Finding Pain Relief In The Willows
Students use their Chemistry skills to collect and process the filtrate from a ow branch solution and try to discover the amount of "aspirin" in the ow branches. They use these techniques to look for other plants, which may have medicinal values.
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Stories of Painkiller Addiction: Myth or Fact
Are opioids the most abused drug after marijuana? How hard is it for young people to obtain painkillers without a prescription? Middle and high schoolers explore the growing epidemic of opioid addiction with a lesson that prompts them to...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Why Do Venomous Animals Live In Warm Climates?
Mexico, Brazil, and Australia include the highest numbers of venomous species. An engaging video takes on the idea that venomous animals live in warm climates as part of a larger science series. It discusses possible reasons why this is...
12 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Helium (Version 1)
Helium is the second most common element in the universe, yet we are running out of helium on Earth. A video on this important element includes common reactions, uses, and concerns that scholars need to know to understand helium.
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
How Do We Measure the Distance of Stars?
While a cosmic distance ladder sounds like fun, it is actually the name given to the variety of methods astronomers use to determine the distance to objects in space. This video examines the method of determining the distance of a star...
10 mins 9th - 12th Science
The Effects of Underwater Pressure on the Body
Exactly what causes the the pain you feel when diving to the deep end of a pool? Find out with this short video that explores the physical laws governing the behavior of gases and the ways they affect marine life and scuba divers that...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How does anesthesia work?
Many people know the feeling of counting backward from 100 before a surgical procedure begins, but what actually happens between number 99 and waking up after surgery? Watch a short video about the different types of anesthesia, the...
5 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review How Aspirin Was Discovered
Got a headache? Here's some willow bark! Young scholars discover the origins of aspirin that date back 4,000 years. They see that chewing this willow bark became known for its pain relief properties and was the precursor to the aspirin...
6 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How Do Nerves Work?
This lesson won't get on your nerves! Find out how one kind of cell can cause comfort, terror, or pain in your brain. Comic strip and cartoon style animation is used to help explain the transmission of electrical nerve impulses and the...
5 mins 8th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable