History of a Cookie
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Students examine tree rings and then research an event for each growth ring. In this history lesson students design a timeline and research topics using books and the Internet.
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Development of Baking Powder
Did you know baking powder can be used to treat acne, whiten teeth, and make sugar cookies? The lesson on the development of baking powder is ready-to-go with no preparation required. Through readings, pupils answer questions, complete...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Origin of Quantum Mechanics (feat. Neil Turok)
How do you get the most light out of a light bulb? That's the task Max Planck took on, and it turned out to be rather...enlightening! The illustrated video introduces physics scholars to Planck's plight, which ultimately changed our...
4 mins 9th - 12th Science
Should We Eat Bugs?
Cricket cookies? Mealworm mac and cheese? Bugs are super nutritious! Why don't we eat them? Hear the history of entomophagy, that is, the practice of eating insects and spiders, by viewing this video. It is a fascinating exploration of...
5 mins 5th - 10th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Why Doesn’t Anything Stick to Teflon?
Since it was accidentally discovered in 1938, polytetrafluoroethylene—otherwise known as Teflon—has made its way into many different products. Watch an informative video that describes the science in making Teflon, and its benefits to...
5 mins 6th - 12th Science