HOW FAST DO SEDIMENT GRAINS OF DIFFERENT SIZES SETTLE?
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Students conduct an experiment using sand, a jar, and a paper clip to analyze the effects of different kinds of sand vis a vis its sediment. They graph their findings and analyze for factors of size, shape, and density.
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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 Big is the Moon?
How many football fields would fit on the moon? Although it appears small in the night sky, the distance from Earth makes its size misleading. A quick video lesson from the Kurzgesagt playlist helps scholars understand the size of the...
2 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
How Do Pelicans Survive Their Death-Defying Dives?
Get ready to take the plunge! Science scholars go fishing with a brown pelican and see how it can withstand the impact of the water from a height of 40 feet. The narrator shows the birds in action and describes the physical adaptations...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How to Fossilize Yourself
Here is an unusual question: How can I become a famous fossil for future generations to examine and adore? It is from this comical perspective that viewers learn how fossilization occurs. Show this for your middle school paleontologists...
5 mins 4th - 9th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Why Do We Harvest Horseshoe Crab Blood?
If you've ever had an injection, the horseshoe crab protects you from infection! Young marine biologists discover how scientists use the unique physiology of the horseshoe crab in medicine with a thought-provoking video. The narrator...
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review How Plants Find Food
How do roots find nutrients? The PBS video, part of a series on food science, describes experiments proving roots grow specifically toward nutrients in the soil. A theory of how roots know in which direction to grow provides an...
8 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable