Home, Home on the River
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Students examine the complex issues that result from human use of ecologically sensitive areas. They investigate these issues from the point of view of their major/career path.
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The Effects of Earth’s Upper Atmosphere on Radio Signals
Assist your class with understanding how Earth's atmosphere is affected by radio signals. They discuss current knowledge of radio waves and construct an aluminum screen to mimic the effects of the ionosphere. They continue the lesson...
8th - 12th Science
Stories of Painkiller Addiction: Myth or Fact
Are opioids the most abused drug after marijuana? How hard is it for young people to obtain painkillers without a prescription? Middle and high schoolers explore the growing epidemic of opioid addiction with a lesson that prompts them to...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Construction Animal Home-Ranges Using ArcMap
This excellent guide to an offsite activity leads learners through the steps for using a GPS unit, and discussion points to examine home-ranges and territories. The Word worksheet referenced is accessible through the home site, and the...
8th - 12th Science
New Review How Baby Sea Turtles Find Their Way Home
Sea turtles return to the beach they were born on more than a decade later to lay eggs. An interesting video explains this phenomenon as part of an extensive playlist covering biology. It describes what scientists know and don't know...
7 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Meet the Dust Mites, Tiny Roommates That Feast on Your Skin
Don't bug out, but around 100 different animals live in your home with you! The video details how they arrived, what they want, and why they are thriving. Most are harmless, but some cause illnesses in ways you might not expect.
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How to Power Your Home: Crash Course Physics #35
Solve the mystery of how electricity works to power your home using an enlightening video lesson. An installment of the Crash Course physics series begins by describing how electricity reaches your home. The instruction includes an...
9 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Nurdles’ Quest for Ocean Domination
Nurdles aren't the cute characters of a new children's cartoon, they are the tiny plastic pellets slowly polluting the world's water supply. Learn all about these little trouble makers with this short video that explores the impacts...
5 mins 4th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Secret Lives of Baby Fish
Dive into an exploration of the life cycles of coral reef fish with this short instructional video. Starting off as larvae floating in the oceans' currents, these little fish can travel thousands of miles, avoiding numerous hazards as...
4 mins 5th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable