Gravity and Its Effect on Planetary Orbits
Students discuss the definition of gravity, and the strength of a gravitational pull on objects. They participate in a demonstration of Kepler's First Law using a sheet and a ball.
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The Sun and Its Effects on Your Community
Why is the sun round? Examine this question, and others, with your pupils while teaching them how to live in a more earth-friendly environment. Pupils explore Sun composition and discuss how solar wind, sunspots, and solar energy affects...
7th - 12th Science
Plankton to Penguins: Antarctic Food Web
A well-written lesson plan, second in a series of four, gets high schoolers exploring how the Antarctic food web is impacted by climate change and the associated melting of polar ice sheets. It begins with a PowerPoint presentation about...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Understanding Car Crashes: It's Basic Physics!
Make an impact on young physicists with this fun collection of resources. After first watching a video and taking notes on the physics of car crashes, students go on to complete a series of activities that explore the concepts of energy,...
22 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
sp3 Hybridized Orbitals And Sigma Bonds
This video reviews many of the concepts covered in the regular chemistry playlist. Sal tries to draw and clarify how to visualize the multiple x, y, and z orbitals. He elaborates on probability clouds and the sp3 orbital configuration of...
4 mins 10th - Higher Ed Science