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Following in Galileo's Footsteps
Middle schoolers create and use telescopes to observe and explore the moon and planets. They record observations in journals, then compare Galileo's use of the telescope with their own.
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The Creation of Chemistry - The Fundamental Laws
Imagine if scientists today were killed for their thoughts, ideas, and beliefs. And yet, Antoine Lavoisier was beheaded for just those things in 1794. Learn about this fascinating aspect of science along with the contributions of...
11 mins 8th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Story Behind Your Glasses
Get a new view of vision enhancement with this innovative little film. The history of man's use of lenses and the advancement of optic technology is perused with captivating graphic animation and easy-to-follow narration. Incorporate...
4 mins 8th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Galileo: Revealing the Universe
To gain an understanding of the significance of Galileo Galilei's revolutionary ideas, class members watch the short video "Stargazing Before Galileo," and conduct a close reading of Galileo's Sidereal Messsenger. They then compare...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How to Think About Gravity
What goes up must come down, but there is more to the phenomenon than meets the eye! As it turns out, any two objects attract to each other. The formula for Newton's law of universal gravitation is introduced in the explanation. A touch...
5 mins 6th - 10th Science CCSS: Adaptable