Evolution of Stars
In this evolution of the stars activity, students are given 12 sentences and they choose from one of two terms to complete the sentences. They use a given diagram showing stars, their absolute magnitude and their spectral class.
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New Review Star in a Box
What happens to stars as they get older? A simulation takes pupils through the life cycle of stars based on their masses. The resource introduces the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram and the common relationships and life cycle patterns observed.
5th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
Comparative Anatomy: What Makes Us Animals
What makes animals, well, animals? Viewers of a via comparative anatomy video see how similarities and differences in animal anatomy help support the theory of evolution. The video also includes examples of shared characteristics in...
9 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Great Transitions: The Origin of Tetrapods
The featured movie focuses on the ancestry of our four-footed friends. Find the fundamental pattern of their limbs and vertebrae in fossils of fish. After viewing, biology learners can enjoy interactive websites to zoom in on the...
17 mins 6th - 12th Science
The Making of the Fittest: Natural Selection and Adaptation
The pocket mouse can be light brown like the sands of the desert, or dark brown like the volcanic lava flows that are interspersed throughout New Mexico's Valley of Fire. It seems that predators have weeded out light colored mice in this...
10 mins 8th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Designed