How Can We Target Tumor Angiogenesis?
Pupils define and use new vocabulary. They review the process of angiogenesis and describe the characteristics of a tumor. They discover how chemotherapy targets these types of cells.
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History, Eugenics and Genetics
A poignant 20-slide show introduces high schoolers to the amazing accomplishments of genomics and raises the question of eugenics. This lesson is only for mature audiences, as it deals with rape and other sensitive topics, but it is...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
NASA Engineering Design Challenges - Spacecraft Structures
What kind of design challenges are there in building structures to support rocket engines? The unit takes design teams through the process of building the lightest possible thrust support structure that can withstand the necessary forces...
6th - 9th Science
How We Know About the Earth's Core
The big question is, how do we know about the composition of the earth's core? Sal explains that at 105 degrees from the source point of an earthquake the phenomena of p wave shadow zone leads us to conclude that the waves are traveling...
6 mins 8th - 11th Science
How Do Germs Spread (and Why Do They Make Us Sick)?
Much the chagrin of mothers around the world, germs are everywhere; it's unavoidable. Learn how these microscopic invaders have evolved different ways of spreading from one host to another with this short instructional video.
5 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Using Electricity on the Job
Learners explore electricity, discussing its importance and researching different ways in which electricity can be generated. Groups present their findings to the class and then create publicity materials which promote and educate about...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Can We Eat to Starve Cancer?
Is there an answer for cancer? Your AP biologists will be inspired by this lecture on how the foods that we eat stimulate or inhibit the growth of blood vessels, which in turn, bring health or disease to the human body. Research is...
21 mins 11th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable