Galileo: His Times & Beliefs
Students study Galileo and his scientific discoveries. They complete a series of experiments/model constructions, using 17th century equipment and procedures, to "recreate," demonstrate and explore the various discoveries of Galileo.
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Exploring the Solar System: All About Spacecraft/Spaceflight
Rarely do you find resources that reach high school astronomy learners. Here is something at their level! The physics of flyby missions is explained via several examples. Landing, penetrating, and roving spacecraft are examined. Diagrams...
9th - 12th Science
Autonomic Nervous System
The sympathetic nervous system is what puts a person into fight or flight mode in scary situations. The 13th video in a series of 47 covers the autonomic nervous system, specifically how the sympathetic and parasympathetic systems work...
9 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
3 Simple Ways to Time Travel (& 3 Complicated Ones)
Did you know that you are already a time traveler? The relationships among time, space, and gravity are explained in this featurette. Also, the possibilities of building a time machine are explored. Where you probably aren't spending a...
3 mins 7th - 12th Science
Science, Religion, and the Big Bang
In the beginning, there was ... well, we don't know, exactly. Was there even a beginning to begin with? Amateur space scientists explore the nature of the origins of the universe in a brief video. Other topics include the misleading Big...
5 mins 9th - 12th Science
Central Nervous System
At the age of 18, the human brain stops growing. �An informative video specifically focuses on the central nervous system. The narrator discusses its location, the function of our brain, and its development from embryo to adult. He also...
10 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable