How Does a Thermometer Work?
Students explore how a thermometer works. In this temperature lesson, students use a glass bottle, a straw, and food coloring to construct a homemade thermometer. Students record observations.
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The Ups and Downs of Thermometers
What has a thermometer earned that your pupils haven't? A degree! After reviewing the previous lessons about molecules and degrees, scholars observe how thermometers work before building their own. The module includes a activity sheet.
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Designed
New Review How Do We Tell Temperature?
Explore the science behind thermometers. Rather than measuring temperature, thermometers track the movement of heat from hot to cold. The installment of the ACS Reactions series examines the chemical response that make thermometers work.
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review How Does a Quantum Computer Work?
Did you know quantum computers aren't always faster than classical computers? See why this is in a video installment that discusses the way quantum computers work. It explains the applications of quantum computing as well as the...
7 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How Does Work...Work?
What makes a clock tick or a bulb light up? The concept of work is explained to a backdrop of clever animation. Physics fans learn that the amount of work equals the product of the force and distance, and that the rate equals the amount...
5 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How Does an Atom-Smashing Particle Accelerator Work?
Address the question that physics learners are burning to know the answer to: How does an atom-smashing particle accelerator work? The LHC or Large Hadron Collider is introduced as a tool for uncovering the mysterious rules that govern...
4 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
How Does Your Memory Work? Part 1/3
"Just as you don't know how you breathe, you don't know how you remember." So begins this video on memory. Memory is such an important function of the brain, and if it ceases to work, we cease to be who we once were. How does this work?...
10 seconds 9th - 12th Science
Evolution Primer #4: How Does Evolution Really Work?
Find out how evolution really works. This video explains the concept of adaptation and natural selection to describe how evolutionary change occurs. We'll find out that natural selection is comprised of four key components; each...
7 mins 9th - 12th Science