How Salinity Levels of an Aquatic Biome Affects the Hat
Students investigate how different salinity levels effect the hatching of brine shrimp. They create an aquatic biome, conduct salinity level experiments, observe and record observations, and describe and draw pictures of their conclusions.
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New Review The Tide is High, but I’m Holding On… Using ICESat Data to Investigate Sea Level Rise
Based on the rate of melting observed from 2003-2007 in Greenland, it would take less than 10 minutes to fill the Dallas Cowboys' Stadium. The 17th lesson in a series of 21 has scholars use the ICESat data to understand the ice mass...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Climate Change and Biomes
What can climate do to a tree that weather can't? Climb it! The third installment in the series of four has groups analyze and interpret maps dealing with climate and biomes. Based on their findings of temperature and precipitation...
7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How Do Plate Tectonics and Ocean Currents Affect Global Climate?
What do plate tectonics and ocean currents have to do with global climate? This fourth installment in a six-part series focuses on how plate tectonics and ocean currents affect global climate, both now and in the past, outlines an...
7th - 12th Science
How Sugar Affects the Brain
Attention, sugar addicts! Here's why you can't quit the habit. Sweet taste receptors send a signal to the brain, which activates a reward system that responds by telling you to eat again. Over activating this reward system results in a...
5 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable