How Distant is the Moon?--2
High schoolers examine total eclipses of the Sun and their limited regions of totality. They explain that this limited view occurs because the Moon is close enough to us for different points on Earth to view it differently.
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Investigating How Electricity is Generated
What is the real cost of electricity? The real cost is not just the price you pay, but the environmental and economic costs as well. Scholars build, use, and judge the effectiveness of a turbine. They also investigate the environmental...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Solution Sets to Equations with Two Variables
Can an equation have an infinite number of solutions? Allow your class to discover the relationship between the input and output variables in a two-variable equation. Class members explore the concept through tables and graphs and...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Energy and Biomass Pyramids
Young scientists play tag as they act out the food pyramid in the ocean ecosystem. Energy circles pass from the smaller prey to the predators and at the end of the activity, a data chart and analysis questions allow pupils to apply their...
6th - 10th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Linear Combinations, Span, and Basis Vectors | Essence of Linear Algebra, Chapter 2
What does it mean for two vectors to be linearly independent? The resource presents the basics of basis vectors and linear combinations. The third video in the 15-part series provides a definition of linear independence in terms of the...
10 mins 11th - Higher Ed Math CCSS: Adaptable