Finding Useful Sources
In this finding useful sources worksheet, students read about how to approach writing topics for their research. Students are given topic titles and they come up with new titles and a new direction for the research topics given.
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Using Waste Heat to Generate Electricity
High school energy enthusiasts will be able to explain how thermal energy that is a byproduct of industry can be used as an alternative way to generate electricity. After some discussion, brainstorming, listening to podcasts, and...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
The Ancient Ingenuity of Water Harvesting
Water is essential to life on earth. How is it then, that people can survive in desert regions with very limited access to fresh water? Through ingenious architecture and engineering, communities in India's Golden Desert have been able...
17 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Getting Oriented: A Move to Alternative Fuels
Discussion, reading, and critical thinking are only some of the things learners will be doing in this four-part unit on alternative fuels. They read about different fuel sources, how they are manufactured, and the pros and cons of each...
9th - 12th Science
Using Electricity on the Job
Learners explore electricity, discussing its importance and researching different ways in which electricity can be generated. Groups present their findings to the class and then create publicity materials which promote and educate about...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review How Plants Find Food
How do roots find nutrients? The PBS video, part of a series on food science, describes experiments proving roots grow specifically toward nutrients in the soil. A theory of how roots know in which direction to grow provides an...
8 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable