Get the Big Picture
In this atom, element, and atom worksheet, students will read descriptions of each and then use this information to fill in the blanks of 4 questions.
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Introduction to Personal Genetics
Adolescents have the opportunity to consider how they feel about the possibilities presented by the current availability of genetic sequencing. After some instruction, they participate in a four-corners activity in which you read a...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
New Review Manduca sexta: Caterpillar Dissection
Caterpillars have an amazing, yet tough job to perform in their short lives — eat much, avoid predators, and try not to let all those comments about being the unattractive stage of the life cycle get to them. How do they handle it all?...
5th - 12th Science
The Big Picture on Biodiversity and Climate Change
Let's leave climate change arguments up to the seasoned scientists. A change in biodiversity due to changing temperature can lead to, what, exactly? Through a series of discussions, activities, and observations, pupils connect climate...
9th - 10th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review The Intertropical Convergence Zone
Young scientists know it is hotter along the equator, but why is it also rainier? Through the process of completing two experiments and a worksheet, scholars discover the answer is the intertropical convergence zone. First, they...
3rd - 11th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology
The average human body loses 40–100 strands of hair in one day. This is the first video in a series of 47 and introduces scholars to anatomy and physiology, the study of the human body, and how it works. The narrator shares the history...
11 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Picture of the Big Bang (a.k.a. Oldest Light in the Universe)
Everyone knows the Big Bang Theory ... but, then what happened? Go beyond the bang in an illustrated video that discusses the after effects of the event that set our universe in motion. Physics scholars discover how the creation of...
4 mins 9th - 12th Science
Build a Big Wheel
As Albert Einstein once said, "I have not failed, I have just found 10,000 ways that don't work." When it comes to creating something new, it takes perseverance and the right attitude. Engineers face a variety of challenges and several...
4th - 12th Technology & Engineering CCSS: Adaptable