Floodplains in the field (with GIS)
Students measure a topographic and geologic cross-section across a floodplain by simple surveying and auguring techniques. They consider the spatial context of the field observations, use GPS measurements, and desktop GIS analyses.
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Introducing Measurements in the Laboratory
We use basic units of measurement to break down things and communicate clearly. The first lesson in an 11-part series teaches the proper way to measure various items. It starts simply with measuring the dimensions and areas of geometric...
9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
Electric Fields: Crash Course Physics #26
Help your classes visualize the invisible. The 26th episode in a Crash Course physics playlist highlights the fields created by charged particles. Using examples and diagrams, the presentation demonstrates the magnitude and direction of...
10 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Solar System—Our Home in Space
The first man-made object to enter space happened in 1942; just 71 years later, we sent the first object outside the entire solar system. The video introduces the solar system, starting with the sun. It covers each planet, the more...
7 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review The Universe in a Cup of Coffee
Connect the chemical aspects of coffee to the world in which we live! Scholars consider the molecules within coffee and how they interact with the environment as they view an episode of the ACS Reaction series. From caffeine as a...
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review What's in your Smartphone?
Your cell phone contains many elements you may not have even heard of! Explore the science of the smartphone with a lesson from the Reactions playlist. The instructor explains the location and purpose of the many different elements that...
3 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable