I Know Where You Are!
High schoolers determine how the global positioning system works. Students explain the use of global positioning satellites, identify 3 uses for GPS, and identify different locations on the Earth's surface using methods similar to GPS.
9th - 12th Science 6 Views 25 Downloads
Pre-Assessment: The Brain
Break your class in to the general structure and function of the brain. Brainiacs discuss what they know about it and create personalized brain development timelines. They also take a true-false, pre-assessment quiz to get them thinking...
5th - 10th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Globalization II - Good or Bad?
"To understand the present, we have to imagine the future." In his final video in the series, the narrator discusses an array of considerations tied to globalization, such as the implications of individualism, our impact on the...
13 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How Does Your Smartphone Know Your Location?
When your smartphone tells you the weather of your current location or gives you directions to the nearest gas station, there's more going on that you might realize. Follow along with this short video as it explains how satellites,...
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
Using Vegetation, Precipitation, and Surface Temperature to Study Climate Zones
Using NASA's Live Access Server, earth scientists compare the temperature, precipitation, and normalized difference vegetation index for four different locations. They use the data to identify the climate zone of each location using...
6th - 12th Science
Using Global Positioning Satellites To Map Elevation Profiles
Students explore rapidly evolving study of orienteering and map reading using hand held Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) technology. Students review contour map symbols and legends, and practice basic skills associated with use of GPS...
9th - 12th Science