How Do You Measure Up
Learners investigate the concept of heart rate and how it is effected by environmental stresses like exercise. They conduct research readings and evaluate the data to form a hypothesis to initiate class discussion about the information.
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The Abracadabra of Engineering: Strong Structures from Flimsy Materials
NASA needs to create lightweight trusses to use on space craft. But how do you hold up a stack of books with nothing more than paper? This activity takes teams through the process of building a section of truss out of nothing more than...
7th - 12th Science
How Light Pollution Affects the Stars: Magnitude Readers
Did you know light can decrease visibility? Light pollution absolutely makes it more difficult to see stars. Scholars build a simple magnitude reader to determine the magnitude of stars. They use these data to estimate the impact of...
5th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review How Do Sharks and Rays Use Electricity to Find Hidden Prey?
Sharks and stingrays use their sense of electricity to find prey. The video explains their tiny organs that detect electric fields produced by living creatures. It ends by highlighting the benefits of this sense and how much scientists...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable