Graphing in Science
Students manipulate and interpret data. They are given a dataset from a described experiment and interpret the data. A "How to Sheet for graphing" is included in lesson plan.
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Citizen Science to the Rescue!
You don't have to be a scientist or even out of high school to contribute to scientific research. In the 12th lesson in the series of 21, scholars use this opportunity to add to the growing body of scientific knowledge and consider the...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Changes Over Time — Microfossils in Blake’s Nose
Scientists study sediment cores to understand climate and life throughout the history of the Earth. An interactive lesson has scholars access research data in order to better understand to which time periods specific micro-fossils...
4th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Energy Changes in Chemical Reactions
The heat of solution measures how much thermal energy a dissolving substance consumes or gives off. The experiment demonstrates both endothermic and exothermic reactions. Scholars dissolve several substances, measure the temperature...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Engines of Destruction: The Science of Hurricanes!
A typical tropical cyclone consumes the same amount of power as the entire United States. Scientists understand hurricanes and predict their sizes and paths. The video explains the relationship between hurricanes and ideal engines. It...
7 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Limiting Factors to Population Growth: Graphing Population Growth
If any of the limiting factors in an environment change, both animal and plant populations also change. The video explains two different models of growth and the impact of limiting factors. It highlights the carrying capacity of an...
7th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable