How Science Works
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Pupils read about scientists and the scientific method. They read an information sheet about how a scientist discovered bee dances and what they mean, recording their comments about the scientific method.
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Discovering Life Below the Sea Floor: An Introduction to How Science Works and the Science Flowchart
What is science and does it always look like the scientific method? The lesson follows a scientist as she conducts research to determine if she is doing science. It highlights the importance of creativity, invention, and collaboration...
6th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
Dr. Sylvester James Gates, Jr. and the Quest to Discover How Nature Works
Get to the center of the physics world with an exploration of String Theory. Scholars first research the life and work of Dr. Gates. They then perform a lab investigation to explore the underlying concepts of String Theory.
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
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
New Review How Does the Immune System Work?
The human immune system doesn't always prevent us from getting sick, so what is it doing? Young scientists watch a short video explaining what the immune system is and how it works. Then, they answer eight questions to prepare for an...
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
How Much Does a Video Weigh?
No question is a silly question! Vsauce is a website that investigates strange questions. Founder and science educator, Michael Stevens, explains the value of the such questions to an audience and demonstrates by working through the...
7 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Peer Review Meets D.I.Y.: Publishing a Student Science Journal
Peer review of science laboratory reports? You bet! First, learners work in pairs to review a scientific article. Then they trade lab reports for peer review. The end result is the publication of a classroom scientific journal!
7th - 12th Science
How Quantum Mechanics Explains Global Warming
What do quantum mechanics and global warming have to do with each other? More than you might think. Surprisingly, this video explains how it's not the energy emitted from the sun that causes the problem, but how the infrared radiation...
5 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable