned into one of the most useful tools for predicting weather. Learn about the circumstances surrounding the invention of the barometer and the scientific principals that it...
5 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Climate Change: Earth's Giant Game of Tetris
In this colorful animation, our current problem with climate change is likened to a block-stacking game of Tetris. Greenhouse gases are increasing in the atmosphere at an increasing rate. Can we place them properly before it's too late?...
3 mins 6th - 10th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Climate Change as a Scientific Theory
Get your class thinking about climate change as a scientific theory. Guided by a handout, emerging earth scientists read articles and take notes about glaciers and sea ice. To conclude, they write an evaluation of the evidence for...
8th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed